A north-east food manufacturer is among the finalists in the national Food and Drink Federation Awards.
Taking on the likes of Nestle UK and Premier Foods, Macphie’s will be competing within the education initiative category.
The renowned Glenbervie firm has been commended for its work with Developing the Young Workforce, a Scottish Government-led initiative which builds partnerships between employers and education.
It has since formed links with Mackie Academy and Mearns Academy in Aberdeenshire.
Chairman Alastair Macphie said: “We are developing a longer-term strategy to support and motivate our future workforce, so it is wonderful to be recognised for our efforts.”
Winners are to be announced at the awards ceremony in September.