Hall 4, SEC

Wednesday 15th March: 09.00 - 18.30

Thursday 16th March: 09.30 - 16.30


ScotHot Logo Blue 2017

In an industry that’s constantly evolving and customer expectation is increasing, innovation is key. What’s Hot at ScotHot Awards uncover the excellent products and services that are trailblazers of today. An expert panel of judges will assess those shortlisted for innovation, quality and efficiency. To qualify, products must have been launched post-ScotHot 2015. At Scotland’s leading trade event, the awards are an excellent platform on which to showcase a young, new product to key decision makers and buyers.

The winner and runners up will be announced at an awards ceremony on The Spotlight Stage, 16.15pm on 15th March 2017.

Who can enter?

Anyone who is exhibiting at ScotHot 2017 is able to submit an entry into What’s Hot at Scothot 2017.

Why should I enter?

What’s Hot at ScotHot offers an unrivalled opportunity for the lucky Top 10 finalists to display their products to visitors at ScotHot and to be included in additional pre-show marketing campaigns. In addition to these opportunities, finalists will benefit from significant exposure via the show's intensive and far-reaching marketing and PR campaigns. The top 10 finalists will be recognised at the show and an overall winner will be awarded.

The Awards Criteria

The product entered must have been launched since ScotHot 2015

The product(s) must be innovative

These awards are FREE to enter and you can enter as many products as you like. However, you must upload a photo along with your entry to be considered 

Deadline to submit your entries will be Friday 17th February

Entries are now closed.

An expert panel of judges will assess the below shortlisted products for innovation, quality and efficiency. Winners will be announced on the show’s Spotlight Stage on 15th March at 4.15pm.

Finalists are:

Great Glen Charcuterie - Catering packs of sliced Wild Venison Salami
Locally sourced and sustainable Wild Venison Salami, sliced and packaged in catering packs of 500g, with a three month shelf life.

Great Glen Charcuterie


Heineken UK - Smart Dispense Brewlock Integral Units
A revolutionary new dispensing system with new lighter plastic legs, disposable beer lines and an EasyFit beer coupler. Brewlock locks in brewery fresh beer with no requirement for additional Co2 or mixed gas cylinders, removing cost for retailers.

Heineken UK Brewlock


Information Apps - Criton
Create your own custom, branded app to help showcase your holiday rental property and streamline your interaction with your guests.

Criton App


Mackie’s at Taypack - Mackie’s Scotch Bonnet Chilli Pepper Popcorn
Mackie’s Popcorn adds something different to the snack market by providing an option that is in line with the healthy snack trends whilst bringing a new and interesting flavour profile.

Mackie’s Popcorn


Picualia UK - Premium extra virgin olive oil
Picualia UK, produced by a cooperative of local farmers, uses the most advance milling equipment in the world to maximise the oils fresh aroma and taste.

Picualia UK Oil


RATIONAL UK Limited - RATIONAL SelfCookingCenter® XS Model
The new SelfCookingCenter® XS covers 95% of all the usual cooking appliances; it grills, steams, pan-frys, gratinates and bakes all food, gently, and with perfect results.

RATIONAL SelfCookingCenter


Speciality Breads - Chimichurri Sabaroso Flatbreads
Delicious flatbreads made using 100% British flour and incorporating rich Argentinian flavours. Inspired by the trend for lighter eating, these are the perfect base for chefs to create amazing dishes.

Speciality Breads


True Refrigeration - T-19E-HC
The T-19E-HC features a completely redesigned refrigeration system utilising hydrocarbon (HC); natural, nontoxic refrigerants that have no ozone depleting properties and uses 58% less energy than the previous model.



Bleep UK PLC - Bleep Connect
Provides retail and hospitality businesses with a customized and branded mobile app. They can reward their customers with discounts, gifts, promo codes and much more, all designed to engage and retain customers and drive loyalty. The app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

Bleep UK PLC


Electrolux Professional - SpeeDelight
SpeeDelight is a unique accelerated cooking solution for a range of food outlets. It also boasts the latest smart connectivity with a USB port and Wi-Fi capability that allows operators to track and share menus, improve workflows and achieve consistency across multiple outlets.

Electrolux Professional