Scotch Pie must comprise of a machine raised, automatic or manual, round shell of pie pastry. The pie will not be presented in an aluminium foil.
Ingredients for the fillling will be minced beef, lamb, mutton or a combination with the addition of seasoning, rusk, stock or water. A cereal or soya binder may be added, but not vegetables.
The pie will have a pastry lid produced from pie pastry.
The World Championship Scotch Pie Awards was launched in 1999 by proud butcher and baker Alan Stuart with an aim to focus on quality and innovation. Since then the competition has gone from strength to strength seeing hundreds of Butchers and Bakers compete with each other to win the coveted title – World Champion Scotch Pie