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Media Coverage 09

The annual World Porridge Making Championship attracts widespread local, regional, national and international media coverage.
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There has also been much appreciated media support for World Porridge Day – an international celebration of Scotland’s traditional national dish  with porridge fans across the globe invited to host their own events to raise money for the Scottish-based charity, Mary’s Meals.
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Los Angeles Times – CA,USA. 9 Oct 2009
To my mind, oatmeal is the most boring food on Earth. On its own, without nuts or raisins sprinkled in, it’s the equivalent of a blank canvas aching for paint. If you’re into the conceptual, po-mo weirdness of bare walls and dudes sitting at pianos not playing a note, then oatmeal is probably the perfect food for you…
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Aberdeen Press and Journal – Aberdeen,Scotland,UK. 8 Oct 2009
THE good people of Carrbridge are getting ready to raise their spurtles and … Carrbridge Community Council chairman Scott Bruce explained the aim was to …
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Strathspey & Badenoch Herald – Highlands, Scotland, UK. 7 Oct 2009
COMMUNITY leaders in a Strathspey village hope to create a stir with plans to put Scotland’s national dish on the global map – and ensure that hundreds of thousands of youngsters in the Third World benefit in the process.
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The Clackamas Review, Portland, Oregon, USA. 7 Oct 2009
A group from the store will try to pry an oatmeal-making award away from the Scots.
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The Daily Mail (see below)
Stirring Stuff.. How (whisper it!) a Yank from Oregon became world’s best porridge maker
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Daily Mail, October 12 2009

Other media coverage includes:
BBC News
The Herald
Scotland on Sunday
The Scotsman
The Telegraph
The Sun
The Daily Record
Moray Firth Radio

British Forces Broadcasting
The Calgary Herald
Oregon City News
Radio Varmland – Sweden

The Scots Magazine
Scottish Field
Highland Life Magazine
The Highland News
The Northern Scot
The Inverness Courier
The Midgie Magazine

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