Food Tourism Ambassadors 2021

Laura Wyness


Laura is a Registered Nutritionist based in Edinburgh where she runs her nutrition research and communications business.  Awarded ‘Freelance Nutritionist of the Year’ by the Caroline Walker Trust in 2019, Laura’s work includes conducting nutrition research; providing nutrition content for companies; workplace wellness support and online nutrition consultations for individuals

Laura previously worked as a Senior Researcher at the Scottish Centre for Food Development and Innovation where she led on a variety of food innovation projects for Scottish food companies.  These included research on sea buckthorn, beremeal, venison and cold-pressed rapeseed oil.

Laura was part of the judging panel for the Scottish Retail Food and Drink Awards in 2021 and is proud to be a member of the Guild of Food Writers.

Having grown up on a farm in Aberdeenshire, Laura is keen to highlight the work involved in producing Scottish food and, of course, its nutrition and health benefits.

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