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Whisky boom boosts Scots exports
According to official figures, £5.4bn worth of food and drink products were exported in 2011, surpassing industry targets six years ahead of schedule.
Whisky exports broke new records, increasing in value by 23% to £4.23bn.
Scotland's top food and drink export markets were France and the US, with strong growth in Singapore and China.