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Scott’s Porage Oats

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– History of the Brand:
– Porridge consumed in Scotland since Middle Ages
– A&R Scott started producing Scotts Midlothian Oat Flour in 1880
– Renamed to Scotts Porage Oats in 1914
– Milled at Uthrogle Mills in Cupar, Fife, since 1947
– Acquired by Quaker Oats Ltd in 1982

– Description and Preparation:
– Oats rolled thicker than standard
– Can be made into porridge in microwave or on stovetop
– Can be used in various recipes like stews, crumbles, and cookies
– Some packs come with suggested recipes
– Prepared with milk or water and flavorings like salt or sugar

– Successful UK campaign in late 1990s to early 2000s
– Featured actor Rory McCann in ads
– McCann widely recognized as face of Scotts Porage Oats
– Image on box originally based on Jay Scott
– McCann featured in TV adverts for the porridge

– Other British Brands:
– Oatso Simple
– Quaker Oats
– Scotts So Easy

– References:
– Scotts Porage – Our Heritage
– Food trades directory of the UK & Europe, Volume 1
Pepsi wins Quaker Oats battle
– Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championship
– Rory McCann in The Scotsman

Scott's Porage Oats is a Scottish breakfast cereal (a brand of porridge) sold in the United Kingdom. The former Scott's Company was established in Glasgow by A&R Scott, two brothers who made a partnership to manufacture oat products. Scott's was purchased by Quaker Oats in 1982.

Scott's Porage Oats
FormerlyScott's Midlothian Oat Flour
Company typePrivate (1880–1982)
Founded1880; 144 years ago (1880)
FounderA&R Scott Brothers
FateAcquired by Quaker in 1982; Quaker merged into PepsiCo in 2001
Area served
United Kingddom
ProductsBreakfast cereals, biscuits
ParentQuaker Oats Company
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