The Arbroath Smokie, which has its roots in the village of Auchmithie, is a hot smoked haddock which must be processed in Arbroath under the terms of its protected status. They were awarded protection in 2004 and are described by the commission as having a "very pleasant, mild, fishy flavour with a light smoky taste".
Orkney beef and lamb were awarded protected status in 2003. Scotch beef and lamb were awarded the status a year later.
Shetland lamb was given protection in 2003.
Native Shetland Wool was awarded protected status just last year.