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Aberdeen & Grampian

Eilean Iarmain

Isle of Skye
Enchanting spot on the shore, fine dining and period rooms in the hotel. Eilean Iarmain also has the local's bar.

Main Street Trading Company

St Boswells
Deli located to rear courtyard of their cafe and bookshop. Beautifully laid out - impressive selection of produce from foodie shopping to special gifts.

Glenfiddich

Dufftown
Known as the 'maverick whisky makers of Dufftown!' Founded 1887 by Grant family, one of the oldest independents. Vintage specialists and personalised bottles.

Dornoch Castle

Dornoch
16th century building, bags of character. Good food in couthy surroundings.

Three Chimneys

Isle of Skye
Shirley & Eddie founded Three Chimneys in the 80's and created wonderful award-winning dining, followed by imaginative suites at the 'House Over By.'

Isle of Skye Fudge & Chocolate Company

Isle of Skye
Deliciously traditional Scottish tablet baked in a lochside kitchen -only Scottish butter and full cream dairy milk. Also tangy chocolate range.

Chocolate Tree Company

Edinburgh
Award-winning artisan chocolatiers, organic bean to bar - also with gelato, gateaux. Production in Haddington;retail/café in Bruntsfield.

Au Gourmand

Edinburgh
Wholesale, perfect for chefs, cafes and shops. French influenced with an innovative artisan range.

Buchlyvie Pottery Shop

Buchlyvie
Eclectic emporium brimming over with pottery ideas. It is an Aladdin's cave of creativity and now also with a tiny cafe.

Glenfarclas Distillery

Ballindalloch
6th generation Grant family, independent distillery. Fine single malts, guiding and shop.

Airds Hotel & Restaurant

Oban
Destination dining near Oban. 18th century ferry inn, now a family run luxury hotel. Airds has had an enviable reputation for many years.

H M Sheridan

Ballater
Butcher by Royal Appointment. Lovely shop with local produce and friendly service. Award-winning sausages, pies, haggis and roasts.

Ballathie House Hotel

Perthshire
Turreted fairytale architecture, fine food and relaxing ambience. Winner 2014 CiS Excellence Awards Independent Hotel of the Year.

Rufflets Country House

St Andrews
Gracious, relaxing - fine place to eat & stay. Rufflets also works on projects with local schools with healthy eating. 1st hotel in Scotland "carbon neutral."

Tain Pottery

Tain Pottery
Artisan food deserves lovely plates and artistry such as Robert's. A pleasure to use and display.

Donald of Portsoy

Portsoy
Great tasting oatcakes with a crumbly texture. Also stock breads; sweet loaves; Polish loaves and pastries.

Orkney Roastery

Orkney Isles
Artisan coffee roaster, opened 2017. Micro business with big knowledge of coffee slow roasted in small batches. Good range and popular.

Braidwoods

Dalry
Miniature restaurant consistently has a big reputation and a Michellin Star - a delicious combination in a rural setting.

The Shorehouse

Scourie
Lovely range of local delicacies to enjoy and home baked puds. For me the star has to be the crab platters - landed on the doorstep, prepared daily.

Ondine

Edinburgh
Chef Patron Roy Brett ran Rick Stein's empire prior to having his own place. Predominantly seafood there are gourmet steaks here too.

Macleans of Benbecula

Isle of Benbecula
Family celebrating 30 years. Baking tasty breads, cakes and canapé oatcakes. Butchery, Stepping Stone Café and fab outside catering.

Grimbister Farm Cheese

Orkney Isles
Artisan cheese - pasteurized milk from own Friesian cows. Traditional family recipe: light, white, slightly crumbly and zesty. Classic, chives, walnut, caraway.

Scoop Wholefoods

Shetland Isles
Serving community with local produce and collaborating with producers e.g.Uradale organic Native Shetland Lamb and Beef. Fair Trade products and hampers too.

Restaurant Martin Wishart

Leith
Michellin Starred restaurant. Martin has justly won many awards for his skills and expert use of our fine local produce.

Linda Dick Chickens

Peebles
Fine free range chickens bred on a small commercial scale, sold in discerning Edinburgh stores. Duck eggs also available.

Cottonrake Bakery

Glasgow
A blend of British bakery and French patisserie. Sourdough breads, cakes, savouries and folk rave about their chocolate gateaux!

Mearns T McCaskie

Wemyss Bay
Top class - and very picturesque - butchers with award winning meats, dry cured bacon, and even wines.

Stichill Jerseys

Kelso
Amazing lady with her Jersey cows. Her unpasteurized cheese, luxury butter and clotted cream, cheesecake, panna cotta and quiche sell like hotcakes at local farmers markets.

Speyside Organics

Knockando
Organic beef and lamb from traditional breeds. Sometimes chicken too. Their own farm butchery ensures full traceability, low food miles.

The Tayberry

Broughty Ferry
Adam Newth won Young Chef of the Year Award at the CiS Excellence Awards 2016. Contemporary restaurant with local produce.
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