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Glasgow & West

Highland Park Distillers

Orkney Isles
Owned by Edrington Group. Founded 1798 and still has traditional malting floor. Visitor Centre. A hint of peat plus sweetness from oak barrels.

Highland Stoneware

Lochinver
Dainty butter dishes, handsome teapots; bread crocks, cheese domes, plus a whole range of plates, lamps and bowls. Trade and consumer. Lochinver and Ullapool.

Sutherlands of Portsoy

Portsoy
5th generation, the family traditionally smokes local fish. Hot roast salmon flakes with wonderful intense flavour; smoked haddock for Cullen Skink.

Jumping Goats Dairy

Thurso
Small dairy with pasteurized vegetarian artisan cheeses, from free-range Anglo-Nubian goats: a soft cheese; a firm British Coulommier-style, and a hard cheese.

Ballathie House Hotel

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

Annanwater Organics

Moffat
Organic blackface and blackface-cross lamb and mutton direct to the public at farmers markets. Slow grown on clovery meadows and herb-rich hills.

The Pier House

Knoydart
Idyllic spot accessible by boat (unless you have walking boots). Delicious home made breads, garden produce. Warm welcome awaits you.

Lochbay Restaurant

Isle of Skye
Chef Patron Michael Smith's inspired cuisine has been awarded a Michellin Star. Scottish dishes with French influence and Skye produce.

Luca’s Ice Cream

Musselburgh
Over a century trading, well loved by generations and a must on any trip to the beach! Their grandfather's original recipe now in 50 flavours!

Airdbheag Blackface Sheep

Isle of Benbecula
Pure Bred Blackface Sheep born and bred on this beautiful croft. Smaller carcass size but massive flavour and excellent value. Sold mail order direct.

Café @ Calgary

Isle of Mull
Vibrant contemporary space created from farm steadings with art, indoors and out. Teas, home baking, light lunches and Cream O Galloway ices!

Aberfoyle Butcher

Aberfoyle
Famous butcher that everyone raves about! Seasonal spring lamb to mutton, chicken to beef, pork and game.

Fyne Ales

Loch Fyne
Award-winning ales from natural ingredients and own spring. Traditional methods based on the old British Cask Ale heritage and own strain of yeast too with provenance.

Cafe Thyme at Old Byre

Isle of Arran
Charmingly restored croft: gifts, ceramics + this unusual and enjoyable eatery! Home made pides (Turkish style calzone) from wood burning oven.

Highland Crackers

Inverness-shire
Delicate rectangles packed with flavour, ideal for cheese, nibbles or dips. Original, seeded and chilli flavours. Relatively new company and already award-winners.

Roman Camp Country House Hotel

Callander
Charming country house set amidst river edged gardens. Fine dining.

Shetland Deli

Shetland Isles
Handmade, local recipes, using local surplus, in season! Successful social enterprise COPE Ltd.

Isle of Arran Distillery

Isle of Arran
Arran's only whisky distillery and independently owned: good range of malts, whisky tours, beautifully designed; lovely café bistro.

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.

Old Bridge Inn

Aviemore
Cheery hostelry on the ski road. Offering great fresh local food from the Cairngorm region in an informal setting.

Fencebay & The Catch @ Fins Restaurant

Ayrshire
Lovely smokehouse, craft shop & seafood restaurant

Inshore Fish Supply

Macduff
By the harbour it is quite the tardis, brimming with local produce as the blackboard outside informs.

Bouvrage

Brechin
Artisan natural juices, high quality, very healthy. Own fruit orchards - raspberry, blaeberry, apples and other fruits and berries.

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.

Craggan Hotel

Sutherland
Breathtaking panoramas, golden beaches, terrific food! Kate is passionate about local produce and knows her suppliers well.

Woodlea Stables

Crossgates
This lovely bakery and smallholding has pretty painted shelters for their flocks of hens and were Winners of Scottish Bread Championships 2017 and 2018.

The Timberyard

Edinburgh
The building’s history is fascinating. I recall the scents of cedar, pine and linseed and now it's aromatic dishes from Ben's kitchen. Reflecting elements of Nordic inspiration.

Kilnford Farm Shop

Dumfries
Very fine farm shop known for home reared Galloway Beef, Blackface sheep and Kilnford pigs. Full deli selection, cheeses and lovely cafe.

Creel Restaurant

Dunbar
Massive supporter of East Lothian producers. Primarily seafood restaurant.

Tapa Organic

Glasgow
Organic artisan bakery and coffee roasterie with 2 outlets. Wheat, gluten-free products, and yeast-free sourdoughs. Courses, coffees and much more.
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Arran Chocolate Factory

Isle of Arran
Beautifully boxed chocolates and bags of caramels. Perfect for treating yourself. Always fab window displays to tempt you.

Wooleys of Arran

Brodick
Family bakery famed for their Wooleys Oatcakes in a variety of flavours to go with the island’s cheeses and chutneys!

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