Article Source: Aldi
First Published: 21 June 2022 10:53
Updated: 21 June 2022 10:53
Visitors to the value supermarket’s marquee will be able to sample some of Glasgow’s exceptional produce from local suppliers, Aldomak and Marine Products.
Marking the return of the Royal Highland Show after a two-year hiatus, there will be an exceptional selection to choose from.
Leading supplier of luxury Scottish salmon, Marine Products Scotland, will be handing out samples of its new Green Pesto or Harissa infused Scottish Salmon Fillets, and its new Scottish Salmon Fillets with Flavoured Buttered Melts in Red Miso and Sweet Chilli or Sundried Tomato and Parmesan. All the while family run confectionary Aldomak, will be keeping visitors sweet with its Specially Selected Scottish Tablet, Specially Selected Fudge and Specially Selected Scottish Macaroons made in its Giffnock based factory.
Hungry visitors will have the chance to sample a range of products from 22 Scottish suppliers at this year’s Royal Highland Show which is celebrating 200 years of the event which showcases the best of Scotland’s food, farming, and rural life.
The popular budget retailer, which was named the UK’s Cheapest Supermarket in 2021 by Which?, is renowned for its relationship with Scottish suppliers and championing of local produce. Aldi Scotland currently works with over 90 local suppliers, stocking 450 Scottish products, and is constantly on the lookout to bring more of Scotland’s vibrant food and drink industry to its 102 Scottish stores.
Ian Lonsdale, from Marine Products (Scotland) Ltd, which has been supplying Aldi in Scotland since 2016, commented: “We have been working in partnership with Aldi Scotland for many years. We share a belief that locally sourced Scottish produce is second to none, and should be celebrated as such. We are looking forward to another year together at The Royal Highland Show, bringing a taste of Glasgow’s thriving food scene to the global stage.”
Dario Riccomini, Managing Director at Aldomak Ltd, said: “It’s brilliant being able to get back out and shout about the unrivalled larder we have here in Scotland alongside other producers and advocates for our country’s food and drink sector. Aldi has been a great support to us over the years, and as a family run Glaswegian business, the knowledge their buying team has of our sector and produce makes all the difference, allowing us to focus on making the best confectionery in the country.”
Graham Nicolson, Group Buying Director, Aldi Scotland, said: “The Royal Highland Show is a huge event in the Aldi Scotland calendar and one that we have really missed over the past couple of years. Everyone is looking forward to returning this year and celebrating the very best produce that Scotland has to offer.
“At Aldi Scotland, we are incredibly proud, and grateful, of the strong relationships we have developed with our Scottish suppliers over the years which allow us to consistently provide exceptionally high quality products at everyday low prices.
“We will be showcasing business from across Scotland, and Aldomak and Marine Products are just some of the wonderful businesses we work with in Glasgow alone. We look forward to welcoming back visitors to our marquee to enjoy the chance to sample a wide range of sweet and savoury products at this year’s Royal Highland Show.”
This year’s Royal Highland Show runs from Thursday 23th June until Sunday 26th June in Ingliston, Edinburgh.
Panto producers are searching for a star to take on a leading role of Dorothy in the forthcoming production of the Wizard of Oz at Eastwood Park Theatre.
Alan and Linda Stewart, Co-Owners of Scotland’s largest salon group and multi award winners, Rainbow Room International have received their OBE Award for Services to Hairdressing.
Today, the Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award returns for 2022, calling on artists, labels and music fans to submit eligible albums – for free.
Cranside, Glasgow's ultimate outdoor drinking, dining, and entertainment destination, has reopened for the season - bigger, brighter, and bolder than ever!
Green Space Dark Skies, led by Walk the Plank as part of UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK, has announcing two new locations for this unique project.
To commemorate its 20th anniversary and raise funds for the Loch Lomond Rescue Boat, Loch Lomond Shores has produced a calendar that runs from June 2022 to May 2023.
In celebration of Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022, Visit Scotland has teamed up with Scots expert and writer Alistair Heather to translate the first lines of some of the world’s most popular books
A new exhibition which examines ideas of exchange, bartering, trade and histories of human, animal and botanic migration is launching at Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA).
The Meadowbank Sports Centre will welcome the best snooker players on the planet later this year when the Scottish Open comes to Edinburgh.
A new community-led exhibit telling the people’s story of one of the world’s leading textile regions will go on display at Great Tapestry of Scotland visitor centre.
It's officially festival season in Scotland and Glasgow's sky-high bar VEGA has the perfect pre-party lined up!
Independent coffee roasters Grain and Grind this week launched their latest venue in Glasgow's West End!
The Quay Glasgow are delighted to have scooped a double award success at the Scottish Hospitality Awards!
Theatre Royal, Glasgow is delighted to announce full casting for Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific which will run at the venue this autumn as part of a UK tour.
Theatre Royal, Glasgow is thrilled to announce that a new stage adaptation of Cluedo will run next month with Eastenders' star Michelle Collins in the role of Miss Scarlett.
This little showstopper is only two weeks old but she's already a favourite with visitors to Tollcross Children's Farm!
Two Glasgow food businesses will be taking centre stage at this year’s Royal Highland Show, as part of Aldi Scotland's biggest ever presence at the hugely popular event.
Isolated Heroes celebrate their 10th anniversary with a nine day pop up at Princes Square!
The National Theatre of Scotland is delighted to announce that Jane Spiers will be taking up the role of Chair of the National Theatre of Scotland’s board, commencing in September 2022.
More than 70 events will take place across Scotland on 21st June to mark the global annual celebration of music!
Summer 2022 marks the 20th birthday of Loch Lomond Shores and they're celebrating in style with a brand-new FREE festival called Summerfest on the 2nd and 3rd July!
The Piping Live! Big Band will return for its 5th showcase at this year's festival as pipers of all ages and abilities are invited to take part in the mass participation event.
Eastwood Park Theatre has announced that its official pantomime for 2022 will be The Wizard of Oz!
Buddy Holly and the Cricketers will play a brilliant and vibrant show at Eastwood Park Theatre in Giffnock on Sunday 10th July!
Move over Salt-Bae the ultimate steak dining experience in Glasgow has just got even bigger!
The King's Theatre, Glasgow is delighted to announce that the UK and Ireland tour award-winning international smash hit musical The Bodyguard will open in Glasgow on Saturday 28th January!
A Ukrainian opera singer is among the performers launching Refugee Festival Scotland – a unique celebration of refugee arts and culture coming to towns and cities across the country.
Glasgow Jazz Festival will showcase the very best of local talent when they present a special festival within a festival this weekend.
The Theatre Royal, Glasgow is delighted to welcome Kenny Wax Family Entertainment's hit musical production of Oi Frog & Friends! this week!
To celebrate Hard Rock Cafe's 51st Birthday, Hard Rock Cafe Glasgow will be giving away tickets at random for British Summer Time Festival to guests that visit on 14th June!