Baxters Highland Village

Baxters Highland Village
Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7LD
  • Telephone 01343 820666
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  • Website www.baxters.co.uk

From a little village shop in Fochabers to a business with sites throughout the UK and food manufacturing operations in Canada, Australia and Poland, Audrey Baxter and her management team run a company of which her great grandparents could never have dreamed of when they founded Baxters in 1868. The company was one of the first in Scotland to use new canning technology in 1923, and the first to introduce twist-top jars in 1962. An ever-developing ranges include soup, chilli bowls, sauces, condiments, chutney, beetroot, jams and marmalades and an organic range of products. Baxters also own Fray Bentos ready-made canned pie brand; Garner's Foods Ltd, which make pickles; Jack Daniels BBQ Sauce, and Simply Delicious organic sauces.The Highland Village has four shops and two restaurants, and welcomes tourists. Other stores are located in Ocean Terminal in Edinburgh, Dunsdale Haugh in Selkirk, Blackford in Perthshire and Kelty in Fife.

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For decades Baxters has been synonymous with traditional tinned soups and jars of beetroot. These days they drape less tartan around the packaging and place more emphasis on convenience and the use of fresh, contemporary ingredients alongside the traditional staples. The Highland Village has four shops and two restaurants, and welcomes tourists. Other stores are located in Ocean Terminal in Edinburgh, Dunsdale Haugh in Selkirk, Blackford in Perthshire and Kelty in Fife.