A Taste of Arran

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A Taste of Arran
Market Road, Brodick, North Ayrshire, KA27 8AU
  • Telephone 01770 302374
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  • Website www.taste-of-arran.co.uk
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A Taste of Arran brings together 11 premier food and drink producers from the Isle of Arran, and acts as the single point for sales, marketing and distribution. The oatcakes, cheeses, mustards, beers and other foods are all hand-made on the tiny island, and are readily available in quality restaurants and speciality shops across the country. The companies that make up A Taste of Arran are: Arran Dairies Ltd; Creelers smokehouse; Island Cheese Company; Arran Chocolate Factory; Wooleys of Arran; Arran Fine Foods; Robin's Herbs; Bellevue Creamery; Isle of Arran Distillers; The Arran Brewery and Stark Rapeseed Oil. Taste of Arran make up food and drink hampers, available online.

Reviews & features

Arran's joined-up thinking

19 Mar 2015

A quick island tour soon reveals how interconnected the food producers are

Arran's food producers are an interconnected lot. Arran Fine Foods, at the south edge of Lamlash, uses whisky from the distillery in its Arran Malt Whisky Marmalade [http://www.taste-of-arran.co.uk/item.asp?itemid=325]. At the wild north-east tip, Isle…

Interview: Robin Gray, of Robin’s Herbs

18 Mar 2015

Meet Robin Gray, former chef in a Michelin-starred restaurant, now chief herb-grower on Arran

Robin Gray doesn’t have a website. He doesn’t need one. In fact, as he explains, checking on it would only take him away from his work. There is no sense of hard sell about him and a quick google confirm this: he’s hard to find. Buyers come to me, he…

Salad days: former chef Robin Gray has reaped the benefits of going back to basics on Arran

1 May 2009

Claire Ritchie visits an Arran smallholding where a former chef makes a living from living the good life.