Isabella's Preserves

Not open to the public.

Isabella's Preserves
The Galley Kitchen, Edzell Base, Aberdeenshire, DD9 7XH
  • Telephone 01356 648500
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A regular at festivals and markets, with a web-ordering service, Louise Myles is a serial award winner for jams, marmalades, chutneys and relishes.

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Although founder Isabella Massie isn't stirring the pot anymore, Louise Myles has cannily driven the business forward since taking over nearly a decade ago. With unique flavours such as carrot and lemon marmalade or the best-selling hot-banana chutney, the preserves are all homemade using Scottish produce, winning an array of gold star Great Taste Awards and accolades in the World Marmalade Championship and World Jampionship. There is mail order online or pick some up at the numerous festivals and markets attended.

  • Open since: Louise Myles took over from founder Isabella Massie in 2005.

Reviews & features

Homemade jams on a big scale

30 Jun 2017

Major manufacturer Mackays sticks to the traditional methods used by smaller producers in Angus

What says 'home' more than a bubbling pan of fruit and sugar? It is not only the scene at the Mackays factory near Arbroath – the only major jam manufacturer to still use all copper pans – but in small kitchens across Angus. Whether a cottage industry…

Jam-making in north-east Scotland

9 Jul 2012

From cottage industry to worldwide companies, jam is big business in the north-east

With so much soft fruit grown in Angus, it is perhaps ironic that the region, or more accurately Dundee, is synonymous with marmalade made from a citrus fruit that would never grow in chilly Scottish groves.