Braehead Foods Ltd
Not open to the public.
When the country's chefs need to shop, the first stop is usually Ayrshire's Braehead Foods. The company is a fine food wholesaler and Scottish game processor, supplying the hospitality sector across the UK and Europe. Owner Craig Stevenson is committed to ensuring Braehead Foods delivers the freshest, top quality produce to the industry. At their warehouse in Kilmarnock, there's everything a chef needs from meat, poultry, cheeses, smoked fish, charcuterie and a top class range of dried goods. During the game season, the company's concept of 'from game to plate' sees them collect game from estates around Scotland to process at the custom built processing factory Kilmarnock. The Braehead production kitchen, produces an extensive range of products including pates and terrines, hand cut poultry, sauces and marinades, and vegetarian dishes. Quality food, made by chefs for chefs.
Reviews & features
Fair game: a brief history of Scotland's small game industry, and how it operates now1 May 2009
Small game – wild pheasant, duck, pigeon, partridge and rabbit – was once a staple food in Scottish working-class households. Gordon Davidson hunts around to see where it has all gone.