J Pieroni and Sons Ltd
Fish processors and wholesale suppliers to many Ayrshire restaurants, Pieronis also run a retail shop with a range of fish, shellfish, poultry and game.
A double-winner at the 2015 Scottish Independent Retail Awards, Pieroni & Sons was started as a family-run fishmongers by the current owners’ grandfather way back in 1948. Over the years it has grown to employ around 40 people as a wholesale importer and exporter of whole or processed white fish, fresh or frozen, and shellfish – as their catchphrase goes, ‘if it swims, we sell it’. They’ve also begun smoking their own premium grade smoked salmon and haddock. Their shop next to their processing premises in Ayr town centre offers a range of products aside from seafood, including poultry, game and a wide range of frozen goods.
Reviews & features
Ayrshire food trail: where to get the best seafood along the coast20 Jul 2018
Where to find fish and shellfish around Ayrshire and Arran, fresh from the sea or expertly cooked and presented
With long sandy beaches and spectacular sea views, dramatic cliffs, undulating golf links and a string of coastal towns and villages, the identity of Ayrshire and Arran is intimately tied into its coastline on the Firth of Clyde.