Girvan Early Growers Ltd

Girvan Early Growers Ltd
Grangeston Industrial Estate, Girvan, South Ayrshire, KA26 9PY
  • Telephone 01465 715328
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 7am–5pm Closed Sat, Sun
  • Seasonal times weekends June–September
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Producers of the famous Ayrshire new potatoes, Girvan Early Growers specialise in growing and harvesting these little pearls of the earth. The unique climate and sandy soil along the Ayrshire coast is what make the potatoes, known as earlies to locals, so special - in fact an application to obtain the coveted Protected Geographical Indication status is currently underway, which would ensure authenticity and regional production of Ayrshire earlies. Girvan Early Growers supply larger companies like Albert Bartlett, but also sell to the public with 20kg bags available to purchase from the factory at Grangeton Industrial Estate during the season.

  • Open since: 1989

Reviews & features

Ayrshire early new potatoes thriving

18 Mar 2015

Ayrshire’s milder climate helps grow some of the UK’s finest new potatoes

Few things say spring quite like new potatoes, and Ayrshire ‘earlies’ – the first tatties to come in to season in Scotland every year – are widely considered to be among the finest in the UK, possessing a smooth, sweet, creamy taste and texture unlike…