Food & Drink 2019-06-18T20:09:10+00:00

Sponsored by Gray’s Recycling Services and Downies of Whitehills, the ever popular Food Fayre will bring together a mix of the region’s finest food and drink for you to taste and try.  The Food Fayre is complimented by the many food stalls located around the harbour areas.

This year we welcome the following producers to the Food Fayre located at the Wally Green Marquee…

Downies of Whitehills
Downies of Whitehills are pleased to offer top quality fresh fish and smoked fish including mackerel, Finnan haddock, salmon and cod can be purchased in the Food Fayre.   Also enjoy superior quality, locally caught fish and scampi served with chips from their catering van and kippers cooked to order in the tent outside the Food Fayre. www.downiefish.co.uk

Bannerman Butchers
Winner of the award for Best Butcher in Aberdeenshire 2018 and 2019.  Chris’s passion and knowledge of traditional butchery skills with an innovative approach and excellent personal service provides our customers with only the best quality hand-picked Aberdeen Angus.  Always expanding and diversifying our range using our finest produce to home cooked and dry cured meats, meat curing and charcuterie.  www.bannermanbutcher.co.uk

Portsoy Ice Cream
Award winning ice cream parlour creating innovative, top quality artisan ice creams and sorbets.  Be tempted by their bubble waffles and ice cream sundaes.  For the convenience of visitors who crave the famous Portsoy Ice Cream, as well as being available in the Food Fayre and from their shop at 24 Seafield Street, it is also available by the New Harbour.

Deeside Soft Fruit
Offering a range of tempting local fresh strawberry products.

Consolidated Craft Breweries Limited
Beers from Alechemy, Keith and Spey Valley Breweries including award winning brews David’s Not So Bitter, Frank, Larger Keith, Spey Stout, Stillman’s IPA and Stout Keith.  Pick up a gift pack in the Food Fayre, or enjoy a pint in the bar. www.ccbreweries.com

Hungry Squirrel
Hungry Squirrel nut butters are made in Aberdeenshire using only  natural ingredients.   Winners of the Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards ‘Healthy Choice 2018’.    Our aim is to make delicious and healthy nut butters which are just a little bit different. www.feedthesquirrel.co.uk

Devenick Dairy
Family run dairy farm and cheesemakers from the green pastures of Aberdeenshire.  A great range of artisan cheese, cheesecakes and oatcakes.  Welfare friendly Rose Veal reared and butchered on site making an amazing range of sausages. www.devenickdairy.co.uk

Ovenbird Artisan Coffee Roasters source, roast and supply speciality coffee. Call it a vision, a dream, a purpose: we want to offer great coffee and work with great people to achieve our goals. Behind each bag of Ovenbird Coffee beans is a whole intercontinental network of dedicated individuals and a lot of hard work. We would be nowhere without the skilled effort of the farmers and the workers at origin. We go to origin to meet our growers, many of which are operated by women, tour their farms, get to know one another, check their working conditions and then work out an agreement face-to-face. In this way we can be sure all of the premium prices we pay goes straight into their hands. Ovenbird Coffee is a nature-friendly business based in local community Scotland. www.ovenbird.co.uk

Kilted Fudge Company
Delicious Cream and Butter Fudge handmade in Aviemore. Mouth watering flavours including Salted Caramel, Millionaire Shortbread, Lemon Meringue, Raspberry Ripple, Rum n Raisin, Cookies n Cream and many more.  Now also making Scottish tablet, marshmallows and macaroon. www.kiltedfudgecompany.co.uk

Deliciously Dates
Driven by the need to introduce healthy snacks in a world of over processed foods, our family made it our mission to develop pure and healthy snack food alternatives with a focus on quality, flavour and nutrition. www.deliciouslydates.com

Paper and Jam
Paper and Jam Limited from Dundee celebrates Scottish, Pacific Islander and Australian indigenous cultures through art, design and food.     We offer a unique taste of Scotland and the Pacific Islands through a range of food products and original contemporary art. www.paperandjam.co.uk

Presly & Company
A long established butcher’s business in Oldmeldrum, in the heart of Aberdeenshire, with a pedigree stretching back over 100 years. Naturally better and locally selected beef, lamb and pork prepared on our premises. All matured on the bone, intensifying flavour. Our extensive range of traditional homemade products are all of the highest quality. Our very own sausages, pies, home cured bacon, haggis, puddings and cooked products are all first class. Ask our experienced and knowledgeable staff for advice, not only on what to buy, but on how to prepare and cook our wide range of products.

A Taste of the Wild
A family run Aberdeen based company specialising in venison and game, which originated from experience as a full time Stalker with over 45 Years experience in the wilds of Scotland.  Providing only locally sourced Wild Venison and Game, we take pride in our products which are hand prepared and packaged in our family run kitchen.

Ola Oils
At Ola Oils we take great pride in producing our award winning, cold pressed rapeseed oil.    We are a family business established in 2008 and over the years we have extended our range to include infused oils, salad dressings and condiments.   We also have a range of handmade soaps and skincare items. www.olaoils.co.uk

Hamlyns of Scotland
Hamlyns of Scotland’s traditional range of Scottish Porridge Oats and Oatmeal is produced from premium Scottish oats, grown by a network of Scottish farmers and milled at our mill in Boyndie, Banffshire. www.hamlynsoats.co.uk

From Scotland 
A range of Flavour Magic Salts & Spices, flavour infused rock salts, rubs and marinates, all supplied in sealed pouches. Also a range of real fruit ciders from Thistly Cross Cider. www.producefromscotland.co.uk

The Bread Guy
The Bread Guy offers finest baked breads made from the finest ingredients.   Our master baker uses a combination of ancient techniques with a modern flair to hand craft his locally renowned breads.

Whiskies of Scotland
A local retailer specialising in unique, rare and hard to find spirits, from whiskies to gins and everything in between.  Check out our online site with a large selection of spirits available. www.thespiritembassy.com

Isle of Skye Bakery
Hands-on bakery baking interesting breads, cakes and biscuits on the Isle of Skye.  Full range of gluten free and alternative grain products available. www.isleofskyebakingco.co.uk

Bridgefoot Organics
Bridgefoot Organics run one of the oldest vegetable box schemes in the country, growing and supplying fresh, organic fruit and vegetables, which are distributed to customers across Aberdeenshire. www.bridgefootorganics.co.uk

Clootie McToot Traditional Dumplings
Traditional clootie dumplings with a modern twist, all handmade and beautifully wrapped they can be sent anywhere in the world as gifts, or kept for yourself! www.clootiemctootdumplings.com

Delightfully Delicious
Delightfully Delicious is best known for serving up tasty treats.  Waffles, milkshakes and hot chocolates are what we do best. Come on down to our stall and treat yourself! (Vegans included!) www.delightfullydelicioustrailer.co.uk

Our caterers located around the Festival area include…

Alba Seafoods
A small family business based in Oban supplying fresh and smoked seafood, all Scottish and sustainable. All produce is made using their own recipes.

Hadyn’s Woodfired Pizzas
Delicious woodfired pizza, hand made using fresh ingredients.

G & M Whyte
A family run outdoor catering business, which provides itself on finding the best local produce we can find and serving it to our customers with a happy and efficient service. Come and try our tasty food. We also offer an Italian Coffee Bar which has a range of speciality coffees made to order using 100% Fairtrade coffee beans, together with a delicious display of traybakes, all baked in Scotland and offered as a sweet treat with your coffee.

Well Hung and Tender
Back offering delicious Prime Scottish beef burgers with melted cheddar and carmalised onions. Perfect to tempt your tastebuds!

Popsey’s Pancakes
A tempting selection of mini pancakes, waffles and delicious thick shakes.

The Principled Pig
Traditional rare-breed pork. From our amazing sausage, mash and gravy to our epic pork and apple burgers – there’s something for everyone. Reared by us….Served by us.

Sarah’s Burger Shack
Located at Loch Soy offering breakfast rolls, Bert Fowlie Butcher burgers and chicken wraps, as well as their usual tempting menu of snacks.

Fierce Beer
Based in Aberdeen, Fierce Beer launched in 2015 and has already won many industry awards for their flavour packed memorable beers.

Making a return visit to the Festival is the Haggisman. Come to the Bothy Area to taste his delicious haggis, neeps and tatties – vegan and non vegan offered. Venison steaks with homemade chips, breakfast rolls and hot and cold drinks.

Thistle Catering
Stop and relax at the Food Fayre Cafe Area, enjoy a coffee or tea, buttery or fancy piece to fuel you up for the next Festival activity!