Brakes Scotland celebrates 500 Scottish products with a new brochure backed by Gary Maclean.


Brakes Scotland, the largest foodservice provider launches their third Scottish brochure that features top quality produce from over 100 Scottish suppliers.

New for this year, the brochure features scotch beef, artisan cheese from Tain, Eteaket tea from Edinburgh, new sorbets from Arran Dairies and includes many Scottish favourites such as wild venison, haggis, an extensive dairy range and the bestselling Scottish craft beer lines.

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John McLintock, Operations Director for Brakes Scotland said, “This is our 3rd version of the brochure and each year our range gets bigger and better for our customers. The focus this year and for next is firmly on fresh, quality Scottish produce and we are delighted to be promoting the best of the best, Scotch beef PGI in conjunction with QMS.”

The scotch beef supplied by Scottish Gourmet in the Borders is all sourced from quality assured farms throughout Scotland and is being sold under Brakes Scotland’s new fresh brand “Caledonia Farms”. Caledonia Farms promotes high quality, fresh, Scottish products from farms throughout Scotland. Look out for more Brakes Scotland produce under the Caledonia Farms brand in 2018.

Throughout the brochure, Gary has prepared recipes and used ingredients that he loves to cook with including scotch beef ribeye steaks, venison and seafood. You will also find video inspiration including Gary’s visit to Shetland to harvest mussels.

Gary Maclean adds, “I’ve been a Brakes customer for over 20 years and I love that Brakes are working with small/medium artisan producers offering a fantastic range of local produce to an already extensive range. The direction Brakes Scotland is taking is really exciting and I urge chefs to buy the best and let the food do the talking.”

Brakes prides itself on local relationships and close ties with Scottish suppliers, to subsequently support businesses as they develop outstanding Scottish menus. Also drawing on its multinational reach and scale to go beyond mere food supply services, Brakes offers customers’ additional support, helping them to effectively manage costs as well as provide insights into food trends and advise on allergens and nutrition.

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