Edinburgh Natural Skincare began life as an ambition for a young family sat around a kitchen table 10 years ago. With an aim to make a 100% natural skincare range that would suit all skin types and only use the purest of ingredients – and being sustainable and affordable along the way – Edinburgh Natural Skincare was born. Today more than 40 products are made in dedicated Studio Labs in East Lothian; all are 100% natural and ready to look after everyone from top to toe.
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Jeffrey’s Tonic, Cheshire Life’s Food or Drink Producer of the Year 2018 makes delicious tonic syrups for gin. When Mike Robinson first received a book at Christmas, he came to realise that gin syrups were not manufactured or even popular in the UK and had made their mark mostly in the USA. Having previously worked with Heinz, he had developed enough skills to put his new business venture into motion. They offer four unique syrups that can be paired well with any gin.
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Swillington Organic Farm produces ethical meat which is farmed and butchered organically, with an emphasis on animal welfare and health. Their goal is to assist people in eating less meat, but better quality meat sourced locally. For three generations, Swillington Organic Farm has offered sustainable and high welfare food, which has spanned over fifty years.
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BlackFire Artisan Food is the result of 30 years of travel and tasting by Belfast native, street artist, grower, sauce alchemist and chilli fanatic Tim McCarthy. Having eaten street food all over the world, Tim founded Blackfire in 2014 to satiate his appetite for fiery food. The company specialises in creating unique, fresh chilli sauces, using only natural ingredients. BlackFire uses home-grown peppers and supports local suppliers wherever possible – apple cider vinegar comes from the Armagh Cider Company, dulse comes from the Connemara Seaweed Company and wild garlic is picked less than a mile away from BlackFire HQ.
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Melting Pot Fudge specialises in making award-winning handmade fudge and is the brainchild of three sisters who spent 18 months endlessly pouring over the stove to find the perfect recipe. Melting Pot Fudge was launched in 2004 and prides itself in producing high-quality fudge made in open pots in the traditional way – in small batches, hand-beaten, hand-cut and then wrapped. Fudges are available in an extensive range of flavours and are now sold all over the world.
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Crawford's Rock Seaweed Co hand-gathers super seaweed from the pristine waters around Crawford’s Rock off the County Down coast. It then becomes the main ingredient for their range of small-batch, hand-made seaweed products; seaweed shots for juicing and smoothies, seaweed infused oils for cooking and flavoured dipping oils for bread. he company champions the power of seaweed as a natural superfood and also sells the raw products and leads foraging and cooking courses.
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Active Root is an Edinburgh based local sports nutrition company. They make delicious, natural, eco-friendly, ginger-based sports nutrition. Using the natural properties of ginger they have developed a drink that helps settle the stomach and allows you to focus on your performance. Whether embarking on your first run or tackling an ultra-endurance event Active Root drinks & gels are crafted to help improve your performance.
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DASH Water make a range of drinks that contain only three natural ingredients: British spring water, wonky fruit & vegetables and bubbles. DASH is doing what it can to reduce food waste and use unwanted produce to create their tasty drinks. They have recently launched a range of soda waters that are the perfect mixers. Try their range of delicious drinks, our favourite is their Blackcurrent Sparkling Water!
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