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Christmas In July At Sainsburys For Mey Selections Suppliers

5th July 2007

Photograph of Christmas In July At Sainsburys For Mey Selections Suppliers

Local Farmer and chairman of Mey Selections Danny Miller was once again beating the trail to Sainsbury's in London to highlight the growing range of high quality food products from the north of Scotland that willbe available for stores in time for Christmas.

Suppliers from Mey Selections brought Christmas to Sainsburys HQ in July. Led by Tracy Waters, the Mey Selections team put on a fabulous show in its very own Mey Selections stand prepared especially for journalists and buyers at Sainsburys. Dermott Slade, development chef from Dunbia, was there to show and cook samples of beef and lamb cuts from the Mey Selections Gourmet Christmas offer. The stand also displayed the brand's oatcakes, honey and oat biscuits, shortbread, Barrogill whisky marmalade, preserves and chutneys, honey, and Mey Selections Barrogill whisky.

The stand and products were on display for two days and over 240 journalists were on the invite list. Sainsburys order for Christmas delivery of these products has a retail value of over 250,000 - marking another chapter in North Highland Products' growth and development. Suppliers travelled down to London from Reids Bakery in Thurso, Caithness Biscuits in Wick and Inver House Distillers in Airdrie to be on hand for the journalists. They will all be producing items for this Christmas order to the specifications given to them by Mey Selections.

Tracy Waters organised all the arrangements in London and after an exhausting three days said, "What a great event for Mey Selections. And what a wonderful welcome we were given by Sainsburys and the journalists - Caithness and Sutherland can be proud of the way we showed that natural goodness from the North Highlands should be part of everyone's Christmas".

In the Photo
(Left to right): Tracy Waters, Business Development Manager, North Highland Products
Graeme Reid, Director, Reid's Bakery, Thurso,
Danny Miller, Chairman, North Highland Products,
Mike Coupe, Trading Director, Sainsbury's

 

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