Aberdeenshire firm scoops additional listings in Asda stores across the UK


ABERDEENSHIRE-based Mackie’s of Scotland has worked with Asda to extend its popular ice cream flavours into 284 Asda stores across England and Scotland, while also launching its Raspberry Ripple flavour into English stores for the first time.

The family-run business has been making real dairy ice cream since 1986, from its renewably powered 1600-acre farm. The family farm is home to Mackie’s herd of over 350 milking cows supplying fresh milk and cream. Mackie’s is Scotland’s best-selling ice cream, and the UK’s biggest independent ice cream brand.

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Stuart Common, Managing Director at Mackie’s said:

“We’re thrilled to stock more of our delicious flavours in Asda stores south of the border. We’ve seen fantastic growth over the past few years as more and more shoppers are discovering our different flavours, and we’re delighted to announce our latest Asda listing to see that growth continue.

“We’ve had hundreds of thousands of ice cream fans try Mackie’s for the first time over the last few years, and we’re delighted that Asda is helping them discover new flavours to enjoy.

“We make all of our ice cream with fresh milk and cream, and no artificial flavourings, giving it a pure and wholesome taste – we’re really pleased Asda have shown such confidence in our products, and look forward to new customers being able to try them.”

Ashley Connolly, Local Buying Manager, Asda Scotland, added:

“We’re proud to support the growth of Mackie’s by extending their products to reach even more Asda customers in over 100 news stores across England. This is testimony to their hard work and dedication in bringing quality, new and innovative flavours which is why they are much loved brand across Scotland. We’ve worked with Mackie’s for over 25 years now and it’s great to support their team and watch them grow.”

Stuart Common added: 

“As our business continues to grow and we’re supplying major retailers like Asda, we think it’s vital to be mindful of our energy consumption. We generate twice as much energy as we use through wind turbines, solar panels and low carbon refrigeration on our farm, and are well on our way to achieving our goal of self-sufficiency in renewable energy.”

To buy the Mackie’s of Scotland range, shop online or head to your local Asda store in England or Scotland.

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