Feeding the Ryder Cup spectators

Peelham Farm directors Amanda Cayley and Denise and Chris Walton will be selling their organic meat at the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
Peelham Farm directors Amanda Cayley and Denise and Chris Walton will be selling their organic meat at the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

The 250,000 spectators at the Ryder Cup this week will be able to sample Peelham Farm’s organic meat products at the event’s Land of Food and Drink Showcase.

The Foulden based company is among the top 30 Scottish companies chosen to showcase the best of Scotland’s larder at the prestige golfing event.

James Withers, chief executive of Scotland Food and Drink commented: “We are thrilled to unveil the line-up for the Land of Food and Drink Showcase at the 2014 Ryder Cup.

“The food and drink companies involved will be showcasing some of our finest products to 250,000 spectators from around the world this week. We’ve worked hard with Ryder Cup Europe and Government agencies to ensure one of the world’s biggest sporting events can also be a celebration of our food and drink.

“The variety of producers on show at Gleneagles next week demonstrates the fantastic success story of the Scottish food and drink industry and how far we have come in recent years.

“We hope to build on this as we round off 2014 and lead into next year which has been designated the Year of Food and Drink.

Others selected include: St Andrews Farmhouse Cheese Co; Plan Bee honey; Hectare’s sweet potato crisps; Argos Bakery whisky cake; Border Tablet; Argyll Smokery; Loch Fyne; Belhaven Smokehouse; Stag Bakeries; Mara Seaweed; Shortbread House of Edinburgh; Rannoch Smokery; IQ Chocolate; Island Bakery Organics; Summer House Lemonade; Connage Highland Dairy; Kevin Valley honey; The Wee Fudge Company; Walkers Shortbread; Bruce Farms; Scottish Charcuterie Company; Errington Cheese; The Highland Chocolatier.