Mackie's of Scotland

News and updatesWhat’s happening at Mackie’s?

Read on to discover all of Mackie’s new and exciting happenings at the farm and beyond. This section will allow you to find out about Mackie’s exciting projects, new products, ice cream and chocolate flavours, and all our other goings on.


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Recycling our tubs

The use of plastic has been in the news a lot lately - we are committed to protecting our environment and one of our five brand promises we follow as a business is to be environmentally friendly. Our 1, 2 and 5 litre tubs are manufactured using #5 PP (polypropylene) plastic - this plastic is recyclable, however not with all kerbside collections (76% of local authorities now collect plastic tubs). Visit to check if you can recycle our plastic tubs in your local area.


#5 PP is considered safe for reuse and can be washed in the dishwasher...we encourage everyone to reuse Mackie's tubs...they are good for food storage but have been adapted for lots of other uses like plant pots or bird feeders.

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