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We’ve been playing country music to our dairy cows – see our video about the experiment to see if it will affect their milk yield. The idea began when we agreed to be a sponsor to the North East's first Doricana Festival - coming up in Stonehaven on 8th October and everyone is now getting in the moo-d at the farm. Headliner and Singer/songwriter Colin Clyne gave a live performance to kick off the experiment with his Americana country music.
We are delighted to have teamed up again this year with VisitScotland to help promote #ScotSpirit and our home area of Aberdeenshire. Look out for our 1 litre Traditional tubs showing the iconic Dunnottar Castle near Stonehaven – the lucky winner will scoop a two-night B&B family break at Meldrum House Hotel...
Our late father & Chairman has been honoured with a mouth-watering dessert featured on the popular BBC2 show, ‘The Great British Menu’. Last weeks episode included footage featured a visit to Westertown by local chef Michael Bremner’s visit to learn more about the vision of his chosen ‘local hero’, Maitland Mackie CBE - the founder of Mackie’s of Scotland.