Alladale prides itself for working with a number of sustainable and eco-friendly businesses.
Nature Siberica produces Alladale’s unique range of organic toiletries. Based in Siberia, this international award winning eco-friendly company has been a partner of Alladale for many years.
Biosafe Solutions is a Scottish based business which provides all Alladale’s cleaning products and detergents. The company’s main concern is to provide alternatives for environmentally responsible companies which appreciate and understand the need to use non-toxic industrial cleaning solutions. Biosafe supplies a wide range of powerful plant-based industrial cleaners, solvents and specialty products across the UK and Europe that provide extraordinary cleaning results whilst protecting customers and the environment.
‘Our catch comes from the little guys’ is part of the sustainability statement of Alladale’s seafood supplier Coast & Glen. This Inverness based wholesaler guarantees that their fish and shellfish comes from small, independent fishermen and suppliers. This puts less strain on fish numbers, and means more support for local businesses.
Swordale Farm Butchers is a family run business based in the Highlands. Alladale gets all its beef and pork from Swordale’s shop in the local town of Bonar Bridge. All their meat products are sourced from local farms that are approved by Quality Meat Scotland Assurance Scheme, ensuring the highest level of animal welfare which is one of Swordale’s core values.
The Black Isle Brewery is the UK’s premier organic beer brewery, making world class beers from the finest organic malt and hops grown on farms without chemicals, just as nature intended. Based about an hour’s drive from Alladale, our friends at B.I.B. produce an impressive range of beers, which we are glad to offer to our guests.
Williamson Foodservice is a family owned and operated business based in Inverness with depots in Stornoway and Glasgow. Specialising in fresh and chilled food and drink they operate a temperature controlled fleet which services the hospitality and retail industries throughout the North of Scotland and western Isles. Alladale especially uses the unique range of foraged products Williamson offers.
The Tain Pottery, firmly established as one of the largest Scottish ceramic manufacturers offers a range of products created by traditional craft technique and skill. The ware has been developed by a team of artisans including two expert potters who between them have more than 50 years experience creating craft ceramics.
All our outdoor clothing, as worn by Alladale’s staff, is produced by Scottish based outdoor clothing specialist Keela. Our friends at Keela were the first waterproof clothing manufacturer in the UK to sign up to the Sustainable Clothing Action Plan (SCAP) and together we are working to ensure our garments are as sustainable as possible.
Local company Ardgay Game is a second generation family business, established in 1982. Alladale has been working with Ardgay Game for many years and is not only a customer, but also a supplier of Scottish wild venison.
All mattresses used at Alladale have been manufactured by the Inverness based company Highland BlindCraft Beds. Highland BlindCraft was established over 140 years ago; a factory was set up to provide employment for blind children when they were ready to leave the Blind School in Inverness. Today, as a registered Scottish charity, Highland BlindCraft is still run on the same founding principals, although included are people with a variety of disabilities from all over the Highlands and Islands. In its full production factory in Inverness, Highland BlindCraft employ 19 highly skilled visually impaired and disabled people, along with 4 other able-bodied individuals. Designing, manufacturing and selling: beds, divans, mattresses, headboards and chairs to the highest standards. Highland BlindCraft is an ethically run business, employing and supporting local people doing a fantastic job.