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COPE Ltd wins at Scotland’s Learning Disability Awards May 18 2018

Shetland social enterprise COPE Ltd has scooped a prestigious award in Scotland’s Learning Disability Awards held in the Sheraton Hotel in Edinburgh on Friday 18th May. The awards were hosted by Scottish Commission for Learning Disabilities which showcase and celebrate the many achievements of people with learning disabilities across Scotland. COPE won for the Enterprise Category highlighting inventive businesses that people with learning disabilities can participate and thrive within. Ingrid...

What's in a Name? December 02 2015

Every Shetlandeli product has a Shetland name.  Our new relish, Kishie, is named after the baskets traditionally used in Shetland for carrying everything from peat to fish and even, on occasion, small children!  Katie Deyell (pictured) used the kishie as part of her everyday life. Born Catherine Leask in 1864, Katie married Duncan Deyell in 1884 and lived at Staneydale, Westerskeld and Semblester throughout her life. She worked hard, running the...

Come and Taste our New Recipe October 11 2015

Our pans have been pibblin' and rampin' (simmering and boiling) full of our delicious new relish. It's unlike anything we have cooked before and complements our range beautifully. We've already had fantastic feedback from our taste test panel, so come and taste it for yourself at the Shetland Food Fair from 30 October to 1 November. We would love your feedback! Each year attend Shetland's Food Fair to celebrate Shetland's...

Shetlandeli wins at the Great Taste Awards August 06 2015

We are delighted to say that we are celebrating a high-profile accolade in the world’s most coveted blind-tasted food awards, the Great Taste Awards - described as the ‘Oscars’ of the food world. We won the award for our Valhalla Ale Chutney, which the judges described as "well made, with love."  Made with Sjolmet Stout from Shetland’s Valhalla Brewery, Valhalla chutney is rich with spices, apples, root vegetables, dates and dark sugar. ...

Try our delicious Cheese and Chutney Mini Muffins March 22 2015

We've been cooking with chutney! These scrummy cheese and chutney mini muffins are easy to make and are absolutely delicious - just the perfect thing for a light lunch, or you can make smaller versions as delicious canapes.  They are really easy to make and take just 20 minutes to prepare and 15 minutes to cook.  Enjoy! SHETLANDELI'S CHEESE AND CHUTNEY MINI MUFFINS This recipe makes approximately 24 small muffins...

Recycling Scheme extended to Bixter Shop March 11 2015

We're pleased to say that folk on the Westside of Shetland can now take their empty Shetlandeli jars to Bixter Shop and get 10p off their shopping.  Both large and small jars are eligible for the refund - it just needs to be a Shetlandeli jar.  No need to remove the label or provide a lid, the jar just needs to be clean.  

Shetlandeli joins forces with Scoop to launch jar recycling February 20 2015

Shetlandeli has teamed up with Scoop Wholefoods to launch a jar recycling scheme which saves shoppers money. For each empty Shetlandeli chutney jar returned to Scoop in the Toll Clock Shopping Centre in Lerwick, shoppers will receive 10p off their shopping at Scoop. Jill Franklin of Shetlandeli, says: “Our distinctive jars are sourced not only from all over the UK, but all over Europe. Once they arrive on Shetland, they...

Muckle Flugga Wins our First Award January 26 2015

Attendance at our first ever trade show resulted in our first ever award. What a great start to the year! Our Muckle Flugga Piccalilli was showered with praise - and a runner-up prize in the Best Product Awards.Scotland’s Speciality Food Show has run for eight years and is now Scotland’s largest trade sourcing event for the speciality food market, attracting over 1,000 trade buyers from department stores, farm shops, delis,...

Indulge with Taing Onion Marmalade November 24 2014

After a morning in the garden, cleaning the greenhouse (not a job we love!), what we needed was a tasty, warm treat for lunch.  Something to indulge our senses and reward us for a hard morning's work!  Bring on the Taing :-) We cut two breakfast muffins in half and put them under the grill to toast until golden on one side.  Put a layer of Taing Onion marmalade on...