Dairy near Penicuik, Midlothian Local Food Shops and Producers

There are 8 Dairy listings around Penicuik, Midlothian on BigBarn.

Dairy mean free range eggs, cheese, milk, butter, cream, yoghurt, ice cream and sometimes even raw milk. Thousands of dairies have closed down over the last 30 years as ‘Cheap food’ policy and supermarket ‘loss leaders’ have forced down the price of milk to farmers. Those milk producers that have survived have usually got really big and use specially bred cows to reduce cost and increase production often at the cost of animal welfare. Other dairies have diversified and added value to their milk like making cheese. Did you know that we now have more varieties of cheese than the French?

Other dairies produce ice cream, yoghurt or sell their milk raw (unpasteurised, un-homogenised) to local people using a vending machine. These farmers have gone back to traditional breeds of cow that live longer, produce less milk but of a better quality. Selling direct can mean getting £1.50/litre instead of 25p market price.

If your local Dairy, or egg producer is not on our map please email their details to [email protected] and we will add you to our monthly prize draw.

  • Bonaly Farm Dairy

    Bonaly farm provide Dairy products and delivery services throughout Edinburgh and the surrounding area

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  • Digin Bruntsfield fruit and veg shop

    The project established a community owned and supported greengrocer in Edinburgh supplying quality produce, local and organic where possible, and also...

    • Bakery/Mill
    • Dairy
    • Preserves
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  • The New Leaf Co-op food shop

    The New Leaf Co-op is Edinburgh’s friendly, hands-on wholefood store. We focus on products that are fresh, local, organic, low packaging, and reasonab...

    • Bakery/Mill
    • Beverage
    • Dairy
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  • Real Foods Tollcross

    Real Foods is Scotlands largest natural food retailer of organic vegan vegetarian Fairtrade and special diet products with two central Edinburgh store...

    • Bakery/Mill
    • Dairy
    • Grocery
    • Meat
    • Preserves
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  • I. J. Mellis Cheesemongers

    Mellis Cheesemongers have been trading for over 20 years, bringing together producers and consumers for mutual benefit. After much investigation and c...

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  • Real Foods Ltd

    Real Foods is Scotland's largest natural food retailer of organic, vegan, vegetarian, Fairtrade and special diet products with two central Edinburgh s...

    • Bakery/Mill
    • Beverage
    • Dairy
    • Grocery
    • Preserves
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  • Errington Cheese

    Artisan handmade cheese with raw milk, including Lanark Blue, Lanark White, Corra Linn, Bonnington Linn, Tinto, Elrick Log, Biggar Blue

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  • Craigie's Farm, Deli and Cafe

    Family farm shop

    • Bakery/Mill
    • Dairy
    • Deli
    • Grocery
    • Meat
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