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Perth Fishmonger Nets National Hotel Account

Perth based George Campbell & Sons, a specialist family run seafood wholesaler today announced it has signed a contract with Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels to supply their portfolio of hotels across Scotland.

Iain Campbell, Managing Director of George Campbell and Sons said “We are absolutely delighted to have secured this major contract with one of Scotland’s leading hotel groups and look forward to working with the Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels team to provide the very best in fresh, seasonal, and sustainable seafood over the coming year.

“In the last few months there has been a great deal of uncertainty about how the hospitality industry in Scotland will bounce back post lockdown and our team have been working tirelessly to ensure that we have supported both new and existing customers in this challenging new landscape.”

Discussing the new partnership, Mr Campbell said; “It is a proud milestone for us to work alongside another longstanding family business. Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels and George Campbell & Sons have a combined 300 year history of working in hospitality and foodservice in Scotland. This is a great opportunity for us to send a positive message to other businesses in the hospitality industry about how we can all work together to achieve a positive outcome moving forward.”

Stephen Leckie, Chairman and CEO of Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels, said: “In all our restaurants across our portfolio, we’re proud to serve locally sourced seasonal ingredients from trusted suppliers. We’re delighted to announce our partnership with George Campbell & Sons, not only are they a fantastic seafood wholesaler
but they are also a fellow proud Scottish family business.”

Scott Hessel, Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels Executive Chef and Youngest Roux Scholar 1990, added: “Scotland is home to some of the best shellfish and seafood in the world and we incorporate this into menus across the portfolio. From garden herb crusted cod loin and steamed halibut fillet to king prawn spaghetti and smoked salmon and mascarpone pizza, there’s plenty to whet the appetite of a seafood lover at our hotels.”

The contract makes George Campbell & Sons the sole seafood supplier to the seven properties within the group, Peebles Hydro and Park Hotel in the Scottish Borders, Crieff Hydro and Murraypark hotel in Perthshire and the Isles of Glencoe, Kingshouse Hotel in Glencoe Valley and the Ballachulish Hotel overlooking Loch
Linnhe.

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