Ballaird Cottage, Wigtown, Dumfries and Galloway, DG8 9BE
Produce: Chilli Preserves and Speciality Products
There are so many uses for Galloway Chillies preserves; traditionally with cold meats or cheeses or alternatively added to mayonnaise or cream cheese for an instant dip.
Welcome to Galloway Chillies, based in South West Scotland, they grow a range of chilli plants, from the mild through to the super-hot and produce a range of preserves, hot toddies and mustards. Galloway Chillies has an ingredient sourcing policy with a strong emphasis on seasonal and locally grown.
From a gentle warmth to a fiery blast of chilli heat, you are guaranteed an exceptional artisan flavour experience.
Galloway Chillies was formed in 2012 by Sheena Horner after she was continually unable to buy chillies anywhere locally and decided that she was going to do something about it. A farmer’s daughter, Sheena is passionate about local and British produce and only uses British chillies in her products. She currently make eight types of preserves which are available in five heats.
The chilli preserves are made from scratch in her own kitchen, in small batches so that every batch is of great quality and flavour.
March 2016 - Highly Commended, Scottish Rural Awards, Artisan Food Category
July 2015 - Chilli Burns – 2nd Speciality section, World Hot Sauce Awards, Jam/Jelly Division
June 2015 - Chilli Burns shortlisted for the Great British Food Farm Produce Awards
April 2015 - Chilli Burns shortlisted for the Scottish Food and Drink Excellence Awards
October 2014 - shortlisted in the Dumfries and Galloway Life, People of the Year Awards, Food/Drink Producer category.
May 2014 - Chilli Burns, awarded best chilli preserve at the Devon Chilli Fiesta.
March 2014 - shortlisted for the Dumfries and Galloway Chamber awards, most promising new business.
August 2013 - Chilli Lemon Citrus, Great Taste Award.