Auchtertool-based haggis and black pudding specialist, The Farmers Son has signed a deal with natural and organic grocery chain, Whole Foods market.

Demand for Scottish products in London and across the UK has surged with retailers keen to source the finest quality Scottish artisan products in recent months.

The sector has grown substantially in recent years with more consumers sourcing Scottish products at Christmas.

Founder of The Farmers Son, Pete Mitchell, uses a 100-year-old, all-natural Scottish family recipe to make their black pudding, white pudding and haggis. Using only the finest quality ingredients sourced from local farms in Scotland, including, home-grown pork, PGI Scotch Beef, local flour, onion and oatmeal.

All products are free from preservatives and additives, with no GM ingredients. Farmers Son products are also free from sugar and dairy.

“Consumers are demanding products from a genuine source and want to get behind food companies with real provenance and an exciting offering,” says Peter Mitchell.

“As our loyal customer base is expanding, Whole Foods align with our values at The Farmer’s Son, promoting food which is free from artificial preservatives, colours, flavours.

“We share a passion and commitment for great tasting food and are really excited to see how this partnership develops.

“It is also great our customers have a new accessible place to buy our products alongside our current butcher’s shops and delicatessens.

“Our products are a modern take on traditionally Scottish products whether in a haggis bon bon, black pudding sausage roll, or in pasta or risotto dishes, they make a wonder accompaniment to any roast.”

Online grocery retailer Ocado have also recently added a range of Scottish products category to their offering.