A local Butcher, Mr Findlay started his trade in 1974 in the heart of Edinburgh. Due to the demand of his produce Mr Findlay relocated to larger premises in Portobello. Situated in the Edinburgh Seaside town, the premises has been a butcher shop for over 100 years and in the Findlay Family for 23 years.
In 1986, Joe Findlay took over the shop, becoming very proud to continue the butchering tradition. Joe has boosted his reputation by winning numerous awards for his haggis, sausages and black pudding.
Today’s modern business operates 2 shops and one production plant in East Lothian. It employs 20 members of staff including 3 family members.
Findlay’s supply their produce to a growing number of highly reputed restaurants and hotels in the UK from the Witchery at Edinburgh Castle to the Grosvenor Hotel in Mayfair, London .
Over recent years, Findlay ’s has not only been successful in winning many awards, they have also featured in TV appearances, both local and national including Rick Steins Food Heroes and Ainsley Harriot’s “50 Things to Eat Before you Die”. They have also been nominated as a Local Food Hero for the past 3 years.