Over 30 Years History
Over 30 Years History

Over 30 Years History

Over 30 Years History

About us

Our Story

Haigs is a family business established in 2007 by James and Julie Haig. We are situated in Aberdeen city centre, specialising in fresh meat, fresh fruit and veg, bakery and pies.

Our shop at Arch 7, Palmerston Road, Aberdeen is the heart of our business, spread across 2,300 square feet we have created a retail area where you can purchase all our homemade products. This site is also home to our Kitchen, food safety is of key importance to us, we have segregated our butchery team, kitchen team and our shop team who handle cash and card separately eliminating cross contamination and adding to the overall experience shopping with Haigs.

We have a unique healthy eating product which is sought after within the north east of Scotland, our store is complemented by our mobile shop which visits many towns and villages throughout the north east of Scotland, through designated collection points, we also supply several independent retailers to help us get our unique products out into the communities.

James Haig, Master Butcher has over 30 years experience within the food industry, he has had a very busy and rewarding career serving customers such as Harrod's, Harvey Nichols, Spencer House, Claridge's and many more.  James career began in Scotland as a young apprentice butcher, serving his time with a top shop winner he personally won Scottish Young Butcher of the year, since then his career has gone from strength to strength being involved in senior butchery management for a major retailer, Q Guild shop manager in central London and involved in senior management within two successful organic meat companies.


Over the years James and Haigs have won a considerable amount of awards from butchery, bakery and our award-winning website, we have even been highly commended by Gary Rhodes in his search for local food heroes. Recently we were crowned Scotland's Best Food Retailer and Scotland's Best Independent Retailer and also the Consumers Family Retailer of the Year.


Haigs has something to offer everyone, whether you are passing by and want a coffee or are a passionate "foodie" looking for a fantastic quality product, planning a large shop or a dinner party or generally want to stock up on some of our exceptional products, we have something to offer you all.


Our promise is to use our passion and experience to offer a friendly first class service and we extend a warm welcome to all existing and new customers.