Robert Graham, Managing Director of Graham’s The Family Dairy joined the family farming & dairy business in 1991. Raised within a proud family that has farmed for five generations, he brings an innate understanding of dairy farming & business development to Bridge of Allan based business founded by his grandfather in 1939. The Graham family are proud of their agricultural roots and remain firmly committed to the highest quality dairy production & paying fair farm gate prices to its fellow farmers.
They work in partnership with more than 98 Scottish farmers with a turnover in excess of £85m. The dairy employs 500 full time staff & produces liquid milk, butter, cream, ice cream, cheese and a range of Jersey products, to more than 6,000 customers. These customers range from independent retailers through to hotels & restaurants & the major multiples including Waitrose, Tesco, Asda, Morrison’s, Sainsbury’s, Mark and Spencer’s, Aldi and Lidl.
Graham’s has firmly established itself as a top 10 Scottish brand in Scotland, ranking as number 1 Scottish Food Brand, number 1 Dairy Brand and number 2 Scottish brand overall in the latest Kantar Worldpanel research compiled by the Scottish Grocer. This is attributed to increased volume and sales growth as well as more consumers buying the Graham’s brand.
- Graham’s The Family Dairy is Scotland’s largest independent dairy producing an award winning range of milk, butter, cream, ice cream, sour cream, cottage cheese, quark, Protein 22 and cheddar cheese as well as Graham’s Organic range and Graham’s Gold Jersey range.
- Graham’s products are available the length and breadth of the country via more than 6,000 customers from independent retailers to hotels and restaurants as well as all the major supermarkets in Scotland, and some south of the border.
- Graham’s was named number 1 Scottish food brand, and number 2 Scottish brand overall in the 2016 Kantar WorldView Panel Research. The brand also retained its 2015 title of number 1 dairy brand in Scotland.
- Graham’s recently acquired the Glenfield Dairy site in Fife from First Milk, which has seen the business expand into cottage cheese, quark and sour cream.
- Graham’s spreadable butter is the fastest growing brand in Scotland (76% up year on year), driving the overall growth of the brand.
- More than half of Scotland’s population currently buy Graham’s products.