Nigel Hesketh starts Galloway Lodge
Galloway Lodge is created when Nigel mixes his step-father's Scottish Heather Honey with marmalade in his mother's kitchen.
Fiona Hesketh joins the team
Nigel & Fiona get married in Orkney where Fiona had grown up. As a child Fiona had learnt to cook preserves with her mother on the busy family farm.
Poacher's Pickle is Created
Although this was also the year Nigel and Fiona's second son Ruaridh was born the really exciting thing that happened was that Nigel invented our world famous Poacher's Pickle.
Galloway Lodge Preserves undergoes a major rebrand into modern packaging.
Gold Great Taste Award
Our first Gold Great Taste Award. Currently we have 25 Great Taste Awards and counting.
Coffee Shop Opens
Although we have had a shop in Gatehouse of Fleet for many years this was a big move into a much larger premises with our coffee shop.
Galloway Burger House
We open weekly pop-up restaurant that becomes Galloway Burger House with a range of sauces.
Latest Great Taste Award
Strawberry Jam becomes our 25th and latest Great Taste Award winner.
Celebrate 50 years!
We celebrate 50 years of production in Gatehouse of Fleet..
Chief Preserving Officer
It's a sticky business, but someone has to do it! Fiona enjoys developing new and exciting products and riding with her horse Bella.
General Manager / Jambassador
Responsible for all sales and marketing activities and the general day to day running of the business. New product development and Foodservice.
Coffee Shop Boss
Had good coffee & service at our Coffee Shop? Then Helen is the one to thank! She's a total boss who keeps the ship running smoothly.
Murdo Francis McKenzie Hesketh
Chief Taster & Food Disposal Operative
Murdo enjoys walkies,biscuits, eating your dinner and sleeping in awkward places.
Trade Sales Manager
Although Fiona has been part of the Galloway Lodge team for over 10 years she has just started in her sales role. If you are looking for retail products for your shop then get in touch with Fiona! email@example.com
Steven keeps things running in the production kitchen. He ensures all of our products are made to the high standard that all of our customers expect.