Co-op develops a taste for gin

Orkney Gin’s husband and wife team Stephen and Aly Kemp.

THE Co-op has expanded its gin range by listing spirits from 10 Scottish companies, following a year in which the firm said gin sales hit record levels.

Wine and spirit merchant Gordon & MacPhail will now supply over 60 Co-op stores’ Scottish brands including Pickering’s Gin, Edinburgh Gin, Gordon Castle Gin, Moray, Makar Glasgow Gin, Arbikie Kirsty’s Gin, Arbroath, Caorunn, Balmenach, Kirkjuvagr Orkney Gin (pictured), Shetland Reel Gin, Rock Rose Gin, Thurso, and Porter’s Gin.