Christmas is a time for luxury and indulgence. It’s natural to want the best quality ingredients and gifts so we have saved you some hassle by listing the UK brands that hold a Royal Warrant on YouK. Here are a few of our favourite brands that will make your Christmas extra special.
Royal Warrants of Appointment are the highest level of recognition for those who have supplied goods to the households of Her Majesty The Queen, His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh or His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. Royal Warrants acknowledge tradespeople’s skill and the quality of their products and have been awarded for centuries to companies supplying royal households for at least five years. Only around 800 companies in the world hold a Royal Warrant.
Established in 1902, Prestat is one of London’s oldest chocolate shops. To this day, their truffles are still handmade and they use only the finest fairly traded cocoa.
Dewar’s Scotch Whisky
Founded in 1846 by John Dewar, John Dewar & Sons Ltd has grown from a small wine and spirits merchant shop in Perth, Scotland, to become a global brand. Since 1898 their stills, just three miles from the birthplace of their founder John Dewar, have produced the beautifully balanced single malt at the heart of Dewar’s Scotch.
Camel Valley Wines
Camel Valley has been producing world-class wines in the Cornish countryside since 1989. Bacchus and Pinot Noir varieties are planted at their idyllic vineyard near the famous Camel River. Their combination of traditional vineyard practices with a modern approach to winemaking produces wine of exquisite quality.
Taylor’s of Harrogate
All teas and coffees produced by Taylors of Harrogate are independently verified by Rainforest Alliance, UTZ, or Fairtrade. They have an exclusive range of teas and infusions as well as single-origin and coffee blends. Taylors engage in a number of environmental practices such as community recycling projects and planting over 1 million trees in the UK and Kenya.
John Ross Jr Foods
John Ross Jr Foods are part of a family-run fishmonger in Aberdeen. They are famed for their handcrafted Scottish smoked salmon uniquely smoked in historic brick kilns which have been used since 1857. They also have a range of meats and other foods available to buy.
Donald Russell is an award-winning Scottish Butchers. They only source traditionally reared, grass-fed cattle from British farms and they only use the very best. Their meats are all hand-butchered and they run an online delivery service.