An island butcher has sent boxes of the famous Stornoway Black Pudding to feed the world’s golfers, spectators and media at the 2014 Ryder Cup.
Suppliers of the very best food produce from across the country are gearing up to cater for the 250,000 spectators and global media attending the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles this week.
The Ryder Cup will attract over 250,000 golf enthusiasts and 2,000 of the world’s media are also expected to attend. Images and footage from Scotland will be broadcast around the world with the potential of being viewed by over 1 billion people globally.
Ria MacDonald, Director of Charles Macleod Ltd, suppliers of the Stornoway Black Pudding, commented: “We are delighted to be supplying the Ryder Cup with our famous black pudding. We work very hard to ensure the quality and consistency of our product is of the highest standard.
“Following on from our European Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Status award, demand for our product continues to grow. The Ryder Cup provides us with a fantastic opportunity to showcase Stornoway Black Pudding to an audience who are interested in the very best of what Scotland has to offer.”
The Ryder Cup returns to Scotland – the home of golf - in its 40th year. The biennial competition sees teams from Europe and the USA compete against each other in teams of 12.
The 2014 Ryder Cup will see Team Europe defend its title against Team USA.