Coldstream Farm trades as The Firm of DM Cargill. Douglas Cargill established the business at Coldstream Farm in 1949 His son Jim Cargill joined the partnership in 1978 and the third generation Tom Cargill joined in 2015.
We have a long term relationship with Grampian Growers the farmers cooperative since Douglas Cargill was instrumental in setting up Grampian Growers in 1969 becoming chairman for seven years from 1974-81.
Coldstream Farm work closely with the James Hutton Institute and Grampian Growers to ensure that the varieties we grow are of a high quality. All our potatos are for seed. We predominantly export to Egypt but also provide for Israel and Saudi Arabia. We are particularly proud of our variety Gemson which are an excellent salad variety. (can you rip this picture of Gemson http://www.grampiangrowers.co.uk/Potato.html) We also grow Hermes, Slaney,Burren, Orla and Harmony.
Coldstream Farm grows more than 9 varieties of the very best British daffodils on Scottish land land, one of the finest regions for growing daffodils in the world. We focus on a smaller number of brands to ensure quality bulbs.
The Scottish climate is ideal for growing this popular flower the season follows the south west season and allows flowers to be picked from March right through until Easter.
Operating from a home sites meaning that bulbs are efficiently dried and handled, our strength comes from our expertise in daffodil production. Our company has an outstanding reputation for quality and colour.
Our packing lines produce daffodils to exact customer specifications, We supply to Morrisons and export to Europe. Our bulbs are exported to the Europe and the United States. Golden Harvest, Dutch Master, Carlton,Standard Value, Golden Ducet, Ice Follies,Professor Einstein, White Lion and Slim Whitman.