The Local Guide Of Producers & Retailers In Kent
Welcome to our Kent Food Directory, an independent guide to great local food producers and retailers.
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- The Kentish filtbert, also known as a cobnuts is in fact part of the hazelnut family. The have been associated with the garden of England for centuries. Kentish 'cobs' would have been a pre or post-dinner treat in many
- Their apiaries are based in and around
the Weald, centred largely on
- They have been providing a wide range of "locally
sourced, naturally reared, free range meats and meat products" for
Brogdale Horticultural Trust
- Home to the National Fruit
Collections and is one of the largest collections of fruit varieties in
the world. It is however far more than a living museum. Brogdale is a very
real and living part of the Kent fruit industry.
Capel-Le-Ferne Farmers' Market
- Best Farmers' Market In Kent - Kent Life
Magazine Food & Drinks Awards 2004.
- Where can you go in Kent to buy excellent cheeses originating within the county and further afield?
Cheesemakers of Canterbury
- The Cheesemakers of Canterbury cheeses are made in a cheddar style, after the milling process they are wrapped in muslin and pressed for 2 days in original 19th Century presses.
Core Fruit Juice
- The farm that produces the juice is based in Chartham on the North Downs, the orchards sit on a chalk base, helping to give the apples their unique flavour.
- As part of the 2011
Smithfield Awards, they were presented with 8 Gold Awards for Pies & Sausages at Butchers Hall London by Ainsley Harriot.
- The business
sells to retail and wholesale customers, they smoke their own fish, and their smoked salmon and haddock enjoys an excellent reputation.
Faversham Farmers' Market
- The market takes place (at the time of writing) every Sunday from 10am to 2pm, on the Standard Quay against a backdrop of old barges.
Farm Country Foods and Gifts
- Six shops on one site, the Farm Shop provides the
usual range of local and more exotic produce, usually fresh, some grown on
the farm itself.
Headcorn Farmers' Market
- There is a
range of produce from organic vegetables to mouth-watering pies, organic
juice, breads and all the other local produce that ensures villagers have
the choice to buy local, sustainable produce.
Kentish Apple Verjus
- In the Middle Ages, Verjus, or Verjuice was used in traditional recipes all the way from The Middle East to The Midlands. It is made from the juice of under-ripe fruits and is a softer alternative to vinegar or lemon juice as an acidifier for dressings, sauces, juices and marinades.
- Plans for the 2013 Festival are in the advanced stage, one of the regions leading beer events.
- A product range of more than 250, incredible choice for consumers.
- Luddesdown is in North Kent so
subscription to the box scheme is going to be limited to that area, if in
doubt get in touch with the farm.
Ocado Home Delivery
- £10 off your first shop, year round savings with the Ocado Pass, two for the price of one offers and much delivered to your own home.
Organic Box Schemes
- This list isn't exhaustive so if you're not
here email us with your details for a free listing.
- In the summer of 1971 two pioneering women (Trish Flynn and Ann Ley) emigrated from London intent on starting a vegetarian restaurant..........the rest is history
Court Farm Shop
- Perry Court attend many of the county's Farmers' Markets, so their excellent fresh food is probably available in your area.
- The 14 acre market garden has been certified organic for over 20 years and possesses an Organic Symbol from the Soil Association
Rolvenden Farmers' Market
- The market is held In the
thirteenth century church of St. Mary the Virgin and in the new village
hall just opposite; in the centre of this pretty Kentish
Sandwich Farmers' Market
- The Farmers Market takes place on The Sandwich Guildhall Forecourt on the final Saturday of each Month from 9am and 1pm.
Farm Shop Ice Cream
- Solley's Farms Ice Cream are delighted to be SALSA approved.
- An unpasteurised mould ripened blue cheese, handmade by Steve and Karen Reynolds at their dairy farm near Staplehurst, in the heart of Kent.
- As well as all
the usual supermarket essentials, you can also order Tesco's Organics,
Tesco's Finest* Tesco's Free From, Tesco's Fair Trade, Tesco's Value and
Tesco's Healthy Living products.
Kent Tea and Trading Company
- Kent Tea can be found in a
wide range of shops in Kent under their own brand, typically in
independent retail outlets They also supply many wholesale customers
with own label products.
Tunbridge Wells Farmers' Market
come from a radius of 25 miles, with the addition of guest stalls such the
Isle of Wight Garlic and Tomatoes and Selsey Seafood and Fish.
- Villagers website proudly
boasts that their sausages have no additives, no preservatives and many
varieties are Gluten free.
Whitstable Fish Market
- Both the quality and quantity of seafood sold has
grown in recent years but it's still possible to get exquisite, locally
caught fish at competitive prices.
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