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Jan
22
Read our round up of 2015 to discover how we helped local food and drink producers last year, and our plans for 2016.


Jan
21
Local Food Britain's own Tracy Carroll caught up with Andy MacNeill, Master butcher at Priory Farm, Nutfield in an interview for the Surrey Mirror (Thursday 21 January). Read all about the history of Burns Night and traditional Scottish haggis.


Dec
15
Christmas dinner has evolved over the centuries. In the Middle Ages the rich would most likely be tucking into boar’s head while the poor would be grateful for a pie made from leftovers. Fast-forward to the Victorian era, and goose was the meat of the moment. It was not until the mid-19th century that turkey headed the pecking order as the traditional centrepiece of the festive table and the UK now consumes some 10 million of them at Christmas.


Dec
15
Biddenden Vineyards has announced the launch of the UK's first and only naturally red apple juice produced from Red Love apples.


Dec
03
The Chelsea Pensioners enjoyed a taste of West Sussex as High Weald Dairy cheese was at the centre of the annual Ceremony of the Christmas Cheeses


Nov
18
Artistically iced, decorated with glazed fruit or just plain nutty, there’s nothing to beat homemade Christmas cake. Bakers say a rich fruit cake improves as it matures, which is good news if you want to get ahead with your Christmas cooking.


Oct
14
Here at Local Food HQ, we’re happily indulging ourselves in Chocolate Week (12 – 18 October 2015) – after all, it’s just the excuse we need to break into a bar or two (hands up, it’s three really!).


Sep
16
It’s congratulations all round at Local Food Britain HQ as three of our members have been recognised as best in county in the Surrey Life Food and Drink Awards 2015.


Aug
18
The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has presented Biddenden Strong Kentish Cider with an award for Cider of the Festival 2015 at the Great British Beer Festival in August.


Aug
15
The school hols are approaching their final hurrah, the days are growing a little shorter and there's a hint of autumn in the evening air. Better get out the Tupperware – it’s blackberry time again!