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Please find below the terms and conditions for our Preserves With Passion competition being held as part of the first-ever Countryside Food Festival to be held at Priory Farm in South Nutfield on Saturday 15 September 2018.

Follow this link to read more about this exciting challenge.

  1. Entrants are required to pre-register on or before Thursday 13 September 2018 by use of the online form found at and this information will be used to provide entrants with further information. Please follow this link to access the entry form.
  2. Each entrant may submit up to TWO preserves.
  3. Preserves should be brought to the Local Food Britain Countryside Food Festival on Saturday 15 September between 10am and midday. However, no entries will be accepted on the day unless they have been pre-registered.
  4. There are two categories – adult (16 and over) and junior (under 16)
  5. All preserves must be ambient (ie not require refrigeration) and presented in a glass container, ideally with a wax seal.
  6. There will be a prize in both the categories and an overall winner whose preserve will be produced as a limited edition range by Bartie’s Sussex Faire.
  7. Winners will not receive income for the use of their recipe or the sale of the preserve, however, a donation from each sale will be made to Macmillan Cancer Support.
  8. All recipes must be original, not taken from any other source and with no breach of copyright.
  9. The competition is open to all home cooks but not to professional chefs or commercial businesses.
  10. Each entry must be clearly labelled with the product name and full list of ingredients. Do not include your name or any contact details – the general public and panel of judges will be conducting a blind tasting and when you bring you entry in on 15th September we will allocate it a number for identification purposes.
  11. The product must be made by the entrant.
  12. By entering the competition, you are agreeing to partake in publicity and Local Food Britain reserves the right to publish winning recipes and methods. For minors, publicity will be at the discretion of their parent/guardian.
  13. The winning recipe may need to be adapted for production by Bartie’s Sussex Faire.
  14. The organisers will not be able to return any entries or containers.
  15. Winners will be announced during week commencing Monday 17th September 2018.
  16. No feedback will be given.
  17. The judges’ decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  18. Local Food Britain reserves the right to change, cancel or suspend this event at any time.
  19. Any personal information you supply to us for the purposes of entering the competition is protected by the Data Protection Act 1998. Your personal information will be held on a database by Local Food Britain but will not be used for marketing unless you opt in when you fill in the entry form, however, it will be used to contact you about the competition. Local Food Britain will not pass your personal information to any other third party.