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Based on the south coast, near Brighton, Southover Food Company is an award-winning cooked-meat manufacturer and food distributor that supplies to local shops, delicatessens and catering companies across the region.

Known for the provenance of their products, with every supplier carefully vetted, they have a reputation for delivering high-quality foods that really stand out.

Quality, handmade, delicious cooked meats from Southover Food Company
Southover Food Company award-winning meat

Founded by butcher Steve Pearce over 25 years ago, they are particularly renowned for the fine cooked meats that they produce in their onsite kitchen. Over the years, however, they also branched out into a wide range of other speciality foods too.

In any event, whether it’s their award-winning hams, their speciality cheeses or delicious hand-made cakes, they always do whatever they can to source locally.

"It’s important to us because local sourcing supports small businesses and reduces the food miles," says Steve. "As well as being ethical, local food is often very innovative, too, and we work hard to find the most interesting products to satisfy the desire for the next new thing."

On top of all that, their own cooked meats have picked up a host of Great Taste Awards along the way - with their New York Style Pastrami, Southover Plain Dry Gammon and Southover Honey Roast Farmhouse Gammon being among their most recent award winning products.

Southover Food Company deliver directly across the South East, including London and the Home Counties, to small businesses and national chains. 

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Local Food Sussex says

We are delighted to welcome Southover Food Company into the Local Food Britain family. Although they don't sell directly to the public, they are a great supporter of the local food industry generally and it's a pleasure to have them with us.