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The Watercress Company returns Hampshire to its roots

The Watercress Company (TWC) has committed to a three-year sponsorship of the county’s local food group, Hampshire Fare. The company wanted to show its support for the invaluable work of the food group while it is investing further resources into its Hampshire side of the business. Watercress has been grown commercially in Hampshire since the […]

Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition 2015 winners announced

Hampshire’s butchers turned out in force to showcase their talent at the Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition. The annual meaty contest was organised by not-for-profit local food group, Hampshire Fare, to celebrate the county’s talented butchers. The competition attracted an impressive 235 entries from 35 butchers, a 20% increase on last year’s figures. Contestants […]

Hampshire Food Festival – Celebrating 15 years

Hampshire’s local food scene is thriving with talented people working hard to create delicious things. The Hampshire Food Festival is a time when these people and the fruits of their labour can take centre stage. Celebrating its 15th year, the Hampshire Food Festival has grown from a weekend event to a month-long line up of […]

Hampshire wine sparkles

English wine is causing quite a stir on the global wine scene with Hampshire firmly established as a region to watch. At two major international wine tasting competitions held in London recently Hampshire wines won an outstanding array of medals. The UK wine region has doubled in seven years with 2,000 hectares dedicated to vine […]

Get a Taste of Hampshire

A celebration of the region’s finest food and drink will see ‘Hampshire’ as the dish of the day at Sparsholt College’s Taste of Hampshire on Saturday 19 July 2014. Food and drink is about tasting, cooking and appreciating and this event will have the very best of the County’s produce for visitors to sample and […]

Hampshire’s Dish of the Year is named

It’s official, pan fried fillet of turbot with a pea and broad bean fricassee is Hampshire’s Dish of the Year. Chefs from the Fullers pub group battled in the open air kitchen at Sparsholt College’s Taste of Hampshire food and drink festival recently to decide the county’s winning dish. Simon Bone, Head Chef of the […]