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Fresh produce business Foodari gets Royal seal of approval

Foodari, the fresh produce business based at Howletts Farm near Ashford, has received a Royal Appointment for the Supply of Fruit and Vegetables to HRH the Prince of Wales.

Take a run through the Gusbourne grapevines with the NFU Mutual Ashford, Tenterden & Whitfield team

Whether you like running, wine, beautiful scenery or all three, we’ve found the perfect event for you. The Gusbourne Run, which is proudly sponsored by trusted insurance provider NFU Mutual Ashford, Tenterden and Whitfield, takes place on Sunday 24th of July.

Introducing The Saffa Bru at Woolton, a new dining experience in a stunning venue

Woolton Farm in Bekesbourne nr Canterbury, the home of award-winning cider producer Kentish Pip, has partnered with The Saffa Bru (Afrikaans for ‘South African brother’) at The Barn, to launch an exciting new dining experience this summer.

Add flavour and vibrancy to your drinks this summer with Shwen Shwen

Kent based chef Maria Bradford is sharing the flavours and culture of West Africa with her new range of drinks, perfect for cocktails and mocktails in the sunshine. A recipe writer and accomplished chef, Maria was born and raised in…

Coming soon from Macknade: The Wine Club

If you enjoy a glass or two of vino and would like to explore and expand your knowledge, it’s time to meet The Macknade Wine Club.  Created by the team of wine experts and buyers at Macknade, this new subscription…

Taste Kentish Ales and join the ‘flock’ on a Shepherd Neame brewery tour

The Taste Kent team were invited to Shepherd Neame last month, to get a fascinating insight of what goes on backstage at Britain’s oldest brewer.


Simpsons’ Wine Estate in Kent is preparing to expand its still wine production after planting a third vineyard, marking almost a decade since owners Ruth and Charles Simpson established their winery in the heart of the garden of England. Over…

Kent Crowns its Food & Drink Heroes for 2022: The Taste of Kent Award winners announced

In a glitzy ceremony at the Kent Event Centre last night – the first since 2020, the winners of Kent’s food and drink Oscars equivalent, The Taste of Kent Awards, were announced in a joyous in-person gathering of the finalists.

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Easter treats and fun in store at Macknade

If like us you’re a bit lastminute.com then you probably haven’t yet got round to buying any Easter  treats for loved ones? If not, fear not!  Macknade has two delicious Easter hampers on offer. One that takes from their Kentish…