Discover the tastiest food and drink from Kent – The Garden of England

Month: July 2019

Taste Kent Meets BBQ Ben

We were very excited to speak to Ben Bartlett, aka BBQ Ben, who will soon be taking centre stage at the Taste of Kent Food Festival with a BBQ Masterclass like never before. He will be demonstrating at the festival…

Taste Kent Meets Nimisha Raja, Founder of Nim’s Fruit Crisps

From humble beginnings in Nimisha’s garden shed, Nim’s Fruit Crisps has turned from a Mother’s passion to provide healthy and delicious snacks for her children, into a national brand now available in Tescos stores, as well as independent shops across…

Oyster cocktail launches from Pearson’s Arms

Whitstable’s Pearson’s Arms is launching an Oyster Cocktail in celebration of Whitstable’s famous Oyster Festival, 27th– 29 July. Those familiar with Whitstable will know the importance of local oysters, real PGI Whistable Rock Oysters that is. Mixologists at the Pearson’s…

Macknade Celebrates 40th birthday with Acquisition of a New Ashford Site

Macknade marks its 40th birthday celebrations with the announcement of a new food & drink hub in Ashford’s Elwick Place. Already famous for its award-winning flagship food hall in Faversham, Macknade is set to fill the new 5,136 sq ft…

Kent Coffee Roaster launches Compostable Capsules

Stuart Wilson, 37, founder of Lost Sheep Coffee has launched a completely 100% compostable Nespresso-compatible coffee capsule made from Wood. The Kent based business person has launched this innovative environmentally friendly plant-based capsule filled with the luxury single origin direct…

Ten Reasons to Shop Local

Kent grows, breeds, nurtures, creates and serves some of the best food and drinks in the UK today. You can hardly pick up a magazine or paper that isn’t waxing lyrical about Kent’s burgeoning wine industry, its beer and hop…