Savour the taste of a Kent autumn with these goodies from Produced in Kent
With the apple and grape harvest underway, pumpkins gleaming in the fields and roast dinners back on the menus, there’s lots to look forward to this autumn in Kent. It’s time to dig out the woolly jumper, embark on a crisp autumn walk, then light the fire and enjoy a taste of autumn with inspiration from Produced in Kent.
Biddenden Monks Delight
Monks Delight blends Strong Kentish Cider with honey & spices to create a rich, delicious cider which may be served warm. Created using the Barnes family’s traditional recipe using a blend of Kent grown culinary & dessert apples, Monks Delight Cider is the perfect winter warmer. Retails from £5.10 for 75cl. Available to purchase from the cellar door at Biddenden Vineyards or at biddendenvineyards.com
PYO Apples at Brogdale
Brogdale Collections have 2 open weekends where the public can come along and PYO straight from the tree for over 2000 varieties of apple. All proceeds go towards the upkeep of these very special heritage varieties.
To find out more visit brogdalecollections.org
Macknade Kentish Weekender Hamper
Level up your half-term staycation with Macknade’s Kentish Weekender hamper. It includes all the essentials you need for a quintessential Kentish escape, including breakfast goodies, snacks, English wine and local craft beers. Retails at £80. Available to purchase from macknade.com
Romney Marsh Wools Natural Lanolin Wool Fat Hand Soap
A rich moisturising soap from Romney Marsh Wools. Lanolin is the naturally occurring fat in wool, with many beneficial attributes; gentle, rich and soothing, it helps keep skin soft and smooth as we head into the harsh winter months. Prices start from £2-£6. Available to purchase from romneymarshwools.co.uk
Goupie Chocolate Free-From Trick or Treat Bags
Each bag contains a mix of white and 55% chocolate buttons providing a vegan, dairy-free treat for children this Halloween. Each bag contains 20 individual packs of chocolate buttons packaged in compostable bags. Each Trick or Treat bag retails at £6.50. Available for purchase at goupiechocolate.com
Wooden Spoon Stud Orange & Brandy ‘Mulled Wine Mix’
Enjoy the taste of Autumn in a mug, All you need is hot water, a bag of English breakfast tea and the Stud Orange & Brandy from Wooden Spoon’s amazing Weck jar range of bottled fruits. Retails at £6.95. Available for purchase at thewoodenspoon.co.uk
Biddenden Special Mead
Biddenden Special Mead is produced using modern methods from fermented fruit and honey which is then sweetened with fine honeys to give a deep amber colour. Deliciously rich, full flavoured and aromatic, Biddenden Special Mead is best served at room temperature as an accompaniment to strong cheese or sweet fruitcake. Available to purchase from the cellar door at Biddenden Vineyards, or at biddendenvineyards.com priced at £10.10 for 75cl bottle.
For more information visit the autumn guide at www.producedinkent.com
Produced in Kent are the trade organisation providing vital support to a diverse range of businesses in Kent, which in turn provide valuable employment opportunities and are at the economic heart of our rural communities.