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Strive to Buy Five from   Kent this Christmas

Treat yourself and your loved ones to the best of Kent this Christmas, whilst supporting all your favourite small businesses. Produced in Kent has an enormous selection of suggestions for the festive season, from where to find your festive turkey and the best locally grown potatoes for roasting, through to little stocking fillers or more extravagant experience gifts for your loved ones. 

Strive to Buy Five 

It’s never too early to start planning for Christmas and this year the message to everyone is Strive to Buy Five locally produced presents or festive food and drink. From handmade candles and soap bars to locally distilled Gin or Sparkling Wine from a local vineyard, Kent producers will have something for everyone.  

If everyone buys five products from Kent this year, it will help to support and grow local business, in what has been a very challenging time for independent producers.  

Produced in Kent has gathered ideas and offerings from its hundreds of members, into one handy Christmas Directory. There are four sections covering ‘Christmas Food’, ‘Christmas Gifts’, ‘Eat, Drink & Stay’ and ‘Experiences’. Check out www.producedinkent.co.uk/christmas-directory to be inspired to Buy Five this Christmas!  

Why support local this Christmas? 

Shopping local is good for the soul, firstly – instead of mass-produced gifts, you can be sure to find something truly special and unique. And secondly, you will be making an enormous difference to a local family, their local business and your community, more happy feelings!  

Produced in Kent are a vital organisation in the county supporting the many outstanding food, drinks and craft businesses. Not only do these businesses back our local economy and the community, but they also provide employment opportunities and help to preserve key skills for generations to come. You can also feel smug about helping to reduce the airmiles and the short distance your gifts have had to travel. 

Gifts they will cherish 

You don’t have to spend big, to gift local, with cosmetics from Romney Marsh Wools from as little as £6 and candles from Pure Wix at £15 there are some fantastic options for a small budget. For those with a deeper wallet, you might like to consider a bottle of Blanc de Blanc from Gusbourne or a bottle of Lavender Gin from Castle Farm. If an experience gift will be more appreciated there are lots of options from local tasting flights for the grown-ups to quiz trails for the kids or a Brogdale Orchard Pass for the family. And for those who just can’t decide; a Champions membership from Produced in Kent is the ultimate gift solution, just £25 for an annual membership with exclusive offers and money off different products and experiences every quarter. 

A Kentish Feast 

We are all looking forward to spending time with friends and family this Christmas. Don’t forget to pre-order your meat from your local butcher or local online delivery service. The same goes for your vegetables, help them keep on top of the rush by pre-ordering from your local farm shops or veg box delivery company.  

There are lots of options to top up your favourite tipples too, from juice to beer, ciders to excellent local wines, Kent really is leading the way with award winning produce.  

Anyone will be delighted to receive treats like chutneys for the turkey sandwiches, interesting styles of tea and coffee and so many different types of sweet treats from local fudge makers and chocolatiers. And who needs an excuse to indulge in Christmas Pudding or Gingerbread flavoured ice cream from Simply Ice Cream? 

Kent Gift Inspiration 

Gusbourne Estate Blanc de Blanc 



The Kind Planet Company 

Power Balm™ • The Kind Planet Company 


Canterbury Brewers and Distillers 

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Castle Farm 

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CASTLE FARM LAVENDER GIN – Castle Farm Shop (castlefarmkent.co.uk) 


The Maidstone Distillery 

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Sharp’s Toffee Liqueur – Maidstone Distillery (themaidstonedistillery.com) 


Pure Wix 

Shop | Pure Wix Eco Friendly Vegan Candles (wixcandles.co.uk) 


My Cottage Cosmetics 

Kombucha Body Lotion | My Cottage Cosmetics 


Romney Marsh 

Romney Marsh Wools | Luxury Lanolin Organza Mini Travel Set 25ml range | Online Shop 


Quiz Trail  

Quiz Trail Shop 


Simply Ice Cream 

All Flavours Archives — Simply Ice Cream 


Brogdale Collections 

Orchard Pass – Brogdale Collections national fruit collection 


The Ultimate Gift Option 



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