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AJ Sharp

Produced in Kent to roll out “Buy Local” campaign across the South East of England

Produced in Kent’s phenomenally successful HelpKentBuyLocal campaign has been so well received that it is going to be packaged up and rolled out across the South East. The new expansion initiative will be called ‘Buy Local South East’ and will…

Kent Organisations Set To Bolster The Hospitality Industry

Produced in Kent and Visit Kent have combined forces to bolster the hospitality industry in a campaign dubbed “Support Your Local”. The initiative aims to help businesses as they come out of lockdown, focussing on the county’s food and drink…

Support Your Local #CaringCustomer Pledge.

To be a Caring Customer in the Support Your Local campaign, follow the #CaringCustomer Pledge. You can also share the #CaringCustomer badge on your social media pages. As a Caring Customer who supports my local restaurants, pubs, cafes, tearooms and hotels…

Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts- Chapel Down Style!

For the man who has everything, wants nothing and is impossible to buy for, Chapel Down, the UK’s biggest winemaker, has a range of outstanding (genuinely award-winning) still and sparkling wines along with some very unique spirits. The ultimate gift that will leave a lasting…

Local artist creates Helpkentbuylocal colouring sheet

Produced in Kent, the voice of Kent food and drink, has launched a more mindful message this week in the form of a colouring poster. Partakers are encouraged to share their coloured poster in the window of their shop, store…

More People Turn To Gluten Free Alternatives

It’s Coeliac UK Awareness Week – 11th-17th May 2020 Since the Covid-19 crisis hit the UK, gluten free flour producer Oast to Host has experienced an unexpected surge in online sales. Not only have the cake and pastry flours been…

Pass the fruit crisps

You asked for it, and here it is, Nim’s Fruit Crisps has launched new Share Bags of its emblematic one-ingredient crisps! The new Nim’s Share Bags come in 3 varieties: Apple, Beetroot & Parsnip, and Pineapple & Beetroot. Priced at…

HelpKentBuyLocal Grows

Since lockdown was announced over 200 food and drinks business have added their details to the website www.helpkentbuylocal.co.uk. The process, which takes just 5 mins, means that every business is immediately searchable by customers. The site has received tens of…

Lost Sheep Coffee is now available in stores all over Kent

As you know, Taste Kent is all about the local stores and independents, but we recently discovered that buying a product range in the supermarket still directly supports that local producer. So we urge you, if you are shopping in…

Get Crafty…

A real increase in buying locally has been an unexpected positive from this extraordinary time of national crisis. Fear, kindness, community and hope have gripped us all at some point. Despite these extremely challenging times, birthdays, anniversaries and celebrations are…