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Kent Foundation and Produced in Kent form Strategic Partnership to Support Food & Drink Start-ups

The Kent Foundation and Produced in Kent are thrilled to announce their strategic partnership. A move that will launch business support activities that benefit young entrepreneurs in the local food and drink sector in Kent.   Kent Foundation and Produced in Kent will run a four-session training series at the…

App to Tackle Food Waste and Poverty gets Backing from Businesses Spanning Entire Food Chain

Successfully garnering support from businesses across the county that represent every area in the food chain, Produced in Kent is offering a solution that will help reduce the 6.4 million tonnes of edible food wasted each year with the launch of the Food Loop app.    From growers to charities, support is coming in thick and…

Macknade Faversham to Host National Cherry & Soft Fruit Show

Macknade, Kent’s food & drink experts, are set to host the prestigious National Cherry & Soft Fruit Show at their Faversham store on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th July. The event, normally held at the Kent Show, attracts entries from…

A Spiritual Awakening in Chatham

This is the second time I’ve been to Chatham in the last few months, the last time it was to visit the very elegant Café Nucleus on the high street. This time, I had a scenic but no less flavourful…

Could you be a Food Loop champion?

Food Loop: The Ground-breaking New App from The No Food Wasted Forum Connecting Businesses in a Bid to Reduce Food Waste  Are you an ethical food and drink business based in Kent? A new app from the No Food Wasted Forum is…

Love Your Leftovers with Produced in Kent’s Monthly Tips from the Change One Thing Campaign

Every month Produced in Kent will take a closer look at the different ways in which you can have a more sustainable attitude to food. This month, it is sharing helpful tips and advice on making the most of your leftovers.   Did you know UK households…

Winners Announced Taste of Kent Awards 2021 

Following the first-ever virtual ceremony, the winners of Produced in Kent’s Taste of Kent Awards 2021, can now be revealed.    On Tuesday 11th of May, the largest ever audience for the Taste of Kent Awards Ceremony, tuned in to the live streaming to…

Be Vocal About Local with Produced in Kent’s Monthly Tips from the Change One Thing Campaign

Every month Produced in Kent will take a closer look at the different ways in which you can have a more sustainable attitude to food. This month, it is sharing helpful tips and advice on shopping locally.  Floortje Hoette, Chief Executive of Produced in Kent, knows that…

Karara Launches and Celebrates Vaisakhi in Style

Wednesday night saw the official launch of Karara at the Macknade Food Village in Faversham. Observing the current social distances guidelines friends, supporters and invitees attended from near and far. Paul and Rani Babra welcomed guests with the sound of…

Finalists revealed – Taste of Kent Awards 2021

Public voting has now closed and Produced in Kent is delighted to reveal the finalists for the Taste of Kent Awards 2021 (TOKA). The top three finalists in each category will now enter the final stages of the competition. They…