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Kent Personalities

Taste Kent Meets Mark Harvey.

To celebrate English Wine Week, Taste Kent has been learning more about one of the county’s leading producers of English wine, Chapel Down. We caught up with Managing Director,  Mark Harvey earlier this week.  Please can you tell us a…

Stefano Cuomo is Kent Life’s Food & Drink Hero 2019

The Kent Life Food & Drink Awards 2019 has recognised Stefano Cuomo, Managing Director of Macknade, as the winner of its prestigious ‘Food and Drink Hero’ award.   This award recognises Stefano Cuomo as ‘someone who has made a lasting contribution to the food and drink community’. As…

Taste Kent Meets Karen Dean

This week, Taste Kent caught up with Karen Dean, MD of Kent-based premium frozen food supplier, Field Fare.       You took over Field Fare in 2003, how has the business changed since 1977?  In 1977, field fare was not wholesaling to…

Taste Kent Meets Laura Taylor

This week, Taste Kent caught up with local entrepreneur Laura Taylor who’s Mobile Bar Business WildBox Events has been phenomenally successful. For those readers that haven’t yet heard of Wild Box, please tell us a little more about your business….

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…

Taste Kent Meets Adrian Ling

Based in Kent, we were delighted to discover Plamil, a genuine ethical food manufacturer. The company has been Vegan since the 60’s when it was founded by Leslie Cross who was a pioneer of the Vegan Society.  Since then the…

Taste Kent Meets Sian Holt, Founder of Fudge Kitchen

No trip to Canterbury is ever complete without popping into Fudge Kitchen to marvel at the skill of the fudge makers and pick up presents and decadent treats for the family. Taste Kent meets founder Sian Holt to learn more…

Taste Kent Meets Tom Lloyd Jones

Taste Kent meets the owner of English Wine Adventures, Tom Lloyd Jones who tells us about Kent’s burgeoning wine tourism scene, how our county’s exciting terroir influences the wines we can produce and what to look forward to in the next…