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Taste Kentish Ales and join the ‘flock’ on a Shepherd Neame brewery tour

The Taste Kent team were invited to Shepherd Neame last month, to get a fascinating insight of what goes on backstage at Britain’s oldest brewer.

Kent Crowns its Food & Drink Heroes for 2022: The Taste of Kent Award winners announced

In a glitzy ceremony at the Kent Event Centre last night – the first since 2020, the winners of Kent’s food and drink Oscars equivalent, The Taste of Kent Awards, were announced in a joyous in-person gathering of the finalists.

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…

Kent Comes Out in Force to Vote For Local Food and Drink in the Taste of Kent Awards 2021

With just three days left until the public voting closes for the Taste of Kent Awards 2021, residents of Kent are showing overwhelming support for their favourite local food, tipple, farm shop, pub, or restaurant with a doubling of the…

Working From Home: Survival Kit

(Disclaimer-contains some gifted items). We all need a helping hand to get through the week right now and this week was made easier with a little help from these drinks and snacks. Everybody’s working days are different at the moment…

Public Voting Is Open!

Taste of Kent Awards 2021 Launches Today marks the opening of the Taste of Kent Awards 2021 public voting. Produced in Kent’s flagship event celebrates the best in food and drink that Kent has to offer during an exclusive awards…

Countdown to Christmas. Your Top 10 Essentials. Day 9.

So far in our Christmas Essential top 10, we have covered the turkey from Appledore Turkeys, the vegetables from Broaddistch Farm. Our bucks fizz will be made with Biddenden vineyard’s Pinot Reserve and we will be tucking into a cheeseboard…

Countdown to Christmas. Your Top 10 Essentials with Taste Kent. Day 4.

Day 4 of our top 10 countdown to Christmas is about last minute gifts and you can’t get more local than nipping down to Rochester Highstreet tomorrow. On Saturday 19th December from 10-2.30pm, Rochester Vintage and Artisan Market will take…

Shop Locally – Build Relationships – Boost Happiness

It is well known that positive social interactions are proven to boost your mood[i], but did you know that shopping locally also affects your happiness? Whether you pop into the local bakers for your freshly baked bread, nip into the…

Warm Weather Brings Early Harvest for Chapel Down

Kentish winemaker Chapel Down has begun an early harvest thanks to the excellent weather this year. The company’s Kit’s Coty vineyard in Kent has seen growing conditions just perfect for Vintage 2020 Richard Lewis, Head of Viticulture, Chapel Down says, “This latest…