“Hand crafted” has become one of those go-to, catch-all terms; it’s a phrase so widely-used that it has rarely any meaning at all, because it pertains to all manner of production and all kinds of makers. Lancashire brand Batch Gin, however, are so involved in every step of their production that to call them anything other than small batch or hand crafted would be to do them a disservice.
Jeni is a self-taught baker, she began her baking career in 2012 with Jeni’s Cupcakes and started to frequent local farmers markets and food festivals. She then, due to popular demand, progressed to birthday and wedding cakes and has never looked back! All the Brownies are lovingly made in our country kitchen using only the finest and locally sourced ingredients, including fair trade products and free range eggs whenever possible.
Independent Wine Merchant, Ribble Vallery, Lancashire. Barrica Wines is an independent wine retailer based at Huntley’s Country Stores and we are extremely proud that they were awarded the National title of 2010 UK Independent Wine Retailer of the Year and won the 2013 Customer Service EVA Award.
We are a friendly, close knit and hardworking farming family and our family values impact every aspect of our business. Our animals are well cared for and roam freely across more than 50 acres of lush farmland. They are fed on a wholesome diet and graze the pastures of the Forest of Bowland, ensuring excellent produce. As all the meat we supply comes direct from the farm we offer a premium product. We know all the breeds of our livestock.
Quay Ingredients is a small family run herb and spice business located on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and just a stone’s throw away from the beautiful Forest of Bowland. All our products are GMO free and contain no artificial flavour, colour or preservative. As the awareness of speciality foods, herbs and spices and other special flavourings increases, we are constantly researching and sourcing new and exciting products to meet consumer cooking demand.
Home to Bowland Beer Hall and possibly the longest bar in Britain. The big idea was to bring this former textile mill back to life as a food, drink and leisure hub. Since the beginnings of 2003, Bowland Brewery has grown in both size and popularity. The core range of cask beers has expanded and so has demand. They only use the finest ingredients in the perfect proportions.
Sticky Toffee Pudding in various flavours made from home and packed in individual containers in their own butterscotch sauce, for customers to take away and reheat at home. Also other related sticky toffee pudding products and brownies of various flavours.
Looking for something fun for all the family AND want to pick up a bottle or two of our rather lovely cordials? So many people think when they drink cordials you just add water, but where’s the fun in that? Our cordials are so versatile you can really get experimental.
They specialize in creating beautiful cupcakes, cake pops, celebration cakes, wedding cakes and giant cupcakes which are individually tailored to each customer ideas and requirements. You can choose any cake, buttercream/frosting and fillings, colours and themes. Each decoration is lovingly handcrafted and made from edible flower paste / sugar paste / modelling chocolate, and each buttercream and frosting is made freshly to order. Every product is created completely personal and individual to you.
The Grasmere Gingerbread Shop also sells its own award-winning rum butter and a variety of ginger-themed food, as well as toffee, fudges, chocolates, conserves, Cartmel Village Store Sticky Toffee Sauce, Kendal Mint Cake, conserves, ginger beer, ginger themed gifts, and much, much more.
Handmade vodka infusions. Premium vodka infused with flavours of retro-sweets. Available online and at food festivals/ events across the region.
A macaroon is a type of small circular cake, typically made from ground almonds, coconut, and/or other nuts or even potato, with sugar, egg white, and sometimes flavourings, food colouring, glace cherries, jam and/or a chocolate coating. Alison Seagrave was formerly resident at The Berkeley, Knightsbridge, and was Head Chef at Harvey Nichol’s award winning Second Floor Restaurant and Brasserie for 3 years. Alison, who has previously cooked for Charles and Diana, the Queen and the Queen Mother on separate occasions, has certainly dealt with all manner of challenges in the kitchen.
The Real Lancashire Black Pudding Company is a family business dedicated to producing the highest quality products. This has been proven by the awards we have won over the past 21 years. We are the highest decorated Black Pudding Makers in Great Britain. Our Bury Black Pudding Recipe dates back to 1879, carefully guarded through generations. And whilst increasing production we have preserved our traditional methods and deliver products of an outstanding quality.
The Magnificent Marshmallow Company is a small artisan company based in the idyllic Lake District. Carla and Steven get a giddy sense of satisfaction from seeking out new ingredients, trying out and making up new recipes and making others smile with their foodie offerings. Carla didn’t want to make normal marshmallows. She began experimenting with using fruits, oils, natural flavourings and high quality chocolate to add a contemporary twist to the nostalgic marshmallowy confection. Steven thought they were scrumptious and friends thought they were delectable. So alongside the day jobs, the couple decided to set out on a mission together
We are coffee roasters and tea merchants based in Lancashire and Yorkshire, in the North West of England. We feel that the secret of great coffee is freshness! We therefore hand roast in small batches with great care, quite often to order. This ensures the customer always has the freshest coffee available.
Here at SA Sauces, we produce certified Gluten free sauce concentrates which are simple and delicious to make. We have a wide range of different and unique flavours. All you have to do is simply add either double cream for a totally decadent, restaurant quality sauce, or simply add Crème fraîche for those that prefer a low fat option. We also have a Thai Green Curry which is best used with coconut cream, or coconut milk.
The gift of oil has built up an exceptional reputation for quality, affordable, artisan products which, most importantly, taste wonderful too! The incredible flavour of our olive oils and balsamic is what makes our loyal customers return to us month after month, year after year. Once the products arrive in the UK we have a dedicated team of enthusiasts who sample, bottle, label and quality check each product by hand at our premises in North Manchester, before they are dispatched to our customers through our website, our shop, at food festivals around the UK and sold through independent retailers.
Karni Bites is an authentic Greek Gyros, Souvlaki, or Greek Patties with Feta. Marinated with our own herbs and spices, Char Grilled and Served with Fresh Rocket, Tomatoes, Red Onion, and Tzatziki. It is served on a Greek Pitta or Flatbread. Veg Option – Greek Salad, Dolmades, Feta, and Cayenne Pepper. Greek Sausages.
Mad Science is the North West’s largest fun science provider. They go to hundreds of schools, libraries, holiday camps, party venues, homes and family events throughout the region. Each year their award-winning team reaches over 130,000 North West children with their unique brand of inspirational, hands-on science. They deliver events and programmes for children from 3 to 13 years on our mission, to inspire future scientists on a scale that will make a difference.