Please see below details of all the stalls who joined us at the Food and Drink Festival 2014.
Ace of Cakes - Baked goods. Cakes, traybakes, desserts and savouries. www.aceofcakes.co.uk
Adams & Russell – We are roasters of fresh coffee from over twenty countries. In addition to our coffee, we offer a wide variety of leaf teas and accessories. www.adamsandrussell.co.uk
Alison’s Homemade – Alison’s Homemade is an award winning producer of Fresh Fruit Cordials which are handmade in small batches in our kitchen in Cheshire. We use as the best ingredients available to us and blend them to produce really fresh tasting drinks. We are always experimenting with new flavours and th best recipes make it to the bottle. We are proud that we create all our own recipes.
All About Pies – We produce hand raised pies the old fashioned way on wooden blocks. We have a variety of flavours and believe in providing good quality, seasonal ingredients. Our pies represent old fashioned techniques as well as old fashioned recipes. We pride ourselves in bringing the ‘History of Pies’ to our customers.
Arancini Divas - Arancini – Italian hand rolled risotto balls, both sweet and savoury; including ranges for vegetarians, vegans – gluten and dairy free. Available to take away or eat as street food in a wrap with salad and homemade dressings. A chance to try something that’s deliciously different.
Barley Hops – We sell a wide range of bottled craft beers and lagers and you can now find us in our new Beer Shop on Swan Bank. www.barleyhops.co.uk
Bangkok Thai Restaurant – We will be selling Thai snacks such as chicken on toast and fish cakes. There will also be street food such as noodles, meat and vegetable curries – simple dishes that reflect the taste of Thailand. www.bangkok-thai.co.uk
Beartown Brewery - Celebrating 20yrs, Congleton’s first brewery. We will be serving beers from our brewery shop.
Beartown Spice – www.beartownspice.co.uk
Beez Neez Honey – We produce one of the healthiest foods in the world: honey and pollen. Bees are the world’s greatest pollinators – we all depend on them.
Bexton Cheese – based in Knutsford, we produce hand made farm house cheeses, individually waxed in various flavours – parsley and garlic, ginger, cranberry and hot chilli.
Big Bowl – Authentic Chinese dim sum, chicken chow mein & sweet & sour chicken. Chinese foods are healthy – you don’t see many fat Chinese guys.
Bon-o-licious – Fresh, diverse and exciting. Watch us marinade, chop and cook. www.bon-o-phool.com
H.S. Bourne – John Bourne is a dairy farmer and the last Cheshire Cheese maker making and maturing cheese in the time honoured way. His family have been making award winning cheese since 1750. Our Choice Cheshire Cheeses are not sold to large multiple stores but to small local delis, farm shops and at local farmers’ markets. www.hsbourne.co.uk
Bromley Farm Community Development Trust – We will be selling fruit and vegetable plants, potting hanging baskets with fruit and herbs and encouraging people to grow their own healthy food at home.
Buttertons Big Brown Cow Ice Cream - Buttertons Big Brown Ice Cream is produced locally on the farm using milk & cream from our Brown Swiss cows. The business is a small family run business which focuses on quality not quantity. www.buttertons.co.uk
Cakes by Jean Bean - Handmade cupcakes, celebration cakes and patisserie. www.cakesbyjeanbean.co.uk
Caribbean Flaava -We are a Cheshire based company producing Caribbean themed products using locally sourced ingredients.
Champagne Dreams – We are a Congleton based company, making home baked cakes from our kitchen. Cakes are a small treat that everyone can enjoy in moderation and we pride ourselves on sourcing ingredients locally where possible. Also, our cakes do not contain preservatives. www.champagne-dreams.co.uk
Cheshire Cheese Company – we offer a fantastic selection of award winning cheeses, all produced in Cheshire by the Cheshire Cheese Company. Cheese that makes you grin! www.cheshirecheesecompany.co.uk
Cheshire Lavender and Herbs – Organic herbs.
Cheshire Wildlife Trust - Raising awareness as part of our Trust campaign www.cheshirewildlifetrust.org.uk
Cheshire Mersey Wine School – We are an independent wine education company, we aim to provide tasting for everyone. We operate throughout Cheshire and in Liverpool and offer bespoke tastings to both the general public and corporate clients.
Chestnut Meats – Goat is a low fat alternative to beef and makes great burgers and sausages. All our goat meat is British.
The Children’s Society – Encourage your children to get creative and join The Children’s Society at our cupcake decorating stall! Have fun with frosting, get silly with sprinkles and learn how to help vulnerable and disadvantaged children in Cheshire. How will you decorate yours? www.childrenssociety.org.uk
Chorlton Cheese – We are producers of Award Winning Raw Cheshire Cheeses: White, Coloured, Smoked, Blue and Beer Soaked. We were winners in 2013 of Gold at the Cheshire Show for our Coloured Cheshire and Silver at the British Cheese Awards for our White Cheshire. The cheese is made from cow’s milk and is suitable for vegetarians. www.chorltoncheese.co.uk
Christine’s Preserves - I am passionate about home cooked foods and really enjoy the challenge of creating new and tasty products. I source my ingredients from local producers as far as possible cook in my own kitchen in Macclesfield. Our newest addition to our range is fruit flavoured liqueurs. www.christinespreserves.co.uk
Coffee Central Café -A selection of handmade scones, sweet and savoury. All made throughout the day, homemade cakes with gluten free options.
Compassion in World Farming - We are a dynamic, local group campaigning for better farm animal welfare and helping consumers to make more informed choices about foods available locally. We are affiliated to the national charity Compassion in World Farming. www.ciwf.org.uk
Congleton Build Preservation Trust – We are creating a physic garden that will show how plants were used for health and healing. www.congletonbpt.wordpress.co
Congleton Co-op Members Group – we will be having our traditional and popular human fruit machine on the stall to promote healthy eating.
Congleton Fairtrade Steering Group – we will be selling a wide selection of Fairtrade products and promoting Fairtrade.
Congleton Sustainability Group – Congleton Apple Juice – we campaign for people to give us their surplus apples. These are then professionally juiced and bottled, we also plant apple trees in Congleton schools and surrounding areas. In four years we’ve planted over 250 apple trees.
Congleton Team Parish – we will be offering a variety of locally grown herbs for you to enjoy.
Cop Cuisine – www.spicenadvice.co.uk
Curry box UK – We produce home made curries, Indian spice mixes, chutneys, pickles, masala pastes and organic smoked bhut, jolokia and naga chilli products. We put our heart and soul into making our products by using whole traditional Indian spices. www.curryboxuk.com
Delicious Sauce - All our products are made in Congleton using the freshest ingredients, they are gluten free and have no artificial colourings or flavourings. All our products are suitable for vegans. We are a small family business, please check out our new venture – www.outsaucing.co.uk, www.delicioussauce.co.uk.
Derbyshire Mushrooms – A cornucopia of cultivated and dried mushrooms.
Everyday Delicious Savoury Tarts – Bringing you puff pastry savoury tarts in a large number of flavours, using as much local produce as possible and providing you with a beautiful product made by me.
Fabio’s Pizza – I have a traditional woodfired oven housed in an Italian Piagio van. I only source local fresh ingredients for my pizzas that are cooked in the woodfired oven in the traditional Italian way. All pizzas are cooked to order. www.fabiosmobilewoodfiredoven.com
The Foodamentalists – Wheat and gluten-free: the heart and soul of our business. In our kitchen we use equipment not much bigger than you would use at home, so we can really take care over everything we bake. www.foodamentalists.com
Forever Living Products – We supply pure aloe vera & beehive based products, plus nutritional supplements which all aid health and wellbeing. We promote health awareness, healthy eating and nutritional balance. www.wealthofhealth.myforever.biz/store
Fire and Slice Pizza – Handmade wood fired pizzas made using quality local ingredients and cooked in our clay woodfired oven. www.fireandslicepizza.co.uk
French Corner Ltd – The French Corner is an established French Bakery based in Liverpool. We offer traditionally baked baguettes, speciality breads and viennoiserie. Facebook – Thefrenchcorner.
French Flavour – Supplier of interesting and delicious artisanal French foods. www.frenchflavour.co.uk
Food For Thought Bakery – our additive free bread, cakes and scones do not include any enzymes or improvers. We only use locally sourced free range eggs. Bread as it should be – with some innovative, special and delicious Victoria sponges as well as cookies and slices. www.haslington.bakery.co.uk
Galore! Foods – Award winning – artisanal – traditional methods – simple quality. Based in Bollington, we are passionate preserving seasonal ingredients at their best. www.galorefoods.co.uk
Guernsleigh Cheese – Own produced hard and soft cheese made with milk from our own pedigree Guernsey cows and baked brie for sale hot on the day. www.guernsleigh.com
Halfpenny Green Vineyards – we are an award-winning wineyard in South Staffordshire producing our own English wine. We produce a range of white, red and rose, still and sparkling wine, all estate grown on a beautiful site close to the Severn Valley. www.halfpenny-green-vineyard.co.uk
Holford Farm – we will be selling our home reared beef hot BBQ food products. www.holfordfarm.co.uk
Homemade Food from the Local Greeks – Food to go: koftas, falafels and moussaka (locally sourced). Produce: hummus, olives and baklava.
Granny Mary’s - we produce Granny Mary’s finest potted meats made from a 1927 family recipe from 85% prime cuts of meat blended with butter and spices. www.original-recipes.com
Great Little Food Company - Quality handmade cakes, traybakes and cookies. All our products are made with craft and care – and more importantly, a passion for what we do! www.greatlittlefoodcompany.co.uk
The Great Northern Pie Company Ltd. – Award winning, savoury artisanal pies focusing purely on quality. Locally sourced ingredients: promoting local through our produce. www.greatnorthpie.co.uk
Greek Oliver – Stuffed vine leaves, baklava, Turkish Delight, marinated olives, garlic and chilli flavoured cashews, smoked and sweet garlic.
Hanleys Confectionary – High quality, courture, artisan handmade Belgian chocolate infused with delicious ingredients for a unique taste sensation. www.hanleysconfectionery.co.uk
Homecookonline – a specialist stockist of traditional enamel cookware. www.homecookonline.com
Kempen Food Co Ltd – We make a range of jams, chutneys and relishes that offer fun and unique flavour combinations for you to try and enjoy. Our products are full of flavours and natural goodness. www.kempenfood.co.uk
Lancashire Delight – we are all things Lancashire, we produce mainly black puddings with a vegetarian option.
La Putia – I produce and sell Italian potted food using fresh ingredients, locally sourced where possible, following traditional family recipes. I do not use preservatives or colourings, but only traditional techniques used for centuries to preserve food.
Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese – We make our cheese using raw milk from our own cows. The cheese is matured for 18 months 7 is a cross between comte and traditional cheddar. www.lincolnshirepaochercheese.com
Lion and Swan Hotel – we will be offering a selection of our traditional cuisine using locally sourced ingredients. www.lionandswan.co.uk
LOL Foundation – We are a local charity supporting homeless veterans. At our base in Bosley, we are growing fruit and veg for sale and use in our café. Literally, feeding the troops.
Love Cheesecakes - Fresh cheesecakes with new and modern flavours. www.lovecheesecakes.com
Love Food, Hate Waste and Home Composting – We offer free information to help visitors to reduce their food waste by encouraging composting at home. Games, Freebies, recipe cards and plenty of knowledge available.
Mufcake – A mufcake is a fusion of a muffin and a cupcake, with a filled complimenting centre and top in both sweet and savoury flavours. We also do muf-pan-cakes, a pancake made with our unique Mufcake mix. We take pride in using stone ground flour from Walk Mill in Chester.
Mum’s Macaroons – Delicious French macaroons – almond based merinque with delicious naturally flavoured ganache butter cream or caramel filling. Hand made in Gawsworth.
Nobanno Indian Lakeside Restaurant – We have an extensive new wine list. All dishes are cooked to order with fresh ingredients sourced locally where possible. Chef Rais Ali specialises in Indian Korahi, Balti and Tandoori styles of cooking.
North West Game Ltd. - Locally sourced British game. Hot or raw to take home. www.northwestgame.co.uk
Oliver’s Kitchen – Handmade sticky toffee pudding made from the best locally sourced ingredients.
Oliviccio – Hand prepared Mediterranean food including ‘Great Taste Award’ winning olives, hummous, pestos and anti pasti. Vegan, vegetarian, celiac and diabetic food available. www.oliviccio.co.uk
Ooh La La Crepes – Crepes and galettes. www.oohlala-cakes.co.uk
Ostrichdirect Catering – We sell exotic burgers, all served on a bed of florette salad, cucumbers and tomatoes with cheese, onions and a choice of four different relishes. We have a selection of thirteen different meats so if you fancy something different, we will tantalise your tastebuds. www.ostrichdirectcatering.co.uk
The Pate & Wine Co. – We produce delicious pates to our own recipes. Our products are crammed with locally sourced ingredients at restaurant quality. We offer pates for most tastes, including Duck and Hunters Gin Parfait, Creamy Cheshire Smoked Trout Pate and Spiced Red Lentil. We also supply beautiful wines from the Loire. www.thepateandwinecompany.co.uk
Plus Dane (Cheshire) – We will be hosting a free Blind Folded Fruit Tasting, with three prizes up for grabs. The event will be to promote locally sourced fruit, healthy eating, learning new things about food and lots more. www.neighbourhoodinvester.com
Port of Lancaster Smokehouse – A family run smokehouse nestled on the River Lune estuary producing award-winning smoked fish, meat, cheese, game and poultry. www.lancastersmokehouse.co.uk
Pure Origin Chocolate – Based in Congleton we make delicious hand made chocolate. Keeping our single origin bars pure and natural without adding any unnecessary ingredients helps to bring out the full flavour of the bean, giving you a unique taste sensation. www.pure-origin.co.uk
Purple Laura Creations – I bake quirky fun cakes, sweet treats, biscuits etc based on best seasonal produce. Beetroot brownies and courgette cake being the perfect examples. I also sell jams and chutneys using locally grown produce. My marmalades have won awards at the Worlds original Marmalade Awards for the last 3 years. www.purplelaura.co.uk
Quinteassential - We sell fine quality loose leaf tea and tea accessories. www.quinteassential.co.uk
Radfords of Somerford – My produce is locally sourced where possible. It is all homemade with no artificial ingredients. www.radfords.co.uk
Retro Shots – we produce fantastic handmade flavoured vodkas. Imagine being transported to a place in your childhood where you remember savouring the scrumptious flavour of your favourite sweet treat. www.retroshots.co.uk
Riverford Organic Farms Ltd – Award winning organic fruit and veg boxes delivered direct to local doors. Lots of recipes provided to help you enjoy our seasonal produce. www.riverford.co.uk
Rushey Hey Farm – We are a local farm producing sausage, bacon, gammon, hams and pork from our own herd of pedigree outdoor reared Gloucesster old Spot pigs. www.rushheyfarm.webs.com
Salkini’s – http://chefraifsalkini.wix.com/salkinimamefood
Signature Soaps Ltd – Speciality handmade soap with pure food ingredients: herbal extracts, chocolate etc. Promoting the use of vegetable soaps and the benefits of its ingredients e.g. goatsmilk for improvement to skin and management of skin sensitivity. www.signaturesoaps.co.uk
Spartisan Beer Soaps – In our soaperie near Congleton we make natural soaps with beer. All our soaps are hand made using natural process with high quality vegetable oils and your favourite ale. www.spartisan.co.uk
Staffordshire Cheese – Set in the heart of Churnet Valley, our small team create a range of handmade artisan cheese which pairs beautifully with our sister company’s traditional craft ales, Leek Brewery. Bottles of the crafted beer are also available on the stall. www.staffordshirecheese.com
Staffordshire Savoury Scotcheggs – Handmade scotcheggs with different flours of sausage meat. www.ssseuk.com
Taste of Anatolia – Handmade Mediterranean food crafted from Turkish recipes: Pogaca, borek, original pepper hummous, ajuka, stuffed peppers, rice, dolma and baklava.
Terragourmet – Portuguese gastronomic traditions include a wide range of authentic flavours. Our famous ‘Pastel de Nata’, sheep’s cheese, free range black pig chorizo and sardine pate are just some examples. Come and join us at this Festival of Flavours. www.terragourmet.net
The Pie Life – using the farmhouse tradition of only having a pastry lid, our unique pies are packed full of natural flavours with no artificial ingredients. Our handmade process allows us to keep a close eye on everything we produce so that our high standards of quality are met at all times.www.thepielife.co.uk"> www.thepielife.co.uk
Tibetan Kitchen - Traditional and contemporary Himalayan dishes. Good quality ingredients. Meat, vegetarian, vegan and halal options.
Time for Sweetpea – French macaroons. timeforsweetpea/facebook.com
Tinakiiana – We are petit four makers based in Norley Cheshire and were first inspired by the amazing displays seen in Parisiennne patisseries. We are a family team who have sought to combine our love of baking with the visual arts. Each petit four is individually made using natural flavourings and locally sourced free range eggs. www.tinakiiana.co.uk
This Little Piggy Went – Locally sourced and reared hogs with freshly made bread, homemade stuffing and apple sauce. www.thislittlepiggywent.co.uk
Traditional Charcoal Pot Barbeque - A healthy African food with African ingredients. Our aim is to promote and share the healthy African cuisine with the local community. People will discover new tastes and different way to cook with fun. www.dynamic-ladies-of-gm.co.uk
Twisted Wood - A wide range of artisan chopping boards and platters. All handmade from local hardwoods. www.twistedwood.net
Ultimate Fudge Outlet – We are a local family business making a range of delicious traditional and speciality homemade fudges. www.ultimatefudgeoutlet.co.uk
V. Bar – Tapas with local ingredients: meat from local butchers and, where possible, veg from local farms. Facebook VBar.
V’s Cakes – home made cakes, biscuits and traybakes
Vitaliano – I am providing a traditional and environmentally friendly service selling ice-cream in a friendly and old fashioned manner. www.vitalianos.co.uk
Yorkshire Dales Real Food – Our wholegrain granola cereals are handmade from freshly rolled oats and stoneground flour, bound together with olive oil and honey. It is baked until golden and crunchie – delicious with milk or fruit and yoghurt. Our gluten free range is made from gluten free oats. Our biscuits are also dairy free. www.yorkshiredalesrealfood.co.uk
Yorkshire Drizzle – A range of flavoured rapeseed oils, sourced from Yorkshire and flavoured blasamics to add real excitement to your food in a way that is easy, tasty and healthy www.yorkshiredrizzle.co.uk
Vale Allotments – Vale Allotments, run by Congleton Horticultural Society, could hardly be any closer to the Festival as they are sited within our historic town centre. Our produce is guaranteed to be fresh!
Zoetebek Chocolatiers & Confectioners – Hand made marshmallows made with locally sourced fresh fruit. Chocolates made with Fairtrade Certified Callebaut chocolate and sustainable cocoa.