Below are the stalls that attended the Food & Drink Festival 2015.
Adams & Russell Coffee Roasters – 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
Alan Ansell (Plants) – Seasonal plants, herbs and hanging baskets.
Alison’s Fruity Cordials – 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 the 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. www.allaboutpies.co.uk
Amans Indian Cuisine - Bringing India to Congleton, we are Amans Indian Cuisine! We will be offering some of the finest delicacies from India to the palette of Congleton giving a real taste of Indian cooking. Samples of vegetarian and meat dishes will be offered along with the sale of some of Britains favourite curries. Join us on the journey of Indian food. www.amans.net/congleton
Arancini Divas/Homemade Delights – A new taste delightwith our goergous Arancini (hard rolled Sicillian risotto balls),varieties include meatfish, vegetarian, vegan, dairy free and gluten free.Plus our new sweet varieties. www.homemadedelights.co.uk
Barley Hops – We provide bottled real ale and ciders from microbreweries around Cheshire and surrounding counties. There is a fantastic selection of different types to choose from. www.barleyhops.co.uk
Beez Neez Honey – Honey sourced by our own Honey Bees, they are a vital part of food production. Pollination plays a vital role in our food cycle.
Bexton Cheese - Bexton Cheese – handmade farmhouse cheeses, Traditional and waxed, various flavours – parsley, garlic, ginger, hot chilli and cranberry. Made in Knutsford, Tel: 01565 632006.
Bromley farm Community Develpoement Trust – We will be selling vegetable, salad and some flowers/plants grown by young people as part of our Young Peoples Entreprise Project. We will also have small practicle demonstration and guess the plant and number of seeds competition.
Buttertons Big Brown Cow Ice Cream – Buttertons Big Brown Cow Ice Cream is produced locally on the farm using milk and cream from our brown Swiss cows. The business is a small family run business which focuses on quality rather than quantity. www.buttertons.co.uk
Caribbean Flaava – We are a Cheshire based company producing Caribbean themed products using locally sourced ingredients.
Cheshire Cheese Co – An award winning selection of produced waxed cheese. It’s cheese that makes you grin! www.cheshirecheesecompany.co.uk
Cheshire Lavender & Herb Nursery – Organically grown herbs. Over 250 bee and butterfly friendly herbs and plants. No pesticides used.
Cheshire Tea – We bring you our range of luxury, ethically sourced teas from around the world. Packed by hand in Macclesfield – “Tea that makes you grin.” www.cheshiretea.co.uk
Cheshire Wildlife Trust – We are a locally based wildlife conservation charity. As well as handling over 40 nature reserves in Cheshire we have a herd of cattle that we use to graze the land. www.cheshirewildlifetrust.org.uk
Chestnut Meats -We are a gaot farm near Nantwich. Goat is low in fat and cholestrol and a good alternative t other red meats. We also will be cooking goat burgers and sausages and giving out taster samples. www.chestnutmeats.co.uk
Congleton Bath-house & Physic Garden – A range of herbs and plants with traditional medicinal or culinary uses. www.congletonbpt.wordpress.co
Congleton Co-op Members Group – Once again our Human Fruit machine only collects donations for playing the game. Last year the money went to the Festivals chosen charity – the Children’s Charity.
Congleton Fairtrade Steering Group – We will be promoting Fairtrade products.
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 five years we’ve planted over 250 apple trees.
Cop Cuisine – www.spicenadvice.co.uk
Crave Coffee - Crave Coffee trade locally roasted gourmet coffee in 50g, 100g and 250g pouches to suit the needs of the public (sold in ground or whole bean form). Crave gives the locality the opportunity to scource some of the finest coffees in the world scourced through local artisan roasters.
Curry box UK - We are a small catrere who currently participate in Farmers Markets across Chashire and Staffordshire. We thrive on giving our best products and customer service. By providing our extensive knowledge in archiving the ultimate Indian experience in our home mede curries, Indian Spice mixes, Chutneys, pickles, masala, pastes and also various organic smoked Jolokia Naga chilli products. We hope to make our customers experience tantalising. We put our heart and soul into maaking our products by using varoius whole traditional Indian spices. We also ensure we meet very high standards in our products to give our customers an experienct to remember. www.curryboxuk.com
Derbyshire Mushroom - A very large variety of dried wild cultivated mushrooms with ideas and information on cooking and recipes join the Monks and have a fungi day!
Everyday Delicious – Beautiful puff pastry savoury tarts in a large number of flavours using as much local produce as possible, providing you with a beautiful treat made with love!
Exotic fruit tasting & Smoothie making bikes - Neighbourhood Investor: Plus Dane Group will be hosting free ‘Exotic’ fruit tasting and smoothie making bikes with prizes up for grabs. The activities will celebrate and promote the range of exotic fruits out there along with healthy and of course having fun! www.neighbourhoodinvestor.com
Fabio’s Woodfired Pizza – delicious pizzas cooked freshlly on the spot in our wood fired oven
Food For Thought Bakery – We are proud that everything that we make is free from artificial additives or enzymes. Known for our range of hand made tasty bread as well as a large chioce of cakes, cookies , scones and eccles cakes. Haslington Bakery is local and independant, come and try some. www.haslington-bakery.co.uk
Foodie Farmer - Hill Farmers (lamb and free range eggs) Diversified into fresh soup production using our own and friends ingredients.
Forever Living – Supplying pure Aloe Vera and bee hive based products plus nutritional supplements to aid health and wellbieng. We promote health and fitness awareness celebrating an active life. We also encourage economical growth in the region via developing a homebased business. www.wealthofhealth.myforever.biz/store
French Flavour – Supplier of interesting and delicious artisanal French foods. www.frenchflavour.co.uk
Freshly Squeezed Juices - I will sell freshly squeezed juices from mainly citrus friuts and pomegranates.
Gourmet Spice Company – we make a range of gourmet spice rubs, flavoured salts, infused oils & balsamic designed to kickstart your cooking & give food attitude! Everything is made by hand in small batches using the purest ingredients possible with NO fillers.
Granny Mary’s Luxury Potted Meats – Luxury potted meats and vegetarian products. All handmade from fresh natural ingredients. No colours, no flavours no preservatives and a minimum of 80% meat content. Great taste and great nutrition. www.grannymarys.co.uk
Gurnsleigh Cheese – Home produced cheese from our herd of pedigree Guernsey cattle.
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-vineyards.co.uk
Hanleys Premium Confectionary - Hanleys Premium Confectionery has been creating chocolate joy for nearly three years now. using luxury belgian chocolate, we create our own chocolate barsin our smallfactory in Hanley by ladling tempered chocolate into the moulds and adding exciting toppings and fillings. For more information visit us at www.hanleysconfectionery.co.uk
Harvies Ltd – Small producers of handmade pies and sweet pastries.
Hillary Avenue Allotment Association – We will be selling excess vegetable plants raised by allotment holders. We will provide advice and tips on successful growing at home.
H.S. Bourne – The milk from 300 grass fed Friesian cows goes into producing fine old fashioned Cheshire cheese. Sold only direct to you at farmers markets, farm shops and smell delicatessens.
J & K Fudge – We sell fresh and funky fudge, it’s gluten free too! Our STP is made from fresh local ingredients. We are a small, family business dedicated to quality.
Julie’s Pickles & Preserves - Our main produce is hand made honey pickled onions which we believe is second to none. We also make hand made chutneys and jams. All produce is handmade in our kitchen in Derbyshire. www.facebook.com/juliesonionsandchutney
KingfishR Restaurant – Local Asian Restaurant in Antrobus Street, sourcing food locally, promoting healthy eating.
Lancashire Delights – Lancashire delights blackpuddings including the worlds first vegetarian blackpudding and the new gluten free blackpuddings.
Las Paelleras – Congleton’s famous giant paellas & tapas cooked from scratch using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Gluten free and vegan options available. www.laspaelleras.com
Lincolnshire Poacher Cheese – We make our cheese using raw milk from our own cows. The cheese is matured for 18 months and is a cross between comte and traditional cheddar. www.lincolnshirepoachercheese.com/
Lion and Swan - This year the Lion and Swan intends to wow you samples from our forthcoming A la Carte menu as well as some of our more exotic dishes. All this made possible with fresh local produce and our passionate chef. www.lionandswan.co.uk
Love Food Hate Waste – We attend a variety of events throughout Cheshire talking with people about home composting and reducing kitchen waste. We have many interactive activities, games and information leaflets and we will be bringing freebies for our visitors.
Master Chen - Authentic Chinese dim sum, chicken chow mein & sweet & sour chicken. Chinese foods are healthy – you don’t see many fat Chinese guys.
Mediterranean Food - Marinated olives with chilli, garlic, parsley and feta cheese – pickled garlic, flavoured almonds and cashews.
Men in Sheds (Age UK) – Retired fellas creating wonderful produce from wood in our fully equipped workshops at the Age UK Hub in Congleton
Misco’s Chocolates & Truffles – We make luxurious and vibrant fresh cream chocolates and truffles using only fresh and natural ingredients and high quality chocolate. We create a range of over 20 exciting flavours, hand decorated lollies and hot chocolate sticks. we do not use any preservatives or artificial flavours. www.miscoschocolates.co.uk/
Mufcake – A mufcake is a fusion between a muffin and a cupcake and they come in both sweet and savoury flavours. We source as many local ingredients, such as flour, as possible. www.facebook.com/Mufcake
Ollie’s Orchard - Ollie’s Orchard specalise in up to 18 single varieties of 100% pressed Cheshire Apple Juice produced by us from all our own apples grown in our orchards at Eddisbury Fruit Farm, in the heart of the Cheshire countryside. Ollie’s Orchard Apple Juice is healthy and a taste sensation. www.olliesorchard.co.uk
Oooh La Laaa Crêpes- Trained in Birttany, Oooh La Laaa makes delicious traditional Breton style crêpes, made with finest flour from Cauldwells Mill and free range eggs. Fabulous food to go with sweet and savoury options. www.oohlalaa.com
Orchard House – I sell homemade pates and the whole range is gluten free and dairy free. I have many different interesting flavours and offer two vegan options.
Pen-y-Lan Pork – Gold award winning sausages. Cheshire’s 2014 sausage finalist. Finest cuts of our own free range pork finished off in natural skin.
Purple Laura - I love to bake quirky fun cakes and sweet treats, biscuits etc, based on the seasons and what produce (fruit and veg) is at it’s best. Beetroot brownies and courgette cake being perfect examples! (I sell most of my cakes by the slice on a stall) I also sell jams ans chutneys made from local produce using seasonal produce at it’s best. I also sell jams and chutneys made from local produce where I can, much of it excess produce that would be wasted. I also make produce for Congleton’s Sustainability group, this helps lead to a more sustainable way of living locally. My marmalades have won awards at the worlds original marmalade awards for the last few years. I only use quality ingredients, sourced locally if possible. All eggs are free range (local sources) and fruit and veg from my own/neighbours’ gardens and Cuttleford Farm shop. www.purplelaura.co.uk
Reubens 46 Smokehouse – offering dishes from our new menu including our smoked foods
Ruby’s Fund – is a fully inclusive Sensory Centre and social cafe for all children and young people especially those with disabilities and additional needs. it is based in Meridian House, Roe Street Congleton and this year we are the Food Festival’s chosen charity.
Rushey Hey Farm – Local free range rare breed Gloucester Old Spot sausage, bacon, gammon, pork and hot food BBQ of our own home bred produce. rusheyheyfarm.webs.com/
Saddleworth tea - Fine loose leaf teas, herbal tea and fruit tisanes many of which are blended by us in Saddleworth where we live and work. Our blends are unique to us won’t be found anywhere else. www.saddleworthtea.co.uk
Sheila’s Pies – Local producers making gorgeous homemade pies and puddings using the finest quality ingredients and a pastry recipe handed down through generations.
Signature Soaps - Speciality handmade cold process soaps made from natural vegetable oils, goats milk, chocolate, shea butter, and essential oils. Speciality soaps for eczema, psoriasis and other skin complaints. Cooks soap and Gardner’s soap. Pure shea cocoa avocado butter coconut and apricot kernal oil. Hand foot and body butters. Pure eco soy essential oil candles. Promoting the use of sls parabern, mpg and parafin free products. www.signaturesoaps.co.uk
Staffordshire Savoury Scotch Eggs - Handmade scotch eggs with different flours of sausage meat including vegetarian and gluten free varieties. Smoked and cured sausage, ham bacon and duck. All made in the Staffordshire moorlands. www.ssseuk.com
Stomping Grounds - We offer freshly made Turkish-English fusion food using the finest local organic and free range ingredients. We support the local community by buying from local independent businesses that love what they do! Our signature Bazlama flatbread sandwiches are delicious, healthy and nutritious. We offer smaller sizes for smaller appetites too! www.stompinggrounds.co.uk
Taste of Anatolia - Home made Turkish food, sweet and savoury
Tibetan Kitchen - Try our Himalayan meals all the way from Tibet, via our South Manchester takeaway cafe! All freshly cooked using the best of fresh ingredients and lots of love. Momo dumplings; tastu stews and curries; homemade chai tea; yoghurt shake and ginger beerplus our highly addictive chilli sauce. www.tibetankitchen.co.uk
This Little Piggy Went – finest hog roast, pulled pork and salad bar
The Academy at SCC - A selection of high quality produce ranging from sweet products to savoury, all made by Catering and Hospitality learners at South Cheshire College. All produce is made from locally sourced produce where available, and sold to industry and the public. www.scc.ac.uk
The Artisan Food Company - Handmade chicken liver pate – two flavours Armaganac, cream & thyme and Cointreau & orange juice. Made with Cheshire chicken livers. No additives, suitable for gluten free diets. Locally produced rapeseed oils.
The Chocolate Geranium Craft Bakery -Fine handmade Savoury Tarts containing some very special local cheese, local pancetta, locally smoked salmon and local wild rabbit. Plus the best handmade all butter and almond slices in cheshire. www.facebook.com/thechocolategeraniumcraftbakery
The Foodamentalists Gluten Free Bakery - We produce a range of gluten,wheat, dairy and egg free savoury pies and baking mixes for people with coeliac disease and food allergies or intolerances. www.foodamentalists.com
The French Corner – The French Corner is an established French Bakery based in Liverpool. We offer traditionally baked baguettes, speciality breads and viennoiserie. www.facebook.com/pages/The-French-Corner-Ltd
The Muffin Mistress – We bake homemade sweet and savoury muffins using only the finest ingredients without preservatives or additives. Where possible, we source locally and in season.
The Pastry Chef – Sweet and Savoury tarts, brownies traditional sweet like parkin, bakewell treacle pecan pie. Savoury vegetarian tarts using homegrown veg and herbs. www.carmen-hilditch-catering.co.uk
The Port of Lancaster Smokehouse - www.lancastersmokehouse.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/
The Port of Lancaster Smokehouse – A family run smokehouse nestled on the River Lune estuary producing award-winning smoked fish, meat, cheese, game and poultry.
The Urban Turban – We have a unique take on traditional Indian cuisine and pride ourselves on innovation throughout our menu, providing not only outstanding traditional dishes, but also more unusual creations such as our highly acclaimed Bhuna Burgers. Find us on Facebook – The Urban Turban.
The Yard – We produce cold pressed organic juices, using only local, in season fruit & veg. We also make vegan, gluten and sugar free and raw food.
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
Traditional Farmhouse Beef - Home reared meat locally to Congleton as only in Lower Peover. Homemade Steak Burgers and lots of different sausages all made on our farm. Beefs hung for 28 days in our cold room. www.traditionalfarmhousebeef.co.uk
Treats Bake Shop – We area small, home-based, artisan bakery from Middlewich. We bake a huge variety of the biggest brownies you can find. We also create delicious marshmallows for all the family, with no artificial flavourings. We source many of our ingredients locally and bake fresh for each event. www.treatsbakeshop.co.uk
Ultimate Fudge Outlet – delicious home made fudge
Vale Allotments – Vegetables and other produce from Vale Allotments, a site within 100 yards of Congleton Town Centre. Local and grown by Cogeton folk! www.facebook.com/pages/The-Vale-Allotments
Vitaliano’s Ice Cream – Italian made Ice Cream and fresh yogurt vegetarian friendly and low fat.
Warung Makan – Expand your culinary experience and enjoy our lovely home cooked Indonesian cuisine!