Importance of Free Range at Christmas

Free Range can actually mean a whole host of things in the poultry industry. The term implies a playful, ‘Chicken Run’ type of operation, when in fact some farmed birds are subject to over-cramming and grimy living conditions –in which they are bred to continuously eat, therefore have little interest in pecking away outdoors and […]

Life after the Farm

We work really hard over the Turkey farming season to make sure we are producing the very best free-range birds; rearing them in this way to bring you traditional flavours for your dinner table at Christmas. To make sure we are doing it right – we asked a few of our customers what they thought! […]

Planning ahead this Christmas

While some may believe this is far too early to be thinking of Christmas – we both know that’s not true. To master the organisation of the season, the ‘To do’ lists need to be started. Discussions should be had over who is cooking for the family – at which point you can either sign […]

What makes a Turkey special?

Possibly the most important question you need to ask yourself leading up to Christmas is how exactly to you pick your Christmas Turkey? Is it how it looks in the movies, where there’s a mad rush to the last cling-wrapped Turkey in the frozen aisle of the Supermarket? It shouldn’t be! The first clue to […]

Janet Peachey: One of Norfolks finest local jam makers

This week’s local food producer interview is with Janet Peachey who runs Peacheys Preserves, one of Norfolks finest local jam makers producing a variety of artisan jams, jellies, preserves and winner of two Bronze Awards at the 2011 Marmalade Awards. Peachey’s Preserves is based near Diss in South Norfolk and the company has been going […]

In search of Norfolk chocolate for Easter?

With Easter knocking on our door we thought it only right to celebrate great Norfolk Chocolate the way it ought to be celebrated – so we sought out one of the regions most interesting and individual small producers! Originally working for chocolate giant Kinnerton (Britain’s largest manufacturer according to their website), Dale Skipper (that’s Mrs Dale […]