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BUSINESSES across Hampshire are invited to join in the Hampshire Food Festival.

The annual event in July celebrates the locally-produced food and drink available in the county.

Last year’s festival, organised by county food group Hampshire Fare, attracted more than 295,000 visitors to 72 different events hosted by 64 different businesses and organisations including hotels, restaurants, pubs, cafes, and cookery schools.

Tracy Nash of Hampshire Fare said: ‘The Hampshire Food Festival is a great way to promote your business or cause, and attracts huge interest.

‘Last year, events included farm walks, brewery and vineyard tours, cookery demos and hands-on classes, children’s workshops, open days, celebratory lunches and dinners, barbecues and picnics, with local food and drink taking centre stage throughout.’

The deadline for entries and payment is Friday, March 8.

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