Hampshire Fare awarded2nd place at food event

HAMPSHIRE FARE has been awarded second place at the Love British Food 2017 competition.

Wednesday, 20th December 2017, 6:00 am

The contest, run in conjunction with the Co-Op and The Telegraph, champions local food and drink producers and winners are selected by a panel of expert judges including chef Raymond Blanc.

Hampshire Fare, long- term supporters of British Food Fortnight, came in joint second place with Notts City Hospital Grow Your Own Garden. Market Drayton’s Ginger & Spice festival took the first place prize,

Alexia Robinson, founder of Love British Food said: ‘We are delighted with the high standard of responses to the competition with entries received from schools, care homes, caterers and community groups.

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‘The Fortnight is getting better every year and we are already planning for next year!’

Raymond Blanc said: ‘The entries were amazing and reading each story made me very proud to be involved in British Food Fortnight.

‘Each entry was clear in its objective – to share what we have around us with others and celebrate food. To me all the entries were winners.’