Hampshire Fare sets sail to take part in the Southampton Boat Show this September.
With eight stands at the show, Hampshire Fare will bringing a taste of the region's finest to the international event.
The Boat Show, which runs from Friday September 14th through to Thursday September 23rd 2012 will see 1,000s of the best British and international boat brands and suppliers, with Hampshire Fare nestled in amongst them.
There will be a farmers' market style area at the show where Hampshire's local producers will be selling their produce and handing out sumptuous tasters to get mouths watering.
Hampshire Fare chefs will also be giving cookery demonstrations at the show which is to be held at the Southampton Dockyard.
The award winning Naked Jam will be selling its range of jams and chutney's while Burley Fudge and the Isle of Wight's Biltong will also be featuring at the show.
Hampshire Fare will be at the Boat Show on Friday and Saturday, September 15-16 and the following weekend, September 22-23.
Hampshire Fare is the county food group and is supported by Hampshire County Council, together with Corporate Partners: Ecover UK LTD, Festival Place Shopping Centre, Fuller Smith & Turner, Hampshire Chamber of Commerce, leepeckGroup, Newsquest (Southern) UK, The Southern Co-operative and Wave 105; and our Corporate Friends: Amey, Apollo Internet Media, Ascot Racecourse Ltd, Business Solent, Guildhall Winchester, The National Trust, New Forest & Hampshire County Show, Radcliffe’s Wines and Starfish Creative Design. Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) Hampshire and New Forest Marque are Strategic Partners.
Their main aims are to: -
- increase awareness among the public and trade of the wide range of local produce available
- foster good business practice and assist producers to compete as viable enterprises
- encourage high standards of production and presentation
- organise marketing activities - festivals, exhibitions and promotions - to promote food, drink and craft from Hampshire
- develop initiatives to incorporate local food and drink into public sector menus