Supporters

Slow Food UK offers a Supporters’ Scheme for organisations wishing to show their support for Slow Food. To find out about the scheme, please see our Supporters’ Scheme page. We also have a number of important and valued partners who support our work and programmes.

We are delighted to list the organisations who have signed up to our Supporters’ Scheme:

Androuet: A wine bar and restaurant in Spitalfields, joined with a spectacular cheese shop. They also offer hampers, catering, and wholesale cheese. http://www.androuet.co.uk/

Aston’s Organic Bakery: Aston’s has been baking naturally hand made breads, cakes and pastries since 1985. They are use organic ingredients and are pioneers of heritage breads made from medieval strains of grain. http://astonsbakery.wordpress.com/

Bistro & Cookery School: Opened in 2003, The Bistro & Cookery School is a family run business situated in the centre of the historic market town of Devizes. Chef and Proprietor Peter Vaughan has developed his own style of cooking that incorporates body friendly combinations that will not only wake up your taste buds but also make you feel good. www.thebistrodevizes.co.uk/index.asp

The Blackface Meat Company: A small family business, rearing Blackface sheep and Galloway cattle on their heather clad hill farm in the South West of Scotland. www.blackface.co.uk/

The Blue Marble: Promoting sustainable action, The Blue Marble is a fresh multimedia platform comprising a vocal online community and a respected and progressive magazine, delivered in collaboration with Keep Britain Tidy and Eco-Schools. www.theblue-marble.com

Boath House: Once a historical endangered listed Regency House in Scotland, Boath House is now a luxurious award-winning hotel. Its six course daily menu is prepared by a coveted Michelin Start chef and enriched with seasonal locally sourced food and selected wines. Explore the 20 acre gardens and woodlands and enjoy sitting on the secluded terrace on a sunny day. www.boath-house.com/

Boutique Foods: Boutique Foods was founded with a clear vision to source honest, real foods and ingredients with integrity. Distinct ingredients from artisan producers supply many of the UK’s leading kitchens. http://www.boutiquefoods.co.uk/

Briggs’ Shetland Lamb: Richard Briggs raises Shetland lambs on the isles for their unique flavours. His flock recently won a Two Gold Star Award in the 2011 Great Taste Awards. www.briggs-shetlandlamb.co.uk

Bull’s Head: A unique dining pub in the spectacular country of The Black Mountains. They aim to offer good food in the informal but warm surroundings of this old drover’s inn where little has changed through the years. http://www.bullsheadcraswall.co.uk/index.html

Celia Brook’s Gastrotours: Celia offers these London tours as unique opportunity to join her for an insider’s view of vibrant culinary hotspots for a chance to discover new tastes, and rediscover old ones. http://www.celiabrooksbrown.com/gastrotours.php

Centotre: Situated in the heart of Edinburgh, Centotre is a popular Italian restaurant passionate about what they buy, who they buy from, how they prepare their dishes. They are also keen to reduce their carbon footprint on the environment by recycling all cardboard, glass, newspaper, and used cooking oil. www.centotre.com

Cheskin House: A 270 year old Cumbrian Farmhouse has been converted into a comfortable luxury guesthouse with tasteful interior design.  Come and enjoy locally sourced products for dinner and a careful selection of wines in a fascinating landscape at River Eden. http://cheskinhouse.com/

Coldsmoking: With his passion for cold smoking, from salmon to almonds, Turan offers coldsmoking classes as well as information on how to build your own cold smoker. http://www.coldsmoking.co.uk/index.htm

Collingham Garden Nursery: Situated in the middle of the busy and culturally diverse King’s Cross and Russell Square area, the nursery building looks out over a large, semi-wild garden. Their garden is highly-valued for the education opportunities that it offers children based in central London. http://collinghamgardensnursery.com/

Cookery School: is a hidden gem in the heart of central London offering classes and courses for all food lovers from beginners to experienced cooks, as well as hosting corporate events. Committed to sustainability the school runs on Good Energy and sources seasonal, organic ingredients – some within walking distance from Regent’s Park allotment. Energy and enthusiasm for delicious ingredients and simple, home-cooked food radiates from the kitchens. http://www.cookeryschool.co.uk/

The Cornish Shellfish Company: Based in Cornwall, The Cornish Shellfish Company specialises in supplying norovirus free oysters. They supply oysters, mussels, and clams to hotels and restaurants. Their customers include Raymond Blanc at Le Manoir, Hotel du Vin and Malmaison. www.cornishshellfish.com

Daylesford Farm: Daylesford Farm is an organic farm located in over 2000 acres of beautiful countryside of Gloucestershire. They produce organic meat, poultry, fruit, vegetables, bread, milk, cheese and yoghurt. Daylesford supports an ethical, responsible sourcing of goods, sustainable packaging and a low carbon footprint. http://www.daylesfordorganic.com/engine/shop/index.html

Diana Morgan Social Media Marketing: A social media marketing service specialised in the local artisan food and events sectors. Supporting businesses new to social media or advising businesses on their social media usage local food businesses can benefit from this marketing expertise. http://www.dianamorgan.co.uk/

Doves Farm: Doves Farm foods are organic and gluten free flour specialists, milling specialty grains since 1978. Dedicated to ethical production methods and the organic movement, they have had Soil Association certification since their founding, sourcing Fairtrade wherever possible. They produce a selection of award-winning, great-tasting organic pasta, breakfast cereals, cookies and flapjacks. www.dovesfarm.co.uk

Duchally Country Estate: Duchally Country Estate is set in prime Perthshire parkland near to Gleneagles and is the ideal base for a holiday in Scotland. Duchally Country Estate, while secluded, is perfect for short breaks and overnight stops in the Country House Hotel or a full Scottish holiday in luxury lodge accommodation that is conveniently located for easy access to Edinburgh,  Glasgow and the Highlands.  www.duchally.co.uk

Eatneon: Eatneon’s mission is to make people fall in love with  organic, wild, seasonal and local ingredients to discover and inspire traditional cooking. All cooking is done freshly from scratch and tailored diets are available. Certain health issues can be healed using carefully selected food components. http://www.eatneon.com/

Edible Ornamentals: A nursery based in Bedfordshire that prides themselves on their love of Mexican and Tex Mex,which shows through in their range of chilis and spicy gourmet products.  http://www.edibleornamentals.co.uk/

Enjoy Bed and Breakfast: A new travel website focusing entirely on independent accommodation with personality. The website offers a wide selection of quaint B&Bs, charming inns, small boutique hotels and guest houses. http://www.enjoybedandbreakfast.com/

Feather Down Farm Days: A collection of farms throughout the UK that offer comfortable accommodations in tents. Holidays on these farms give guests access to the farm larder, wood-fired ovens, chicken coops, and opportunities to learn about cheese making, milking, and gardening. http://www.featherdown.co.uk/

Fentimans: Founded before 1905 Fentimans is a family owned business, which continues to botanically brew natural soft drinks through the ‘slow natural fermentation’ process and uses only traditional brewing methods. www.fentimans.com/

Fin and Flounder: Promoting and modernising the importance of a local fishmonger, this Hackney-based shop offers fresh fish, shellfish, dariy, herbs, sauces, and wines, beers, and spirits.  http://www.finandflounder.com/shop

Gelupo: A must-see Italian gelateria and delicatessen the heart of Soho. Products range from their famous gelati ice-creams to home-made sausages and salamis. Recently ranked number 1 in Time Out’s book – 2012 Things to do in London. www.gelupo.com/

Ginger Bakers: This bakery produces stunning hand crafted cakes using only the best quality and freshest ingredients. Its philosophy is that no one should be excluded from enjoying delicious cake, so they produce the ‘Something Special’ range for those with special dietary needs. http://www.gingerbakers.co.uk/

Gliffaes Country House Hotel:  Set in a stunning location and the only Four Star Hotel in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Gliffaes Country House Hotel is a family business offering good food and service. http://www.gliffaeshotel.com/

Great Glen Game: Great Glen Game is an artisan producer based in the Scottish Highlands. They use sustainably sourced wild Venison from the local area to make a range of Charcuterie such as Salamis, Chorizos, Pepperonis and Venison Bresaola. Their award winning produce are sold across the UK in independent Food halls and used by Michelin Starred Chefs. http://www.greatglengame.co.uk/

Halen Môn Anglesey Sea Salt:  Halen Môn began with a saucepan of seawater on the Aga in our family kitchen. From the very beginning we wanted to be a quality oriented business and it’s a commitment that has paid off.  Found in more than 22 countries and some of the world’s top restaurants, today our sea salt is enjoyed around the world by chefs, food lovers and even the odd US president.  We locally supply Marks and Spencer, Waitrose and Harvey Nichols, along with over 100 of the nation’s best delicatessens. http://www.halenmon.com

Hello Fresh: Hello Fresh services started early in 2012 and delivers boxes of fresh ingredients  from local independent suppliers to your doorstep. The boxes include recipes from head chef Patrick Drake, together with easy to follow steps and photographs to reduce food waste and to encourage customers to create quality dishes in their own kitchen. www.hellofresh.co.uk

James Baxter and Son Ltd: Purveyors of potted shrimps. www.baxterspottedshrimps.co.uk

La Gelatiera: The passionate gelato lovers and proud Slow Food advocates bring a modern twist to the Italian family heritage of artisan gelato-making. Using the best seasonal ingredients to create unique gelato and sorbet flavours never tasted before in London. All products are truly 100% natural, low in fat, delicious and made daily before your eyes. Try it for yourself! www.lagelatiera.co.uk

Lalani & Co: A provenance-focused, quality-driven, seasonal tea trading company. They value family run gardens, sustainable production and natural, organic agriculture. http://www.lalaniandco.com/home.html

Londinium Espresso: Londinium Espresso is a dedicated espresso roaster that wants to convey to you the terroir of the land on which the coffee was grown, and for this reason we favour single origin coffees over blends. www.londiniumespresso.com

Low Sizergh Barn: A lovely farm shop and tea room in a 17th century barn where you can watch milking cows every day and have a wander on the farm trails. Enjoy an experiential day for the whole family with home-made lunch and cakes. http://www.lowsizerghbarn.co.uk/

Mallsgate Hall: Spread over 600 acres in a remote area of Cumbria, Mallsgate Hall is true eco-estate. All the land is farmed without the use of herbicides, pesticides or artificial fertilizers. Their lamb and beef are shipped using recycled cardboard and wool liner – much more environmentally friendly than polystyrene. www.mallsgate.co.uk

Manx Loaghtan Produce: The carefully bread Manx Loaghtan lamb feeds on the pure herbage of the mountain as nature intended and is carefully selected for sale. Also the fleece is of high quality and valued for it’s natural colour from which the breed has its name. www.manxloaghtan.com/

Mara Seaweed: Mara sources seaweeds from a network of local artisan harvesters around the wild coastlines of Scotland and Ireland, from Argyll to County Antrim to Galway, where the seaweed is abundant and the water is pure. http://seaspice.co.uk/?home

Marlborough Mushrooms: Specialist growers of oyster and shiitake mushrooms supplying to local businesses as well as  individual fans of fungi. www.marlboroughmushrooms.com/

The Modern Pantry: Owned and run by an award-winning Chef, Anna Hansen, from 2008 through to 2012, the Modern Pantry Restaurant is set in a fabulous listed Georgian building, the sort of modest gastrodome called for by the zeitgeist: buzzy ground-floor café, bookable first-floor dining-room, and cute little next-door deli.  www.themodernpantry.co.uk

Moshi Moshi: Serving traditional Japanese cuisine, Moshi Moshi serves ethically sourced sushi and was the first restaurant to remove bluefin tuna from its menu. http://www.moshimoshi.co.uk/

Nudo: Whether you want to adopt or gift an olive tree or simply wish to enjoy high quality Italian products ranging from vinegar sets to chocolates and chillies, at Nudo you will find it, the retailer of artisan Italian products. http://www.nudo-italia.com/

The Old Orleton Inn: Renown for its comprehensive selection of carefully prepared Vegetarian, Fish and Meat dishes. Prepared using fresh, quality produce sourced locally whenever possible, giving the menus a truly “Modern British” character. http://www.theoldorleton.com/index.html

Organic and Fair: A consulting firm that works with manufacturers, brand holders, and retailers to help determine their place and future in the sustainable food sector. http://www.organicandfairplus.com/

Organico: Organico is a range of organic Mediterranean food distributed by Organico Real Foods, a small British company based in Reading. Their range of natural products includes pastas, sauces, tomatoes, olives, condiments, dips, spreads, marinades and grissini. http://www.organico.co.uk/

Orzo Coffee:  Caffè d’orzo, or orzo Coffee, is a healthy and delicious Italian alternative to coffee. It is made solely from organic Italian ground roasted barley and it is 100% naturally caffeine-free. http://www.orzocoffee.co.uk/index.html

Park Mill Farm: Smallholding of 20 acres rearing rare breed, free range pork, free range eggs and home grow vegetables, not to mention two holiday lets on site! www.parkmillfarm.com/

Petersham Nurseries: The beautiful garden, restaurant, tea room and shop present a wide range of flowers, local products and home cooking – all in the distint ethos of green, fresh and healthy living. www.petershamnurseries.com/home.asp

The Rectory Hotel: The Rectory Hotel is the laid back country house experience done properly. Situated in the beautiful Cotswold triangle of Tetbury, Malmesbury and Cirencester, 200 yards across the road from our sister business, The Potting Shed Pub. www.therectoryhotel.com/

Royal Norfolk Show: The largest annual event in Norfolk county which boasts family entertainment, traditional breeds, and regional cuisine. http://www.royalnorfolkshow.co.uk/

Rude Health: This company makes granola, muesli, porridge, wholesome cereals and snacks with the best quality ingredients. They never use refined sugars or additives, and their cereals are salt free too. http://www.rudehealth.com/

Seaview Bed and Breakfast: Offering lovely accommodations on the Isle of Mull in a traditional Hebridean cottage. Their great food offerings include a decadent breakfast with homemade whiskey marmalade and an option for a ‘slow’ picnic lunch that can be eaten on the beach, in the mountains, or just in the front garden. http://www.iona-bed-breakfast-mull.com/index.htm

Sheepdrove Organic Farm:  An organic farm in Berkshire with shops in Bristol and Maida Vale, as well as an online shop that sells sustainably-reared meat and pantry items. www.sheepdrove.com/

Sustaination : A professional network serving every type of food business from farm to fork. We help small food businesses find new trade partners and access real-time opportunities. http://sustaination.co

The Special Meat Company: known under its own brand Lux Alpaca, The Special Meat Company supplies the finest Alpaca meat to the best restaurants and pubs in the country. Reared on grass by our dedicated British partner farms for a minimum of 18 months, it is produced under strictest controls with low food miles, high animal welfare standards and known provenance. http://www.specialmeat.co.uk/

The Somerset Cider Brandy Company: Makers of amazing ciders and brandy sourcing predominantly local Somerset apples using traditional, seasonal methods. www.ciderbrandy.co.uk/

Taste The Wild: The small business in North Yorkshire runs fun informative courses about wild food foraging, promote artisan food skills and support local food producers in the area. http://www.tastethewild.co.uk

Three Little Pigs: Kiplingcotes Farm is the home of Three Little Pigs, high on the Yorkshire Wolds. This is where our free range, Berkshire Rare Breed pigs are raised. From this extraordinary pork we make British chorizo and salami. We believe the local mineral water and outdoor natural lifestyle together produce a sweet and delicate flavour which has achieved us two  2 star gold awards at the Great Taste Awards 2012. http://www.threelittlepigsonline.co.uk/index.htm

Trealy Farm: Producers of artisan charcuterie featuring meats from pig, lamb, beef, wild boar, venison, rabbit and goat. www.trealyfarm.com/

Vini Italiani: A group of Italian friends who have teamed up to create an ‘experience store’ in the heart of London entirely dedicated to Italian wines. http://www.vini-italiani.co.uk/

The White Horse Inn: The award winning White Horse Inn is a welcoming and friendly place offering bed and breakfast accomodation, delicious home made food, fine wines, skittle alley and of course, having recently received a CAMRA accreditation, great ales. All food is freshly prepared using the finest locally sourced ingredients. www.whitehorse-comptonbassett.co.uk/

William’s Chase Distillery: Based in Herefordshire, Chase Distillery has been producing an array of single estate spirits including potato vodka, apple gin, and a range of liquors since 2008. www.chasedistillery.co.uk/

The Wyken Vineyards: Farm including vineyard restaurant, country store and gardens. www.wykenvineyards.co.uk/

The Yard: A food lifestyle space for local products, organic baking, sustainability and education. http://theyardalderleyedge.com/

Urban Grazing Global: Using artisan breads and locally sourced seasonal products, handmade sandwiches, fresh salads and snacks are directly delivered to your desk in London. http://www.urbangrazingglobal.co.uk/

Zorita’s Kitchen: A restaurant situated on the banks of the River Thames in the City of London, boasting fine Spanish wines and organic foods such as jamon iberico, a wide selection of cheeses, and Spanish extra virgin olive oils. http://www.bacchanaliatws.co.uk/zoritas_kitchen.aspx

The 2’s Company Travel: A tasteful travel company dedicated to ‘Foodies, Romantics and the Discerning Traveller’. Discover getaway rental properties, lovingly hand-picked, for couples to enjoy. www.the2scompany.com/

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