Welcome to our May 2012 e-newsletter...
NEW! on the Love British Food website
Find out who has made it as a finalist in the Cook for The Queen competition! [click here]
Order your Love British Food 2012 promotional material - includes patriotic bunting for the Diamond Jubilee [click here]
Love British Food is Outstanding Winner of Food Chain Marketing Award 2012! [click here]
1. Supermarket Watch
Bringing you the latest news on British products in the supermarkets and other major items of interest about British food; here is our round-up for April… Read more
2. Inspiring Schools of the Month, May 2012
As Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall's competition inviting schools to create a special menu for The Queen approaches its grand finale at Buckingham Palace in June, the first round of judging has taken place. 16 schools have been selected from over 200 entries to go through to the next round where their menus will be judged by Mark Flanagan, Royal Chef at Buckingham Palace. The top four winning schools will be invited to Buckingham Palace in June to see their recipes prepared by the Royal Chef and will help serve them at a special reception attended by The Queen and The Duchess of Cornwall. The quality of entries was staggeringly high. This month we profile the sixteen finalists… Read more
3. Producer of the month
Ian Thurgood, Joint Managing Director, Wilkin & Sons, Tiptree, Essex
Deep in the heart of Essex, Royal Warrant holders Wilkin & Sons produce Tiptree conserves. Last year, they celebrated 125 years of jam making with a visit from HM The Queen. Tiptree jams are a British favourite both in the UK and abroad, as food writer Rose Prince says; it is proper English jam… Read more
Win some Tiptree Jubilee Strawberry Conserve. Simply email us the correct answer to the following question.
Where did Scottish pupils recently show HRH The Duchess of Cornwall their compeition entries?
The winner will be selected, at random, from all correct answers recieved before 9am on 21st May 2012. Find the answer on the Love British Food website
5. What To Bring To The Feast with The Sauce
"She arrived with her hands swinging…" is not how any guest would wish to be described. But what to bring to a Diamond Jubilee celebration lunch when there is such a plethora of produce to choose from? Take our advice: keep it simple and keep it British…Read more