Meet the sponsors of the Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition 2017
A big thank you to our Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition sponsors. The competition will take place on Wednesday 22nd February 2017 at the Holiday Inn in Winchester.
Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)
AHDB is a statutory levy board, funded by farmers, growers and others in the supply chain. Its purpose is to equip levy payers with independent, evidence-based information and tools to grow, become more competitive and sustainable. Established in 2008 and classified as a Non-Departmental Public Body, it supports the following industries: meat and livestock (cattle, sheep and pigs) in England; horticulture, milk and potatoes in Great Britain; and cereals and oilseeds in the UK. AHDB’s remit covers 75 per cent of total UK agricultural output.
Stephen Farmer of AHDB Pork said: “The best pies and sausages are made using the finest English pork which is why AHDB Pork has supported many national, regional and local butchery competitions. By helping to champion innovation through competitions like the Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition, we can support our farmers by raising the public’s awareness of the amazing and delicious produce available down our local high streets. We wish all the entrants the very best of luck!”
As part of the Kerry group, Lucas manufacture a comprehensive range of seasonings and mixes specifically designed for the retail butchery trade. These include ingredients for sausages, burgers, curing, glazing and coatings. They also produce ingredients for the creation of ready meals, pies and pasty's and potato toppings.
“We are proud to sponsor the Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition supporting local artisan butchers and farm shops gain recognition for their skills and knowledge in the manufacture of meat products, helping to keep these skills alive and well for future generations.” Steve Derrick, Lucas Ingredients.
Dalziel serves the meat processing and retail butchery industry from 12 strategically located distribution sites throughout the UK. Their product range encompasses meat seasoning blends and ingredients for food processors, frozen and chilled meat, a full range of butchers suppliers, crumb and battering systems, plastic casings for cooked meat applications and industrial food machinery.
In 2005 Grant Lang created the world’s first solar and wind powered art covered coffee cart. It was from this small yet remarkable cart that the Mozzo Coffee adventure began...From their home at Mozzo World (The Roastery) in the heart of Southampton, they small batch roast a series of Espresso and Filter blends using some of the finest coffees available before sharing them with leading hospitality venues and businesses across Hampshire and the UK.
“Knowing the high calibre of produce throughout our extraordinary county, we are delighted to support fellow local producers in The Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition 2017 and wish all entrants the best of luck!” Grant Lang, Mozzo Coffee.
“If we want a high quality product, personal service and experienced advice provided by skilled professionals… our local butcher offers it all. Just like our local butchers, PMDC Design recognises that a great product needs great presentation. We are delighted to be involved with the Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition to give pie and sausage makers the opportunity to showcase the very best produce from the region.
We are a Hampshire based specialist packaging design agency and are very proud to support this prestigious event!” Steve Hobbs, pmdc design.
Find out more about the Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition.