Each product in your Picnic has been carefully sourced from leading, award-winning artisan producers across the UK, to ensure you enjoy the very best quality food.
Severn & Wye Smoked Salmon (100g) – Severn & Wye Smokery, Gloucestershire
Every bite is evenly smoked, with the same succulent, creamy, melt-in-the-mouth texture. Slices of rich, flavoursome meat and a strong, smoky outer layer.
This multi award-winning family business was formed by Richard and Shirley Cook in 1989. Today, a Royal Warrant holder, its production techniques and smoking processes are still very traditional and the grading, filleting, curing, and cutting is still mostly done by hand. They chip all their own oak wood for smoking, which gives this smoked salmon a unique distinctive taste.
Posh Pickle Dill Sauce (115g) – Hawkshead Relish Company, Cumbria
This sauce is packed with gherkins, dill and onions and is fabulous with fish.
Hawkshead Relish was launched in 1999 by husband-and-wife team, Mark & Maria Whitehead. They now hold over 70 Great Taste Awards, and all chutneys and preserves are made in their premises on the edge of Esthwaite Water, Cumbria.
Dry Cured Glazed Ham (250g) – Redhill Farm, Lincolnshire
Dry cured for a minimum of 6 weeks, Redhill Farm’s delicious ham is a proud winner of multiple Great Taste Awards.
Redhill Farm commit the extra time, effort and skill to produce quality, ethically farmed free range pork to the highest welfare standards. Farming on their small family-owned farm for the last 30 years, they choose to remain a small business that concentrates on quality from farming through to retail.
Tomato & Chilli Jam (160g) – The Tomato Stall, Isle of Wight
Cooked in small batches, using fresh Isle of Wight tomatoes, ginger, English cider vinegar and chilli gives a seriously delicious kick. A great accompaniment to ham.
The Tomato Stall on the Isle of Wight’s journey began over 15 years ago when they packed their van and headed to their first farmers market. From day one, customers fell in love with the tomatoes, and they have been inspiring people with the most flavourful and exciting varieties ever since. The secret ingredient to great tasting produce is the location. The Isle of Wight is one of the sunniest places in the UK, making it the perfect place to grow the tastiest tomatoes.
Multicrunch Tin Loaf – The Village Bakery, Kent
Enjoy an artisan freshly baked tin loaf to accompany your ham, salmon and pickles.
The Village Bakery in Groombridge is an independent bakery specialising in freshly made breads and cakes.
Longman’s Salted Butter Roll (200g) – Longman’s Cheese, Somerset
A fantastic rich flavoured and golden coloured butter, Longman’s multi-award-winning farmhouse rolled salted butter is renowned for its rich, creamy, smooth, and flavourful taste and has been heralded as a double world champion at the International Cheese Awards.
Produced by the Longman family, who have been farmers and farmhouse cheesemakers for over 200 years, it is churned in Somerset, using milk from the local herds grazing in the heart of the Vale of Camelot, and made using traditional methods, taking only the finest quality whey cream that has been separated from the whey produced when the curds are cut during the cheese making process.
Scones and Accompaniments
One Fruit Scone, One Plain Scone – Montmartre Patisserie, Berkshire
Two light and fluffy scones produced by Royal Warrant holder Montmartre Patisserie.
Montmartre Patisserie started in 1995 with the goal of making top quality cakes, desserts and quiche for cafés and restaurants around Berkshire. In 2008 they were thrilled to receive a Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Rodda’s Clotted Cream (2 x 40g) – Redruth, Cornwall
Rodda’s cream is gently baked, allowing the richest flavours to rise to the top. Nothing beats breaking through the seal to experience the smoothness of the cream below.
In 1890 great-great-grandmother, Eliza Jane Rodda started making Cornish clotted cream in her farmhouse kitchen in the heart of Cornwall. Now Rodda’s is in the fifth generation of the family business, and they continue to craft their Cornish clotted cream in the very same way.
The Artisan Kitchen’s Strawberry Jam (100g) – Gloucester, Gloucestershire
A deliciously fruity jam, packed with whole fruit, handmade and homemade in a big copper pot that bubbles away in a small kitchen, as used in traditional preserve making.
Set up in 2011, by a trained chef and passionate foodie, Sarah Churchill, based in Gloucester, The Artisan Kitchen creates delicious award-winning preserves, marmalades and chutneys handcrafted in small batches from seasonal produce.
Afternoon Tea Cakes
Tennis Ball Macaron, Strawberry & Basil Interior – Biscuiteers, Wimbledon
The master icers of Biscuiteers have created a bright yellow tennis ball macaron, complete with white seam line! With an added twist, the interior crème of strawberry and basil, the macaron beautifully brings together two of Wimbledon’s iconic features: tennis and strawberries! The macarons are baked by Biscuiteers in Wimbledon using a traditional French recipe.
Chocolate Brownie – Biscuiteers, Wimbledon
A rich and delicious brownie.
Chocolate & Hazelnut Choux Bun – Biscuiteers, Wimbledon
Choux pastry filled with Jirava chocolate crémeux.
Mini Victoria Sponge Cake – Biscuiteers, Wimbledon
An afternoon tea classic – Victoria sponge, vanilla Swiss meringue buttercream and dried raspberries.
Launched in 2007, with the mission to offer a more unique, stylish and personalized gifting solution, Biscuiteers Baking Company makes beautiful, handmade, iced biscuits and patisserie, based on old fashioned production techniques.
Wimbledon Strawberries and Cream
Hugh Lowe Strawberries
For Wimbledon, the berry variety chosen by Hugh Lowe Farm was a Malling Centenary variety which boasts exceptional fruit quality characteristics. These include attractive berries with a uniform conical shape and superb, sweet flavour which are Grade 1 English strawberries, though we work with Marion ensuring the most suitable and best quality berries are used.
Produced by Marion Regan of Hugh Lowe Farms, Mereworth, Kent. Marion’s great grandparents began growing strawberries in 1893 where the family owned business has continued to grow. Spanning 500 ha of soft fruit/arable land, they are one of the largest soft fruit producers in the UK.
Channel Island Pouring Cream – Hinxden Dairy, Kent.
The cream is from Award winning pedigree Holstein and Guernsey cows, which graze in the Garden of England.
Hinxden Farm Dairy is a family run dairy farm based in Kent, home to the Manford family for the past four generations.
Allergens: Gluten (Wheat), Milk, Nuts (Hazelnut)(Almonds), Fish (Salmon), Mustard, Eggs, Soya, Sulphur Dioxide