TO DORSET FOOD NETWORK
Uniting the local food community
Join in the fun and discover the best locally produced food that Dorset has to offer. From our agricultural roots to our highly skilled and creative chefs, Dorset does food better than anywhere else in the UK.
With more and more producers embracing their surroundings and supporting local suppliers by using locally sourced ingredients, the future of the Dorset food industry is very bright indeed.
The latest local businesses to join Dorset Food Network…..
We specialists in Dry Aged Beef including Dexter, Red Devon, Hereford.. also Grass fed Lamb and Free Range Pork
THE SLOOP IN POOLE The Sloop in Poole is a friendly, family orientated pub with a beautiful back yard and plenty off road parking. We prefer homemade, well cooked food and strive to deliver the best service possible. Our menu ranges from light bites, paninis and lunch sandwiches and wraps to burgers, salads and even…
TO GET EXCITED ABOUT!
Do you grow, cook, brew or bake something that Dorset should know about? Are you serving locally sourced food or drink to your customers? Are you a restaurant, pub, cafe or even a shop based solely in Dorset? If you are contributing to the Dorset Food Industry, we’d love to hear about you.
News & Events
STAY UP TO DATE
Stay on top of what is happening in Dorset in our News and Events area. We will keep you up to speed with all food related news and you can find out what is coming up in your area in our Events Calendar.
Back in May, Dorset Chilli Shop’s Antidote won a silver medal in the New York City Hot Sauce Expo. International recognition for an outstanding sauce created by a husband and wife team from Bournemouth. A huge and absolutely deserved reward for their efforts and creativity.
About 5 years ago, I visited Africa. The first part of the trip was to climb Kilimanjaro and that was followed by a safari in the Serengeti. Due to the type of trip this was, food was not really a priority for anything other than keeping me fuelled. Having geared myself up for the trek and imagined all the animals I’d hoped I would see, oddly for me, food didn’t factor into the equation quite as much as it usually would when I travel.
The Myth As Dorset’s only bean-to-bar, craft chocolatemaker we sell our chocolate online and at fairs. Bean-to-bar means that we make chocolate from the actual, unroasted cacao bean as opposed to buying industrial couverture for re-melting or reconstituting ingredients like cacao powder, cacao butter, etc to create a chocolate. People often ask us if we…
Our Corporate Partners support the day to day running of Dorset Food Network and the services we offer. They are also available to provide support to our members.
Dorset Food Network proudly supports two local charities. Both charities provide much needed services in the local area and without public support and fund-raising would not be able to do what they do. We are so pleased that we are able to help raise awareness for such worthy causes.