The Essex Festival of Food and Drink is held once a year at Cressing Temple Barns in Braintree, Essex. Celebrating all the fantastic food and drink that Essex has to offer and with almost sell out crowds this year proved to be just as popular as previous years!
It was the seventh year for the show and headline cookery demonstrations came from James Martin and Nadiya Hussain.
Our "The Only Way is Essex" marquee made its annual appearance with over 20 local food suppliers showcasing their products, plus we held a prize draw to win a hamper full of yummy local food worth £85! The lucky winner was Valerie Morgan from Chelmsford who was delighted with her prize! (See photo)
Since 2013 The society has supported it producers by sponsoring a branded marquee at the festival to showcase their produce and it has been a huge success with 22 stands which gives the public the opportunity to see a great selection of food and drink produced in Essex.
Attending this year were:
Bishop Nick Ltd
Brentwood Brewing Company
Broad Oak Farm Sausage Company
Dan Hull Prepared Foods
Elixirs of Life
Fairfield Farm Crisps
Jim Jams Spreads
Only By Nature
Rossi's Ice Cream
Verstegen Spices and Sauces UK Ltd
Next year's event is scheduled to take place on 14th/15th July.