Made in Kent
You find many local products in our store, from freshly baked artisan bread, seasonal vegetables and fruits to luxurious chocolates, ice creams and spirits.
The Chai Stop offers a wide choice of mouth-watering meat and vegetable curries, which are handmade and frozen in small batches. All meals are wheat and gluten free with many dairy free, vegetarian and vegan options also available.
The Greensand Ridge Distillery produces award-winning spirits that reflect the flavours of the Kent countryside that surrounds it. Sustainability is key, and only 100 percent renewable energy is used in the distilling process.
Kentish seasonal fruits and locally sourced fresh ingredients make the perfect mix for Simply Ice Cream’s award winning handmade ice cream offerings available in a range of mouth-watering flavours produced in small batches for premium quality, free of artificial colours, additives or preservatives.
The Kentish Chocolate Company
We are delighted to stock a selection of The Kentish Chocolate Company’s luxury handmade chocolates. The chocolatiers create anything chocolaty from flavoured bars to figures and wedding favours.
We are proud to offer fresh handmade artisan bread from the local Teston Bakery. Swedish owner and baker Per Nevrin provides sourdough and real bread, which does not contain any additives.
Leading English winemaker Chapel Down produces a world-class range of sparkling and still wines created from fruit sourced from the South-East of England. The winery is an official supplier to No 10 Downing Street, and celebrity chefs Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver are among its customers.
Family run Biddenden Vineyards produce an award-winning range of wines, ciders and juices, all locally sourced and crafted to a high standard. Biddenden ciders are made from the juice of carefully selected culinary and dessert apples using the Barnes’ family recipe.
To get that fresh “just picked” taste Mitchell’s Kentish simply pressed apple and pear juices are made from hand-selected, tree ripened fruit sourced from the family enterprise’s Plaxtol orchards. Bramley & Dessert apple and Conference & Concorde pear juice are part of Mitchell’s range of delicioius fruit drinks.
Owlet’s have been growing fruit and making award-winning juices at Owl House Fruit Farm in Kent since 1986. They offer an extensive range of single variety English apple juices together with some original blends of English fruits, berries and flowers.
Kent & Sussex Tea and Coffee Company
The family-run Kent & Sussex Tea and Coffee Company offers a wide range of finest quality teas and coffees, including the house blend Pluckley Tea, which gas been specially blended for the waters of Kent.
Sample the intense flavours and subtle notes of spirits crafted in Kent’s first distillery established in 200 years. Anno’s flagship multi-award winning gin incorporates Kentish botanicals such as hops, samphire and local florals to create an exceptional gin with the distinctive taste of Kent.
Only the finest ingredients make it into Korkers delicious quality sausages. Looking back on 50 years of experience, using premium cuts of pork and following the original family recipe Korkers have become one of the best selling sausages in the South East. Sizzlingly good!
Treat yourself to one of the tantalisingly moreish handmade Goupie chocolates from Kent confectionary manufacturer Simpson’s of Hawkhurst. Choose from an array of vegan friendly and gluten free flavours presented in recyclable luxury packaging.
A new to the market brewery based in Ashford, Kent. The Curious Brewery Beer is in stock at The Plaxtol Village Store. A wonderful crisp and smooth beer – and they ferment a rather nice cider too.
Cook supplies delicious frozen ready meals, cakes and puddings, which look and taste like homemade fare. Dishes are lovingly prepared by hand using the same quality ingredients and techniques as a good cook would at home.