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81-83 Crouch Street Colchester Essex CO3 3EZ
01206 572200   
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Local Products

This is a selection of our range of products sourced locally.
If you wish to visit the producers' website please click the images.
Please note ; not all producers have a website.


Wilkins of Tiptree

Wilkins of Tiptree



Wilkins of Tiptree. We stock the entire range of conserves and marmalades.
Along with chutneys, sauces, fruit spreads, honey, Christmas Puddings and gift packs.


Tiptree Patisserie

Tiptree Patisserie

Owned by Wilkins and with the same quality ideals they make the best carrot cake around. Sold by the slice from our deli counter and in the cafe.

We also stock their traybakes. Millionaires, fudge brownie and more.
Aspall

Aspall



A range of cyder and wine vinegars from Suffolk.
Quite simply the finest cyder vinegar available on the market today.
It has a gentle aroma of cyder apples and a full yet rounded taste.
We also stock ciders from Aspalls, Premier Cru, Peronelles Blush and Draught.
Coles Traditional Foods

Coles Traditional Foods


Cole's Traditional Foods, established in 1937, makes products of distinction from recipes which in some cases date back over 150 years.We stock their, ever popular, christmas puddings all year round.


Huntley and Palmers

Huntley and Palmers


Chocolate Olivers, an all time classic.
James White Juices

James White Juices



Fruit juices from Suffolk. Some apple varieties stocked.
They also produce Big Tom, a tomato and spice drink ideal for Bloody Mary
Farmer Browns Rapeseed Oil

Farmer Browns Rapeseed Oil



We all know that olive oil is good for you and helps to reduce cholesterol levels, but what most people don’t know is that cold pressed rapeseed oil is even better!!

Grown and bottled in 8 miles from the store..

Farmer Browns Rapeseed Oil is available in 250ml and 500 ml and 2 Litre sizes
along with 250ml flavoured varieties.
Suffolk Farmhouse Cheeses

Suffolk Farmhouse Cheeses


Guernsey milk and vegetarian rennet are used to make these cheeses in Coddenham, Suffolk. All well worth a taste.

Suffolk Gold A creamy semi-hard farmhouse cheese, delicately flavoured and a rich golden flavour, delicious eaten with oatcakes or an apple. Also melts beautifully!

Suffolk Blue A creamy rich blue-veined cheese. Soft and luxurious - highly recommended.
Primrose Pork

Primrose Pork

Free-range pork products from North Essex. Both smoked and unsmoked, back and streaky bacon and sausages stocked. Chops and diced pork and other pork products available to order.

The East of England has found its Landmark Banger! Robert Moss from Primrose Pork was crowned regional winner with his Traditional Best Pork sausage by legendary cricket umpire and national icon Dickie Bird MBE at his butchers in Great Bromley.
Dedham Vale Vineyard

Dedham Vale Vineyard


Based in Boxted on the Essex / Suffolk border, this vineyard produces a range of British wines. We stock ;

Dedham Vale Sparkling (White and Rose)
Bacchus
Colchester Oyster
Reserve
Rose



Ken Green's Fish

Ken Green's Fish

We are supplied with a large range of frozen seafood from their base in Clacton. This includes, cod, haddock, smoked haddock, prawns ( shell on and off ), scallops (queen and king ), tuna steaks, skate wings, salmon steaks, kippers, smoked and peppered mackerel and others.

If you require something specific please ask and we'll try to source it for you.


Thursday Cottage

Thursday Cottage

We stock their range of Low Sugar Preserves and Marmalades.

Along with a selection of curds including, Lemon and Coffee.
Maldon Sea Salt

Maldon Sea Salt



The Maldon Crystal Salt Company has roots firmly entrenched in the past with a tradition the envy of many, yet today it is still a small but flourishing family concern. The key to its continued success lies in the production of a unique product, using traditional natural methods. It is this combination of quality and tradition that has won it international acclaim.
All Natural Fruit and Nut Bars

All Natural Fruit and Nut Bars

Fruit and nut bars from Halstead in Essex.
No additives or preservatives.


W & H Marriage and Sons Flours.

W & H Marriage and Sons Flours.

Locally milled flours. White, wholemeal in self raising and plain. Malted bread flour and others.
Local Honey

Local Honey

Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk honey and cut comb.
Essex honey always in stock. Others as available.
Our honey comes from around North Essex including Mersea Island and Manningtree.


Colmans Mustard

Colmans Mustard

Colman's products from Norwich. We stock the original mustard (dry and ready mixed) condiments and packet sauces

Locally Baked Bread

We have a delivery of fresh bread daily, which is made as it should be
with no additives or improvers. White, wholemeal or harvester ( granary style ).

All from a baker within 5 miles of our store.

Speciality breads available Friday and Staurday or to order.

With many more added on a regular basis




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