PORK - OUR FARM & BLYTHBURGH PORK
We outdoor rear Oxford Sandy and Black (rare breed) pigs slowly, to produce our highly flavoursome pork used for a variety of recipes including 'Ben's Bangers' and Smoked Ham Hock Terrine! When we are unable to provide enough of our own pork for a specific cut, we use Blythburgh Free Range Pork.
LAMB - CULFORD FLOCK & OUR FARM
All of our lamb comes from Jacob sheep, a native breed that produce a tasty lean product! Our main source comes from the Justin Hammond of Culford Flock, and these sheep are grass fed on conservation sites and RSPB land. During winter months we are able to supply our own home-reared lamb.
BEEF - LAVENHAM BUTCHERS
We currently use Suffolk grazed Hereford beef, supplied by Lavenham Butchers.
DUCK - GRESSINGHAM
From Red Tractor assured farms here in East Anglia they rear the remarkable Gressingham Duck®, a unique breed renowned for its superior taste and higher percentage of breast meat.
GAME MEAT - SUFFOLK SHOT
Most of our game comes direct from independent hunters on local shoots. When demands are high, this is sometimes subsidised by local top quality butchers, who source from a high number of local hunters.
FISH - BROWN AND MAY/ DIRECT SEAFOODS
We are currently using two suppliers, to provide us with top quality British water fish. This includes Cromer crab and Norfolk lobster during the season, as well as Suffolk smoked Scottish salmon.
VEG - LOCAL FARMS/ARNOLDS PRODUCE
Our veg is seasonal and sourced locally where possible. Some of our products sourced from Bury St Edmunds are potatoes, onions, parsnips, carrots and asparagus. We also have our own allotments which provide a range of seasonal produce throughout the year.
FRUIT - LOCAL FARMS AND US!
We use seasonal fruit, sourced locally where possible. We also use some of our own fruit, which includes apples, plums and blackberries. Our strawberries and raspberries are sourced from Great Barton.
EGGS - RATTLESDEN FARM FOODS & US
We source our free range chicken eggs, as well as some of our veg from a small family business in Rattlesden. We supply our own duck and quail eggs.
CHEESE - SUFFOLK PRODUCERS
We get our cheese from 2 Producers who use their own milk to produce their cheese on their own farms. Our Suffolk gold, blue and brie are from Suffolk Farmhouse Cheeses. The hawksden and smoked shipcord are from Rodwell Farm Dairy.
BREAD - THE FRIENDLY LOAF
The Friendly Loaf is an artisan bakery situated in Nowton, using a variety of flours including one from as close as Pakenham! Our bread is delivered the day it is baked to ensure the freshest product.
ICE-CREAM - ALDER TREE
Alder Tree produce their own product known as Cream Ices, which are a delicious in between of sorbet and ice cream, they use only local fruit and British cream and sugar.
FRUIT JUICES - JAMES WHITE
James White is a Suffolk producer of Organic and other fruit juices.
COFFEE - FRANK AND EARNEST
We use locally hand-roasted coffee from a small company based in Bury St Edmunds.
We use Giffords Hall, a family run vineyard in Hartest, for some of our wine. We stock Calvors lager and ale on draft, and Adnams bottled beers, and of course Aspall's Suffolk Cider.