Philip Warren & Son has been established for over 130 years as a traditional farm shop. They are passionate local suppliers of home reared and butchered fully traceable Cornish meat. Their own beef is raised on the wonderful grasslands that surround Bodmin Moor and is completely natural meat, traditionally hung on the bone, showcasing the best of Cornish food. Philip Warren use almost entirely British Native Breeds, such as Red Ruby, Hereford, Galloway, South Devon, Highland and Angus. These are breeds that thrive on the margins of moorland and live on a predominantly grass diet, producing some of the finest beef available. Philip Warren are also the Rare Breeds Survival Trust butchers for the area and are therefore our local suppliers for wonderful tasting pork from many of Britain’s traditional breeds including Saddlebacks, Tamworths and Berkshires.
For over 50 years Matthew Stevens & Son of St Ives in Cornwall have been local suppliers of the finest fresh fish and seafood. As a third generation family business, their reputation has been built on supplying customers with the highest quality and freshest produce. Their level of commitment to excellence has made them one of the most respected fish and seafood specialists in the South West. Much of the fish from this local supplier is landed at the traditional Cornish harbours at Mevagissey, Looe, Newlyn, and their home port of St Ives. Matthew Stevens work hard building strong relationships with the skippers and crews of the small day boats that work close to the Cornish shore harvesting small quantities of wonderful quality fresh fish and shellfish. These strong links help this local supplier ensure they can supply the best of the catch showcasing this iconic Cornish food. A wonderful variety of fish and seafood come from this local supplier including Monkfish, Bass, Lemon Sole, John Dory, Brill, Lobsters, Scallops and Crabs.
Jamie Morton-Clark has over 30 years experience in the Cornish food and fishing industry and with buyers stationed at the Westcountry harbours of Looe, Brixham and Newlyn he is able to source only the very best of the catch. Most of Jamie’s fish come from local suppliers at Looe, a small tidal Cornish port, where the boats leave early in the morning, returning in the evening. The fish is then auctioned early next day and returned straight to skilled craftsmen who scale, fin, bone and skin the fish ready for the kitchen.
Country Cheeses have over 35 years experience producing cheese and working with cheesemakers. Their unique relationship with specialist local suppliers and producers give them the ability to bring the very best of Devon food to a wider audience. They source British cheeses that are mostly from within the South West, working with the cream of the cheesemaking profession to supply ‘real’ cheese that showcases the truly unique tastes and texture that only lovingly made Devon food can provide.