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Forman & Field Open Day 2016

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Saturday 27th February we hosted another of our annual open days here at Fish Island, and (if we do say so ourselves) it was such a great day! Around 700 of you came along and made the day so enjoyable. We had so much going on and something for everyone; from competitions and tasters, to tours and carving demonstrations!


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[ Kalisha manning our competition stand ]

Visitors were greeted at the door and invited up to our Gallery, with a smorgasbord of food to taste on our stalls, a bar with extra food and drinks, a competition stand, and stunning views of the Olympic Stadium opposite. Read more...



March 2016



Time to give up the laboratory ready meals

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Today Which? report that 6 in 10 consumers have changed their shopping habits in the wake of the horsemeat scandal. Let’s hope this is good news for small food producers and quality retailers. If consumers lose faith in cheap and nasty, laboratory-made food peddled by some of the supermarkets and mass caterers then they should turn to people they can trust.

The pictures of fenced-in laboratory food producers involved in the horsemeat scandal were surely enough to put most people off their supermarket lasagne but where to turn to now? Read more...



March 2013