We are very excited to announce that this year the Universal Cookery and Food Festival (UCFF2018) will be hosted at Westlands - Cultivating the Future of Growing Innovation!
We spoke to James Seymour from Westlands and here's what he had to say about this unique and wonderful venue!
Grown in the Vale of Evesham in the heart of the UK, Westlands unique ranges of new and innovative products are selected for the finest quality and flavour. Over the past 60 years, Westlands has developed from a traditional salad and leaf grower to a dynamic pioneer of speciality leaf using the latest growing techniques and cutting-edge technology.
Westlands are proud to be the premier UK specialist grower of Micro Leaf, Growing Cresses, Edible Flowers, Inspired Leaves, Coastal Vegetables and Speciality Tomatoes; supplying to market-leading Foodservice, Food Processor and Multiple Retailer customers. Our reputation has been built on market leading innovation; working with and developing our customers’ expectations and our personal care and attention to product quality. By working closely with forward thinking, quality focused chefs and foodservice companies our aim is to constantly evolve by developing new, inspiring and amazing tasting innovation!
Micro Leaf & Shoots – young tender leaves, harvested at seed leaf or first true leaf stage. Selected for quality, flavour and visual interest.
Growing Cresses – grown in a clean, soil free medium and supplied still growing in their punnets. Cut what you need, when you need it!
Inspired Edible Flowers & Speciality Leaves – our collection of unusual and distinctive culinary leaves, blanched shoots, edible flowers and fruits.
‘Taste of the Sea’ Coastal Vegetables – our diverse range of edible leaves and flowers grown for their unique taste and saline qualities.
Speciality & Heritage Tomatoes – our enticing selection of different shapes, sizes, colours, textures and flavours.
Westlands products are grown to Red Tractor Assurance and LEAF Marque standards, and packed to BRC Food Safety standards.
Westlands are #Growers4Chefs
Looking forwards to seeing you at UCFF18!
Well I don't know about you lot, but Westlands is certainly a venue that is going to offer a pretty unique setting for this years event. We're excited and like Westlands - hope to see you there.
To find out more about UCFF2018 visit our webiste www.cookeryandfoodfestival.co.uk or call the team on 01293 854 403. And.....don't forget to follow us on social media @cookeryfoodfest to keep up to date on the latest program!