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Independent food and drink producers from around Hereford and Worcester will be wowing the crowds at this winter’s BBC Good Food Show.
From handcrafted scotch eggs to decadent liqueurs, there will be seven regional producers appearing at the NEC in Birmingham from Thursday 28 November – Sunday 1 December, highlighting the strength of the independent food scene in the area.
Show regular The Handmade Scotch Egg Company, based in Bishop’s Frome, is returning for its 14th event, whilst The Grubshed and POW Events will be keeping guests well fed with their specialist street food offerings.
Showcasing the variety of produce available in the area, there will also be artisan rapeseed oil from Cotswold Gold and award-winning sustainable chocolate from producer Sue Gilmour Chocolate.
Making sure the alcohol cupboard is well stocked ahead of Christmas, guest can visit Lyonshall-based White Heron Drinks or consult the grape experts at Rude Wines about what to drink this festive season.
As well as a strong local presence, the BBC Good Food Show will welcome some of the biggest names in cookery as Mary Berry, Tom Kerridge, James Martin, Ainsley Harriott and more will all be cooking live across the four day festive foodie extravaganza.
Alongside fantastic shopping and famous faces, visitors can enjoy hands-on workshops, celebrity chef interviews, book signings or visit the Lexus Lunch Club and taste an exquisite menu inspired by Michel Roux Jr, Emily Roux and Tom Kerridge.
Laura Biggs, managing director of Show organisers River Street Events, said: “The NEC Show is one of the biggest food Shows in the country, attracting exhibitors from all over the UK. We’re excited to welcome many local food and drinks producers celebrating the best of their region.”
For full information on how to purchase tickets, what’s on and to see a full list of exhibitors, please visit www.bbcgoodfoodshow.com/birmingham-winter
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