Food Producers

The best locally-produced food and drink the West Country has to offer

During the last decade, Padstow Christmas Festival has earned a reputation for showcasing a tempting selection of food ranging from artisan breads and cakes, chocolates, meats, cheeses, and preserves, not to mention award-winning craft beers and locally produced gins.

The Wonky Kitchen

The Wonky Kitchen

The Wonky Kitchen uses the finest ingredients to create a selection of high quality handmade creamy fudge. It’s available in a variety of delicious flavours, ranging from the classic clotted cream, chocolate, and rum and raisin, to more contemporary flavours like strawberry and balsamic, lavender and nectar, and blackcurrant and rosemary. 

Wessex Pantry

A family-run business based in the heart of rural Devon, Wessex Pantry produces a range of handmade award-winning pies.

Using the finest local ingredients, Wessex Pantry handcraft its pies using traditional methods, priding itself on its mouthwatering recipes and the ability to offer a personal service to its valued customers.

Tamblyn’s Finest Meats

Tamblyn’s Sausages produce quality sausages and burgers with provenance on their family farm in south east Cornwall, using the finest local ingredients.

The family is proud of its Cornish heritage and support a number of local suppliers. They sell their products throughout Devon and Cornwall, as well as online.

Tamblyn’s ethos is to produce the very best Cornish produce from the very best in Cornish environments.

Figgy’s Puddings

Figgy’s is a tiny company from Devon which has been making its award-winning traditional Christmas puddings to the same family recipe for the last 10 years. Steeped in Somerset Cider Brandy and Hanlons Port Stout, the puddings are all made by hand, in small batches, and make an ideal Christmas treat or a special present for foodie friends and family. Each pudding is beautifully presented in a ceramic bowl with traditional pudding cloth wrap.

Cornish Meadow Preserves

Cornish Meadow Preserves

Cornish Meadow Preserves produce handmade, award-winning preserves, jams, jellies, mustards and marmalades at their base in Coverack, east of the Lizard Peninsula.

They made their first batch to sell at a local craft market in 1987 and, 30 years on, are still producing preserves in the same way: small open pans, 26 jars produced per batch, all handmade and all jars hand filled. They even print our own labels and stick them on by hand!

The Seafood Restaurant

The Seafood Restaurant

The team from The Seafood Restaurant will be serving up a delicious selection of Mexican food at their stand in the Christmas Market, using recipes from Rick Stein’s new book, The Road to Mexico. Dishes will include tacos, filled with prawns, slow-cooked carnitas pork, sautéed courgette and charred halloumi, as well as oysters with hogwash dressing, and more.

The Cornish Crepe Co.

The Cornish Crepe Co. will serve you Sweet and Savoury Crepes, all made fresh whilst you wait, a selection of Teas and the finest Lavazza Gold Coffee. And if that isn’t enough, why not try one of our delicious Callestick Farm Ice Creams. Look out for our mystery guest flavour!

Padstow Farm Shop

Padstow Farm Shop is passionate about great food and drink, and sources everything as locally as possible. It stocks an extensive range of produce including farm-reared beef, lamb and pork, vegetables, Cornish water, tea, cider, beer, gins, and wine, as well as its famous Cornish pasta, made from durum wheat grown on the farm.



Using only milk sourced from farms based within 30 miles of its creamery at Scorrier, near Redruth, Rodda’s has been making Cornish clotted cream in the heart of the county since 1890.

For almost 130 years, it’s been made in the same way: gently baking rich, local cream until it’s thick and unctuous, and topped by a golden crust. The range also includes butter, custard, milk and crème fraîche.

Cornish Cheese Co

Cornish Cheese Co.

Cornish Blue has been produced on the Stansfield’s farm on Bodmin Moor since 2001. At that time milk prices had collapsed and dairy farmers were facing a struggle to survive. In the search for a new revenue stream, Phillip and Carol Stansfield starting thinking about making cheese and noticed that there was no blue cheese being made in Cornwall.

Phillip enrolled on a cheesemaking course at Cheshire College of Agriculture, turned a former bottling plant at the end of the milking parlour into a cheese production facility and Cornish Blue was on its way.

The full-flavoured sweet creamy cheese of distinctive character has been internationally recognised by a number of awards including World Cheese Awards Champion Cheese in 2010 and Best Blue and English Cheese in 2007.

Big Pan Parties

Big Pan Parties

The team at Big Pan Parties tantalises tastebuds with gourmet street food, cooked in giant pans, specialising in a range of paellas.  All of its dishes are freshly cooked and the ingredients locally sourced, except its paella rice and spices which are imported from Spain.

Big Pan also offers an extensive range of other dishes including Indian, Malaysian, and Thai curries, chilli, and tartiflette topped with Cornish brie. It’s a party in a pan!

Choccy Churros

Choccy Churros a small street food stall, based in Cornwall, selling freshly-made churros at events and festivals. Passionate about creating and serving exciting, high-quality desserts, the churros are made to order and served warm, with a variety of delicious fillings and toppings.

Chough Bakery

Chough Bakery is a small, family-run craft bakery, based at the Quayside in Padstow. Our multi award winning pasties, made from locally-sourced ingredients, are famous for the extra dollop of “Cornishness” we give them by adding clotted cream. From artisan breads to homemade cakes, we pride ourselves on sourcing only the highest quality ingredients for our food.


Just Pigs

At Just Pigs, the ethos is simple: take a great product – Cornish pork – and help it to become even better. Just Pigs’ current signature dish is Cornish pulled pork, which is smoked in their secret rub and then slowly cooked in Cornish cider for more than 12 hours. It’s then finished with a sweet BBQ sauce, creating a mouth explosion of flavour.


Run by husband and wife team, Steve and Ady Coote,  Cootealicious produces homemade fudge, ‘frownies’ and sweets, in a range of delicious flavours.

Cornish Cream

A family business built on a reputation for outstanding quality, first class service and a range of innovative products from Cornwall.

Known as the home of Cornish clotted cream, luxury Cornish hampers, Cornish Lust, Haymakers Scrumpy and Cornish Sunset, we pride ourselves on offering something different at immense value for money.

Louise’s Larder

Louise creates uniquely-flavoured multi award-winning jams and cream teas at her base in Crediton.

Handcrafted using traditional open pan methods and the highest quality seasonal ingredients available, her rhubarb, rose and cardamom jam and gingered fig and rhubarb chutney have both scooped top food industry awards.

Davies Catering Cornwall

Elseafood is a catering stall provided by Davies Catering Cornwall for shows and events across the South West. Elseafood provides a unique concept for street food: chef Martin Davies produces sustainable, fresh, restaurant standard seafood. Come and chat to him about other services he can offer including a range of cuisines for dinner parties and weddings.

Copperpot Originals

Based in the Cornish town of St Ives, Copperpot Originals is an international family confectionery business which has been serving up sweet treats since 1978 when Ken and Doreen Brian opened their first fudge shop.

There were 32 flavours on offer in Copperpot’s original shop, and the fudge was chopped and bagged as customers waited. As its reputation grew, so did demand, and the family moved to a bigger premises.

Copper has a long history as the best metal for cooking, especially for fudge, largely because of its conductive properties. Copperpot Originals range of fudge is now produced in a bespoke kitchen where it’s batch-cooked and cooled on racks, before being hand-broken.

It’s the expert timings, precise temperatures and superb ingredients which make Copperpot’s fudge so much more than a seaside souvenir.


Tregida is a multi award-winning business, based in the countryside on the outskirts of Launceston, offering smoked fish, meat and cheese from its smokehouse, as well as locally-caught fresh fish and seafood.

It’s run by husband and wife team, Jon and Coralie Short, who set up their smokery on Coralie’s parents’ land after leaving university. They built their first smoker by hand, and started producing traditionally smoked products, including salmon and mackerel, in 2000. They’ve since invested in a Ness smoker, with a much larger capacity, and recently installed a wind turbine which generates nearly all the power needed to run the giant smokers and other electrical equipment.

The couple of gone on to expand into the fresh fish market: Jon buys fish from the markets at Looe and Plymouth each morning, which his team of filleters and packers prepare to customers’ specifications, ready for despatch the same evening.

The Cornwall Hamper Company

The Cornwall Hamper Company offers online choice of gift baskets, picnic baskets, and hampers containing the finest dairy and dry goods, including brands such as Rodda’s, Trewithen Dairy, Furniss Biscuits, Boddington’s Berries, and Cornish Sea Salt.

Primarily a supplier of Cornish produce across the UK, the demand for a select range of other quality and delicatessen varieties prompted the company to add an extensive range of Merchant Gourmet products along with some of your other branded favourites.

Norton Barton Artisan Food Village

Norton Barton Artisan Food Village, based just outside Bude on the north coast of Cornwall, is home to some of the country’s top food producers, including Cornish Charcuterie, Popti Cornish Bakehouse ,and The Cornish Distilling Co.

Owned by Richard and Fionagh Harding, who moved to Cornwall eleven years ago, Norton Barton Farm was granted Food Enterprise Zone status in 2015, making in one of only two FEZ’s in Cornwall, and the only artisan food village in the UK.

Development work is underway at the farm with plans to turn the site into a village actualised where public can learn (and sample) how the produce is made – making for a fantastic day out.

Fat Breads

Fat Breads is a Middle Eastern-inspired pop-up street food trader, based at Gorran Haven on the south coast of Cornwall.

Its dishes include chicken shawarma, Persian lamb kofta, Lebanese spiced aubergine, and falafel, all served in a 10-inch flatbread with salad and a choice of dressing.

Freda’s Peanut Butter

A love of peanut butter led husband and wife team, Lisa and Andrew Newsham, to search for the perfect blend. On a trip of a lifetime to New Zealand in a camper van called Freda, they had a moment of inspiration to develop their own unbelievably tasty brand. Uniquely flavoured, deeply roasted with natural ingredients and the perfect crunch – this is peanut butter but better.

Sisley’s & Crellow

Award-winning Sisley’s & Crellow produces a variety of handmade preserves, condiments, mustards and sauces, all using quality ingredients. Its recipes are closely-guarded secrets, passed onto the current owners by the founders of both companies.

With a love of cooking and a passion for the best seasonal ingredients, Sisley’s & Crellow don’t use any artificial colours or preservatives. The only ingredients in its jars are fruit and vegetables, expertly cooked with sugar, vinegar and spices.

The company supplies around 80 shops, delis, hotels, wholesalers, and restaurants, as well as a number of National Trust shops in Cornwall.

Bavarian Nutman

Pete Mickler caramelises and roasts different types of nuts in cinnamon and vanilla.  He started the business more than 20 years ago, and was the first person to travel the country selling this sweet, moorish treat.