Wherever possible we only use fresh, locally produced, quality products.
Kent, worthily called ‘The Garden of England’, produces some of Britain’s finest fresh produce including fruits, vegetables and salads, meats, fish and wines. At Victuals & Co we are proud to use our local producers to bring to you the pleasure of good cuisine.
Biddenden Vineyards, Biddenden
We’re pleased to be able to offer award-winning wines from one of Kent’s oldest and original commercial vineyard. Eleven different grape varieties are grown here to produce an array of wonderful white, rosé, red and sparkling English wines – biddendenvineyards.com
Simpsons English Wine Estate, Barham
Simply glorious English wines produced on the sunny, sheltered slopes of the North Downs of Kent, protected from the whimsy of the English climate by ancient woodland and anchored in the iconic chalky soils so highly revered in the world of both still and sparkling wine – simpsonswine.com
Woodlands Poultry Farm, Canterbury
From small beginnings in 1990 the Woodlands Farm in Chartham Hatch has since grown to become a major supplier of quality free range eggs across the county – www.kenteggs.co.uk
Walmestone Growers, Wingham
Established over 20 years ago by the late John Aspinall to grow crops for both Howletts and Port Lympne Zoo Parks. They grow a wide range of crops including tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, herbs, beans, courgettes, lettuce and salad leaves. All the crops grown under glass and polyethene are kept clean of pest using Biological Control and they steam sterilize the soil to kill weeds before planting – www.walmestonegrowers.co.uk
Drink Warehouse Drink Warehouse, Ramsgate
An independent wholesaler operating throughout Kent seven days a week; supplying numerous pubs bars and restaurants in the area with all their bar essentials such as beer, wines, spirits and soft drinks – www.drinkwarehouseuk.co.uk
The Black Pig Butchers, Deal
Neighbours and friends of Victuals – a wonderful butcher combining traditional butchery with artisan food preparation, using locally sourced and free-range meat – www.theblackpigbutchers.com
Boutinot Wines is one of the leading UK-based distributors of quality wines from around the world. Their portfolio consists of over 1,600 wines and sell more than 44 million bottles each year. Boutinot say that every bottle they sell they’d be more than happy to take home and drink themselves, which they do. It helps to have strong arms at Boutinot – boutinot.com
Authentique Wines, Deal
Authentique Wines is an independent fine wine importer, wholesaler and retailer. They import fine wines from France, direct from small independent wine makers who often made the conscientious choice of organic or biodynamic wine making practices. Some of Authentique’s wine makers offer contemporary expressions of traditional wines while others have been making wines for hundreds of years. See Facebook Page
Laughton’s Poultry, Faversham
The mainstay of business at Laughton’s Poultry is the production of fresh oven ready poultry reared free range and processed on site. Their ducks are hand prepared and waxed to ensure the highest quality. Chickens are prepared to the highest standard, naturally the best taste and tenderness. Their processing facilities have always been maintained at the forefront of current technology to ensure that the poultry gets the best possible start on its way to the customer. Each bird is air chilled to ensure that no added water is included in the finished product and to ensure a longer shelf life.