Now in its eighth year, British Food Fortnight is the biggest national celebration of the diverse and delicious range of food that Britain produces.
MORE BRITISH PROMOTIONS IN SUPERMARKETS THAN EVER BEFORE…all the major supermarkets are running special British promotions during British Food Fortnight signifying the greatest support in the history of the event and proving that British food really is flavour of the month.
MORE BRITISH FOOD ON MENUS THAN EVER BEFORE…Wembley Stadium, Grey Gables Hotel in Radio 4’s The Archers, the Cabinet Office, the BBC, John Lewis and the National Trust are just a few of the famous establishments taking part this year. They are joined by eight of the largest food service organisations, six major pub groups, all the chef associations, the Youth Hostel Association, Anchor Care Homes and many others putting British food on the menu during the two weeks.
BBC’s HAIRY BIKERS LEAD NETWORK OF 9,000 CHEFS READY TO TEACH CHILDREN HOW TO COOK …the network is made up of chefs from some of the biggest catering organisations, chef associations and pub groups all of whom have signed up to sending people into schools to teach children how to cook during British Food Fortnight. This is the largest volunteer movement educating children about food.
IS IT BRITISH? YES MINISTER! …last year British Food Fortnight was credited with helping to increase the proportion of British food sourced by Government departments to 66%. NHS Trusts, school catering services and major Government departments including even the Cabinet Office are joining in the national celebrations this year and taking up the challenge to put British on their menus during the Fortnight.