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MEET THE ETHICAL SUPPLIER: JAMES WHETLOR FROM CABRITO

Meet James Whetlor – the man putting up an impressive fight to add value to a previously wasted resource. This chef turned ethical ‘kid’ goat meat supplier has made it his life’s work to educate people about the senseless waste of billy goats in the UK dairy industry, and get this delicious meat on our plates.

We caught up with James and had a chat about what inspired him to start Cabrito, the plight of the billy goats, and why he thinks Britain doesn’t have much of a goat-eating culture… Read More

PEARS

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Pears:  Perfect in pastry, salads, cakes and puddings, pear is best enjoyed right about now as it comes to the height of its season.

Many varieties are grown globally, but only a handful of varieties are readily available in the UK. Read More

GOAT’S CHEESE

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Hill Farm Dairy Goat’s Cheese – Stawley

Widely bred and easily reared, goats have long been a nomadic animal that carries great worth all around the globe.

As one of the first dairy products known to man, goat’s milk, and more recently cheese, has been produced for thousands of years, although falling out of popularity as the greater yielding cow’s milk became increasingly more financially profitable.

Goats milk products, and particularly cheese, has seen a recent surge in demand as people have come to realise its digestive benefits over cow’s milk.  Lower in lactose, and with a higher amount of medium-chain fatty acids, those with lactose intolerances and allergic tendencies have found solace in goats milk products. Read More