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Local Foods For Local People Available Online

LocalFoodshop.co.uk helps UK residents find locally produced food and drink. A little search of Bexhill on Sea gave us two local producers (the wine maker Carr Taylor and vinegar and oil producer Stratta) and two shops (JC Rook, a Eblex Quality Standard Beef and Lamb Butcher, and High Barn Oils which sells farm grown, cold pressed linseed oil.

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The New Consumer blog points us to a new site that they call an online farmers market. LocalFoodshop.co.uk helps UK residents find locally produced food and drink. A little search of Bexhill on Sea gave us two local producers (the wine maker Carr Taylor and vinegar and oil producer Stratta) and two shops (JC Rook, a Eblex Quality Standard Beef and Lamb Butcher, and High Barn Oils which sells farm grown, cold pressed linseed oil. The site says:

The aim for Localfoodshop is to help you to identify your local suppliers of quality, fresh, seasonal produce. You buy direct, keeping your money in the local economy and supporting local farmers and artisan producers.

At Localfoodshop, 93% of the sale value goes straight to the producer. Compare this to the supermarkets! And the remaining 7% supports the social enterprise which runs the site, re-investing any profits back into the local food sector.

The site has just started but it works very well and makes simple sense for the producers and consumers.

Local Foodshop

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