Fruit and Veg

New Covent Garden Market is Celebrating British Food Fortnight, 19th Sept – 4th Oct!

Written by NCGM
September 23, 2020

Find out how we are celebrating and promoting British Food Fortnight!

We are delighted to partner with Love British Food and take part in celebrating British Food Fortnight.

During the fortnight, we are posting stories on our channels, shining a light on our incredible market, and exciting collaborations with partners including a foodie heaven competition!

Grab a cuppa and do a daily check-in on your favourite channel:

British Food Fortnight: Blogs, Instagram, Facebook, enter our Competition

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(Image: Hannah Turner and Marc Osborne, Thorogood & Sons, New Covent Garden Market).

We are busy promoting our market and enjoying learning why our wholesalers are passionate about British produce and the growers behind them.

For example, take Paul Harwood, of Harwoods of London Ltd and his sons, James, Gareth and Joshua. A home grown British business, celebrating an innovative farmer they are passionate about Morghew Park, The Potato Shop, Kent.

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(Image: Paul Harwood and his son James, Harwood & Sons Ltd, New Covent Garden Market.)

We will continue to share daily stories, including our exciting partnership with Covent Garden, Westminster.

As part of this year’s celebrations, New Covent Garden Market and Covent Garden have joined together for the first time since the capital’s iconic fruit and vegetable market at Covent Garden moved to its new location in Nine Elms Battersea, becoming New Covent Garden Market.

From Saturday 19th September to Saturday 4th October, favourite Covent Garden restaurants including Frenchie, The Gentlemen Baristas, Din Tai Fung, Petersham Nurseries’ La Goccia, Avobar, The Oystermen, Ladurée and Mariage Frères are joining the celebrations, creating exclusive menus and dishes to showcase their ongoing passion and support for British produce.

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(Images: From field to fork! Amin Rachidi, West Green Foods Ltd, New Covent Garden Market; strawberry farmer Charles Kidson, Lower Reule Farm; Mark Greenaway, head chef at Gentlemen Baristas, Covent Garden).

We encourage our nation to celebrate and enjoy delicious British fresh produce, food and drink over the fortnight and beyond.

If you have any questions, email or call 02077202211 and ask for Meg or Cassie. We are here to help.

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(Image: Fresh produce at Thorogood & Sons).

Author: Meg Morrison.

Photographer: Tom Moggach and Mission PR. Request permission to use.


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