The search is on for the best local food and drink producers, diversified businesses, young farmers and commoners, and volunteers who support the New Forest’s landscape and economy.
On Wednesday 22nd February, butchers from across Hampshire gathered in Winchester to compete in the Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competition.
Congratulations to Tatchbury Manor Farm for winning the New Forest Marque trophy at the recent Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie competition.
featuring a play on traditional winter comforts
More than £1,000 has been raised by competitive quizzers aiming to taste success in a New Forest food quiz.
The Hampshire Life Food & Drink Awards returned for the eleventh year and the 2016 event was bigger than ever.
The inaugural New Forest Food & Drink Festival Week ended on a high with Ringwood’s Bakehouse24 scooping the award for Best Contribution to New Forest Food & Drink in 2016.
On the 24th November 2016 the Beautiful South Awards at the Hilton at the Ageas Bowl, near Southampton, saw TV and radio celebrity Toby Anstis celebrating the cream of the region’s tourism industry.
Eling Tide Mill needed a new home for their Victorian Dough Trough and Bakehouse24 was happy to help.
The Bell Inn, New Forest, is proud to announce it is hosting its first Evening Christmas Fair on Wednesday 30 November.
A massive thank you to everyone who donated and supported our Food and Drink Quiz Night on Friday 4th November.
Christmas Gift Vouchers Available Now
Wednesday 30 November
10am - 4.30pm Brockenhurst
FOR LUNCH AND EVENING EARLY-BIRDS
The Bell Inn, an independent family-owned 18th century coaching Inn in the heart of the New Forest, is introducing a new lunchtime option, offering fantastic value.
Cobley Wood Farm has for the last few years produced a range of festive/seasonal sausages from their Free Range, Saddleback pigs.
After a successful few weeks opening The Forage in the evenings we plan to continue, offering delicious home made locally sourced meals from our daily menu and our very popular specials.
The Hampshire Life Food & Drink Awards returns for the eleventh year and the 2016 event is set to be bigger than ever.
Great Taste, the world’s most coveted blind-tasted food awards, which celebrates the very best in food and drink, has announced the Great Taste stars of 2016.
Faraway Kendo was Champion Brown Suri Male at the Alpaca Show at the Ellingham Show.
As part of the New Forest Food and Drink Festival the New Forest Marque are hosting a quiz.
Congratulations to Mrs A Wood from Berkshire who won this fantastic New Forest Marque hamper in our free prize draw at the New Forest Show.
Since 1994 Great Taste has been discovering exceptional food and drink and making sure that other people know about them.
Yesterday at The New Forest and Hampshire County Show Appetite for Adventure were awarded the ‘Best Supporter of Local Produce’ award, a topic they feel very passionate about.
Cyrils Soap Shed Unfragranced Goats Milk Soap received a Bronze at this years Skins Matter Free From SkinCare Awards.
It's not long now until show time! Don't forget you can receive 15% off when you purchase your New Forest Show e-tickets online before 19th July!!
Monday-Friday 9am-4pm & Saturday 10am-2pm
Huge congratulations to New Forest Marque Member Marlings Vineyard for winning Bronze for their Sparkling White Wine 2013 at the English and Welsh Wine of the Year Competition 2016.
Kerry Witt from Chocolate By Miss Witt has impressed the judges at the world renowned Academy of Chocolate Awards held recently in London.
The Royal Oak pub in Fritham may be one of the smallest watering holes in Hampshire but what it lacks in size it more than makes up for in character and reputation.
Claire Lee from Spice 'n' Easy tells us about her highlight from the Milford on Sea Food Festival
The hunt is on to find the best rural businesses and environmental initiatives in the New Forest.
Milford on Sea Food week runs from Bank Holiday Monday 28th March until Sunday 3rd April 2016
Welcome to the 2016 edition of the New Forest Marque Local Produce Guide. We hope you will enjoy discovering the wealth of fantastic local products we have right here in the New Forest.
Introducing the Award Winning Rosie Lea
and their Brand New Venture at Setley Ridge
The New Forest Easter Fair is taking place on 26th, 27th, 28th March 2016, at Foxlease in Lyndhurst. We are inviting you to come along and ‘Join in the adventure trial’ around the fair.
Kerry Witt of Chocolate by Miss Witt has been asked to judge as well as compete in the Prestigious Academy of Chocolates awards
The New Forest Marque visited the Business South Local Produce Show on 28 January 2016
Members of the local produce scheme The New Forest Marque took centre stage at awards ceremonies last week celebrating the best food and drink businesses.
By buying local not only will you have a delicious bird for the table but you will be supporting the local economy and the environment too.
Pop on in to the Christchurch centre to sample your favourite New Forest Marque suppliers’ local treats!
Congratulations to Cobley Wood Farm for winning the New Forest Marque Champion trophy at the Great Hampshire Sausage and Pie Competion 2015
Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss MP has joined with National Parks England  and a host of local food heroes to celebrate the top quality food and drink produced in our finest landscapes.
The 2015 Christmas Fair will take place on 5th & 6th December 2015 at New Park, Brockenhurst, SO42 7QH
The Bay Trees have been awarded Visit England 5 Stars and Breakfast Award.
Lyburn Cheeses Stoney Cross has not only achieved 3 stars in The Guild of Fine Foods Great Taste Awards BUT have been placed in the top 50 foods in the world!
The CLA and New Forest National Park Authority have announced the winners of their 2015 joint awards.