Artisan Food

Because of the current restrictions we have postponed sending out invitations to stallholders for this year’s Festival, but we are keeping spaces for all last year’s traders and will continue to consider new requests.

Details of the 2019 artisan food stalls are shown below. Click on their logos to visit their websites.

As Raw As

Based in the heart of the beautiful Somerset countryside, Emily specialises in creating handmade, dairy-free chocolates, truffles and fridge bars using only natural, organic and ethically sourced ingredients. The emphasis is on being able to enjoy a yummy treat but in as healthy a way as possible! All of the goodies are made in micro batches in Emily’s dedicated kitchen using unroasted Criolla cacao from Peru and activated nuts and seeds for easier digestion – all in eco-friendly packaging and free from dairy, refined sugars and gluten – as well as being very vegan friendly.

Balls Deep Chilli Jams and Sauces

Ball’s Deep Chilli Jams and Sauces are a husband and wife team, Mr and Mrs Ball who make and sell a range of chilli sauces and chilli jams from home grown chillies.


Bath Culture House

Fabulously Fermented

Vegan artisan food & drink, handmade and cultured in Somerset. Chease, kombucha, kimchis and sauerkrauts. Empowering people to nourish their digestive system by creating delicious live foods and teaching fermentation skills.

Bath Harvest

Bath Harvest is a multi-award winning cold pressed rapeseed oil, grown, pressed and bottled on our family farm in Bath. We believe in keeping it local, you won’t find us in the supermarkets and each bottle of golden nutty oil is pressed in small batches.
Our range includes original and infused rapeseed oils, classic and flavoured mayonnaise, gift lines and even natural handmade rapeseed oil soap.

Bath Soft Cheese

Billies and Tong

Billies & Tong is owned by Zimbabwean, Gerhardus Koen. After settling in the UK, Gerry was missing traditional homemade biltong so much, that he made himself a domestic biltong dryer and as they say, the rest is history. Billies & Tong is currently the only UK registered business selling hand made wooden domestic and commercial biltong dryers. Over the four years that Billies & Tong has been trading, it has branched out and also hand makes personalised wooden chopping boards, biltong slicers, biltong spices and of course, delicious fresh and pre-bagged biltong.

Boulton Spirit

Boulton Spirit sell a fabulous range of small batch spirits & liqueurs from Two Birds and The Sweet Potato Company. With over 20 different products stocked in two sizes, there’s plenty to tantalise your tastebuds! We have gins, vodkas and spiced rum, with flavours including watermelon, toffee apple, parma violet, passion fruit and Christmas spices.

Brotherhood Brewery

Bumblee’s Preserves

Chalice Mead

Deliciously tasting Traditional Golden Mead presented in beautiful decadent bottles which have  uniquely hand-designed labels. Hand-blended and carefully infused with a variety of natural ingredients to create wonderful flavours such as fabulous Elderflower, Ginger, Hawthorn, Blackberry, Rhubarb, Caramel, Chocolate, Sloe, Orange, Nettle and our heart-warming Chilli and Chilli Sting for the bravehearted to name but a few. We hope to be introducing Blueberry for 2019 – our products  make beautiful presents and wedding gifts.

Charlton Orchards

Cheddar Ales

Cheddar Ales are an award winning artisan brewery hell bent on exploring new ways to twist the traditional. From the rocks and ravines that have shaped the land and its’ inhabitants, to the perfect brewing quality of the water that runs through it. People, land and history have come together to craft beers with huge depth and character. It may have taken a while but it’s been worth it, Cheddar Gorge, we salute you.

Claud the Butler

Cook Wells

At COOK, we make remarkable food for your freezer, prepared by hand at our kitchen in Kent, using the same ingredients and techniques you would at home. Our puddings are made by our ‘pudding maestro’, Liz Dove, at our dedicated pudding kitchen in Ilminster, Somerset.

Crumpet Cakes

Crumpet! is a locally based cake business who handmake a range of delicious artisan cakes, muffins and slices. Flavours include Raspberry Mud, Lemon Meringue, White Chocolate and Strawberry and Cookies and Cream. We also have a delicious range of gluten free cakes including our incredibly moreish Pistachio and Hazelnut Slice and our Blackberry and Coconut Crumble!

Dorset Spice Shed

Bridport-based Richard has had a love affair with dried herbs and spices dating right back to the 70’s. Now it’s his full-time job. He’ll be bringing mixes to spice up hearty healthy autumn cooking and beautiful blends that make perfect gifts for people who love well-flavoured food.

Dowding’s Juices

Dowdings produce straightforward apple juices and ciders. These are from a blend of apples found in their own orchards together with some from nearby gardens and small orchards. All are produced from 100% apple juice to give consumers the perfect natural product. They sell at many Somerset and Dorset events, with the products available in a growing number of retail outlets or direct from Dowdings.

Easy Bean

Easy Bean is a small and innovative food producer based in Somerset with a passion for pulses and on a mission to create new and interesting ways to enjoy them.
Our baked ranges are handmade at our new gluten-free bakery using different pulse flours: Chickpea Crispbreads with nutty tasting chickpea flour and locally sourced butter & buttermilk; Bean & Seed Crackers with red lentil, fava bean and green pea flour. Easy Bean is a Great Taste producer.

Ebb Tides

Sustainable harvested seaweeds from the beautiful Devon coast. Processing the seaweeds producing mainstream user-friendly products designed with the consumer in mind. Simple is good! Consumers can introduce the blend of seaweeds into a recipe or simply shake onto their meals. Adding flavour, texture, colour, goodness, weight control benefits, low salt alternatives, economic and time saving. Ideal for lifestyle changes and nutritional wellbeing and transitional food changes including vegans, vegetarian’s clean eating and raw food advocates.

Exmoor Fudge Kitchen

This deliciously smooth hand crafted fudge is made using award winning double cream, sugar and chocolate. There are over 30 different flavours as well as dairy free, suitable for vegans as well as those with a dairy intolerance.

Feltham’s Farm

Feniton Foods

Fenny Castle Vineyard

Four Legged Fancies

We are an award-winning dog bakery 10 miles south of Bath that makes natural, handmade, wheat-free treats for dogs with a fun twist. Products include doggy pupcakes, dog birthday cakes, doggy donuts, biscuits and lots more.

Funky Cool Bananas

We are a hand rolled ice cream company. All our ice creams are individually made to order. We use fresh fruit, home-made fudge and home grown mint and basil. We aim to make the ice creams of your desires.

Fussels Fine Foods

Fussels produce a range of Somerset award-winning cold pressed rapeseed oil, all grown, pressed and bottled here on our arable farm. Our range also includes flavoured oils, mayonnaises, dressings, a sauce and vinaigrettes.

With an ever growing population it is increasingly necessary to combine good ethics and good husbandry in order to optimise the production from our environment. This means taking care when growing and producing our products, crop rotation and collaboration with complimentary businesses are key to maintaining the status quo.

Glastonbury Cheese

Glastonbury Ferments

Gluten-Free Gourmet


Gould’s Cheddar

Cheesemaking has been a family concern for over 50 years. The dairy is adjacent to the thatched farmhouse where Fred Gould runs the farm and Jean Turner, his sister, the cheesemaking business. Using milk from their 260 Friesian cows, Gould’s make around 140 tonnes of West Country Farmhouse Cheddar in the traditional 27kg cylinders.

Grown Up Marshmallows

Grown Up Marshmallows are traditional, handmade, luxury marshmallows. Only our home-grown organic fresh fruit is used to flavour Grown Up Marshmallows and the chocolate used is Fair Trade. Hand-cut by artisans, Grown Up Marshmallows are made in small batches and free from gluten, egg, palm oil and GMO. They are then packaged in 100% recyclable, biodegradable, compostable material, including the bag inside, out of consideration for the planet.

Ham Hill Cider

Harth Truffles

Based in the Mendip Hills, Harth specialise in creating hand crafted, artisan, vegan chocolate truffles using innovative techniques and flavourings. We use only the finest and simplest ingredients, including 100% cocoa solid chocolate from Chocolat Madagascar, and, along with a blend of our own sugars, create a silky smooth and indulgent chocolate truffle. Our choice of chocolate also supports the local trade and economy of the Malagasy community and is recognised as one of the world’s fairest chocolates.


Hejgro is a miniature company specializing in foraged preserves. We are motivated by the need for both tasty and healthy food and so it is that in the wild we can find edibles much higher in mineral and vitamin content than those commonly farmed. Returning back to naturally sympathetic lifestyles we stay away from food additives and processed sugars, all our food is vegan and we use locally sourced organic ingredients where possible.

Hembridge Organics

Based at East Pennard, Shepton Mallet, Hembridge Organics produce award winning, organic, vegan, gluten-free preserves. We take the gluts, over the edge and unloved Somerset organic produce and turn it into something delicious.

Henny and Joe’s

Henny and Joe’s create a unique and multi-award winning chai concentrate. This chai can be used to make chai lattes in the comfort of your home with ease but it can also be used in baking, cocktails and deserts to name just a few.

Herby4 Juices

Homewood Cheeses


Hudnott’s curiously delicious concoctions are lovingly hand-crafted with care and attention in small batches in Devon. Unhurried filtering and ageing before bottling give these unique blends their extraordinary charm. Brimming with intrigue, each variety combines natural ingredients with an alcohol base to tantalise and delight the taste buds.


Hullabaloos Lemonade are an award winning company based at the foot of the Mendip Hills where we make lemonade in various fresh fruity flavours such as Raspberry, Elderflower, Ginger and Citrus. We pride ourselves on using no chemicals or preservatives in any of our drinks which are simply made to make you smile!


Into Coffee

We are a small, independent, local Somerset based business and run an upmarket mobile artisan coffee cart. We are passionate about serving a high standard of locally and ethically sourced speciality coffees, teas and hot chocolates. To compliment our drinks we offer some delicious homemade cakes (with gluten-free and vegan options) and freshly baked pastries. We have a strong commitment to being eco-friendly by only using fully biodegradable cups and lids and avoiding any single use plastic packaging.

Jane’s Grains

JJ’s Nuts

Kimbers’ Farm Shop

Lievito Bakery

Little Hollows Pasta

Little Jack Horner’s

We make really good sausage rolls. All of our meat and dairy come from local farms and smallholdings here in East Somerset and is truly free-range and outdoor-reared. We ship nationwide on a next day pre-12pm delivery service, so please contact us for trade information.

Love Coffee

Mendip Moments

Mere Trout


Artisan hummus producer from Bristol. Combining tradition and innovation with inventive flavour combinations to create high quality hummus in small batches.
They have a focus on seasonal ingredients sourced locally and use British pulses in some of the menu.


Norty not naughty! Norty are a premium vegan coffee and cake supplier. Think triple chocolate brownies with a cup of your favourite coffee but without the normal guilt of having something indulgent. Come and get Norty!

Nutts Scotch Eggs

Perch Hill Vineyard

Local family run vineyard since 2012 just outside Wells on the Mendip Hills and we will have wine by the glass and bottles to purchase, Rosé, Chardonnay and Sparkling Brut, plus our new first ever red wine. We are award winners with SWVA and WineGB and very proud of our delicious fresh English wines. Visit our stall and try a glass on the lower floor of the Town Hall.

Pinnacle Icing

Here at Pinnacle Icing I specialise in decorated biscuits, all royal iced by hand and home-made. The biscuits come in four flavours – vanilla, chocolate, lemon and ginger. They are all produced from scratch, using free range, fair trade and British ingredients wherever possible. I make biscuits with seasonal, topical and celebrational themes. Vegan and gluten free options also available. All biscuits are packaged using heat sealed, biodegradable bags. Bespoke commissions welcomed. Designs are limited only by your imagination!

Plum Duff & Stuff

Purely Pickled Eggs

Visit the famous Pickled Egg Bar and glory in all the British free-range pickled egg flavours. Hand made by our specialist team of master picklers they come in 12 different and unique flavours including Scotch Bonnet Chilli, Horseradish and Hickory Smoke. Gift packs, jumbo jars and single eggs pots are all available.

Pure Maple

We are British Canadians who recently moved to the UK from Canada. We missed the pure taste of true maple syrup that we grew up with and wanted to share it with you all, so we decided to create Pure Maple. Our 100% Pure Canadian Maple Syrup is produced and packed in Canada to bring you a truly authentic taste.

Unlike many other syrup brands Pure Maple is free of colourings, artificial flavours and isn’t diluted with cane sugar or corn syrup. This means that our customers experience delicious, real maple syrup every time.

Reckless Desserts

Reckless Desserts is an artisan patisserie, that specialises in handcrafted premium and classic desserts to the trade but can also accommodate private customers across the South West by appointment.

Using the highest quality ingredients and locally sourced where possible, our chefs have created a range of beautiful desserts which ensure the spotlight is firmly focused on these carefully chosen flavours, textures and taste experiences.

Simple, beautiful, delicious!

Rich’s Cider

When Gordon and Betty passed away, the company was passed on to their daughter Jan and her family, who continue to expand the range of great tasting ciders, staying true to our Somerset roots and without compromising on traditional methods. We continue to harvest apples from local orchards in Somerset, pressing the apples on the farm using the original presses and the rack and cloth method. The juice is then matured in our aged oak vats, before being bottled and packaged on the farm. We would like to invite you to try our range of local, award winning ciders, that have been lovingly developed by our family over the years.


At Riverford, we’re all about the green stuff. We want to inspire everyone to Live Life on the Veg with us and cook beautiful, organic seasonal food from our veg boxes.

Delivery is free and options include seasonal veg boxes, meat boxes, recipe boxes and many other weekly staples; all 100% organic and produced in an ethical, environmentally friendly way.

Root Connections

Vegetables and preserves from the Root Connections community garden in Somerset, produced by the residents of the Dairy House hostel and local volunteers.

Saints Preserve Us

Saints Preserve Us is a local artisan producer of jams and chutneys. The preserves are made from fruit from my garden in small batches in my kitchen. Most are made with reduced sugar to allow the natural fruits to shine through, with added lemon & lime to enhance setting. All sugar used is Fairtrade. All preserves are gluten-free.

Sam’s Flavoured Spirits

I use traditional and modern techniques to produce delicious flavoured spirits, handcrafted and made in Somerset. My flavours are unique to each batch and I’m also always looking for new ones to create, hence my flavour list is always endless. I do three sizes, try it (50ml), getting to know you (250ml) and found a friend (700ml).

Examples of flavours: Passion Fruit Gin, Raspberry Mist, Toffee Apple Gin, Salted Caramel Vodka, Raspberry Bubble Gum Vodka, Coffee Whisky, Cranberry Rum and Cherry Brandy.

Snowdrop Cottage

Somerset Charcuterie

Somerset Cheese Company

Somerton Beekeepers

South Sun Biltong

Steffan’s Welsh Cakes

Step and Stone

Stone’s Cider

Sweet Foragers

Chutneys, relishes, sauces, pickles and preserves all made with ingredients which are home-grown, foraged or sourced locally. Sweet Foragers was born following a 15-year career making cocktails; I have always loved to develop new flavour combinations. I don’t use any artificial flavours, preservatives or ingredients. Many vegetarian and gluten-free varieties. Always lots of tasters to try!

Taylors of Bruton

We are a third generation family-run bakery based in Bruton, who bake a range of fresh traditional and artisan breads as well as cakes and pastries. You can find us at a range of markets in Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire as well as many shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants in the area.

The Barley Sugar Bakehouse

The Bee Depot

Local honey from bees all within a few miles of my home. Plus all your local beekeeping supplies, including Thorne’s equipment, BBWear clothing (try before you buy). Introduction to beekeeping courses, taster sessions. Honey and beeswax hand creams.

The Cherry Tree

The Cherry Tree is a family-run business, based in Somerset. Since 1997 we have been dedicated to producing the highest quality pickles, chutneys and preserves for you to indulge in and enjoy.

Proud that our products are multi-award-winners from the prestigious Great Taste and Taste of the West awards, we believe it’s the time and love put into making them that sets them apart. All products are hand-cooked in small batches, using only the finest ingredients and following traditional recipes.

The Chillees

The Crumpeteers

Calling themselves The Crumpeteers, this chatty Somerset duo serve up traditional British crumpets, hot from the griddle and slathered with melted butter (plus your favourite sweet or savoury topping). There’s also tea, coffee and a range of hot and cold beverages to keep you refreshed – all served from an old horsebox, no less!

The Culmstock Chilli Company

The Edible Garden Nursery

The Fudge Cottage

The Garlic Farm

The Garlic Farm for all things garlic from the Isle of Wight – fresh, smoked, black and seed garlic (when available) together with our range of oils, chutneys, dressings, seasonings, condiments etc.

The H’eggs Company

We strive to offer different kinds of pasta to suit all tastes. High in protein chickpea fusilli and red lentil linguine as well as spirulina fusilli which is high in vitamins. Our knowledge and expertise allow us to produce super healthy pasta that is tasty and low in carbohydrates. We use the best locally sourced organic flour, semolina and eggs. You will be astonished at the difference in taste and ease of digestion compared to your standard pasta.

The Leafy Tea Company

The Rolling Cocktail Company

The Rolling Cocktail Company are a mobile bar and events management business. They can cater for as much or as little of your event and drinks catering needs serving up bespoke, delicious drinks made from high quality, locally sourced products at affordable prices. Look out for their iconic silver and copper Cocktail Caravan at local festivals including their annual sell out Gin, Fizz & Swing Festival in Wells – this year on Friday 11th October. Tickets can be purchased via the website.

The Seasonist

The Smoke Folk

The Smoke Folk is an award-winning smoked food business and social enterprise based in Frome, Somerset. We use traditional techniques to create a wide range of delicious cold-smoked produce including smoked nuts, cheese, salt, pepper and salmon. We have recently been awarded a Great Taste Award 2019 for our Cardamom and Tea Smoked Cashew Nuts. Having won both Best Start Up and Best in Show at last year’s festival, we are thrilled to return in 2019.

The Somerset Smokehouse

Matt and Annabelle lovingly hand rear rare breed Oxford Sandy and Black pigs naturally outdoors, all year round on their farm near Glastonbury on the beautiful Somerset Levels. The pigs have a great natural life with a view of the River Brue. All their products are hand made by them on the farm, using the wonderful pork to create different flavours. Ingredients are sourced as locally as possible and local free-range eggs are a must. The finest pork from farm to you!

The Spice Sultan

The Unusual Pork Pie Company

At The Unusual Pork Pie Company we’re dedicated to creating the tastiest homemade pies and quiches. All of our speciality pork pies are individually handmade using West Country meats (pork, beef and chicken) and this commitment to quality runs through our entire range. In addition to classic recipes, we’re never afraid to explore new tastes and ingredients in the hunt for the perfect pie!

Thoroughly Wild Meat

Times Past Cheese Dairy

Timmy’s Chillies

Timmy’s Chillies multiple award-winning fresh fruit marmalades and jellies are fruity and delicious with chilli on the finish. In a range of fresh fruit flavours and heat strengths they are gluten-free, vinegar-free, sulphite-free and vegan friendly. Versatile: serve with cheese, meats, vegetables. Use as spreads, glazes and ingredients. Pop into a gin cocktail for a fruity spicy kick. Try before you buy: our whole range is available to sample. Come on a taste adventure with us!

TNC Cakes

Treats with a Twist

Utta Nutta

Peanut butter made slowly from freshly roasted peanuts, which are milled whilst still warm. No oils are needed as they come naturally from the warm nuts. This process retains the natural sweet nutty flavour without the need for added sugar. Available in Original and Extra Crunchy, both winning 2 Gold Stars each at Great Taste Awards 2017 & 2018 and Golds at Taste of The West Awards. New cashew nut butter, also dark roasted and completely delicious has also won 2 stars at Great Taste Awards.

Wells Country Market

Wells Country Market will be serving up a selection of delicious cakes, cookies, sweet and savoury treats (including gluten-free options). We will have plenty to munch on the go, plus goodies to take home – and everything is freshly baked and truly home made!

White Lake Cheese

Wild Flour Cake Company

Beautiful, delicious, show-stopping cakes, muffins and traybakes. Gluten-free, vegan and classic cakes, to cater for all. Founded in 2015, the Wild Flour Cake Co has risen from Jessica’s kitchen table to a custom-made bakery on Timsbury Farm near Bath. With support from the Prince’s Trust charity, she began her mission to transform the quality of the everyday cake with interesting natural flavours and free-from ranges.

Withies Deli

The award-winning Withies Deli is just one of many shops at the beautiful Willows & Wetlands Centre in Stoke St Gregory. Our ethos is to improve peoples’ lives by improving the food they eat, therefore we support local, earth-friendly, cruelty-free products and suppliers while offering training courses to ensure you get the best out of what you buy. In its essence we believe that you will have healthier people on a healthier planet by buying good food from good people.

Wookey Farm

Wootton Organic Dairy

Worleys Cider

Wraxall Vineyard

Xocola T

Yonder Brewing & Blending

Yonder Brewing & Blending, in the Mendip Hills, are a small team of passionate brewers, who are sourcing the finest ingredients to create flavourful, small batch brews with a strong sense of time and place, inspired by the seasons and edible bounty of Somerset and the UK. The project was born through the combined passion for three things: foraging, flavour & fermentation. Each product is carefully crafted, and never rushed, using a combination of modern and traditional brewing techniques.