Christmas Special Food & Drink Products From Devon October 26, 2018 16:42
Devon is lucky enough to have lots of artisan food producers in the region, possibly more small-scale food producers than any other county. During Christmas months these brands often add seasonal specials to their range, many of which we stock in our Devon Christmas Hampers and some of which we only buy in for custom corporate orders. Below we've detailed our favourite festive food and drink products from the region.
Non-Alcoholic Festive Drinks From Devon
Mulled Berry Juice - BloomBerry from Clyst Hydon produce a mulled mixed fruit juice with honey and spices that tastes great served warm, perfect on a cold winter’s night.
Passionate Ginger Beer - produced by the well known Luscombe Drinks of Devon their passionate ginger beer brings together the spice of ginger with the sweetness of passion fruit to offer a luxurious twist on a classic. It's a popular drink all year round but particularly well suited to colder months.
Tea - Devonshire Tea have a seasonal pack featuring a Christmas tree deign rather than the usual sail boat picture which can make for a nice little present. The seasonal pack contains their three blended teas (classic breakfast, earl grey and delightful afternoon tea).
Christmas Alcoholic Drinks From Devon
Mulled Cider - an alternative to mulled wine but with a more West Country feel Lyme Bay mulled cider comes in a tall 75cl wine bottle and combines their award-winning Jack Ratt Scrumpy Cider with festive spices.
Cream Liqueurs - Lyme Bay Winery produce salted caramel, butterscotch & brandy and chocolate orange flavour cream liqueurs making for an indulgently smooth and delicious drink, perfect over the Christmas period.
Christmas Real Ale - Hunters Brewery produce Dashers Dinkle using calypso hop to create a unique and delicious festive ale. We can include this ale in Christmas hampers on request and in custom corporate hampers.
Devonshire Fudge and Chocolate Christmas Specials
Christmas Pudding Fudge - produced by the Devon Fudge Company, Christmas pudding flavour fudge blends clotted cream fudge with cranberries, brandy, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Chocolate Truffles - we have our own Devon Heaven chocolate truffles sold in our Christmas hampers combining our classic chocolate truffles with a mulled wine flavour truffle and a Christmas pudding design truffle.
Christmas Special Devon Biscuits
Christmas Pudding Cookies - Teoni's of Cullompton produce a range of limited edition Christmas products, their Christmas pudding cookies are made by hand with oats, white chocolate flavour coating, mixed fruit and spice. They also make chocolate orange shortbread and dipped cranberry cookies.
Festive Cakes and Desserts From Devon
Christmas Puddings - based in Budleigh Salterton Georgie Porgie Puddings are market leader in artisan, flavoured Christmas puddings. Their newest edition is a delicious Baileys and chocolate orange flavoured pudding.
Mince Pie Flapjack - produced by Flapjackery of Devon mince pie flapjack is a delicious seasonal twist on traditional flapjack flavours. We include mince pie flapjack in our Devon Christmas Foodie Hamper.
Christmas Sauces and Chutneys From Devon
Cranberry Sauce with Port - this Christmas dinner essential is lovingly made in small batches using high fruit content and a large shot of port by North Devon producers Brendon Hill Crafts.
Cranberry & Whortleberry Chutney - Brendon Hill Crafts combine cranberry's with whortleberry's, a wild growing Devon blueberry found on Devon's moors, to produce an excellent Christmas chutney.