“Local food is better! It’s picked and in store in a shorter time – generally, the shorter the time between the farm and the table, the better it tastes and the less nutrients are lost, so it’s healthier for you too. The local strawberries we sell are from a farm in the next village to Manningtree.
All our local produce comes from Essex, Suffolk or Norfolk. Local is an investment in our local communities…Local is an investment in the future…Local means a fair price for all…Local is helping the environment.
As a store, we always fully support Sourced Locally Fortnight by ensuring we have enough stock for our customers and don't run out of the excellent promotions we offer. Local seasonal produce lines are especially popular in Manningtree, such as strawberries, asparagus and mushrooms. And we always look to embrace any new local supplier that is added to our range.” – Paul Bates, Store Manager, Manningtree