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15.08.14

Great Taste Awards were announced and our Potted Venison with garlic and black pepper recieved one star!GT_14_1-star.jpg

12.08.14

The Glorious Twelfth!

Potting our first batch of Potted Grouse with Truffles, with some beautiful truffles from Truffle Hunter

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18.07.14

Back at the CLA, it feels like yesterday we were at Ragley hall for the CLA last year.  My sister Jessica was yet again roped in to help and did a stirling job despite the heat, it was so hot our banner melted! luckily Richard Reynolds from Barbourne Cider was there to keep us plied with lots of cooling cider.

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Living the dream, our sleeping arrangements at the CLA 

03.07.14

Newbury Race course

Potted Game sponsored Sophie Sheppard in a charity race in aid of Kids Company which helps exceptionally vulnerable and traumatised children.  It was a beautiful evening and Sophie finished in fine style!

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30.05.14

Borough Market

Our new Potted Duck is going down a storm!

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18.03.14

Our new packaging has arrived!!

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 10.02.14

POTTED DUCK WITH.............

Testing out some new Duck recipies some very good......some not so good!

 

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We defiantelty have a few contendors, we're off to Stroud farmers market this weekend so we will put it to the vote.....

1.02.14

HAPPY BELATED NEW YEAR!!

We are now both back at work after a rather more relaxing January than December to put it very mildly!  We are taking advantage of this quiet time and working on some new products and flavours.  We will keep you posted. 

6.11.13

 Potted Game was featured live at 1.35-2pm BBC London, on the the Robert Elms Show

7.11.13

Serious celebrations as our Potted Wild Boar won the delicatessant category at the quality food awards

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22.10.13

An order for Co-Op via our friends at Heart Distribution

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Rory made himself a fort

 

04.10.13

Making our Potted Grouse with Truffles

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A massive truffle.....yum!

11.09.13

Potted Game is a finalist at this years Quality Food Awards

A chance to put our products against the pick of the supermarket products and our Potted Wild Boar with smoked ham hock and sherry is a finalist, the award ceremony is at the beginning of November so fingers crossed!

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07.08.13

Great Taste Results!

Our Potted Rabbit and our Potted Quail have both won 1 star from the Guild of Fine food

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01.08.13

Producer of the Month for Love British Food

http://www.lovebritishfood.co.uk/british-food/british-food-producers-of-the-month/jemima-palmer%11tomkinson,-partner-and-co%11founder,-the-potted-game-company,-the-barn,-birdlip,-gloucestershire/

19.07.13

CLA Game Fair

 

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The sister got roped into help! (in exchange for cider)

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A candle light dinner behind our stand!

1.04.13

Potted Game on The Hairy Bikers

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25.02.13

We have been working on a new potted venison recipie here is our first batch!

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01.01.13

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

We now have a quiet month or 2 after the mad Christmas rush.  We will be working on some new recipies to add to our range and will keep you posted.

15.11.12

We have relaunched for Christmas our Potted Grouse with Truffles which picked up 3 stars at this years Great Taste Awards.

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01.11.12

We are happy to be able to announce that we are now stocked at the House of Bruar. Anyone heading up the A9 can now pick up a few pots on the way past. Potted game makes a great car snack too!.

11.10.12

Potted Game Press day 

As you can see there was no sunshine, however a great day was had by all.  We went shooting in the morning followed by a warming venison stew for lunch accompanied by delicious wine kindly provided by The Three Choirs Vineyard.  We then went back to our kitchens to pot the spoils of our mornings activities!

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08.10.12

We are all looking forward to our press day. A morning on the clay traps, a shot at some pheasants and partidges and back to the kitchen for a master class in potting! Fingers crossed for sunshine.

 

2.09.12

We are very excited to announce that Potted Game is now available in the foodhalls of Selfridges and Fortnum and Masons in London. We will be in Selfridges on Thursday, Friday and Saturday to offer samples and chat to all and sundry so please come along.

02/08/12

 Serious Celebrations!

We have just found out that we won 3 Gold stars for our Potted Trout, Potted Grouse and Potted Wildboar and 1 gold star for our Potted Partridge at this year's Great Taste Awards.  Even Better our Potted Wildboar with Smoked Ham Hock and Sherry got down to the final 50 in the Country!

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27/07/12

We are now SALSA accredited

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04/07/12

We have won Gold awards from the Taste of The West for our Potted Rabbit, Potted Wood Pigeon and Potted Trout!!

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30/05/12

bunny time!

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23/04/12

We have been working on some new recipies, Potted Quail with Somerset cider brandy and Potted Wild boar with smoked ham hock and sherry, we have a bit more work to do but they are nearly there..... exiting times!

15/03/12

We have just started selling our Potted Game at Exeter farmers market on Thursdays, come and see us if you live in the area

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A pretty damp day at Exeter last week!

 

Happy New Year.

We survived December and even managed a potted game Christmas party. The christmas jumpers and tree are safely back in their boxes and we are back in the kitchen getting our potted Wild Boar and potted Venison recepies refined and ready for the end of the shooting season.

 

21.12.2011

Nearly there. After a month of Christmas fairs and potting, late nights and early mornings we are into our final week at Borough market before Christmas. The market is open all week, come down and see us if you get the chance. We still have a few pots of Grouse left but they are selling out fast!
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Christmas Eve at Borough Market Hugh getting festive in a Christmas tree!

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The best Christmas jumper ever! 

 

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An essential fashion accessory whilst cutting up LOTS of onions - a strong look!

20/11/11

We are off to Birmingham tomorrow at the crack of dawn, see you there!

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Suna doing her bit for 'Movember'at Borough Market - She didn't take the mustache off all day (Hugh is very jealous of her three weeks growth!)

 

04/11/11 


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Handing out lots of samples at Borough despite the weather we had a really good day.

01/10/11

It's our first day at Borough Market this Thursday so there is lots of Potting to be done!  We will be launching our Potted Partridge with apricot and cashew nut followed by Potted Grouse with truffle in a couple of weeks time do come and say hello if you are in the area!

24/09/11

What a weekend, congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Coulson.

19/11/11 

We have been lucky enough to be awarded a bursary award from the BBC Good Food Show 2011 for "Slow Food Producer of the Year"

 

www.bbcgoodfoodshow.com/producers-bursary-awards

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26/09/11

 

 

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Us at the SFFF with our new banners!

 

15/09/11

Come and see our stand at this years Speciality Fine Food Fair at London's Olympia. We will be there for the next three days alongside many other great producers. Yummy.

 

 

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04/09/2011

 We have just won gold medals from the Taste of the West for our Potted Woodpigeon, Potted Pheasant, Potted Rabbit and Potted Trout..... so exiting!!!!

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 31/08/11

 Slight sore head today after celebrating winning a gold star from the Guild of Fine Foods for our Potted Woodpigeon!

 

27/07/11

  The Potted Game Company has also just joined Twitter so please do follow us to see what we are getting up to. @pottedgameco

 

 

29/07/11

 

The CLA was a great success for The Potted Game Company, where we launched our new packaging which was well recieved by the public, we wish to thank them for their feedback.

Photos from the CLA

 

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 25/07/11

The Potted Game Company would like to thank Jonny Beardsall for his headline article in the Sunday Telegraph CLA Game Fair supplement

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17/07/11

We have been accepted into Borough Market in London!

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25/06/11

The Potted Game Company is proud to be anew member of Taste of the West, a great organisation that champions the amazing  locally produced food and drink from the South West of England. 

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