About us and our producers
Norton Barton Artisan Food Village based on the coast of North Cornwall, is home to some of the country's top food producers showcasing the best in artisan food and drink that Cornwall has to offer, including Cornish Charcuterie, Popti Cornish Bakehouse and The Cornish Distilling Co.
Owned by Richard and Fionagh Harding, who moved to Cornwall in 2006, Norton Barton farm was granted Food Enterprise Zone status in 2015, making in one of only two FEZ's in Cornwall, and the only artisan food village in the UK. Development work is underway at the farm with plans to turn the site into a village actualised where public can learn (and sample) how the produce is made.
Read on to learn more about the artisan food and drink producers at Norton Barton Artisan Food Village...
Cornish Charcuterie is an award-winning artisan producer of British Charcuterie founded by Richard and Fionagh Harding. Originally planning to move to a small farm with a few acres, they ended up falling in love with 350-acre farm Norton Barton, which needed a business to make it work. Cornish Charcuterie was born and now in its sixth year, supplies an award-winning range of both soft and hard British Charcuterie.
Award winning pâtès and rillettes
You can purchase Cornish Charcuterie's fine artisan British pates and rillettes here. All of the items available online can be stored ambiently in the cupboard.
This makes them perfect for picnics, gift hampers and delicious on a charcuterie board.
Fine artisan British charcuterie
Cornish Charcuterie are renowned for their artisan British salami and chorizo, made by hand in Cornwall from home reared Cornish lop pork. Chose from classic traditional flavours, to the icon seaweed and cider salami, made to evoke the flavours of Cornwall.
The products have continued to receive critical acclaim since the company began, with awards in both the Taste of the West and Great Taste Awards. Cornish Charcuterie supply both farm shops, delis and restaurants throughout the UK.
POPTI Cornish Bakehouse
Biscuits for cheese
New for 2018, Popti's crackers for cheese range have been developed specifically for pairing with cheeses. There are four flavours to choose from of varying distinction from the mild and sweet oat and Cornish buttermilk, perfect with a strong cheese like a blue, to the earthy beetroot and caraway cracker which is wonderful paired with a soft goat’s cheese.
The Cornish Distilling Co.
The Cornish Distilling Co. led by Head Distiller Tom Read is Cornwall's first scratch rum distiller, creating British rum from scratch in Bude, Cornwall.
Kalkar coffee rum
The first rum in the range, Kalkar coffee rum was released in September 2017 to critial acclaim and won three gold stars at the Great Taste Awards. Kalkar is a smooth Cornish distilled rum, that has been expertly blended with single origin cold brew coffee.
Praise for Kalkar...
"Genuine, aromatic, complex, cold brew coffee flavour, masterfully made into a liqueur. It has no bitterness, lots of character and raises the bar on coffee liqueurs."
"A real grown up indulgence, step aside Espresso Martini."
Morvenna British rum
The latest release from The Cornish Distilling Co is Morvenna spiced British rum and Morvenna white British rum. Fermented, distilled and bottled on site in Bude Cornwall, these are truly special and authentic Cornish rums.