Welcome to Hampshire Charcuterie - Supporting Our Local Farmers & producers

For many centuries the art of charcuterie making has been used as a way of preserving meat. Traditionally autumn or winter is the preferred time to slaughter pigs so producing charcuterie enabled the meat to be enjoyed all year round.

Unfortunately, despite the popularity and fame of the ‘Hampshire Hog’, Hampshire Fare recognised the challenges being faced by pig farmers. Increasing feed prices and no European or state funding meant that making money from pig farming was proving impossible for many Hampshire Farmers. In fact most were losing more than £20 per pig. It was clear to Hampshire Fare that something needed to be done to help these farmers and to save the Hampshire Hog. 

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Upcoming Events

JAN 20 2022

Super Trooper! Feast & Party

A fun filled Greek themed Charity evening with a 3 course meal and entertainment.

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JAN 29 2022

BBQ Taco Masterclass

Hosted by Dan Catford, Urban Streatery, this masterclass will showcase the skills and basics to making your BBQ tacos great!

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FEB 10 2022

Virtual Design Talk- 'Creating Beautiful Kitchens with Light, Space & Laughter'

Join The Myers Touch for their latest virtual talk hosted on Zoom, which will inspire your next kitchen project through creating positive feelings of light, space and laughter.

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Latest News & Features

Uptons of Bassett Bring Home The Bacon Award

Uptons of Bassett take Best of Class for Cured Bacon at British Charcuterie Live Awards 2020/21

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'Farm Gate to Plate' at Rother Valley

Rother Valley Farm’s Farm Gate Farmers’ Market is now open five days a week

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Parsonage Farm: Goodbye & Hello

It’s goodbye from Sarah and John Mills of Parsonage Farm, and hello to Dave Watts of Parsonage Farm Charcuterie

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Success for Hampshire Salami Co

Barry Walker of Hampshire Salami Co named National Charcuterie Champion in National Craft Butcher Awards 2020

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Great Hampshire Sausage & Pie 2020 Results Revealed

Meet the Champion sausage and pie-makers from across Hampshire

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Great Hampshire Sausage & Pie - Let Judging Commence

The Great Hampshire Sausage & Pie Competition is a prestigious, highly regarded event - but it is still fun!

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The Competition Hots Up for Sausage & Pie

The Countdown to The Great Hampshire Sausage & Pie Competition 2020 Starts Here

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The Return of the Great Hampshire Sausage & Pie Competition

Hampshire Fare is on the hunt for the county's talented butchers and producers to enter this prestigious competition that helps to celebrate the county's farming heritage

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Hampshire Fare Holds First Pig Den

Local producers pitched to Southern Co-op buyers in a new Dragons Den-style event

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Do you grow, rear, make, sell or serve local food, drink or craft?

Hampshire Fare is here to support your business with event opportunities, marketing and PR support, routes to market and much more. 

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