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Preserves, Pickles and Spreads

Four food producers with fledgling businesses test their products in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. This time makers of preserves, pickles and spreads battle it out.

In this first heat, four food producers with fledgling businesses come to test out their products on the locals in Malhamdale, in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. They have two days in the shop to promote and sell their wares.

This time it is makers of preserves, pickles and spreads battling it out for one place in the final. Sara makes apple and chilli jelly from her back garden in a west London street, using home-grown apples. But when she brings it to Yorkshire, will the locals like what they taste? Louise from Brighton has a much-loved family recipe for Filipino papaya pickle. Having given up her career as a lawyer, she hopes the Yorkshire customers can stand the heat and prove she has got a future in food. Couple Linzi and Jason from Dorset have lost ten stone between them, largely down to changing their diet and eating more protein in the shape of peanut butter. Now they make and sell their own, but will they be business savvy enough to make a success of it? Finally, retired florist Pam and her daughter Emily make runner bean chutney from homegrown veg from their garden in Herefordshire. However, whether they can make a virtue of their family-run business and charm the shoppers remains to be seen.

Tom Kerridge meets members of the community as they try the unusual preserves. Meanwhile judges Alison Swan Parente and Nisha Katona visit the food producers at home to see how well their product is made, and decide how well they promote and sell their item to the Yorkshire locals in the shop. The winner is the fledgling business that is most viable and deserving of the title best up-and-coming artisan.

59 minutes

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Sun 4 Aug 2019 11:00

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Presenter Tom Kerridge
Director Martha Delap
Producer Gary Broadhurst
Producer Tom Garland
Producer Zoe Page
Production Company Studio Lambert


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