Award Winning Handmade Preserves
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Langsfords Preserves produce handmade award-winning preserves, using traditional methods, in small batches. We aim to create original, flavoursome and seasonal preserves. Our products include both traditional and contemporary recipes with gentle blends that fall somewhere in between. 

Langsford's Preserves Blog pages - Keep up to date with news, views and all things preserves in general

June 5, 2018

On Sunday 03rd June we were in our usual spot at the Frome Independent Market, within the Somerset Farmers Market area but our usual offerings had a slight twist. Dawn has been raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support following the terminal lung cancer diagnosis of her father, Richard, last year. Sadly Rich passed away in October but the fund-raising has continued and we thought that Langsford's Preserves would be a good way...

January 23, 2018

Now we are not saying that we are bad at self publicity but... 

We were really honoured to claim this wonderful title in August 2017 and it's taken us this long to tell anyone about it. 

Unfortunately, we couldn't be at the ceremony due to a family bereavment but we hear that it was a great day so bring on 2018!

May 22, 2017

The results were posted today for the 2017 Taste of the West Awards and we are thrilled to have won a Gold Medal for our Chuckleberry Jam. We have been making it for a little while now but this is the first time we have entered it into a tasting event. We are very happy....and well done to all the producers who have won awards! 

May 15, 2017

Rather excitingly we have been nominated in this years Bath Good Food Awards which celebrates local producers and we need YOU!

If you would like to support us then please follow this link and vote for us. Just  enter your details and our name and then choose the category for which you would like to vote for us from the drop down menu.

There are a number of categories...

May 10, 2017

Thus is the pendulum of unpredictabililty ever swinging and the year of 2017 will probably see a large fall in soft and top fruit crops compared to 2016 due to the unfavourable weather over the last couple of months. 2016 of course was a great year for fruit and we saw our blackcurrant bushes bursting with dark berries as well as our friends soft fruit bushes and strawberry plants (again thank you for letting us have your exce...

April 27, 2017

We are currently trialling recipes for shallots in chilli infused cider vinegar and it is beginning to get a bit warm. Some people have trained their mouths/oseophagus/taste buds to handle the heat from chillies but i'm not one of them i'm afraid. 

What we are trying to achieve is a balance so that the great taste of the pickled shallot is still apparent but the kick of chilli will be a great treat for those that like...

April 20, 2017

Recognition counts for a lot when you are a small food producer so finding supporters of your products is always nice. Taste of the West champion food and drink producers in the South West of England and winning an award from them is an indication that you are doing something right (learn more about Taste of the West here).

We have decided to enter our newest jam, made from the beautiful yet largely unknown Chuckleberry, into...

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Langsford's Preserves on Instagram - check out some rather creative shots, some taken by Matt Inwood and some by us... Matt's are the good ones!