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Slow Food supporters of Festivaldelgusto

As well the many small producers and food related businesses taking part in the first Festivaldelgusto we are also pleased to have the support of other interested groups and organisations including two very proactive and well known Slow Food groups from the UK, Slow Food Norwich and Slow Food London
Slow Food London currently is the only campaigning Slow Food body in the UK and actively responds to every European and national consultation on food and agriculture. Slow Food Norwich also campaigns for good local foods and much of its time is spent in promoting small local producers and also retailers in north Norfolk but it is hoped that a much larger area to include much of East Anglia will be covered by this very proactive group in 2014.
Slow Food London has recently embarked on a series of new initiatives with a busy schedule of events, talks and projects in and around the London area, these include a new accreditation scheme for outstanding food businesses, and partnerships with oth…

Festival del Gusto in Senigallia this September

The Festival del Gusto events are primarily a celebration of small ethical producers of food, wine and olive oil producers in Italy, Malta and also the UK. These events aim to bring together producers, consumers and also trade representatives in an informal atmosphere to network and learn more about the produce that is available from them.  The initial Festival on September 14th to be held at the Locanda Strada della Marina near the Adriatic resort of Senigallia will be a unique occasion to meet small artisan producers from the Le Marche region of eastern Italy and to taste some typical food, wine and olive oil from this very beautiful and unspoilt part of Italy. The Senigallia Festival will be a "taster event" and will be the first of a series of similar events to be held in Italy, Malta and the UK in 2014. The other Festivals will include an event in Cortona,Tuscany, one near Norwich in Norfolk this November and another in Valletta, Malta next May. Slow Food Norwich together…