Ambassadors

The Produced in Kent Ambassadors act as a liaison between the Produced in Kent Board of Directors, the Produced in Kent team, and the membership, as well as generate wider engagement of the members with the work of Produced in Kent.

If you are interested in becoming a Produced in Kent ambassador, please contact us.

The Ambassadors are:

Tom Barnes.
General Manager
Biddenden Vineyards

South Kent Zone: Ashford District and Folkestone/Hythe District

Tom is a third generation grower and wine maker at Kent’s oldest vineyard.

Jane Bowyer.
Owner & founder
The Cheesemakers of Canterbury

East Kent Zone: Dover District, Thanet District and Canterbury District

Since founding the company in 2007 Jane’s cheeses have won hundreds of local, regional and national awards.

Kristina Boulden.
Company Director
Romney Marsh Wools

South Kent Zone: Ashford District and Folkestone/Hythe District

Since it was established by Kristina in 2008, Romney Marsh Wools use fleeces which are hand selected from the family farm’s flock of 1000 Romney ewes to produce a wide range of products from throws and scarves to hand cream and shampoo.

Laura Bounds.
Owner
Kent Crisps & Kentish Oils

East Kent Zone: Dover District, Thanet District and Canterbury District

Laura is the owner of award winning brands Kent Crisps, Kentish Oils, Kentish Condiments and A Little Bit Food Co.

Vikki Eames.
Director
That Little Marking Co

West Kent Zone: Maidstone District, Tonbridge/Malling District, Tunbridge Wells District and Sevenoaks District

Vikki is owner of That Little Marketing Co, offering marketing support to small & independent businesses in the food, drink & tourism sector, having worked in the industry for over 15 years.

Andrew Meredith FCCA.
Partner
Baxter & Co

West Kent Zone: Maidstone District, Tonbridge/Malling District, Tunbridge Wells District and Sevenoaks District

For over 40 years, Baxter & Co has been making sense of the numbers. Helping clients secure their financial future, build profitable and sustainable businesses, more efficiently run their organisations.

Sally Newall.
Founder & Owner
Simply Ice Cream

North Kent Zone: Swale District, Medway Dictrict, Gravesham District and Dartford District

Sally launched multi-award winning Simply Ice Cream in 2005 after running a catering company for 20 years. Since then the business has grown into an internationally renowned brand available in both independent and chain retailers across the country.

Aaron Telford.
Director
Cafe Nucleus

North Kent Zone: Swale District, Medway Dictrict, Gravesham District and Dartford District

Since joining Cafe Nucleus 8 years, Aaron has grown the business into three thriving, award winning cafes that are at the heart of their creative communities.