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1st June 2023

Whitstable Oyster Fishery Company Finalists in two categories at this year's eagerly anticipated Taste of Kent Awards

Whitstable Oyster Farm is delighted to share that we have been named finalists in not one, but two categories at this year's eagerly anticipated Taste of Kent Awards.

We are proud contenders for the prestigious titles of Seafood Product of the Year and Farmer of the Year, a remarkable accomplishment that reflects our unwavering commitment to excellence in the culinary and aquacultural sectors.

The Taste of Kent Awards, organised by Produced in Kent, celebrate the finest food and drink establishments, products, and farmers in the county. Each year, industry experts, food critics, and connoisseurs come together to recognise and honour the exceptional talent, innovation, and quality within the local food scene here in Kent.

Our selection as finalists for Seafood Product of the Year is a testament to the unparalleled quality and taste of our oysters. At Whitstable Oyster Farm, we take immense pride in the care and attention we devote to our oyster beds, ensuring the growth and development of their distinctive flavour. This recognition underscores our commitment to delivering an exceptional seafood experience to our valued customers.

Furthermore, the nomination for Farmer of the Year acknowledges our holistic approach to farming and sustainability. The team here at Whitstable Oyster Farm is deeply committed to implementing environmentally conscious practices that preserve and protect our natural resources. From responsible aquaculture techniques to reducing our carbon footprint, we strive to create a sustainable future for our farm and the wider community. This nomination highlights our ongoing efforts to be a model farm in the aquaculture sector in terms of innovation, sustainability, and ethical practices.

The winners of the Taste of Kent Awards will be announced at the awards ceremony on June 15th where figures from the culinary world will gather to celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of Kent's finest food and drink producers. We eagerly anticipate this occasion and are honoured to be recognised among such esteemed company.

About Whitstable Oyster Farm: Situated on the shores of Whitstable, Kent, Whitstable Oyster Farm has a long legacy in the seafood industry. Our dedication to sustainable farming practices, quality, and a distinctive flavour has earned us a renowned reputation among seafood enthusiasts.

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The Whitstable Oyster Fishery Company, which still runs the oyster trade today, was originally set up by an Act of Parliament in 1793.