Friday, January 25, 2008

The Story of Weardale Organic Soup Company

"THE Weardale Organic Soup Company began in a small cottage kitchen in the North Pennines, with a headful of ideas and a chopping board piled high with fresh local ingredients.

That was three-and-a-half years ago and now these home-made gluten-free soups made using Artisan production methods have become incredibly popular throughout the region.

Its range of mouthwatering local soups use vegetables produced within 50 miles of the company’s home, Elm Cottage, with the aim of cutting down on food miles.

Many organically certified vegetables are imported, but by producing the Weardale Local Soups the company is able to support local growers who produce good quality vegetables, grown without pesticides, right on the doorstep. As much local produce as possible is used from local organic wholesaler North Country Organics."

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