16th Sep 2022 - 07:00
Dewberry Redpoint enjoyed a work away trip to Norfolk earlier this week and were inspired to find regional food facts about the area.
- Full of flavour and sweeter than other crabs, the Cromer Crab is probably Norfolk’s most famous food item and can be found on menus around the world.
- Norfolk has traditionally been a turkey rearing region, including the Norfolk Black, which has a distinct, gamey flavour.
- In 1884 there were as many as 600 pubs in Norwich, almost enough pubs to visit every day for two years.
- Samphire, sometimes known as sea asparagus, is a sea vegetable that grows in the salt marshes of north Norfolk, and is used raw in salads or lightly steamed.
- Bernard Matthews Foods Ltd, with its headquarters in Norfolk, has 56 farms rearing nearly 7m turkeys a year.
- Norwich was the base of Colman's, the English mustard manufacturer, for 160 years before production was moved 2018 by owners Unilever, which bought the company in 1995.