East of England Co-op’s Tremendous Tractor Tour gets set to hit three counties

Purely Pesto is in the running for the East of England Co-op’s Producer of the Year 2018. Picture: E

Purely Pesto is in the running for the East of England Co-ops Producer of the Year 2018. Picture: EAST OF ENGLAND CO-OP - Credit: East of England Co-op

East Anglian supermarket chain the East of England Co-op is set to tour the region on a tractor promoting local produce.

Havensfield Eggs is in the running for the East of England Co-op’s Producer of the Year 2018. Pictur

Havensfield Eggs is in the running for the East of England Co-ops Producer of the Year 2018. Picture: EAST OF ENGLAND CO-OP - Credit: East of England Co-op

The Tremendous Tractor Taste Tour will be making a breakfast stop at 9am at Castle Park, Colchester, on Wednesday, January 24, where the retailer’s Producer of the Year county contenders Wicks Manor Pork and Ken Green Fish Merchants will give away fish and sausages, before heading for lunch in Ipswich, where Purely Pesto and Havensfield Eggs will be handing out samples, and dinner in Norwich, where there will be Buxton Potato and Gnaw Chocolate giveaways.

Chief executive Roger Grosvenor said: “Our fantastic green and yellow tractor will be a sight to behold,” said Chief executive Roger Grosvenor.

“Join us for some free local food, help us celebrate the people behind these tasty products and cast your votes.”

People can vote online and in stores until January 31.

East of England Producer of the Year Essex contender Fergus Howie of Wicks Manor Pork, of Tolleshunt

East of England Producer of the Year Essex contender Fergus Howie of Wicks Manor Pork, of Tolleshunt Major, Maldon. Picture: RAE SHIRLEY - Credit: Rae Shirley


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Everyone that participates in the vote will also be entered into a prize draw to win £150 of shopping vouchers.

Once the votes have been counted, three county champions will be judged by a panel of food and farming experts in February. The Producer of the Year will then go on to be crowned at the East of England Co-op’s annual Supplier Supper in March.

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You can follow the Tremendous Tractor Taste Tour on the East of England Co-op’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

East of England Producer of the Year Essex contender Ken Green of Ken Green Fish Merchants, Clacton-

East of England Producer of the Year Essex contender Ken Green of Ken Green Fish Merchants, Clacton-on-Sea. Picture: RAE SHIRLEY - Credit: Rae Shirley

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