Food and drink producers from Shropshire enjoyed a day out at the House of Commons recently, where they were able to show off their talents last month.

The Shropshire producers, led by Jacqueline Champion, managing director of premium confectioners Champion & Reeves, were met by Shropshire MPs Daniel Kawczynski, Philip Dunne and Mark Pritchard.

All three said how proud they were of the region, leaving Jacqueline delighted with how the day went.

"Thanks to Shrewsbury MP, Daniel Kawczynski, we have been given a platform to introduce our unique range of expertly produced Shropshire products to other members of parliament.

"As a group are all passionate about the provenance and heritage of our products and are looking forward to communicating this plus their brand stories an tastings, to all who attend.’

Other producers included Image on Food; Hobson's Brewery; Great Berwick Organics; Lajina Masala; Real Coffee Bag; Buy From Online; Shropshire Spice Co. Oak Apple Caterer and Chilton Liquers and Petton Preserves.

Jsacqueline was delighted by the feedback she received from her fellow producers, with Paul Day, from Real Coffee Bag Co saying it was 'a pleasure to be part of a team showcasing product which was so well received by the MP's we met and their staff'.

Ruben Crouch, from Hobsons Beer, was delighted with the response their produce received.

"I think we got it in the bag – a great day'", he said. Meanwhile Sarah Hopcraft, from Image from Food, added it was an 'amazing opportunity' and was 'proud to be among other premium and dedicated producers'.

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