The Isle of Man's farms are family run, with excellent traceability of produce from farm to fork.
Its clear, clean waters are mainly fished for King and Queen Scallops, crabs and lobsters plus langoustines. The Manx kipper industry dates back to the 1830s and kippers are still produced without the use of artificial dyes.
A single creamery produces milk, cream, buttermilk and award winning cheeses whilst locally produced pork, lamb and beef are widely available.
Laxey Glen Mills produces a variety of flours, used extensively in Ramsey Bakery bread.
Manx ales are still brewed in accordance with the 1874 Manx Beer Purity Law and are very popular with real ale enthusiasts.
There are a large number of passionate producers on our small Island; explore our interactive directory, visit them at the Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival or get in touch if you'd like any further information.
The Isle of Man Food & Drink Festival celebrates the very best of Manx produce; it’s a weekend where we shine a light on all the passionate people, businesses and organisations that make the Island’s food culture so uniquely bold and creative.
Over 10,000 people attended this years Festival to discover new local food and drink with an economic contribution of £365,085. Download the full report here.
Manx National Heritage are looking for enterprising and creative local catering businesses who are interested in providing pop-up type catering provision in the Bay Room Café for Manx Museum visitors initially for an eight week period between November 2021 and January 2022.more >
Eighteen food products made by seven different producers on the Isle of Man have been given the stamp of approval by leading experts at the Great Taste Awards 2021.more >
More than 10,000 people sampled the delicious creations of more than 70 local producers at the Isle of Man Food and Drink Festival this weekend. The family-friendly event, sponsored by PokerStars, showcased a range of great tasting food and drink from artisan breads to unique ice lollies.more >
Coming soon to iomfoodanddrink.com is a library of recipes from local producers themselves, designed to give you some culinary inspiration after the next shop at your local food retailer. If you have a favourite recipe showcasing Manx produce that you'd like to share, get in touch via the link below./ Send us your recipe