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.
On 1st October 2021, the law on allergen labeling for Prepacked for Direct Sale (PPDS) foods will change. This means that any food business selling food which is packaged at the same place it is sold and is in packaging before it is ordered will have to include full ingredients on the product label with allergenic ingredients emphasised within that list.more >
DEFA's Manx Produce Marquee will host a variety of Manx producers at the Southern District Agricultural Show this Saturday 31st July and Sunday 1st August.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