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.
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 newly established Manx Food Market Traders Association (Manx FMTA), is working with DEFA and Douglas City Center Management to launch a regular Douglas Foodies Market in June this year. The Foodies Market will be held on alternative Saturdays from 10am to 2pm and will comprise of stalls selling fresh produce, ingredients and prepared food, providing the public with a real alternative to their usual supermarket food shop.more >
Rum distilled in the Isle of Man will soon be sold in Harrods as local distillery Outlier continues its London takeover. The bright, art-led labels of white rum Hoolie, which were designed by local artist Megan Hindley, will now be displayed alongside some of the world's most prestigious spirit brands on the illustrious shelves of Harrods.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