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Ascot Racecourse Announces British Fine Foods As Official Hamper Supplier

Ascot Racecourse is proud to announce the appointment of British Fine Foods, the Best of British Luxury Hamper Company, to provide picnics and hampers at Royal Ascot 2016.

Established by husband and wife Andrew & Pam Harper in June 2008, British Fine Foods is a dynamic company whose devoted team are passionate about creating bespoke Best of British Picnics and Hampers. British Fine Foods are committed to providing the very best produce to consumers that the country has to offer, sourcing predominantly from winners of the Great Taste Awards, World Cheese Awards, or holders of the Royal Warrant.

The appointment means that British Fine Foods will supply five exquisite Picnic and Hamper options for the Queen Anne Enclosure and Royal Enclosure this year.

Alex Lewis, Head of Food & Beverage Operations, Ascot Racecourse comments:

“We are delighted to be working with British Fine Foods to supply Hampers and Picnics at Royal Ascot. Their passion in showcasing the finest artisan produce the country has to offer, complements our desire to create luxury hampers perfect for a day at Royal Ascot”.

Andrew Harper, Founder & Owner of British Fine Foods, said the appointment by Ascot represents a key moment in the company’s expansion:

“Being selected as the official picnic and hamper supplier for Royal Ascot is significant in the growth of British Fine Foods and cements the brand’s place as a leader in the market.

“Consumers are increasingly looking for quality products that are sourced locally and British Fine Foods is meeting the desires of an increasingly discerning market.”

To create the Ascot picnics and hampers, British Fine Foods have carefully selected products to celebrate the Best of British, sourcing only from the countries top award winning artisan producers who all take great pride and care in the food they produce.

Included in the picnics are the best pork pies, scotch eggs, charcuterie and cheddar the British Fine Foods team have tasted, and the fitted hamper options include dressed crab, smoked fish, and beef wellington fit for a Queen.

The appointment follows British Fine Foods being named winners of Gourmet Britain’s “Best Food Mail Order Company” and Highly Commended by the Farm Shop & Deli Awards.

All Best of British picnic and hamper options serve two people and include a starter, main course, pudding, cheese, afternoon treat, and wine or champagne:

Best of British Picnic, serves 2 – £85

Best of British Vegetarian Picnic, serves 2 – £85 Best of British Royal Warrant Picnic, serves 2 – £130 Best of British Premium Hamper (Fitted Wicker Hamper), serves 2 – £175 Best of British Premium Seafood Hamper (Fitted Wicker Hamper), serves 2 – £175

All picnics are available to pre-order for collection at Ascot Racecourse by calling 0844 346 3000 or by visiting

For further information about British Fine Foods and for full menu details please contact:

Pam Harper

01892 890690 / 07929 462906

Twitter: @britishfinefood