This section of the Local Food and Drink Guide 2017/18 covers a diverse range of producers and retailers from expert cake makers to the Sussex Food and Drink Awards Finalist Butchers of New Street in Horsham and Coughtreys (Winners last year) in Pulborough and on to the widely renowned and long standing Food and Drink Festival supporters and chocolatiers, Cocoa Loco.

All the businesses in this section supply a service to food and drink producers or support the local food trade in other ways. See below to find out more on where to source your local fresh ingredients, your special gift ideas, and your cooking supplies.

Local Producers and Retailers

  • 23 Amberley Village Stores

    The Barn
    High Street, Amberley
    West Sussex
    BN18 9NL
    Tel: 01798 831171

    Open: Monday to Saturday 7am to 5pm. Sunday 8am to 4pm

    We are a Village Shop situated in beautiful Amberley. We sell local produce and everyday goods. We try and go above and beyond for our customers which we think makes us unique. We have a large range of goods with a larger range at our disposal as we specialise in pre- ordered produce from our extensive fruit and veg list, 30 Local cheeses, catering products and lots more. We are also a Sub-Post Office. We look forward to serving you soon and tasting what Sussex has to offer.

  • 24 Cakes by Sharon Walker

    Tel: 01403 733731 / 07879 824937
    Facebook: Cakes by Sharon Walker
    Twitter: @swalkercakes

    Open: Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm. Saturday 9am to 1pm. Closed Sunday

    Exquisite tasting, beautifully decorated celebration cakes, cupcakes and bakes for all occasions. All of my celebration cakes, bakes and tray bakes are all made at home using fresh ingredients and free range eggs. Choose from a variety of flavours from white chocolate raspberry to my ever popular coffee walnut, zesty lemon or carrot cake, to name just a few. Events and afternoon teas, events and functions also catered for with over ten years’ experience in baking, decorating and handcrafting cakes. All occasions catered for.

  • 25 Cocoa Loco

    Unit 43, Swan Walk Shopping Centre
    West Sussex
    RH12 1HQ
    Tel: 01403 865687
    Facebook: Cocoa Loco Choc
    Twitter: @cocoalocochoc

    Open: Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 5.30pm, Sunday 10.30am to 4.30pm

    We serve out of this world hot chocolate and speciality coffee as well as our famous brownies and other delicious delights. Using only organic and Fairtrade ingredients and lots and lots of our yummy chocolate, it’s a chocoholics paradise! (And for those who aren’t loco for cocoa, come and try our delicious coffee – you won’t be disappointed…) All inside our lovely chocolate shop, where we make exclusive products just for our Horsham store, as well as our usual scrumptious range of goodies! We have a large range of gluten free and dairy free products in our shop and café and everything is completely vegetarian!

  • 26 Coughtrey’s Butchers

    Stane Street Nurseries
    Stane Street, Codmore Hill
    Pulborough RH20 1BQ
    Tel: 01798 872206
    Facebook: Coughtreys Butchers

    Open: Tuesday to Friday 7am to 6pm. Saturday 7am to 3pm

    Winner of Sussex Butcher of the Year in the Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2017.
    A quality butchers offering a wide range of meats from local farms including many rare breeds of cattle and pigs. All butchery is performed on-site as well as the daily production of pies, bacon, sausages and salt beef. Juniper and cracked black pepper bacon is a new favourite and we are always looking at new seasonings for customers to try. Always plenty of parking available and orders can be booked in advance to collect. A friendly and knowledgeable welcome awaits you.

  • 27 Crates Local Produce

    24a Carfax
    Horsham, West Sussex
    RH12 1EB
    Tel: 01403 256435
    Facebook: Crates Local
    Twitter: @crateslocal

    Open: Monday to Friday 7.30am to 6pm. Saturday 9am to 5.30pm. Sunday during town centre events only 10am to 4pm.

    Crates Local Produce prides itself in offering some of the best local food available direct from producers in Sussex and Surrey. The attached cafe-deli offers real coffee, locally blended teas, light lunches and cake. Conveniently located in the historic Carfax, you can buy everything from bakery, greengrocery, dairy, groceries, beer, wine, cider and confectionery. Crates is also very well known and respected as the best local gin outlet in the District.

  • 28 New Street Butchers

    97-99 New Street
    Horsham, West Sussex
    RH13 5DX
    Tel: 01403 263181

    Open: Monday 7am to 12.30pm, Tuesday to Friday 7am to 5.30pm. Saturday 7am to 3pm

    New Street Butchers and Deli is a local, friendly, family run business with many years’ experience. Our main aim is to source our products locally whenever possible or to produce them ourselves! We offer a huge range of locally reared, free range meat of the highest quality but at affordable prices. In our deli we offer a selection of cooked and cured meats, cheeses, homemade ready meals, pies and pastries. We stock many locally produced products in our deli, including wines, spirits, beers, chocolate, sweets, jams and preserves and so much more….Pay us a visit!!

  • 29 Rusper Village Stores

    East Street
    Rusper, West Sussex
    RH12 4PX
    Tel: 01293 871366

    Open: Monday to Friday 7am to 6pm.
    Saturday 8am to 4.30pm. Sunday 8.30am to 2pm.

    Village store selling groceries, fresh and frozen food, hot and cold snacks and drinks, local produce, newspapers and magazines, large wine selection, beers and ciders, household products, fax services and post office. Find us on Facebook at ‘Rusper Stores’ for details of news and special offers.

  • 30 Steamer Trading Ltd

    24-28 East Street
    Horsham, West Sussex
    RH12 1HL
    Tel: 01403 750111
    Facebook: Steamer Trading Cookshop
    Twitter: @steamertrading

    Open: Monday to Saturday 9am to 5.30pm. Sunday 10am to 4pm.

    If you love food, you will love Steamer Trading! We stock thousands of leading brands of kitchen tools, pots and pans, the world’s best kitchen knives, beautiful tableware and glassware – basically, everything you need to prepare, cook, serve and enjoy your gastronomic creations to WOW your family and friends. As an independently owned Cookshop we are committed to offering the best possible products, backed up with second to none customer service. Whether you are looking for practical tools to make your life easier or inspirational gift ideas for others – we are sure to have just the thing you need.

  • 31 Truffles Bakery

    4 Middle Street
    Horsham, West Sussex
    RH14 1NW
    Tel: 01403 210613



    Facebook: trufflesbakery

    Twitter: @trufflesbakers

    Open: Monday to Saturday 8am to 4.30pm. 

    Truffles Bakery are a family run business based in the heart of Sussex. We are passionate about providing honest, fresh and delicious food with friendly customer service to the local communities we are based in.