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Wild Side Handmade Preserves - The hedgerow's finest

Quality artisan preserves handmade with love

As the business has developed our product range has developed and now includes Jam, Marmalade, Chutney, Cordials and Vinegars, which are all traditional ways of preserving the tastes of the summer for enjoyment right through the year.

There is something very retro about preserve making and in a market dominated by a few big manufacturers there is a growing demand for something a little less usual. The hedgerows of England abound with edible produce and plants which our grand parents used to eat, and are now largely forgotten and unused. We tap into this forgotten larder and use tantalising plants like Sloes, Damsons, Wild Garlic (Ransomes), Medlars and Elderflowers as well as the more humble Blackberry and Rosehip to bring a fresh dimension to our preserves.

Because we pick and make as we travel our product range follows the seasons which means that every batch we produce is a limited edition. However, the nature of preserves means that the heady days of high summer can be enjoyed in the depths of winter and autumn's 'mellow fruitfulness' can be recalled well into spring. In fact, you could say that we specialise in capturing the taste of the season and sealing it in a jar.

At Wild Side we are always experimenting so if you have any suggestions do contact us as we love trying new ideas or old recipes.

Our Preserves