Local

The Cotswold Taste brand celebrates and promotes environmental and land management by the farmers and land owners who play a key role in making the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) a special place.

Passion

Cotswold Taste is passionate about the brand values highlighted in the ‘Cotswolds Promise’, a commitment on the part of all members of Cotswold Taste to high standards – ensuring local provenancing and quality of supply.

Connecting Up

Cotswold Taste aims to help connect artisan food and drink producers with consumers; to promote the benefits of buying locally; and to support and promote the food and drink coming directly from the Cotswolds ‘food chain’.

A Local Network

Cotswold Taste also provides excellent networking opportunities for its' members; a means of accessing advice on environmental, heritage and quality management; and encourages business resilience and access to markets at home and abroad.

Its members come from all parts of the ‘food chain’ – producers, processors, suppliers, retailers and hospitality outlets – and the businesses, professional organisations and funders who support them.

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Area Covered

The area covered by Cotswold Taste consists of the designated Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), together with Natural England’s Cotswolds Natural Area.

To qualify for membership of Cotswold Taste, businesses must have operational premises located within this area, or within a 5km buffer around the edge of the area.

The Cotswold Taste area is also used to apply the Qualifying Product Criteria to ensure that licensed products from the region protect the integrity of the brand.

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