GAME TO THE RESCUE
A charity set up to supply game to those in need, aims to feed 125,000 people in the UK next year when it is launched nationally.
Former commodity broker Tim Woodward set up The Country Food Trust in June 2015 “because food poverty has become such a major issue in this country”. The charity uses diced pheasant breast, vegetables and herbs to make its country casserole. The food is sealed in long-life pouches, which have a 12-month shelf life, don’t require chilling and take three minutes to heat up in a microwave.
“We chose pheasant meat because it is in plentiful supply, is low in cholesterol and fat and high in vitamins, compared to reared meat,” said Woodward.
The casseroles are being sold through retail outlets and shoots. For every pouch sold, one will be donated to people in need and to shoots. Talks are underway with game chefs about using partridge and other game in future recipes to extend the charity’s brands.
More details at: www.thecountryfoodtrust.org