Thrings Eats shines a light on some of the most interesting and successful food and drink producers across the country. Our lawyers have been out and about to discover some of these gems, how their businesses have grown and what lies ahead for them in the future. We bring you their stories here.



Thrings Eats... at Wessex Spirits

Kate Griffin, from Wessex Spirits, raises a glass with Holly Algar from Thrings at her Gin Palace. Read here



Thrings Eats...with Alfred's Brewery

Steve Haigh tells Holly Algar how he turned a passion for homebrewing into a sustainable business. Read here



Thrings Eats...with Newlyns Farm Shop

Sisters-in-law Emma Higgins and Abby Janaway chat to Jonathan Thompson about Newlynes farm shop. Read here



Thrings Eats...with Naked Jam

Jennifer Williams tells Rukshana Khanom about her journey to becoming an award-winning  jam maker. Read here



Thrings Eats...with Miss Witt, chocolatier

Kerry Witt tells Holly Algar from Thrings' Romsey office, how she achieved sweet success. Read here



Thrings Eats... with Four Brothers Cheese

Sam tells Thrings' lawyer, Kate Barber how he and his siblings founded an award-winning business. Read here



Thrings Eats… with Jane Cooper

Thrings’ Partner Sally Pike spent a morning on the farm chatting to Jane Cooper, Countryside Education Trust. Read here



Thrings Eats... with Great British Biscotti

The idea of putting a twist on a 2,000-year-old Italian biscuit has helped Paul Rostand build a new category in snacking. Read here



Thrings Eats... with ChalkStream Trout

Hugo Hardman transformed the humble trout from forgotten fish to one that hooked the attention of celebrity foodies. Read here



Thrings Eats... with Nunton Farm

Simon and John Martin’s dairy herd produces millions of litres of milk a year through traditional methods. Read here



Thrings Eats... Countryside Education Trust

Thrings celebrates our region’s food producers and supports the Countryside Education Trust. Read here



Thrings Eats... at Leckford Estate

Colin McIntyre of the Waitrose & Partners farm talks to Jonathan Thompson about the estate. Read here



Thrings Eats... with Burntwood Beef

Beef farmer Edmund Sutcliffe talks to Jonathan Thompson about how farming philosophy. Read here



Thrings Eats...with Bere Mill Farm

Farmer Dinah Nabarro and butcher David Roebuck chat to Eve Laws about Bere Mill Farm and Butchery. Read here



Thrings Eats...with River Test Distillery

Sarah Nelson of The River Test Distillery tells Harriet Burt how her award-winning came to be. Read here



Thrings Eats...with The Granary

Georgia Munro Ford tells Karen Perugini from Thrings about a unique romantic getaway. Read here



Thrings Eats... with Hattingley Valley

Simon tells Thrings' Mark Charter how he swapped life in law for the world of sparkling wine. Read here



Thrings Eats… with Parsonage farm

Thrings’ Mark Charter meets a husband and wife team who found their niche in British charcuterie. Read here



Thrings Eats... with Gorilla Spirits

Sally Pike, meets a former corporate salesman who turned a life-long passion for creating recipes into a second career. Read here



Thrings Eats... with Ginger Catering

After a 20-year catering career working for other people, Sally Elcoate decided to strike out on her own. Read here



Thrings Eats... with Lavender Fields

After leaving banking to grow lavender at the family farm, Nick Butler is finding new sweet-smelling surroundings. Read here



Thrings Eats... with Apsley Farms

Henry du Val tells Thrings' lawyer Jonathan Thompson, how he converts crops into green energy. Read here



Thrings Eats... at Wheatsheaf

David Miller and Kate Baylis talk to Eve Laws from Thrings about Wheatsheaf Farming. Read here



Thrings Eats... at Hampshire Cheese 

Hampshire artisan cheesemaker Stacey Hedges talks to Emily Gulliver about all things cheesy. Read here



Thrings Eats...with The Plough 

Andy Jolliffe tells Karen Perugini how a community rallied to save its local pub from development. Read here



Thrings Eats...The Cold Pressed Oil 

Charlie Gardner tells Holly Algar how the seed of an idea grew into a a successful company. Read here



Thrings Eats...with West End Flower Farm

Will and Bella Butler tell Josephine Taylor about their beautiful farm and fabulous restaurant. Read here



Thrings Eats... with Moon Roast Coffee

Francis tells Thrings' lawyer Josephine Taylor how he brewed up a premium coffee business. Read here



Thrings Eats... with Laverstoke Park Farm

Thrings meets a Formula One legend who is now driven by a passion for all-natural farming. Read here



Thrings Eats... with Summerdown Mint

Sue Cornall, finds out how a mission to bring a herb back to England grew into a business with a unique flavour. Read here



Thrings Eats... Countryside Education Trust

The Countryside Education Trust, experienced both sides of lockdown – its devastating impact, and community support. Read here



Thrings Eats... with Hill Farm Juice

An unexpected family event saw Will Dobson swap a career in marine sales for a life of living off the land. Read here



Thrings Eats...Watership Down Inn

Philip tells Thrings how local food, ale and service with a smile has turned this inn’s fortunes around. Read here


As the food and drink sector evolves, new opportunities and challenges continue to emerge. Our specialists combine in-depth sector knowledge with a keen understanding of your commercial concerns. Drawing on expertise across our firm, we can help you protect your business and brand, guide you through regulatory complexities, advise you on sector-specific trading obligations and assist you in raising finance.

Thrings' Food and Drink team