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The Shellfish Pig at River Cottage

The Shellfish Pig at River Cottage

On the back of being the first and only ever winners of the “Best Streetfood” award at the 2017 Food Magazine Awards we were invited to trade at the iconic River Cottage. We were a bit blown away by the familiarity of the place having been a fan since it first aired on tv many […]

The Shellfish Pig: Plastic Free & Proud!

The Shellfish Pig: Plastic Free & Proud!

If you’ve ever spent a few minutes reading the “Our Ethos” section of our website you will know that we have always taken great care and pride in using minimal amounts of materials that aren’t compostable. All of our cutlery, napkins, boxes, trays, coffee cups and chowder pots are from either Vegware or Bio Pac Ltd […]

The Shellfish Pig: Street Eats, Beats & Beer at The Rebel Brewery

The Shellfish Pig: Street Eats, Beats & Beer at The Rebel Brewery

Over the past few years we have been lucky enough to visit some amazing streetfood markets like Markt Halle Neun in Berlin, Street Feast in London, Digbeth Dining Club in Birmingham and Van Van Market in Barcelona. These inspiring streetfood gatherings all have a couple of things in common: They are held regularly; daily, weekly, monthly. The […]

The Award Winning Shellfish Pig: Best Streetfood Winners 2017 Food Magazine Awards

The Award Winning Shellfish Pig: Best Streetfood Winners 2017 Food Magazine Awards

On Monday 6th February we made our way up to The Yeo Valley HQ near Bristol for the prestigious 2017 Food Magazine Awards. We were thrilled to have made the Final 4 in “Best Streetfood” Category, in the company of a couple of our favourite Cornish streetfood traders: Craftworks Kitchen and Beautiful & The Feast! […]

The Shellfish Pig: Shortlisted In The Cornwall Sustainability Awards 2016

The Shellfish Pig: Shortlisted In The Cornwall Sustainability Awards 2016

A few months ago we were contacted by email by a lovely fellow at Cornwall Council who said he had heard good things about The Shellfish Pig from a sustainability perspective. He drew our attention to The 2016 Cornwall Sustainability Awards and suggested that we should apply for an award. We realise that sustainability is a […]

The Shellfish Pig, Still 5* (Hygiene Rated!)

The Shellfish Pig, Still 5* (Hygiene Rated!)

At the end of September we were paid a visit by a lovely guy from Cornwall Council’s Environmental Health Team. When we set the business up (over 2.5 years ago now, wow!) we were delighted to receive a 5* Rating for our van and our prep kitchen. Two and a half years later, at the […]

A Feast To Remember!

A Feast To Remember!

We were pretty impressed with the speed in which our lovely customers snapped up the tickets for our first ever feast evening. We were equally impressed and grateful that everyone who came helped us pave the way for future events by taking home their own recycling and generally keeping the place tidy – thanks! We […]

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