Hampshire County Council Catering Services (HC3S)

Our Food

HC3S believes in social responsibility and works hard to support local industry and animal welfare.

Examples include:

Yeo Valley

Yeo Valley Organic Yoghurts from Somerset, with cattle farmed in Blagdon, Somerset


All of our eggs are free range, sourced locally from


Fish and fish products are from sustainable fish sources


Local fruit and vegetables are used when in season and that includes apples, cabbages, cauliflowers, spring greens, leeks, tomatoes, cucumbers, spring onions, lettuce, soft fruit, potatoes and watercress

Apple juice

We source our apple juice from a local Alton-based maker who produces Hampshire Apple Juice in recyclable bottles. The fruit used is also locally sourced from Liss in Hampshire


Beef meatballs are made from animals farmed in Overton, and our beef burger using mainly meat from Laverstoke Park Farms

Red Tractor

Red Tractor chicken breast fillets, produced in the UK, from UK reared birds


Sausages using some Hampshire pork are made to a BPEX Gold Award winning Southern Pride recipe. All pork is from South Coast farms

beef mince

Minced and sliced beef (Scottish Farm Assured) are all sourced from the UK