Food and Drink Shop / Hernebay, Whitstable, Canterbury & Surrounding Areas



Contact Details:

[email protected]

01843 639061 (Only between 10 - 4 Wednesdays and Fridays)

Some of the items for sale on this page may be just out the BBE (Best before date) so please check with the listing for the Best before date.

None of the items sold are "off" and before listing, all items that are out the BBE date are checked to make sure that they are ok to eat and sell.

For instance, if we get boxes of crisps or sweets, a packet will be opened from the box and eaten by us prior to listing on for sale to make sure they still taste nice.

If the items come in from a bulk load with the same BBE date on, only 1 packet will be tried from a random box to test quality.

Best before
"Best before" dates appear on a wide range of frozen, dried, tinned and other foods.

"Best before" dates are about quality, not safety. When the date is passed, it doesn't mean that the food will be harmful, but it might begin to lose its flavour and texture.

Every year in the UK we throw away 7.2 million tonnes of food and drink, most of which could have been eaten. So think carefully before throwing away food past its "best before’" date.

Remember, the "best before" date will only be accurate if the food is stored according to the instructions on the label, such as "store in a cool dry place" or "keep in the fridge once opened".