Press & Media

This page is a selection of press articles or radio / tv programmes that have featured our farm

UK set to become truffle capital of the world within 30 years, scientists say

Sunday 13th May 2018
Katie Morley, Consumer Affairs Editor Charles Hymas The Daily Telegraph

Britain is set to become the truffle capital of the world within 30 years, scientists have said, as they are developing new genetic approaches to create varieties that grow twice as fast. It comes as a shift in climate means truffle farmers in the…

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Welsh landowner grows Britain's first crop of world's most sought-after truffles

Saturday 5th May 2018
Henry Bodkin the daily telegraph

Britain's first crop of one of the world's most sought-after truffles has been successfully grown by a Welsh landowner who is now giving them away for free to local restaurants. Matt Sims, with the help of his sprocker spaniel Bella, has now unearthed…

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Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Listen to Mariclare and Matt hunting truffles with Bella the spaniel click Here to listen to the show

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BBC Radio 4 - Shari Vahl hunts the first UK Perigord truffles Here on the farm

Thursday 16th November 2017

BBC Radio 4 - Shari Vahl hunts the first UK Perigord truffles . .Matt met with Dr Paul Thomas and Shari Vahl from BBC Radio 4's You & Yours programme to discuss our cultivation of the Black winter Perigord truffle.…

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First perigord truffle cultivated in the uk found on Welsh Farm

Monday 27th March 2017
Boudicca Fox-Leonard

On the 27 of march 2017 Bella the sprocker spaniel unearthed the first tuber melanosporum / Perigord truffle ever grown in the united kingdom . click here For the…

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Gawlet & Oklat Mico, Arabic Food and Travel Show

Tuesday 29th November 2016

Mico from Gawlet & Oklat Mico, an Arabic food and travel TV show, joined Us to find out about cultivating truffles, hunting for truffles and cooking with truffles! If you've wondered what a UK truffle plantation looks like and how dogs are used to hunt truffles…

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First summer / Burgundy truffle ever cultivated in wales

Sunday 29th May 2016

On The 29 of may 2016 Truff the terrier unearthed the first ever truffle to be cultivated in wales click here

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