We began our small, family run business after first starting to keep rare breed pigs for ourselves back in 2007. We were so impressed by the taste and quality of the pork and so were our friends and family (Our legendary barbeques sometimes lasted for days!) that we thought it only fair to start sharing with our local community.

After supplying some of the best pubs in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire as well as many families with wonderful, local produce, we’ve now moved on to catering for festivals and street food events as well as private functions. We’re excited to help more of you discover the superior taste (and amazing crackling!) which only a rare breed pig can provide.

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Private Catering

We are available to book throughout the year for all your private catering needs including Weddings, Engagement parties, Birthday celebrations, family get togethers and corporate functions. We offer a range of packages to suit your needs and budget – from Hog Roasts to Gourmet BBQs with all the trimmings. We pride ourselves on supporting local Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire farmers and artisan producers and source all of our produce from within a 20 mile radius of our home in Stotfold. Cardona & Son offer a professional approach and excellent customer service with a great attention to detail, all you need to do is sit back and enjoy!

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To read more about what our customers have to say CLICK HERE

Festivals and Events

We can often be found at outdoor festivals and events touting our fantastic produce. The smell of sizzling sausages on our BBQ can be seriously tempting! We have lots of regulars who search us out and often come back for seconds, even thirds! (You know who you are...)
We’re always on the lookout for new opportunities, so if you’re organising a large scale event in the UK and are on the search for friendly, reliable and tasty traders – then look no further. For more info on where we’ll pop up next please see below.

 

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Upcoming Events and Dates

 

 

Private Event - 17th June

Corporate Event - 21st June

Private Event - 24th June

Hertford Street Food Monthly - 29th June

Hitchin Street Food Monthly - 30th June

Private Event - 1st July

Private Event - 8th July

 

 

 

 

 

We believe the tastiness of our locally sourced pork is down to a few key factors:

1. We always source pigs that are free-range and have the freedom to display natural behaviours associated with outdoor life such as rooting, foraging and running freely.

2. Our pork is sourced from only traditional British Rare Breeds including Tamworth, Large Black, Saddleback and Gloucester Old Spot – all of which are on the RBST watchlist. Rare Breeds are naturally built for taste as opposed to intensive farming and are bred for quality, not quantity .

3. And finally, these rare breed pigs are fattened slowly on a diet which is free of growth promoters resulting in a much fuller taste. Many of the UK’s top chefs demand meat from rare breeds not because it’s the latest trend, but because it really does taste so much better.

We love what we do, and we’d love you to try our produce – we’re dedicated to providing our customers with the finest quality pork and service.

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For more information please contact us or call Andre Cardona on 07958 655962