New Forest Marque® - The sign of New Forest local produce.
The New Forest Marque® was created to provide a recognized sign that is easily identified and ensures that all produce is from the New Forest. In order to use the Marque, producers have to ensure their goods meet stringent standards.
You can be sure that products sold locally have been grown or reared in the New Forest by looking for produce which carries the New Forest Marque®. This symbol identifies food and crafts which are produced using high standards in relation to production, animal welfare and husbandry. In buying produce that has the New Forest Marque¨ you are helping to sustain the rural economy, and in particular commoning and farming.
You may also see restaurants, shops and accommodation providers displaying the Marque. This shows that they are associate members of the scheme and sell, provide or support local produce. Look out for the sign of Local Produce. For more information visit their website www.newforestproduce.com