Colchester department store Fenwick is showcasing the region’s best homegrown talent as part of a special project. 

Shoppers visiting the store will be able to get a taste for some small businesses. 

Pop-ups included Highball's alcohol-free cocktails and Chosan by Nature's baobab and hibiscus based foods. 

The full list of businesses taking part include:

  • East Coast Distillery
  • Tiptree
  • Highball Cocktails
  • Cluck Cluck
  • Hoppily
  • Chosan By Nature
  • Essex Bakery

It will be running until Sunday May 23.

Nancy Foster, store director at Fenwick Colchester, said: “Fenwick is delighted to continue to support local artisans, producers and independent businesses with our brand-new initiative, the Fenwick Exchange.  

"Our two-week artisanal marketplace features some of the finest talent in the region who will be showcasing their high-quality produce that we hope our customers will enjoy and discover truly unique items to enjoy this summer.”

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