Episode 9

Rooting for Real Farms

Top Chefs & farmers video series

Adam Byatt is a chef, restaurateur and food writer. Being born into a family of great cooks and food lovers, a career as a chef was almost inevitable and he began his career in the frenetic kitchen of the legendary Claridges Hotel at the age of 16.


“People come to my restaurant and they expect that we have gone direct to the farm, they expect that the pig that I use is of the highest quality. It’s ethically sourced, I can trace it fully back to where it is. I think that almost goes without saying”.

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#TurnYourNoseUp at pig factories


Rob Simonds is a Norfolk based livestock farmer from a family of commercial pig farmers. Starting with a few pigs at the bottom of the garden he moved to Scotts Lane Farm in 2005 where he breeds rare breed Large Black pigs, a breed indigineous to East Anglia.


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#TurnYourNoseUp at pig factories