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Stokes Sauces Secures Major Cruise Line Listing

Stokes Sauces Secures Major Cruise Line Listing
Written by Amy

Luxury condiment range Stokes Sauces is now being served to customers across the world onboard Fred. Olsen Cruise Line’s fleet of ships.

Seven Stokes’ products have been introduced to Fred. Olsen’s four cruise ships as part of the company’s ‘local, global’ commitment, where they are working in partnership with food producers which are local to their headquarters in Ipswich, Suffolk.

Stokes Sauces’ classic trio of Tomato Ketchup, Real Mayonnaise and Brown Sauce in the recently launched ‘squeezy’ bottles will be served to holidaymakers aboard Fred. Olsen ships. Onboard menus will include Stokes Red Onion Marmalade and Fig Relish chutneys, and two of its traditional condiments – Creamed Horseradish Sauce and Cider & Horseradish Mustard, all in convenient 2kg tubs.

Founded in 2004, and based in Rendlesham, Suffolk, less than 20 miles from Fred. Olsen House, award-winning Stokes Sauces employs more than 60 people and produces over 50 different lines, including sauces, dressings, condiments and jams.

The brand is famed for its uncompromising focus on quality, using only the very best ingredients. Best-selling lines include Stokes Tomato Ketchup and Stokes Real Mayonnaise.

Rick Sheepshanks, owner of Stokes Sauces, said: “I started making our award-winning sauces with one thing firmly in mind – they needed to taste amazing and with no compromise on quality. That philosophy and focus on great food makes us the perfect fit on board Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ fleet, where holidaymakers want and deserve the best. We are delighted that Stokes will be enjoyed around the world.”

 Thomas Rennesland, Hotel Operations Director at Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, added: “Suffolk is known for its proud agricultural heritage, which means that we have a fantastic array of high-quality products produced locally to us. Working together with local producers, such as Stokes Sauces, allows us to support businesses right on our doorstep whilst not compromising on quality.

 “We know that our guests will love these products as much as we do, and it is great that we can offer them a ‘taste of Suffolk’ whilst cruising all around the world with Fred. Olsen.”

Stokes products can be found in Waitrose, Ocado, Booths and from good independent retailers and farm shops nationwide.

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