Steve Croot with his Croots Scrummy Sausages
Sausage loving customers have
raised £153 for charity after buying special sausages created to mark the Rugby
World Cup.
Derbyshire farm shop Croots will donate
the funds to the ongoing fundraising effort for its adopted charity, the
Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre. The charity provides disadvantaged
children with holidays in Skegness, helping to boost the children’s confidence
and self-esteem.
Croots Scrummy sausage and Croots
Scrumpy sausage were created by the farm shop near Duffield for the Rugby World
Cup continuing from the success of its ‘Olympig’ and ‘Bangerooney’ sausages,
which have been created previously for sporting occasions.
The farm shop donated 20% of sales
of the sausages to the charity, which offers 450 holiday places per season.
“Our customers are always very
supportive of our charity fundraising efforts and Croots is delighted to be
able to donate the £153 raised to the Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre,”
said Steve Croot, who runs Croots Farm Shop at Farnah House Farm on Wirksworth
The farm shop is also starting its
annual festive charity fundraising in November and December supporting the
Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre, which celebrates its 125th
birthday next year. It is staging a raffle with the chance to win a tasty
hamper packed with food and drink, worth £80.
Derbyshire-based Croots is popular
for its wide range of sausage flavours and local food. Croots Farm Shop has won
numerous awards, from the Great Taste Awards to meat industry awards, all
judged by meat and fine food experts.
Croots Farm Shop is open Monday to
Saturday from 9am to 5pm (Shires Eatery until 4.30pm) and from 10am to 4pm on
Sundays. Croots runs Fresh Fish Thursdays between 9am and 1pm on Thursdays.
For more information visit
Find Croots on Twitter
@crootsfarm_shop or on Facebook

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