Posted: 18/09/2017

Kitson & Son Butchers opens North Yorks farm shop

kitson and sons five houses
Credit: Chiyo McMillan

Kitson & Son Butchers has opened a multimillion pound food hall, Five Houses Farm Shop and Kitchen, which sells a much wider range of food than its three Kitson’s butchery stores.

The new shop, estimated at about 5,000 sq ft, is housed in a Great II-listed farm building on the Crathorne Estate, in North Yorkshire.

The store had a soft opening on September 8 but Henry Kitson, director, told FFD he hoped to hold a grand opening ceremony in October.

Kitson said departments included butchery, bakery, deli, organic fruit and veg and beers, wines & spirits. It also has a florist, a café and sells artwork by Lucy Pittaway which it displays on its walls.

Bread is baked fresh every day by Brickyard Bakery in Guisborough. Products include in-house charcuterie, award-winning pies and about 50 cheeses, many of them local, Kitson said.

The other stores are in Hutton Rudby, Northallerton and Stockton-on-Tees.

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