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Re-establishing mint as a premium British crop has been a labour of love and everyone at Summerdown is immensely proud of the achievement. Our efforts are increasingly recognised in the food industry, with Summerdown teas and chocolates receiving prestigious awards.

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The interview

Food industry veteran Sir Michael Colman tells us about his inspiration behind creating Summerdown Mint

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Freshly minted

Sir Michael Colman has reintroduced a crop not seen for generations on his Hampshire farm

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Mint condition

It took more than a decade for Sir Michael Colman to re-establish Black Mitcham peppermint in Britain but the results are worth it.

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Mr Mustard’s mint

Sir Michael Colman has re-established the link between England and quality peppermint oil and is revelling in the sweet smell of success.

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