The Smokey Carter


Manchester based The Smokey Carter are awarding winning artisan food producers of barbeque spice rubs, sauces, chilli jams and chutneys.

Husband & wife team Howard & Samantha Carter started out in 2013 making chutneys and sauces for family and friends to give as gifts for Christmas. Proving to be an instant hit, their business idea was born. They first met while working on board cruise ships, and were inspired by their travels from around the globe. The whole range is now based around world cuisine with Howard’s love of barbeque being centre stage.

All their BBQ Rubs & Sauces are handmade in small batches, ensuring the best quality every time. Often with ingredients sourced from their country of origin. The Smokey Carter has won some prestigious awards for their products including 9 Great Taste Awards and 3 National Chilli Awards. They have also gained recognition from ex Dragon’s Den star, Theo Paphitis, for their business. The couple were selected from thousands of businesses and were awarded ‘The Expert Award’ at the eBay for Business Awards in 2018.

If that’s not enough they have also had a recipe published in The Manchester Cookbook Second Helpings, which celebrates the Manchester food scene including recipes from Masterchef champion, Simon Wood. Howard was also shortlisted for Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year 2019.

You can find their range of products in over 60 independent butchers, farm shops and deli’s as well as through various online platforms and their own website www.thesmokeycarter.com.

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