Future King of England, and all round ‘good egg’ Prince Charles, says he likes pork scratchings…
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall were in Harrogate for the Great Yorkshire Show.
During their tour of the food hall, Charles and Camilla were introduced to several local producers and sampled some of the delicacies on offer as they wandered through.
The Prince, who wore a YAS tie and carried a crook given to him by the Yorkshire Show in 1999, tried some Double Gloucester cheese from Delamere Dairy based in Knutsford, Cheshire, and asked about any cheese-making ventures close to his home.
He also took two bags of pork scratchings from the Rose Cottage Pantry, from Garton-on-the-Wolds, East Yorkshire.
Vicki Hawksworth, who works for the company, said: ‘He said he likes pork scratchings and loves us coming to the show every year.’
Charles also sampled some cider from the North Yorkshire-based Ampleforth Abbey.
Father Terence Richardson, prior of the monastery, said: ‘He tried a good swig and said he found it very good, he enjoyed it.
‘It was great fun meeting him, he was very interested in everything that was going on, it was a great privilege to meet him.’
Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall were in Harrogate for the Great Yorkshire Show when Jessica Fox, four, appeared to present them with white rose buttonholes and posies.