Great British Entrepreneur Finalist 🥳

21 Jul 2021

What an honour to have been named as a Finalist for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards & Community South West. Being nominated means even more to us knowing its for the Family Business Entrepreneur of the Year. Being able to share these proud moments not only as business, but as…

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JOLLY HOG ON THE ROAD

15 Jul 2021

It's a busy week ahead for The Jolly Hog events crew as we'll be hitting up not one but two events this weekend. Pretty insane to think after the last year we've had! You can find us serving up our Great Taste Award winning porky products at Tough Mudder and…

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JOLLY COW POP UP 🙌

13 Jul 2021

Massive shout out to Gipsy Hill Brewing Co for hosting our Jolly Cow pop up this weekend. We had a great time serving up our Smash Burgers and couldn't have been more happy with the lovely feedback we received. From being compared to wagyu burgers, to being told that ours…

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NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH – OH MOO GOSH 🎉🐮⁠

08 Jul 2021

We are so excited to finally share with you our latest product - The Jolly Cow Smash Burgers 🍔⁠ ⁠ As BBQ fanatics, it won’t be surprising that an average Summer weekend for us involves a few hours spent in front of the grill. And, as no Great British BBQ…

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Sausage workshop at Square Food Foundation

01 Jul 2021

Josh in his element 👏🏻⁠ ⁠ A couple of weeks ago Josh was back down at Square Food Foundation doing what he does second best - making sausages! (Second only to eating them)⁠ ⁠ He taught the staff & local children how to make sausages - plus he made a…

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The Jolly Hog is leaving the Twickenham Stoop Line Up

16 Jun 2021

After 12 years, The Jolly Hog is leaving the Twickenham Stoop Line Up. The Stoop was the birthplace of The Jolly Hog, and a place that we will always hold close in our hearts. With Olly playing here for 8 years, Quins giving us our first ever pitch to sell…

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NEW SUMMER MENU AT PIGSTY 🙌🏼

10 Jun 2021

We've just launched our Summer Menu at our Bristol-based restaurant, Pigsty 🙌🏼 It's such a privilege for us to have a restaurant, not just because then we get to eat all of the food 😂 but because it's a great place for us to trial product innovation and showcase our…

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Team Innovation Day

09 Jun 2021

Yesterday we had the pleasure of having Amy Polly and Sparke Club at Hog HQ for a Team Innovation Day. Amy taught the team about mindfulness, taking us through some guided meditation & teaching us about how mindfulness can activate our creativity. After a quick BBQ - because no Jolly…

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We have a new addition to Hog HQ! Meet Becky 👋

04 Jun 2021

Becky is joining us as Finance Assistant and will be supporting Stu, our numbers guy, on anything numbers related. It'll be up to Becky and Stu to make sure we don't eat all of our stock ourselves 😂 Becky's favourite Jolly Hog product is our BBQ Pulled Pork - enjoyed…

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Volunteering at Square Food Foundation

01 Jun 2021

Harriet & Hannah were back last week at Square Food Foundation helping the team to put together cheesecake recipe kits & cooked up a lovely staff lunch.⁠ ⁠ It's always an absolute pleasure going to the Square Food Foundation and helping out. Two of our team members have volunteered to…

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A new look for Pigsty

24 May 2021

As well as being buzzing to have our Bristol restaurant back open again, we are so excited to finally have re-branded Pigsty. Pigsty will always remain the Home of the Hog but we wanted to link it under The Jolly Hog family, now we have our 'Jolly Hog: On the…

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3 brothers & 3 peaps in a podcast

20 May 2021

A piggin' good podcast! 👏🏻 It was a privilege to be invited to tell the story of our family business on '3 Peaps in a Podcast'. If you want to hear all three of us brothers talk about business fails, pet peeves, family barneys & how we built the business,…

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Our First event back!

17 May 2021

Today is a huge day for our business and our brother Josh. We started The Jolly Hog Group from a sausage making machine in Olly's flat and built it up with our other brother Max. Today sees us open back up our kiosk at Ashton Gate for the Bristol Bears…

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Jolly Dogs are back 🔥🙌🏼🌭⁠

13 May 2021

We are delighted to launch our Jolly Dog back into stores. After a Winter hibernation, these hot dogs are back in season in time for Summer! ⁠ These extra long sausages are the perfect size for hot dogs, and their extra smokey taste makes them sizzle with flavour. Using only…

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Mondays at HOG HQ

10 May 2021

Each week, we've been taking it in turns as a team to make lunches for each other on a Monday (or Bank Holiday Tuesday), because everyone knows Monday are the worst! ⁠ As you can imagine, working out quantities for Hog HQ can be hard with Olly, Max and Josh…

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HALF TERM AT THE VENCH

08 May 2021

Over the Easter holidays we had the pleasure of popping down to The Vench Adventure Playground Bristol.⁠ ⁠ We went down with Miss Piggy to hand out meals during Half Term to families who depend on Free School Meals. ⁠ We promise we handed out some of the baps as…

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Our Smoked Black Treacle Bacon is back 🙌🏼

06 May 2021

This time we've made it better than ever.⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ We've added an extra slice of bacon - to finally settle all those arguments about who gets the last rasher 😂 - plus we've made the bacon even thicker this time, adding another element of luxury to this indulgent bacon. ⁠⁠…

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On The Trot is open!

06 Apr 2021

Our Food Kiosk is back open! 🙌🏼 Having opened our 'The Jolly Hog: On The Trot' at Bath Spa Station, we had to make the hard decision to temporarily close it again during this most recent lockdown. With travelling not allowed or discouraged, the footfall was just not enough to…

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50,000 Baps donated to the NHS

26 Mar 2021

Thank you to North Bristol NHS Trust for allowing us to park Miss Piggy at Southmead Hospital for the last year.⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ Thank you to our incredible volunteers, who've donated their time to help us.⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ Thank you to the kind local businesses like Hobbs House Bakery Limited who've donated food to help make this happen.⁠⁠…

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Porky Treats for NHS staff & volunteers

03 Mar 2021

Those from Bristol might know that we have a permanent fixture down at Ashton Gate Stadium, where we normally serve up hot dogs to hungry sports fans! With events being cancelled, the stadium is currently being used as a vaccine centre.⁠ ⁠ We wanted to show our support for all…

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Half Term Holiday Camps

03 Mar 2021

This week we had the absolute pleasure of being involved with one of the 'Active. Healthy. Happy. Holiday camps' for kids in South Bristol. ⁠ A collab between some great Bristol orgs - Square Food Foundation, Bristol Sport Foundation, The Childrens Kitchen Bristol & Oasis Hub South Bristol - these…

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WE’VE GONE GLOBAL! 🌎⁠

26 Jan 2021

Whilst we ourselves may stuck at home, our products have been doing a bit of jet setting! Last week, The Jolly Hog products were sold in another country for the first time EVER! ⁠ ⁠ You can now find a range of our The Jolly Hog products in selected Choithrams…

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We’ve just launched our bacon medallions!

02 Jan 2021

True Jolly Hog fans will remember when we used to make bacon medallions. Well, three years later, the bacon is back by popular demand!⁠ ⁠ Using only Outdoor Bred, British bacon, these medallions are perfect for picky piglets or those watching their post-Christmas waistlines, or quite simply for perfect sized…

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We’ve flown the coop!

01 Jan 2021

The Jolly Hen Chicken sausages are now in stores! As lovers of great flavour, and creators of the best and most delicious sausages in the whole land (in our opinion) we've decided to expand into Chicken sausages!  Roast Chicken…winner, winner chicken dinner. Reserved only for Sundays? No. The taste and…

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Great Taste Awards 2020

13 Nov 2020

We've always thought our sausages and bacon are great but it's amazing to have the confirmation from the Great Tastes judges.⁠ ⁠ We're absolutely chuffed to announce that this year we were awarded 10 Great Taste Stars, beating our previous record 🙌🏼⭐️⁠ ⁠ Check out the award-winning products! 

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