Jeremy Clarkson fans continue to queue for produce at the star’s Diddly Squat farm shop – even though the prices are much higher than in supermarkets.
The Amazon broadcaster, locked in a dispute with heads of councils in Oxfordshire, sells a range of gifts, clothes, and locally produced food and drink in his famous shop.
The most expensive item is a ‘bundle’, consisting of a cutting board, tea towel, apron and ‘wooden’ bamboo spoon, which together would set bettors back around £62.
While there seem to be few similar all-in-one sets on the market, shoppers can easily pick up all four items for less than ten elsewhere, with Tesco selling a cutting board for £4, a tea towel for £2.50 and a wooden spoon for 60p, While aprons are available for just £2 from Ikea.
Among Diddly Squat’s cheapest offerings is their chili sauce, at £4.80. A similar jar at Tesco is available for just £1.45.
Clarkson appeared to be in high spirits yesterday when he was photographed at Diddly Squat Ranch while film crews were recording
The most expensive item in Diddly Squat’s farm shop is a ‘package’, consisting of a cutting board, tea towel, apron and bamboo ‘wooden’ spoon, which costs subscribers around £62
Among Diddly Squat’s cheapest offerings is their chili sauce (left), at £4.80. A similar jar at Tesco is available for just £1.45 (right)
According to their website, one of the shop’s most popular products is a 200-gram bag of ground coffee (left), described as a 100% Arabica blend from Colombia, Kenya and Indonesia “with hints of chocolate, spice and honey.” It retails for £6.95 while a similar slightly larger Aldi bag can be purchased for just £1.69 (right)
According to their website, one of the shop’s most popular products is a 200g bag of ground coffee, described as a 100% Arabica blend from Colombia, Kenya and Indonesia “with hints of chocolate, spice and honey.”
It retails for £6.95 while a similar slightly larger Aldi bag can be purchased for just £1.69.
Other products include a 50cl bottle of vodka that retails for £39 – available elsewhere for just £9.38 – and a £16 travel mug, similar to one that sells at Tesco for £2.50.
Meanwhile, two pairs of tractor socks will go for £18.50, compared to Primark’s offer of five pairs for under £2, and Clarkson charges £18.50 for his pack of mug and chocolate eggs.
A similar offering from Cadbury at Tesco sells for less than a sixth of the price at just £3.
It comes as camera crews were spotted on the property this week, while visitors to the farm were seen yesterday chewing the edges of the lawn with their four-wheel drive vehicles.
This is despite an appeals battle between Clarkson and West Oxfordshire County Council, which was refused permission to extend the store’s car park in May last year.
Other products include a 50cl bottle of vodka (left) that retails for £39 – available elsewhere for just £9.38 (right)
The farm shop also sells a £16 travel mug (left), similar to the one sold at Tesco for £2.50 (right)
Meanwhile, two pairs of tractor socks will retail for £18.50 (left), compared to Primark’s offer of five pairs for £2 (right)
Clarkson charges £18.50 for his package of a mug and chocolate eggs (left). A similar offering from Cadbury at Tesco is selling for less than a sixth of the price for just £3 (right)
The planning inspector held a hearing on Clarkson’s appeal on the matter – and extra security measures were taken because of the threats made to his workers.
Clarkson is also contesting her decision to close his restaurant on the same plot of land because he opened it without planning permission in July last year.
The filming comes after it was revealed that teenage Diddly Squat workers are having to wear body cameras to record abuse directed at them from locals angry at the influx of visitors.
But villagers who support Diddly Squat Farm have described it as the “crown jewel” of sustainable living as they have appealed to their local council to allow expansion plans.
It also emerged yesterday that the broadcaster has invested in a new beer trailer for its flagship Hawkstone beer service.
Farmhand Kaleb Cooper shared a photo of his new “mobile bar” on Instagram — with one showing a gray trailer with pink paint on top of it.
While it is not clear what permissions Clarkson would need to set up a bar on his land, planning permission is generally not required for temporary structures that are used less than 28 days per year.
He already sells alcohol in his store, so he may not need an additional alcohol license.
Clarkson’s struggles have prompted some local councilors to call on officials to tolerate the star, with Liam Walker – a Conservative member of Oxfordshire County Council – noting he was being treated differently from other developers.
“Jeremy Marmit and he knows it,” he told MailOnline.
“Of course the council will say that all planning requests are taken at face value but I wonder if some of my colleagues on the council came to it with a predetermined vision.”
DISCLAIMER:- Denial of responsibility! olorinews.com is an automatic aggregator around the global media. All the content are available free on Internet. We have just arranged it in one platform for educational purpose only. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials on our website, please contact us by email at email@example.com The content will be deleted within 24 hours.