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2017

2017


Blog: Hampshire Fare

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Hampshire Fare works to promote local food all year round. Set up in 1991 by a small group of farmers, the not-profit local food group was created to raise awareness of the food and drink ma..

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Blog: Hampshire Fare

Blog: Farmhouse Cheeses - going back to the future

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This months blog is from Graeme Willis of CPRE - the Campaign to Protect Rural England Farmhouse cheese – going back to the future Cheese is a great British success story for the food and..

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Blog: Farmhouse Cheeses - going back to the future

Producer of the month: Keith Henderson, Aberdeen Angus Beef

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This month we take a look into the daily workings of Keith Henderson, Aberdeen Anus Beef farmer for The Co-op. ‘Our farm has been run by the Henderson family since my great grandfat..

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Producer of the month: Keith Henderson, Aberdeen Angus Beef

Case Study: Hampshire County Council

Case Study

Hampshire County Council Catering Services (HC3S) celebrated British Food Fortnight across schools, visitor attractions and workplacerestaurants; 500 schools across Hampshire celebrated British Fo..

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Case Study: Hampshire County Council

Case Study: Emsworth British Food Fortnight 2017

Case Study

Case Study: Emsworth British Food Fortnight 2017 Emsworth, a beautiful small town on the south coast once again celebrated British Food Fortnight in magnificent fashion. Having won the Love Br..

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Case Study: Emsworth British Food Fortnight 2017

Restaurant of the Month: Elystan Street

Restaurant of the Month

This month we take a look at restaurant Elystan Street, London. And put some questions to co-owner and chef Phil Howard. Elystan Street was launched in September 2016 in Chelsea, London. Co-ow..

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Restaurant of the Month: Elystan Street

Blog: The Kitchen, Falmouth

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Two Dutch friends enter the space One pregnant Two teas - one with milk Not the way round you’d expect Coats off, mother tongue on Must feel at home. Mug rested..

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Blog: The Kitchen, Falmouth

Producer of the month: Oast to Host

Producer of the Month

Oast to Host is an independent food producer based in Kent, which creates exclusively Gluten & Wheat free products in a 'Free From' environment. Oast to Host specialises in Pastry, Sweet/Savo..

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Producer of the month: Oast to Host

Blog: Milk, a natural British Gem

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Our latest blog post is supplied by Lucy Williamson of Lucy Williamson Nutrition (http://lwnutrition.co.uk/). MILK. A natural British gem, packed full of vital nutrients that are ..

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Blog: Milk, a natural British Gem

Producer of the Month: Phil Pearse

Producer of the Month

We take a look into the daily life of Lamb Farmer Phil Pearse, who is part of the coop farming network. Watch this short video about Phil: There’s a strict hierarchy among ..

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Producer of the Month: Phil Pearse

Restaurant of the Month: The Kitchen, Falmouth

Restaurant of the Month

Close look at The Kitchen, Falmouth, members and supporters of Love British Food and British Food Fortnight. Nothing imported, all fresh grown, shot or foraged. Opened April 11, 2017. The bo..

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Restaurant of the Month: The Kitchen, Falmouth

Producer of the Month: Ben Bardsley - Apples and Pears

Producer of the Month

This month we take a look at Ben Bardsley of Bardsley farms who produce apples and pears for our official sponsor the Co-op. Location: Kent Product: Apples and pears Not many men ..

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Producer of the Month: Ben Bardsley - Apples and Pears

Restaurant of the Month: Wright Brothers, London

Restaurant of the Month

This month we take a look at the Wright Brothers restaurants, London. Summary Back then, in the UK, oysters were eaten by a select few in expensive restaurants. It was all very stuffy and..

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Restaurant of the Month: Wright Brothers, London

Blog: Helping Hands by Rachel Wheble

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Helping Hands When I was just 3 years old, I remember my farmer Dad spilling grain on the barn floor. I desperately wanted to help so I rushed over and with my tiny hands and started to gather..

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Blog: Helping Hands by Rachel Wheble

Producer of the Month: Ian Heircock, Melton Mowbray Pork Pies

Producer of the Month

This month, thanks to our official sponsor The Co-op we take a look into the workings of Ian Heircock, Master Pie Maker at Walker & Son, Leicestershire. Watch the video below: ..

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Blog: The Best of British – Afternoon Tea at Metrodeco

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This August from the 14th – 20th is National Afternoon Tea week. The tradition of Afternoon Tea is typically British, having first come into fashionable society in the mid nineteenth century. Alth..

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Blog: The Best of British – Afternoon Tea at Metrodeco

To commemorate HRH The Duchess of Cornwall’s 70th birthday we celebrate Her Royal Highness’ support for Love British Food over the years

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Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall has supported Love British Food and British Food Fortnight since the campaign’s early years. Her Royal Highness’ commitment, passion and support for the ..

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Blog: Cyrus Todiwala – British Produce at Café Spice Namasté

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Cyrus Todiwala has long been a tremendous supporter of Love British Food from its early days and has led the involvement of Indian restaurants in British Food Fortnight by running wonderful menus ..

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Blog: Cyrus Todiwala – British Produce at Café Spice Namasté

Restaurant of the Month: Assheton Arms

Restaurant of the Month

Winner of a number of awards, including Lancashire Life Dining Pub of the Year, Lancashire Tourism Awards Pub of the Year and Ribble Valley Tourism Team of the Year, this historic Grade II l..

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Restaurant of the Month: Assheton Arms

Blog: University of Sussex - Real Junk Food Café

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Over the past year, the University of Sussex Students' Union (https://www.sussexstudent.com/) has teamed up with The Real Junk Food Project Brighton (http://www.realjunkfoodbrighton.co.uk/) to hos..

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Blog: University of Sussex - Real Junk Food Café

Blog: Ever wondered if your Cumberland Sausages really come from Cumbria?

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The name ‘Cumberland Sausage’ is protected. This means that not just any old sausage can be called a Cumberland! There are lots of different foods in Britain that have protected names. The li..

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Blog: Ever wondered if your Cumberland Sausages really come from Cumbria?

Blog: Food for Schools

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Our latest blog was written by Love British Food ambassador Olivier Blanc (http://www.lovebritishfood.co.uk/people/olivier-blanc). Food for me now, is one of the great pleasures in life b..

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Blog: Food for Schools

Producer of the Month: Chris Chinn, Asparagus

Producer of the Month

This month we take a look into the daily workings of Asparagus grower Chris Chinn. Chris Chinn is an asparagus farmer at Cobrey Farms, Ross-on-wye. They supply half of the British aspara..

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Restaurant of the Month: Native Restaurant

Restaurant of the Month

Take a look at our Restaurant of the month profile. This month we take a peak into Native Restaurant in Covent Garden, London. Discover Native; a restaurant that specialises in game, wild food..

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Restaurant of the Month: Native Restaurant

Blog: Celebrate Local with the SRA

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This blog was written for Love British Food by the Sustainable Restaurant Association. As May melts away into June, asparagus season gives way to a plethora of peas and shortly beans. Ea..

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Blog: Celebrate Local with the SRA

Blog: Milly Fyfe's Spring Update

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This blog post was written for Love British Food by ambassador Milly Fyfe (http://www.lovebritishfood.co.uk/people/millie-wastie). After two months, I can safely say that our lambing sea..

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Blog: Milly Fyfe's Spring Update

Press Release: Minette Batters new ambassador for Love British Food

Press Release

Minette Batters new ambassador for Love British Food Deputy President of the NFU, Minette Batters has announced her support for the Love British Food campaign and has joined a long list of we..

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Press Release: Minette Batters new ambassador for Love British Food

Blog: Sowing the Seeds...

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Our latest blog comes courtesy of Alistair Gibson of Emsworth British Food Fortnight. Sowing the seeds………… The pretty coastal town of Emsworth with its array o..

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Blog: Sowing the Seeds...

Restaurant of the Month: Anglo Restaurant

Restaurant of the Month

Take a look at our Restaurant of the month profile. This month we take a peak into Anglo Restaurant with the help of head chef Mark Jarvis. Location: 30 St Cross Street, Farringdon, London, EC..

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Restaurant of the Month: Anglo Restaurant

Blog: Spring life on the farm

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This blog post was written by Love British Food Ambassador Milly Fyfe (http://www.lovebritishfood.co.uk/people/millie-wastie). Our daffodils are in full bloom, daylight hours have increa..

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Blog: Spring life on the farm

Producer of the Month: Helen Pattinson, Montezuma's Chocolate

Producer of the Month

This month we take a look at the Helen Pattinson of Montezuma's chocolate Ltd. Montezuma's Chocolates is arguably the UK’s most innovative chocolate producer, specialising in creating ex..

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Producer of the Month: Helen Pattinson, Montezuma's Chocolate

Blog: Love British? Love British Food.

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This months blog comes courtesy of Abigail Holt from Cucina. September may seem a long time away but will be here before we know it. September for Cucina, is a busy month. It’s not only the ne..

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Blog: Love British? Love British Food.

Press Release: More reason than ever to Love British Food

Press Release

Year after year thousands of people get behind the Love British Food campaign which culminates in British Food Fortnight in the early autumn. Communities come together to stage glorious celebratio..

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Press Release: More reason than ever to Love British Food

Restaurant of the Month: Lymefield Garden Centre, Tea Room and Farm Shop

Restaurant of the Month

This month we take a look at Lymefield Garden Centre, Tea Room and Farm Shop as our Restaurant of the Month. Location: Broadbottom, Cheshire, SK14 6AG How long have you run thi..

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Restaurant of the Month: Lymefield Garden Centre, Tea Room and Farm Shop

Blog: What Makes a Real Pie

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This month's blog comes from Brett Hornby at The Real Pie Company, who explains what makes a 'Real Pie' The Real Pie Company: Mouthwateringly Good Pies for Pie Lovers When it comes t..

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Blog: What Makes a Real Pie

Producer of the Month: Brett Hornby, The Real Pie Company

Producer of the Month

This month we take a look into the workings of Brett Hornby of The Real Pie Company - a Sussex based pie company producing crammed to the crust pies. The Real Pie Company was set up by my moth..

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Producer of the Month: Brett Hornby, The Real Pie Company

Press Release: Bath crowned British Food Fortnight 2016 Winner

Press Release

Bath crowned British Food Fortnight 2016 Winner The City of Bath has been recognised for its outstanding support of British Food Fortnight 2016. In a competition sponsored by the Co-op the Ci..

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Press Release: Bath crowned British Food Fortnight 2016 Winner

Producer of the month: AC Goatham & Son

Producer of the Month

AC Goatham & Son celebrates it's 70th anniversary this year. Set up in 1947, this family business is run by Clive Goatham, his son Ross and their award winning business team. Now with 20 farms..

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Producer of the month: AC Goatham & Son

Blog: How to buy British foods for less

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Buying British produce and products has many benefits (http://www.lovebritishfood.co.uk/british-food-and-drink/why-do-it), but a major misconception about buying British is that it might come at a..

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