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2017

2017


Restaurant of the month: The Bell Hotel

Restaurant of the Month

The Bell Hotel is a 16th Century Coaching Inn, bursting with history and character throughout. Attracting visitors from far and wide, we are on the Market Square in Winslow, the heart of Buckingh..

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Restaurant of the month: The Bell Hotel

Blog: Who are the trailblazers helping us all to eat more veg?

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In October last year the UK had its first vegetable summit.In fact not just one summit but three (in London, Cardiff and Edinburgh) on a landmark day which began a journey to drive up veg..

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Blog: Who are the trailblazers helping us all to eat more veg?

Blog: Enjoy British Eggs!

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A wonderful and affordable food full of vital nutrients, many of which are poorly available from other food sources... Eggs are a cheap source of high quality, highly digestible protein. This ..

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Press Release: The Berkshire Craft & Country Fair, 16-17 June 2018

Press Release

The Berkshire Craft & Country Fair at The Showfields, Beale Park, Nr Reading, Berkshire RG8 9NW Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 June Show opens 10am and closes each day at 5pm Thousands are e..

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Press Release: The Berkshire Craft & Country Fair, 16-17 June 2018

Press Release: The Country Comes to the City - The Cambridge Town & Country Show, 9-10 June 2018

Press Release

The Country Comes to the City The Cambridge Town & Country Show, Parker’s Piece, Cambridge CB1 1JF Saturday 9 & Sunday 10 June 2018 - Parker’s Piece is once again the setting fo..

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Press Release: The Country Comes to the City - The Cambridge Town & Country Show, 9-10 June 2018

Press Release: The Hastings Town & Country Show, 2-3 June 2018

Press Release

The Hastings Town & Country Show, Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 June 2018 Alexandra Park, TN34 2LD. Show opens 10am and closes each day at 5pm The beautiful grounds of Alexandra Park are to pla..

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Press Release: The Hastings Town & Country Show, 2-3 June 2018

Press Release: The Tatton Park Country Show, 19-20 May 2018

Press Release

The Tatton Park Country Show Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 May 2018 Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 6QN Show opens 10am and closes each day at 5pm. Tatton Car Entry Fees Apply: £7 per car, £3.50..

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Press Release: The Tatton Park Country Show, 19-20 May 2018

Restaurant of the month: Benedicts

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Benedicts 9 St Benedicts Street Norwich NR2 4PE Tel: 01603 926080 Benedicts opened in June 2015, a small family run restaurant in the heart of the Norwich lanes. They serve 34 ..

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Restaurant of the month: Benedicts

Producer of the month: Nutts Scotch Eggs

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Nutts Scotch Eggs (Peter & Louise Nutt) are in their fourth year of producing a range of hand crafted scotch eggs. They are a specialist producer, so do not produce anything else but ..

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Producer of the month: Nutts Scotch Eggs

Press Release: Love British Food celebrates hospitals serving British seasonal food

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Love British Food, the organisation championing home-produced food, is celebrating the increasing number of UK hospitals that are sourcing and serving local British seasonal foods to patients. ..

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Press Release: Love British Food celebrates hospitals serving British seasonal food

Restaurant of the month: Summer Lodge

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Based in Evershot in rural West Dorset, the heart of the West Country, we have access to a bewildering abundance of delicious local produce and suppliers.From Brixham on the coast to the gras..

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Restaurant of the month: Summer Lodge

Blog: Didcot Girls' School

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As part of the Love British Food - #BritishFoodisGreat activity - producers, chefs, farmers and schools were encouraged to get involved. Sara Jones who is in charge of Food Preparation and Nut..

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Blog: Didcot Girls' School

Producer of the month:Fresh From the Boat

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Fresh From The Boat are a husband and wife team based on the south coast within Hampshire! It’s a partnership of 'love' and everything that is done is done with passion. Their boat Sarah C is a lo..

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Producer of the month:Fresh From the Boat

Producer of the month: Billy Franks

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We talked to the people at Billy Franks Jerky about their business. Read more here: What started off as a passionate hobby in Will’s home kitchen grew and grew, so much so that he left hi..

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Producer of the month: Billy Franks

Restaurant of the month: White Hart at Fyfield

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Love British Food interviewed Kay Chandler of the White Hart in Fyfield. Here is what Kay had to say. The White Hart Main Road Fyfield Abingdon Oxfordshire OX13 5LW ..

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Restaurant of the month: White Hart at Fyfield

Restaurant of the month: Wild Shropshire

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We met with Chef James Sherwin of Wild Shropshire Restaurant at a recent Love British Food event and had a chat with him about what he does. Wild Shropshire Ternhill Farm House Ternhil..

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Restaurant of the month: Wild Shropshire

Producer of the Month: Tim Berni of Mr Bees Brewery

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Tim Berni of Mr Bees Brewery runs a small enterprise with approximately 100 beehives on the Suffolk coast and produce quality Suffolk real beer, using Suffolk Malt, English hops and honey direct f..

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Producer of the Month: Tim Berni of Mr Bees Brewery

Blog: Love British Chocolate!

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by nutritionist Lucy Williamson - www.lwnutrition.co.uk We're fortunate to have some great British suppliers of chocolate, consider all its potential health benefits for extra enjoyment! ..

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Blog: Love British Chocolate!

Blog: The Dorothy Clive Garden

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Dorothy Clive Garden This beautiful garden, situated in Market Drayton in Shropshire, was initially created by Colonel Harry Clive in 1940 to provide his ailing wife – Dorothy – a ‘series ..

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Blog: The Dorothy Clive Garden

Restaurant of the month: The Blue Bell Inn, Emsworth

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The Blue Bell Inn is located only yards from the quay in Emsworth, boasting terrific views from the terrace, and is renowned for superb food served in a proper pub. This busy local at the heart o..

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Restaurant of the month: The Blue Bell Inn, Emsworth

Blog: Children in Kettlethorpe help out the local community

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Generous pupils, parents and staff have helped fill the shelves of a food bank after taking part in a community project. The youngsters from the nurture group at Hendal Primary School in Kettletho..

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Blog: Children in Kettlethorpe help out the local community

Blog: Thame Food Festival announces its new financial Bursary for LOCAL Artisan Food Producers

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At Thame Food Festival we have always encouraged and supported Artisan Food Producers. Since moving to Thame Showground and charging a small £5 entrance fee, we are now in a position to be able to..

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Press Release: Love British Food calls on farming’s youth to promote British food in new campaign

Press Release

The Love British Food campaign is calling upon young farmers to help promote British food to consumers in a series of activities planned for the build-up to Easter and during Autumn’s British Food..

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Restaurant of the Month: The Oak Barn, West Sussex

Restaurant of the Month

The Oak Barn is a family run business that has been open since May 2000. An original 250 year old barn which has been lovingly restored using old oak beams, many of which were salvaged from the gr..

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Restaurant of the Month: The Oak Barn, West Sussex

Press Release: Love British Food to educate on standards

Press Release

Organisers of Love British Food, the leading organisation promoting British food to the British consumerhas unveiled plans for 2018 including its annual British Food Fortnight which this year runs..

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Blog: Love your sprouts this Christmas!

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A festive blog written by nutritionist Lucy Williamson - http://lwnutrition.co.uk/ Enjoy a rainbow of fruit and vegetables this Christmas, to benefit from a variety of anti oxidants, vit..

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Blog: Love your sprouts this Christmas!

Blog: ​MasterChef Experience Days at The Seasoned Cookery School

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MasterChef Experience Days at The Seasoned Cookery School Could you be a MasterChef contestant? Thanks to the Seasoned Cookery School now anyone can test their food knowledge and skil..

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Blog: ​MasterChef Experience Days at The Seasoned Cookery School

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. E..

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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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Case Study: Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Case Study

Freeman Hospital is part of Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and employs over 14,000 staff across two large sites and in the Newcastle community. It’s a traditional cooking ..

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Case Study: A Taste of Game Student Masterclass

Case Study

On Wednesday 27th September Simon Gray from the Food Teachers Centre spend a busy but pleasant day preparing locally sourced Pheasant with over 120 year 9 & 10 students at St Luke’s School in ..

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Case Study: A Taste of Game Student Masterclass