food and drink

New online food and drink map goes live

Authored by Mary

A new food and drink directory for Dartmoor has been launched with the aim of linking communities with producers in their local area. The aim is to celebrate the range of local food and encourage people to support local businesses. The food and drink map shows around 60 outlets and where you can find them. As well as local meat and vegetables the directory also includes suppliers of honey,...

Premium Chocolate and Ice-Cream Producer Salcombe Dairy on the impact of COVID-19

Authored by HannaRawDevon

This time of year, in the fashionable South Hams town of Salcombe, businesses are normally struggling to keep up with the influx of tourists from around the country. The impact of Covid-19 there is huge, with food and drink producers and hospitality businesses suffering badly, many of which are Food Drink Devon members and the organisation is doing everything it can to support them.


Plymouth Gin design challenge winner announced

Authored by News Desk

Lewis McCulloch Ryan has been announced as the winner of a design challenge to create a new iconic drinking vessel for Plymouth Gin, scooping a £1,000 prize fund.

The competition, a collaboration with Plymouth College of Art, saw 15 design student finalists compete during a live final at the gin distillery.

Known for supporting local makers in Plymouth city, the iconic gin...

New Devon Cook Book celebrating county's food and drink launches

Authored by kath@raw

Launched just in time for Christmas, the new Devon Cook Book offers a mouth-watering celebration of the county’s truly bountiful food and drink scene. Produced by Meze Publishing, and created in collaboration with Food & Drink Devon, it showcases the fantastic culinary community which calls Devon home and features over 40 regionally-sourced recipes. Priced at just £14.95, and available to...

Celebrating five years of hardworking success

Authored by Danielle Camp

It’s time to reach for some delicious Devon fizz. South Hams’ based RAW PR & Marketing is celebrating its fifth anniversary and five fantastic years of working with the county’s thriving food and drink industry and, more recently, marine leisure organisations.

Established by Hayley Reynolds in 2011, RAW’s team now includes fellow director Jonathan Reynolds, who heads up the marine...

Live Love Eat launches new Food & Drink Awards

Authored by Live Love Eat

Live Love Eat, the home of all things foodie in the South West, have launched their very first South West Food and Drink Awards.

You can nominate all sorts of organisations from food and drink producers to restaurants, pubs, retailers and even farmers markets.

When the nominations are in and counted those who have done the best will be put to a public vote. This is your chance...

Fantastic Fish at Living Coasts

Authored by Paigntonzoo

Torquay’s coastal zoo and aquarium is celebrating fish in all their forms this summer.

There will be looking, learning – and lunching.

The Living Coasts Fantastic Fish Festival will include cooking demos by top local chefs, trails, aquarium talks, craft activities and dive shows.

Clare Rugg: “Some fish species are part of our collection - others are food! Fish are...

Devon's superior food and drink hailed at Taste of the West Awards

Authored by Matthew Vizard

The passion and success of the South West food and drink industry was clear for all to see at the Taste of the West Awards’ Ceremony on Tuesday 15 October. The ceremony took place at The Bristol Pavilion, the home of Gloucestershire County Cricket Club, and saw the 166 Gold award-winning products competing for the 22 ‘Best Of’ category awards and prestigious ‘Champion Product’. Six of these...

West Country Producers’ Day

Meet some of Devon's finest local producers who will be showcasing their fabulous produce, whether it be the basic spud, dairy, livestock or seafood, which is abundantly around us. You will have the opportunity to find out more, sample their offerings and watch demonstrations on how best to use the ingredients.

Open to all, free entry and parking.

Moorland Garden Hotel Yelverton near Plymouth PL20 6DA 01822 852245

New Trade Show announced: Food Plymouth Expo

Authored by Anonymous

A unique new Plymouth trade show for local food producers, businesses and buyers

Who should attend? Food producers, processors, wholesalers, buyers, chefs,...

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