Major new South West Food Hub initiative to help ensure local sourcing

Authored by HannaRawDevon

A major high-tech procurement platform being developed by the Government’s Crown Commercial Service is to be trialled in the South West and could help ensure that ingredients in many thousands of meals a day served in places like school kitchens across the region are sourced from local small businesses.

A Community Interest Company (CIC) called the South West Food Hub has been formed...

New café to champion Devon produce

Authored by Mary

On Saturday 30th April, children’s favourite Elmer will be at Waterstones on New George Street as the bookshop launches its new café with a day of magic and face-painting family fun.

With six years of bookselling experience and eighteen years in the hospitality industry, Waterstones Bookshop Manager Lee Auburn is relishing the opportunity to marry his twin passions for food and books...

Final chance to enter prestigious Taste of the West Awards

Authored by Matthew Vizard

Are you the owner of a restaurant or pub in the South West? Maybe you run a café or tea room or perhaps you have a desirable farm shop or delicatessen? Whatever your line of business, if it’s in the food and drink industry, don’t miss out, enter Taste of the West’s ‘Hospitality & Retail Awards’ now. To ensure everyone has time to be included in these highly regarded awards, the deadline...

Last chance to enter the 2013 Food & Drink Devon Awards

Authored by Mary

Businesses from across Devon are being reminded that they have just a few weeks left to enter the 2013 Food & Drink Devon Awards.

Entries for the awards, which are being run independently by Food & Drink Devon, close to all Devon-based food companies on Friday 3 May. This year there are four categories for organisations to enter:

Taste of Devon – for restaurants, cafes...

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