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Introducing PX+ Festival

THE UK’S FIRST DEDICATED HOSPITALITY FESTIVAL LAUNCHES AUGUST 2018   A ground-breaking new UK hospitality festival will launch this August at DUCHESS FARMS home to Duchess Oil, set on fertile land in the Sawbridgeworth countryside - giving the hospitality industry the...

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Putting Your Best Brands Forward…

My thoughts on merchandising and range selection essentials, as published in Fine Food Digest 'Best Brands', January 2018... Best Brands is Fine Food Digests annual homage to the hottest brands in the marketplace   Fine Food Digest is read by independent...

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Food Matters Live

Food Matters Live - 21 to 23 November, ExCel London Food Matters Live is the UK's only cross-sector event bringing together the food and drink industry, retailers, foodservice providers, government and those working in nutrition, to enable collaboration and innovation...

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Whole Foods Predicts 2018’s Top 10 Food Trends

Prepare yourselves, foodies--2018 will be a year of sipping and munching on flowers, mushrooms, powders, and bubbles. At least that’s the future that Whole Foods is predicting. The high-end grocer, which was acquired by this summer, just came out out with its annual...

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Images of San Sebastian

I was recently lucky enough to be invited to participate in Basquisite.  A new international food trade event to showcase food from the Basque region of Spain.  The event took place in a convention centre about half an hours car ride from the stunning city of San...

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Talk#1 – A Masterclass for Food Start-Ups

So this happened last week.  Huge THANK YOU to everyone who participated and contributed to Talk#1 - A Masterclass for Food Start-Ups, featuring advice and inspiration from our engaging and enthusiastic panel of experts - Adrian Boswell (Selfridges), Peter Langsam...

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Great Taste 2017, The Results are Out…

Great Taste, organised by the Guild of Fine Food, is the acknowledged benchmark for fine food and drink. It has been described as the ‘Oscars’ of the food world and the ‘epicurean equivalent of the Booker prize’. In 2017 over 500 judges, including specially trained...

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Mon Dessert – Christmas comes early…

Mon Dessert specialise in Fine Patisserie to Make & Eat.  Their core product range centres on luxury Macaron making kits. Which contain organic ingredients and are gluten free. They are very special and unique in presentation and style and have been spotted by BBC...

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Virgin Foodpreneur – Semi-Finalist Success

Virgins Foodpreneur 2017 in partnership with Intu set out to find the best food and drink startups in the UK. After whittling hundreds of entries down to a shortlist of incredible businesses, they are down to semi-finalist stage!  I'm thrilled to have met, and be...

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