2012
March
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    Big Thanks from DY

    Before the launch of the eagerly anticipated DY awards 2012, we’d like to take the opportunity to thank the many companies who have sponsored the event, making it the success that it is. Special thanks must go to Tesco’s who were our headline sponsor during the 2011-12 awards. *Overall Event Sponsor: Tesco* Best Drink: *SIBA*...


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    March 27, 2012 at 3:06 pm
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    Yorkshire’s on the Map at Food & Drink Expo

    Running from 25 to 27 March 2012, *Food & Drink Expo*, featuring Farm Shop & Deli, showcases products and services from over 550 suppliers, plus topical and interactive live events reflecting current and future industry trends, helping to put visitors’ businesses ahead of the competition. Deliciouslyorkshire will be at the event showcasing some member’s products...


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    March 23, 2012 at 4:39 pm
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    Asda looks local for Vale of York Ice Cream.

    A Vale of York ice cream maker is celebrating after winning a contract to supply 14 Asda stores throughout Yorkshire as part of the retailer’s Local Favourites initiative. From 12th March, Asda stores including York, Harrogate and Huddersfield will stock 500ml tubs of best-selling Double Choc Chip, Caramel Honeycomb and Vanilla with Vanilla Pod real...


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    March 22, 2012 at 11:43 am
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    Seasonal staff on move again

    *Direct Law & Personnel*, Deliciouslyorkshire’s dedicated employment law and HR suppliers, are often asked to advise the issue of temporary workers and casual staff. Issues arising with their employment status and rights have changed recently following amendments to existing laws meaning rates of pay have to be the same as permanent staff and there is...


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    March 21, 2012 at 4:04 pm
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    Huddersfield ice cream producer unveils ‘bigger and better’ ice cream parlour.

    Huddersfield artisan ice cream producer *Yummy Yorkshire* has opened its doors to a bigger and better ice cream parlour and coffee shop. The new ice cream parlour located on Yummy Yorkshire’s Denby Dale farm has been funded through a grant from the Rural Development Programme for England and is twice as big as the former...


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    March 21, 2012 at 1:11 pm
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    Hockney demand secures second order for Wolds brewery

    A Yorkshire Wolds micro brewery is delighted that the appeal of the Hockney exhibition at the Royal Academy in London has resulted in a second order from the prestigious catering company Peyton & Byrne. Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery has been supplying its Wold Top Bitter, Wold Gold, Wolds Way and gluten free beer...


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    March 21, 2012 at 1:08 pm
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    Why social networking and an up-to-date website could help you gain more business

    CrucialContacts has been developed, as a cost-effective way to help smaller businesses keep ahead of the competition. We help you promote your services/products through your website and social networking and let you concentrate on your business. *Why should you care?* The internet is increasing as the source for which customers seek products and services year...


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    March 17, 2012 at 11:34 am
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    “Well Preserved” – Harrogate Preserves

    Tom Hay (Harrogate Advertiser) sings the praises of a home-grown business – Harrogate Preserves. We are suckers for things in jars. Chutneys. pickles, Jams, marmalades, sauces, whatever it is. If you stick it in a cylindrical glass and shove a lid on it, we’ll be happy. Its daft, given this that it’s taken us so...


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    March 17, 2012 at 12:00 am
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    Ilkley brewery and Lishman’s selected for Royal visit

    Two award-winning Ilkley businesses, *Ilkley Brewery* and *Lishman’s* butchers, have announced they will each welcome HRH The Princess Royal to the spa town on Tuesday 3 April 2012 as part Her Royal Highness’ visit to West Yorkshire. It is known that Her Royal Highness personally selected Lishman’s and Ilkley Brewery as two of the businesses...


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    March 15, 2012 at 1:41 pm
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    ‘Tree Talk’. How the Man from Bettys became a Benevolent Banker Hotel du Vin, Harrogate, HG1 1LB, Friday 23 March, 12 noon

    I would be delighted if you could join me and the Cicada team at the Hotel du Vin on Friday 23 March for Cicada’s spring lunch. This is the first of our 25th year anniversary celebrations. Our special guest will be the former Chairman and Chief Executive of Bettys & Taylors Group, Jonathan Wild who...


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    March 15, 2012 at 1:30 pm
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    Innovative ices selected for new Saga ship

    A Vale of York ice cream maker is celebrating after winning a contract to supply its premium ice cream to the newest Saga cruise ship. Acaster Malbis based family ice cream business *Yorvale* won the business after impressing Saga development chefs with a new range of Fusion Inspired ice creams that will be served in...


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    March 15, 2012 at 1:24 pm
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    NGS garden opening coincides with brewery open day in the heart of Hockney Country

    Visitors to the popular Yellow Book garden Hunmanby Grange on the Yorkshire Wolds will get extra value for money on the Diamond Jubilee holiday weekend of 2ndand 3rdJune when the opening of the garden coincides with the annual open day for award winning East Yorkshire micro-brewery, Wold Top Brewery. For just £3.50 visitors will be...


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    March 15, 2012 at 1:19 pm
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    East Yorkshire Brewery celebrates gluten free shortlist.

    An East Yorkshire micro brewery is celebrating after its best selling gluten free beer has been shortlisted for a national award. Wold Top Against the Grain, brewed by Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery, has been shortlisted in the Gluten Free Beer category of the Free From Food Awards. Commenting on the nomination, brewery owner...


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    March 13, 2012 at 10:13 am
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    Keelham’s Kyle to represent England in top young butchers competition.

    Up-and coming butcher Kyle Mottram, a rising star at Keelham Farm Shop in Thornton, Bradford, is to receive specialist training in preparation for one of the world’s top competitions for young butchers. Kyle, 21, of Haworth, is one of three budding butchers chosen by industry body, The National Federation of Meat and Food Traders (NFMFT),...


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    March 13, 2012 at 10:08 am
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    Record Crowds Visit Annual Lambing Event

    RECORD-breaking crowds enjoyed the Spring sunshine at Askham Bryan College’s annual lambing day. The York-based college welcomed about 6,000 visitors for a day of activities and fun. Everything from tractor rides to cows being milked were on the agenda and for the first time there were demonstrations of spinning and weaving, courtesy of the Guild...


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    March 13, 2012 at 9:45 am