2012
July
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    deliciouslyorkshire Awards prove particularly sweet for chocolatier

    For a small producer like Brigg-based Sciolti Botanical Chocolates, winning a prestigious industry award can make all the difference to your business. And what a difference the deliciouslyorkshire Awards have made to owner Fiona Sciolti who last year won the Best Confectionery category for her Seriously Ginger Chocolate Thins. Says Fiona: “deliciouslyorkshire is a real...


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    July 31, 2012 at 2:46 pm
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    Yorvale selected as York Mystery Plays 2012 supplier

    Vale of York ice cream manufacturer Yorvale has been awarded the contract to supply its ice cream to visitors at the York Mystery Plays 2012 (2 – 27th August). Visitors to the theatrical extravaganza will be able to enjoy 120ml tubs of Yorvale’s most popular flavours thanks to staff who will tour the audience during...


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    July 31, 2012 at 1:14 pm
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    SHEPHERDS PURSE WINS GOLD AT INTERNATIONAL CHEESE AWARDS

    As the Olympics prepares to kick off, artisan cheese maker, Shepherds Purse of Thirsk, North Yorkshire, is celebrating winning it’s very own Gold medal after scooping a win for its Buffalo Blue cheese at the 115th International Cheese Awards. The industry Awards, held at Dorford Park, Nantwich, Cheshire this week, represent the largest and most...


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    July 25, 2012 at 4:38 pm
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    deliciouslyorkshire Awards deliver new business potential

    Now in their eighth year, the deliciouslyorkshire Awards are much-coveted ““ just ask Andy Gardiner, owner of Beatson House Restaurant, South Yorkshire. Andy won the Best Drink category last year for his Jamaica Ginger Cake Infusion, one of his ‘Boozy Infusions’ after dinner liqueurs. The product also took the honours in the Consumer Choice category....


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    July 24, 2012 at 2:35 pm
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    The Proudfoot Group celebrates Yorkshire Day at its Newby Store

    Local supermarket chain The Proudfoot Group is celebrating Yorkshire Day on 1st August with a special event day, which will be held at its Newby store located on Scalby Road from 12 noon until 4pm. The event will celebrate all things Yorkshire with more than 15 local food and drinks suppliers offering free tasting samples...


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    July 24, 2012 at 12:35 pm
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    FAIR DEAL ON MILK FROM RIVERFORD

    Riverford Organic Farms has been praised for its fair pay to British dairy farmers in the wake of the row over milk prices. The vegbox scheme has an exclusive relationship with Archdeacon Newton-based Acorn Dairy which supplies milk for Riverford’s vegboxes produced at its Home Farm, near Newby Wiske. Director of Acorn Dairy Caroline Tweddle...


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    July 24, 2012 at 11:15 am
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    JUST DESSERTS GETS A SLICE OF THE LOCAL PANTRY

    Award-winning Yorkshire bakers and pâtissiers, Just Desserts of Shipley, suppliers of handmade desserts and pastries to the hospitality and foodservice sector, has added another food shop to its growing foodservice customer base. The Local Pantry, a new family run food shop and café, in Leathley, near Pool in Wharfedale, has selected the company as its...


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    July 23, 2012 at 10:48 am
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    Help Propylene Bags Needed!

    Side Oven Bakery is in need of poly propylene bags for packing their delicious muesli and granola. They need a heavy duty liner about : 1st 90x 152x300x40mg 150mg and 2nd 14″ long. If you could supply these or have information of someone who can help please contact Caroline Sellers on 01262 488376.


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    July 17, 2012 at 3:55 pm
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    Course Marks Partnership Between Cooking Schools

    Since 1995 Ashburton Cookery School has been setting exceptional standards in teaching, cooking and using local produce. These are also the reasons why Ashburton is offering its customers in the North of England an opportunity to learn at The Cooking School at Dean Clough who will be partnering with Ashburton to deliver its 5 day...


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    July 17, 2012 at 11:21 am
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    YUMMY YORKSHIRE AND TEA EXPERIENCE SPICE UP ICE CREAM MARKET

    Huddersfield ice cream producer Yummy Yorkshire has joined forces with fellow Yorkshire business, The Tea Experience, to launch a new spicy chai tea flavoured ice cream as part of its commitment to buy and champion Yorkshire produce. The unusual ice cream flavour is made with a black spicy chai loose tea blend from Doncaster based...


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    July 16, 2012 at 11:48 am
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    THE SEARCH IS ON FOR REGION’S BEST FOOD AND DRINK

    The search is on for the very best food and drink from Yorkshire and Humber with the launch of the eighth annual deliciouslyorkshire awards. The awards recognise and celebrate the crème de la crème of the region’s food and drink sector, showcasing its fantastic produce and celebrating the outstanding achievements of producers, retailers and the...


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    July 12, 2012 at 3:13 pm
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    HARVEY NICHOLS TAKES ILKLEY ALES

    Luxury department store Harvey Nichols has added Ilkley Brewery beers to a selection of their food markets and wine shops. It is the only regional beer brand to be stocked nationwide alongside the store’s permanent international brands. Real ale connoisseurs can now buy Ilkley’s award-winning craft beers from the Knightsbridge store in London as well...


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    July 5, 2012 at 12:00 am
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    Vacancy: Temporary Administrative Assistant

    *About deliciouslyorkshire* deliciouslyorkshire is a not for profit organisation providing vital support to a diverse range of food and beverage producers, retailers and distinguished hospitality operators in the Yorkshire Region. Based at Askham Bryan College near York our team help the region’s food and drink businesses to grow, innovate and tell the world about the...


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    July 4, 2012 at 2:42 pm
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    ULRICK & SHORT REINFORCES CORE VALUES WITH BRAND AWARENESS AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT CAMPAIGNS

    With over three decades of starch experience between them, Andrew Ulrick and Adrian Short founders of multi-million pound clean label ingredients company Ulrick & Short, are stepping up their promotional activities to further reinforce the core values of a brand range, which bears their names. As part of the programme the company will be highlighting...


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    July 4, 2012 at 12:00 am
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    The Cooking School at The Great Yorkshire Show

    The 174 year-old Great Yorkshire Show has steadily become synonymous with quality, showcasing Yorkshire’s finest agricultural feats and the best of what Yorkshire has to offer. In that spirit Matthew Benson-Smith from The Cooking School at Dean Clough and Robert Ramsden from Delifresh will be on the Game Stage, on 10 July, cooking Duck Two...


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    July 3, 2012 at 12:00 am
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    Keelham double champions coup at Skipton prime shows

    A West Yorkshire farm shop landed yet another prime time champions’ buying coup at Skipton Auction Mart’s July show and sale. (Mon, July 2) Keelham Farm Shop in Thornton, Bradford, purchased the champion prime lambs, a pen of five 37kg Beltex-cross shown by Frankland Farms, of Rathmell, for £125 per head, or 337.8p/kg, by far...


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    July 3, 2012 at 12:00 am
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    Leeds butcher is new Yorkshire president

    Leeds butcher Andrew Green is the new president of the Confederation of Yorkshire Butchers Councils. Andrew, of Wilsons Butchers in Crossgates, takes over from outgoing president, Ilkley butcher David Lishman. One of his key roles during his year in office is to host the confederation president’s annual dinner dance of the eve of the 24rd...


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    July 2, 2012 at 3:14 pm
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    ADE EDMONDSON BAKES YORKSHIRE PARKIN WITH LOTTIE SHAW’S

    Funnyman, writer and musician, Ade Edmondson recently visited a Yorkshire craft bakery with more than 100 years heritage to meet the family behind its award-winning Yorkshire Parkin. Elland based Lottie Shaw’s welcomed the Ade in Britain tv presenter as part of his county to county travels in his mini caravan to sample the best food...


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    July 2, 2012 at 2:47 pm