Following the success of last year’s initiative, Cotswold Fayre has announced that its start-up support scheme, Cotswold Collaborates, will run again this year. The initiative aims to support young fine food entrepreneurs aged 16-24 who are looking for help with their business. Last year’s scheme was won by Ben Nichols, founder of fruit smoothie company, […]

Food industry training specialist, Verner Wheelock, will be exhibiting at Foodex for the very first time this year. The award-winning company, whose client list reads like a ‘who’s-who’ of food manufacturers and retailers has chosen the exhibition to unveil its new corporate identity. Managing Director, Alison Wheelock, said “We’re really pleased with the new branding […]

Together with Wyke Farms, the UK’s largest independent cheese producer and milk processor, The Tiptree World Bread Awards have announced the first-ever National Toast Day. This celebration of the nation’s favourite breakfast takes place on Tuesday 25 February 2014. “www.nationaltoastday.co.uk”:www.nationaltoastday.co.uk Tell the world how you take your toast on Tuesday 25 February 2014. Golden? Brown? […]

Ready, steady, dough – Tiptree World Bread Awards 2014 now open for entries! “www.worldbreadawards.com”:www.worldbreadawards.com The judges for 2014 include Frances Quinn, winner of the Great British Bake Off 2013, Charles Geary, known in the industry as Mr Bread and Stephen Hallam, Master Baker, and Managing Director of Dickinson & Morris. The competition close to entries […]

Working under award-winning Ilkley butcher, David Lishman, has paid dividends for young apprentice Conor Chappell who has just been crowned Best Retail Meat Apprentice by the UK’s Meat Training Council. Conor, 21 from Silsden, has worked at Lishman’s of Ilkley for two and a half years and recently completed his level two Certificate for Proficiency […]

Working under award-winning Ilkley butcher, David Lishman, has paid dividends for young apprentice Conor Chappell who has just been crowned Best Retail Meat Apprentice by the UK’s Meat Training Council. Conor, 21 from Silsden, has worked at Lishman’s of Ilkley for two and a half years and recently completed his level two Certificate for Proficiency […]