2015
March
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    Drewton’s Farm Shop sponsors the Wilsons Wheels cycle race team

    As cycling fever grips the region in the run-up to the Tour de Yorkshire, Drewton’s Farm Shop near South Cave has provided sponsorship to the Beverley-based Wilsons Wheels cycle race team. The new kit has already proved lucky for the team; Nathan Wilson and Karl Downes won the Hull Thursday 2-up Time Trial at the...


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    March 27, 2015 at 2:37 pm
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    Two new Duty Managers for Les Routiers Inn of the Year

    The multi award-winning Shibden Mill Inn has strengthened its management team with the appointment of two new Duty Managers. April Rose and Ollie Roberts (pictured) have quickly settled in to their new roles, each bringing valuable experience, individuality and flair to the local inn that enjoys a national reputation for great Yorkshire hospitality. April has...


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    March 27, 2015 at 2:30 pm
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    LOCAL B&B LOVESOME HILL FARM IS TOASTING SUCCESS WITH AWARD WINNING MARMALADES

    Local B&B (Lovesome Hill Farm) is toasting business success thanks to winning prestigious food awards at this year’s 10th Anniversary Marmalade Awards Celebrations at Dalemain. They really are a cut above the rest and serve award winning marmalades. Mary Pearson from Lovesome Hill Farm on the outskirts of Northallerton has just scooped four awards two...


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    March 27, 2015 at 2:27 pm
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    GREAT BRITISH FOOD FARM PRODUCE AWARDS NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES!

    After an incredibly successful first year, Great British Food Magazine’s Farm Produce Awards are back! We’ve changed a few of the categories so we can seek out even more heroes of the British food scene, and have recruited celeb chefs and famous faces onto our judging panel to get their professional opinion – including Nathan...


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    March 27, 2015 at 2:19 pm
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    Drewton’s Farm Shop to raise funds for Newbald Church at ‘Detour de Yorkshire’ party

    Drewton’s Farm Shop near South Cave will hit the road when the Tour de Yorkshire comes to nearby North Newbald in early May to help raise funds for the village church. Proprietor of the popular farm shop Katie Taylor is organising a family party with live music and entertainment at Field House on Burgate in...


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    March 27, 2015 at 2:15 pm
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    Farm shop owner secures second site at historic Sledmere

    An East Yorkshire businessman is building on the success of his coastal farm shop and café with the opening of a second site at a stately home in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds. Mark Farnsworth, founder of William’s Farm Kitchen and Café at Hornsea Outlet Village, will run the popular Terrace Café at Sledmere...


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    March 27, 2015 at 12:24 pm
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    DRIFFIELD’S WOLD TOP BREWERY BAG AWARD FOR BRITAIN’S BEST GROWTH STORY IN NATIONAL COMPETITION

    Wold Top Brewery in Driffield has won the national Best Growth Story category in the GREAT Faces of British Business competition. The Business is GREAT Britain campaign launched the competition in November 2014, in association with BT Business, to find the most innovative and exciting UK businesses. It drew to a close today with an...


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    March 27, 2015 at 11:52 am
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    DONCASTER BAKERY LAUNCHES DINKY PORK PIES AT SELFRIDGES FOR BRITISH PIE WEEK

    SELFRIDGES shoppers will get to tuck into of a new range of Dinky pork pies from Doncaster bakery, The Topping Pie Company, when they launch at the Manchester store to coincide with British Pie Week (2-8 March). The Dinky Topped family of speciality pork pies, handcrafted and made to Topping family recipes using British Red...


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    March 27, 2015 at 11:37 am
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    YORKSHIRE CHOCOLATIER SPREADS INTO NEW MARKETS WITH CHOCOLATE JAM

    A small Yorkshire based family run business, Coeur de Xocolat, is celebrating the launch of its brand new range of hand made chocolate bars and chocolate based jams and spreads to the UK wholesale sector and specialist retail outlets with its first listing. Headed up by professional chocolatier and member of the guild of master...


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    March 27, 2015 at 11:32 am
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    Yorkshire Scone Manufacturer Acquires Nibnibs

    Yorkshire-based scone giant Haywood & Padgett has acquired the award-winning snack brand Nibnibs in a deal which heralds an exciting new chapter for the innovative snack company. Nibnibs founder Darren Everitt explains: “We’re thrilled with the opportunities that have opened up thanks to the recent acquisition. The investment from Haywood & Padgett will allow us...


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    March 27, 2015 at 11:21 am
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    Meet our members – Dottie Biscuit

    First year of business really takes the biscuit… It’s safe to say that their first twelve months of business have been a bit of a whirlwind for Sarah Williams and Philippa Atkin, founders of Halifax based company Dottie Biscuit. Launching in January 2014, the duo had high hopes for their new venture but neither had...


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    March 20, 2015 at 3:56 pm
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    How to enter

    For 2016 we have fourteen ‘Product Categories’ and eight ‘Taste Champion Categories’ which are all expertly judged by a panel of local foodies, chefs and celebrities – only the best of the bites get through. The finalists will be announced in August and the winners revealed at our awards ceremony on Wednesday 12th October at Pavilions...


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    March 10, 2015 at 1:02 pm
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    New rapeseed oil based lifestyle brand to launch at Farm Shop and Deli Show

    A North Yorkshire artisan producer of award winning rapeseed oil has chosen the fifth Farm Shop and Deli Show to launch its latest venture to the trade. The brainchild of farmer Adam Palmer and his wife, Jennie, Charlie & Ivy’s is a range of 17 British rapeseed oil based gourmet dipping oils, dressings and mayonnaise...


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    March 4, 2015 at 12:35 pm
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    The 2015 FreeFrom Food Awards shortlist is out!

    The shortlist for the 2015 FreeFrom Food Awards – celebrating the best in gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free and all ‘freefrom’ foods – is now out!! From grain-free granolas and 1-minute-freefrom-microwave breads, to mail-order wheatgrass shots, Bohemian Rhapsody Kent-crafted Pilsner, traditional meat pies or spicy lamb samosas, ‘freefrom’ manufacturers have been strutting their stuff at the judging...


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    March 4, 2015 at 12:30 pm
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    Could it be a double scoop for Mr Moos

    The team at a Mr Moo’s Real Dairy Ice Cream are celebrating after reaching the finals of the prestigious Remarkable East Yorkshire Tourism Awards (REYTAs). Mr Moo’s has reached the shortlist in the Best Food Producer category, an award they won last year, of the annual awards that celebrate Hull and East Yorkshire’s tourism and...


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    March 4, 2015 at 12:07 pm
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    DOUBLE TOPPINGS! DONCASTER PIE MAKER SUPPORTS PRO DARTS SHOWDOWN

    A Doncaster bakery has stepped up to the oche at this year’s Pro Darts super showdown to supply a range of its award-winning handcrafted pies for the event. Darts fans and pros alike will tuck into top tasting premium pies from The Topping Pie Company which will be available at the event on Saturday 25...


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    March 4, 2015 at 12:04 pm
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    Pies on the rise, as champion pie maker launches new range

    Keelham Farm Shop, crowned Supreme Pork Pie Champions 2014, launches its new range of delicious handmade pies in time to celebrate British Pie Week, 2nd–8th March. Once the working man’s staple now a firm family favourite, the UK has a new found appetite for pies* and the award winning Farm Shop’s exquisite new pie portfolio...


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    March 4, 2015 at 12:01 pm
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    Books by the Beach – Literary Beer Competition

    Following the success of the inaugural Scarborough literary festival last year, Books by the Beach co-directors Heather French and Peter Guttridge are delighted to be working in partnership and raising a glass with Wold Top Brewery once again in 2015. “Last year Wold Top brewed us a special ‘Best Seller’ beer and it was the...


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    March 4, 2015 at 11:58 am