2016
July
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    Cedarbarn Farm Shop & Cafe crowned ‘Best of British’

    A family run North York Moors business have been crowned ‘Best of British’ at a prestigious awards ceremony in London. Pickering based Cedarbarn Farm Shop & Café were crowned winner of the Yorkshire Bank ‘Best of British’ award as part of the seventh annual Red Ribbon Awards which celebrate the achievements of Britain’s finest family-run...


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    July 27, 2016 at 11:13 am
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    Asparagus Green celebrate new contract

    A Huddersfield based catering company are celebrating after being awarded a second contract to run a new café in only its second year of trading. Award winning Catering, which runs the catering at the National Coal Mining Museum for England, will now also run the new café at Pontefract Castle. The company, which has a commitment...


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    July 27, 2016 at 11:12 am
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    Proudfoot Newby store acknowledged for dedication to community

    Local independent retailer the Proudfoot Group is being acknowledged this month with £1,000 to donate to local causes after being nominated by a customer for its dedication to the community. The group’s Newby supermarket on Scalby Road won one of 15 prizes in Nisa’s competition to recognise the UK’s best independent community retailers. Last month...


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    July 27, 2016 at 11:04 am
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    Food weekend serves up a boost to local economy

     A Yorkshire based coffee roasting company, who have just launched one of Middlesbrough’s newest coffee shops has helped to launch the town’s first Local Food Weekend. Rounton Coffee owner David Beattie and Gluten Free Chef Liz Homan of the new independent coffee shop, Bedford St Coffee House, are the first to sign up to the...


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    July 27, 2016 at 11:02 am
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    Drewton’s shares tips on championing food producers

    Drewton’s Farm Shop’s commitment to championing local food producers has come to the attention of the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia as a result of a recently-formed partnership between the British-Caribbean Chamber of Commerce and the Saint Lucia Trade Promotion Agency (TEPA). Proprietor Katie Taylor and general manager Hellen Dimmock have been working closely with...


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    July 27, 2016 at 10:59 am
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    Wolds beer reaches speciality food and drink awards finals

    The team at Wold Top Brewery have been toasting their shortlisting in the finals of the prestigious 2016 Great British Food Awards. The Wold Newton brewery’s Scarborough Fair IPA was one of just ten entries from around the UK that were shortlisted in the Craft Beer category of the annual awards organised by Great British...


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    July 27, 2016 at 10:56 am
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    Getting a taste of history with York ice cream producer 

    An award-winning ice cream producer is celebrating after gaining a contract with one of the region’s most grand and historic stately homes. Castle Howard, near Malton, now stocks 120ml tubs of Yorvale’s popular ice cream flavours in the Fitzroy Café as well as a selection of flavours, available from the Boathouse café and the coffee...


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    July 27, 2016 at 10:47 am
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    Yorkshire Wagyu producer feasts its eyes on festival

     A Wagyu company from the Yorkshire Wolds will be joining big names from the culinary and music industries when it makes its first appearance at a popular family Cotswolds festival. Tibthorpe based The Yorkshire Wagyu Company team is hoping to tempt crowds at The Big Feastival 2016 with a menu filled with speciality Wagyu burgers...


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    July 27, 2016 at 10:23 am
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    Elliotts Eggs raises over £8,000 for Hull hospice

    East Yorkshire Free Range Egg company Elliotts Eggs’ support for Dove House Hospice’s Easter fundraising helped to raise over £8,000 to date. With more donations to come in, the hospice is hopeful of reaching its £10,000 target. The Bewholme based family business chose the hospice as its charity of the year and in so doing...


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    July 27, 2016 at 10:14 am
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    Hesper Farm Skyr celebrates first year in business

    A Yorkshire farm diversification who were the first in the country to produce an Icelandic-style yoghurt are celebrating their first year in business. Hesper Farm in Bell Busk near Skipton, diversified in 2015 to make the super-nutritious ‘skyr’ – a creamy dairy product which is high in protein and calcium but low in sugar, with...


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    July 27, 2016 at 10:12 am
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    Shibden Mill’s announced as a finalist for the Licensee of the Year

    Glen Pearson, General Manager of the multi award-winning Shibden Mill Inn has been named one of six finalists for The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) Licensee of the Year Award. The BII is the leading professional body for the UK’s licensees. As one of six finalists Glen and Shibden Mill Inn have been through audits...


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    July 27, 2016 at 9:49 am
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    Cedarbarn Farm Shop & Café invest in new attraction

    A popular North York Moors Farm Shop and Café are preparing for a busy summer ahead having installed a new miniature railway. Cedarbarn Farm Shop & Café, based near Pickering welcomed crowds of families, local business people and the Mayor of Pickering, Joan Lovejoy to the grand opening of the award-winning farm shop’s new 600-metre...


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    July 20, 2016 at 10:09 am
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    Lockwood launch search for new chocolate pot

    An award winning Ripon restaurant are inviting food lovers and amateur cooks to be part of its culinary history. Lockwoods, who are celebrating 10 years of serving award-winning food this year, are asking the public to try and improve upon their famous Chocolate Pot recipe. Having been a staple on their menu for the last decade,...


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    July 16, 2016 at 10:08 am
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    Brewery and Historic House Toast ‘Capability Brown’

    An East Yorkshire based brewery have teamed up with a local historic house to celebrate 300 years since the birth of the world famous Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. Award winning Great Newsome Brewery, who are based in Winstead have worked in partnership with Burton Constable Hall to produce a special bottle beer, aptly named ‘Incapability Brown...


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    July 16, 2016 at 10:07 am
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    Show time with the Best of our Chefs

    A whole host of top Yorkshire chefs will be cooking up a storm at the Great Yorkshire Show in Harrogate next week. A programme of foodie favourites will be taking to the stage across the three day event to wow the crowds with their culinary skills. The ever popular Game Theatre which is based in...


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    July 9, 2016 at 9:59 am
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    Sloemotion set for a busy summer

    An award-winning North Yorkshire drinks producer are celebrating the start of a busy summer show season after being shortlisted for a prestigious award. Sloemotion, who produce a range of hedgerow liqueurs from their Barton-le-Willows base, have been named as one of five shortlisted Yorkshire businesses in the Yorkshire Producers and Makers category at this year’s White...


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    July 9, 2016 at 9:55 am