2016
December
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    Yorkshire brewery cheer as Marks & Spencer requests special beer 

    A Yorkshire Wolds Brewery has been selected by Marks & Spencer to brew an exclusive own label beer. Wold Newton based Wold Top Brewery has been chosen by the retailer to brew its own brand Yorkshire Bitter. The 3.8% ABV bitter will be available from 499 of Marks & Spencer’s 650 stores in England, Wales,...


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    December 21, 2016 at 4:21 pm
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    Northern Bl°c to Launch Little Bloc

    An innovative Leeds based ice cream producer is to launch a new range of natural ice creams specifically for children containing no refined sugar. Northern Bl°c founded by Dirk Mischendahl and Josh Lee are set to launch their Little Bloc flavours which are 100% natural, only 90kcal per 100ml alongside their already successful range of...


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    December 21, 2016 at 4:18 pm
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    Toast Heads North to its New Home

    A social enterprise project which aims to reduce food waste has partnered up with a North Yorkshire brewery to produce its unique beer. Hambleton Ales, based in Melmerby near Ripon have started producing a unique beer on behalf of Toast, an organisation founded in London in 2015 by author and campaigner Tristram Stuart to help...


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    December 21, 2016 at 4:16 pm
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    Chelsea Pensioners ring in the festive season with tasty cheese.

    The Chelsea Pensioners enjoyed a taste of Yorkshire earlier this month at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London. A 3kg Shepherd’s Purse cheese took center stage at the annual ceremony of the Christmas Cheeses, a tradition that dates back over 300 years and celebrates the role of cheese in feeding the armed forces. The centuries...


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    December 21, 2016 at 4:15 pm
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    Just Desserts New Venture is Icing on the Cake

    After more than 30 years as a supplier to the foodservice market a Shipley-based bakery has launched its own retail brand of family sized cakes to supply a range of independent stores. Award winning bakers and patissiers Just Desserts, have created a range of traditional, handmade cakes, including Victoria Sponge; Lemon Drizzle and its Salted...


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    December 21, 2016 at 4:14 pm
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    Bracken Hill Fine Foods prepare for a busy 2017

    An East Riding based preserve company are topping off another successful year by investing in new equipment and expanding their premises, allowing them to increase production by 25% for the year ahead. In order to cope with an increases sales year on year, Bracken Hill Fine Foods, based in Elvington near York have invested in...


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    December 21, 2016 at 4:12 pm
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    Meet Father Christmas at Kilnsey Park Estate

    There will be a sprinkle of festive magic across Kilnsey Park this winter, as we host our annual Christmas cracker. Father Christmas will visit the Dales for a special weekend of family fun on 17 and 18 December 2016 (schedule is the same for both days). He’ll be at the park’s magical wooden cabin ready...


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    December 7, 2016 at 10:29 am
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    Mrs Bell’s Blue Cheese named among best in the world

    A British artisan cheese made at a family run North Yorkshire dairy has been named amongst the best in the world after scooping a prestigious gong at the World Cheese Awards. Beating several French and Swiss varieties, Thirsk-based Shepherds Purse Cheeses have seen a record year of award wins, culminating with the ultimate prize for...


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    December 7, 2016 at 9:54 am
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    Sloemotion celebrate success with new gift ware range

    A Yorkshire Wolds artisan drinks producer are following up a stellar month of award winning by launching their new luxury gift ware range in time for the festive season. Sloemotion, makers of hedgerow liqueurs, preserves and chocolates were awarded the coveted Best Producer and Makers accolade at this year’s prestigious Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose...


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    December 7, 2016 at 9:52 am
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    Invitation to participate in the Winter Fancy Food Show 2017 as part of a Northern Powerhouse trade delegation

    The annual Winter Fancy Food Show takes place at the Moscone Centre, San Francisco from 22 – 24 January 2017. The Department for International Trade would like to formally invite you to participate as a trade mission delegate representing the food and drink industry from the Northern Powerhouse. With a GDP close to £350bn, the...


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    December 5, 2016 at 4:36 pm
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    Toppings Pies secures deal with Channel Islands Co-Operative Society

    An award winning Yorkshire-based family bakery has introduced a range of its award winning products to the Channel Islands, securing a significant contract with The Channel Islands Co-operative Society. The Topping Pie Company, based in Doncaster were picked by the Co-operative Society who have has partnered with local food distributor Cimandis to create a supply...


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    December 3, 2016 at 9:47 am
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    Award winning afternoon tea with a festive twist in the Dales

    Looking for a treat in the run up to the festive season?  One award winning Yorkshire tearoom may just have the answer. Jervaulx Abbey Tearooms, based in the Yorkshire Dales between Masham and Leyburn are offering guests a limited edition Christmas themed afternoon tea for one weekend only in the run up to the festive...


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    December 3, 2016 at 9:44 am