2017
April
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    East Yorkshire beef business heads to Wembley for family business award

    A trip to Wembley is in store for one Driffield premium beef business after being shortlisted in a nationwide competition. The Yorkshire Wagyu Company based at Tibthorpe has been selected to represent the North East as a regional finalist in the Best Small Business category at the National Family Business Awards, previously known as the...


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    April 29, 2017 at 9:20 am
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    Apple Blossom Walks at Side Oven Bakery

    An East Yorkshire farm and bakery are opening up their fields to the public this weekend for their first Apple Blossom event. The award winning Side Oven Bakery, based at Carr House Farm at Foston on the Wolds is home to an established organic apple orchard from which the family run business pick and press...


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    April 26, 2017 at 10:56 am
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    World of Meat Raises the ‘Steaks’

    A new West Yorkshire based business have launched an online butchery site to enable them to deliver their quality local meat and poultry nationwide. With online grocery sales continuing to surge in popularity, World of Meat, a start-up business based in Wetherby have combined their love of fresh, high quality produce alongside outstanding customer service....


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    April 26, 2017 at 10:55 am
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    Proudfoot’s acknowledged for community work

    A Scarborough-based retailer have been acknowledged for their dedication to helping local causes. The Proudfoot Group were presented with an award for ‘Outstanding contribution to the local community’ at a recent ceremony held by national retail specialist Nisa. Each year at its annual exhibition and gala dinner, Nisa recognise members who have demonstrated examples of...


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    April 26, 2017 at 10:53 am
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    Yorkshire’s Gets Its Own Subscription Box

    A North Yorkshire entrepreneur has created a new and inventive way of spreading the Yorkshire message far and wide! Harrogate based Box Full of Yorkshire is a new subscription box company allowing members to send a box filled with independently made Yorkshire products to friends and relatives, or even themselves each month. The contents of...


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    April 22, 2017 at 10:14 am
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    Let the Entertainment Be-Gin!

    Yorkshire food and drink experts are coming together this month to provide a gin-filled cookery course inspired by a Harrogate based gin company. Slingsby Gin have partnered with the award-winning Bettys Cookery School to provide a gin based course inspired by the botanical flavours of their artisan gins. Slingsby’s team of hand-picked mixologists along with...


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    April 22, 2017 at 9:55 am
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    Local beers with a silver lining

    The team at York Brewery are celebrating after two of their beers were awarded silver accolades at recent national and international competitions. York Blonde achieved its silver medal at the SIBA National Beer Competition, whilst Otherside scooped a silver at the International Brewing Awards. With its fruity, creamy and famously refreshing flavour, York Blonde (3.9%)...


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    April 15, 2017 at 9:54 am
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    Northern Bloc win national contract

    A West Yorkshire based ice cream producer is celebrating after having three of their innovative new flavours listed in a national chain of supermarkets. Leeds based Northern Bloc will now have their Ginger Caramel, Chocolate and Sea Salt and Hazelnut and Tonka Bean flavours available in 59 Waitrose branches across the UK, mainly in London...


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    April 15, 2017 at 9:51 am
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    Fire & Dine: A truly authentic organic dining experience

    A West Yorkshire based organic farm have teamed up with a local chef to offer diners a unique gourmet experience this spring. Swillington Organic Farm, who produce and sell rare breed, free range and organic meat straight from their farm near Leeds are working with Paul Robinson aka The Yorkshire Gourmet, to host a series...


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    April 8, 2017 at 9:51 am
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    Hambleton Ales announce Brewery open day

    Hambleton Ales, based at Melmerby near Ripon are to throw open there brewery doors again to the public this spring for their second brewery tour event. The North Yorkshire based brewery hosted the event last year for the first time to celebrate their 25th anniversary and the event proved so popular with locals and beer...


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    April 8, 2017 at 9:50 am
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    Yorkshire Meatball Co. nominated as a Great British

    The Yorkshire Meatball Co. is celebrating after being nominated for a prestigious food award. The Harrogate based family-run business, who produce a range of premium meatballs, have been shortlisted in the Best New British Product category at this year’s Great British Food Awards. Launched in 2014, The Awards celebrate the country’s finest home-grown produce, as...


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    April 1, 2017 at 9:45 am
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    New Ice Cream Brand is Yorkshire Through and Through

    A Dales based ice cream maker has launched a new brand of ice cream which will soon be available in major supermarkets throughout Yorkshire. Brymor Dairy, based at High Jervaulx Farm in Wensleydale has long been known for its luxury Guernsey ice cream which has been made on the farm since 1984. Now the firm...


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    April 1, 2017 at 9:39 am