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Taste of the West membership

Membership of Taste of the West opens the door to a huge range of opportunities to help your business grow. Being a Taste of the West member is a reflection of the quality and integrity of what you do. Taste of the West is a widely recognised brand, and members displaying the regional food group logo are clearly demonstrating their passion and support for local and regional produce to their customers and consumers.

If your business is based in the South West of England - that's Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset or Wiltshire - we have a membership package to suit you. 

Producer Membership

If you are a food and/or drink producer based in the South West of England, this is the membership for you. Your annual membership subscription costs from as little as £9.50 + VAT a month.

Benefits of the membership include:

  • Use of the Taste of the West membership logo
  • A promotional listing on our website, including a gallery of images, as well as opportunities to promote news to both consumers and trade
  • An additional FREE listing on our website to promote your retail outlet/hospitality establishment, plus the opportunity to enter it into our Hospitality & Retail Awards 2017/18 FREE of charge (for silver and gold producer members only)
  • Reduced stand rates at a number of leading regional and national trade shows
  • At least one FREE entry into the annual Taste of the West Product Awards
  • Monthly e-bulletins outlining exclusive marketing and business opportunities in the region, with a space to promote your own business and products to other members
  • Promotion via social media
  • Savings on a wide variety of services that are specific to the food and drink industry offered by our Affiliate members, including 10% discount on first year accountancy and tax fees from Old Mill

You can apply online now or download the membership application form here. If you would prefer to pay by direct debit, please complete and return the direct debit mandate.

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Hospitality Membership

If you serve local food and drink in the South West of England you can join Taste of the West as a Hospitality member. Our members range from pubs, restaurants, cafes, hotels and B&Bs to street food sellers and catering companies. Your annual membership subscription costs from as little as £12.50 + VAT a month.

Benefits of the membership include:

  • Use of the Taste of the West membership logo
  • Map-referenced promotional listing on our consumer website, designed to help everyone find the best places to eat and drink in the West Country. Your listing includes contact information, description, a gallery of images and a link to your own website.
  • FREE entry into the Taste of the West Hospitality Awards 2017/18, worth £160
  • Monthly e-bulletins outlining exclusive marketing and business opportunities in the region, with a space to promote your own business to other members
  • Promotion via social media
  • Savings on a wide variety of services that are specific to the food and drink industry offered by our Affiliate members, including 10% discount on first year accountancy and tax fees from Old Mill

You can apply online now or download the membership application form here. If you would prefer to pay by direct debit, please complete and return the direct debit mandate.

Retail Membership

If you sell local food and drink in the South West of England you can join Taste of the West as a Retail member. Our members range from delis and farm shops to butcher's shops and bakeries. Your annual membership subscription costs from as little as £12.50 + VAT a month.

Benefits of the membership include:

  • Use of the Taste of the West membership logo
  • Map-referenced promotional listing on our consumer website, designed to help everyone find the best places to buy food and drink from the West Country. Your listing includes contact information, description, a gallery of images and a link to your own website.
  • FREE entry into the annual Taste of the West Retail Awards 2017/18, worth £160
  • Monthly e-bulletins outlining exclusive marketing and business opportunities in the region, with a space to promote your own business to other members
  • Promotion via social media
  • Savings on a wide variety of services that are specific to the food and drink industry offered by our Affiliate members, including 10% discount on first year accountancy and tax fees from Old Mill

You can apply online now or download the membership application form here. If you would prefer to pay by direct debit, please complete and return the direct debit mandate.

Wholesale Membership

If you are a wholesaler in the South West of England distributing local food and drink you can join Taste of the West as a Wholesale member. Your annual membership subscription costs from as little as £9.50 + VAT a month.

Benefits of the membership include:

  • Use of the Taste of the West membership logo
  • A promotional listing on our website, including a gallery of images, as well as opportunities to promote news to the trade
  • Monthly e-bulletins outlining exclusive marketing and business opportunities in the region, with a space to promote your own business to other members
  • Promotion via social media
  • Savings on a wide variety of services that are specific to the food and drink industry offered by our Affiliate members, including 10% discount on first year accountancy and tax fees from Old Mill

You can apply online now or download the membership application form here. If you would prefer to pay by direct debit, please complete and return the direct debit mandate.

Affiliate Membership

If your business can offer something to the South West's thriving food and drink industry, and you want to be involved or associated with the regional food group for the South West, you can join Taste of the West as an Affiliate Member to become part of a network of over 1,000 food and drink businesses.

Benefits of our Affiliate Membership package include:

  • Use of the Taste of the West membership logo
  • Exclusive access to our database of food and drink businesses in the South West (for premium affiliate members only)
  • A promotional listing on our website, including a gallery of images, as well as opportunities to promote news to the trade
  • A listing in our 'Directory of Services & Support' with the opportunity to offer exclusive discounts to our members
  • Monthly e-bulletins outlining exclusive marketing and business opportunities in the region, with a space to promote your own business to other members
  • Promotion via social media
  • Discounted stand rates at leading regional trade shows

You can apply online now or download the membership application form here. If you would prefer to pay by direct debit, please complete and return the direct debit mandate.