Taste of the West Product Awards 2020 – First Results Announced!
23 June, 2020
What a year this is turning out to be! Despite the lockdown, South West food and drink producers have once again excelled themselves, and this week Taste of the West has had the honour of awarding the first round of Gold, Silver and Commended awards in the 2020 Product Awards scheme, sponsored by Old Mill. Please
Brace for a Show of Thanks
19 June, 2020
On Friday 19 June, over 150 guests enjoyed Dorset’s finest produce at a thank you lunch at The Brace of Butchers in Poundbury, run for the Community Helpers who have helped to keep the Dorchester community going throughout the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Awards success for Cornwall's Rosemullion Distillery
07 June, 2020
Rosemullion Distillery were recently crowned the top ranked British made rum at both the World Rum and San Francisco Spirits 2020 Awards. The Cornish distillery were awarded 3 Golds and “style Winner” for the Spice rum.
Community Spirit Hand Sanitiser from Conker Spirit
07 June, 2020
Conker Spirit have produced a WHO Formulation Hand Sanitiser (80% Ethanol), available to order in 70cl & 5 litre quantities. These refill bottles will help keep you topped up and safe when good ol’ soap and water isn’t available.
Bake Bridport – History in the Baking!
07 June, 2020
The Bridport Museum is inviting people to ‘bake Bridport’! Because they are missing their popular Food Festival this year, the Museum and Food Festival team want to encourage the local community to bake a cake inspired by their love of the town’s history.
UK Watercress Harvest gets Underway Despite the Odds
28 May, 2020
The UK watercress season got underway this week without the usual fanfare of the Alresford Watercress Festival to herald its start having become another casualty of the COVID 19 pandemic. Despite this, and the more serious concerns over a lack of labour, The W
Salcombe Gin's Crowdsourced charity gin 'nightingale' sells out in less than 24 hours
29 April, 2020
Salcombe Gin, the award-winning spirits company based in South Devon, created the world’s first crowdsourced gin via Instagram Live on Thursday 9 April.
Newton Farm Foods offering bespoke deliveries for over 70s and NHS workers
28 April, 2020
Newton Farm Foods based at Newton St Loe, just 3 miles West of Bath have 3 aspects of their business up and running with all safety precautions in place, all of which are being warmly welcomed by the community in Bath and surrounding villages.
Capreolus guanciale featured on BBC Saturday Kitchen
27 April, 2020
Capreolus Fine Foods featured on the BBC's Saturday Kitchen show on 25 April 2020. Their English-made guanciale was centre stage in a spaghetti all’amatriciana dish prepared by Michelin-starred chef Theo Randall.