Food & Drink Devon Activity

Shortlist for Food & Drink Devon Awards announced

The Food & Drink Devon award’s ceremony is now just a month away, and the shortlist of the county’s most respected and influential artisan food and drink producers has just been announced.  Judges have tasted 160 products and checked out dozens of farm shops, breweries,...
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Guild of Food Writers Highlights of Devon Tour

The Guild of Food Writers enjoyed a packed tour of Devon earlier this year, hosted by Food & Drink Devon & organised by RAW PR & Marketing. The oversubscribed trip was a huge success, with the visiting Food writers enjoying the very best Devon has to offer.....to excess! Many...
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Taste of the West celebrates 25 years

Congratulations to Taste of the West, who is celebrating 25 years of supporting the South West food & drink industry this year.  As part of the celebrations, they are staging a special event on Exeter's Cathedral Green.  The Food Fair on the Green will take place on Tuesday...
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Barbara King announced as new Food & Drink Devon Chair

Food & Drink Devon is delighted to announce that Barbara King, managing director of The Shops at Dartington, is taking over the role of chair from the beginning of July. With years of experience in retail, as well as working with food and drink producers from across Devon, Barbara’s fresh...
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Venus Company New Executive Chef

The Venus Company welcomes a new Executive Chef for the two Venus Cafes of Blackpool Sands & The Shops at Dartington.  Barry George will this week be implementing an informal counter service along with a new dinner menu at the Blackpool Sands Cafe.  An...
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Do it the Devon way on National Cream Tea Day

Its the 2nd 'National Cream Tea Day' on Friday 24th June - now that's worth celebrating. Of course, in Devon we make the most of the clotted cream by piling it on our scones first, topped then with a locally made jam.  Let's be honest though - whichever way you choose to eat it - it...
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Taste Buds first pop-up cookery school

Taste Buds' are holding their first pop-up cookery school at Occombe Farm, Paignton this weekend.  Join Taste Buds chef Jody Spencer on Saturday 18th June 2016 to learn how to cook five tempting dishes for a dinner party, including crab risotto and vanilla strawberry cheesecake...
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Devon Restaurant Month celebrates its 5th anniversary

June is the glorious month when Devon restaurateurs come together to celebrate the amazing quality of the county’s food and drink with Devon Restaurant Month. To mark its fifth anniversary, Devon Restaurant Month are launching a special competition for customers to enter, treating one...
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New Ice Cream to be launched at the Shops at Dartington Food Fair

NEW ICE CREAM PRODUCER TO LAUNCH RANGE AT THE SHOPS AT DARTINGTON FOOD FAIR (29TH & 30TH MAY) The new and extremely innovative Dartington Dairy is set to launch at The Shops at Dartington Food Fair on Sunday 29th and Monday 30th May.  Recently featured on BBC 1’s Countryfile, for the...
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Food & Drink Devon Workshops

On Monday 16th May, Food & Drink Devon is holding a morning workshop to help your Devon business grow. There will be talks on a whole range of key issues including the power of PR, marketing and retail, pensions and packaging and how to win grants and funding. To secure your...
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