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School children help Luscombe Drinks plant 1,600 trees

Luscombe Drinks has teamed up with Dartington C of E Primary School to plant 1,600 trees as part of an innovative Agrofoestry project on the Dartington Estate.  Over 30 children from the school joined Luscombe Drinks employees to assist with the planting of the Elder trees. The elderflowers...
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Valentine's recipes to impress with Rocks Drinks

ROCKS Drinks have some perfect recipes for Valentine's Day - an easy way to impress your loved one!   ROCKS Meringue Kisses Make these little meringues rippled with coloured, squash flavour swirls and wow with a simple yet impressive desert!  Serve with several different flavoured...
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Successful Christmas Sales for the Shops at Dartington

In line with leading national retailers, The Shops at Dartington experienced strong growth during the festive period with a four per cent sales increase across its shops in December compared with 2015 figures.  Many retailers have reported growth in their non-food and drink divisions, however...
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Bovey Castle celebrate 3 AA Rosette award

Bovey Castle’s Great Western Restaurant awarded 3 AA Rosettes The Great Western Restaurant at Bovey Castle has been awarded three rosettes by the AA for its culinary excellence. Restaurants with the coveted three rosettes are deemed to be outstanding establishments that demand recognition,...
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Boringdon Hall's Gallery Restaurant awarded 3 AA Rosettes

The Gallery Restaurant at Boringdon Hall in Plymouth has been awarded Three AA Rosettes and is officially Plymouth’s highest rated restaurant. The AA, which has been awarding Rosettes to restaurants since 1956, only awards the prestigious accolade to ‘outstanding restaurants that...
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The South West's snacking habits revealed!

This January, 73% of people in the South West – who would usually tuck into their favourite treats up to three times a day – plan on cutting back on snacks, new research from premium crisp company Burts Chips reveals.   The research found that the South West’s all-time favourite snack is...
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Members opportunity with the Guild of Food Writers Awards

Food & Drink Devon has secured the opportunity to sponsor a category at the Guild of Food Writers Awards 2017 on 22nd June at The Oval Space in East London.  The Guild of Food Writers is an association of professionals working in all food-related areas of journalism,...
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Your New Year's Resolution made easy with Bell & Loxton

Annually we make New Year’s resolutions in an attempt to start afresh and turn over a healthy new leaf & eating healthier tends to top our resolutions to make up for the excesses of the festive season. With half the saturated fat of olive oil, Bell & Loxton's Rape Seed Oil is naturally...
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A history wall at The George & Dragon, Dartmouth

The team at The George & Dragon in Dartmouth are looking for some help with their history wall. They have been given a selection of old photographs of the pub and it's previous customers and would love to put some facts behind the pictures. There is a greater selection on the George &...
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Members opportunity at International Media Marketplace

The International Media Marketplace (IMM) is the industry's leading meeting place for travel and tourism businesses and its dedicated media.  It takes place on 13th March 2017 in London. Food & Drink Devon is again attending this event on behalf of all members, but is...
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