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Love British Food has just set up a new directory on the website for any business offering food or drink – stores, butchers, farm shops – and still open to add their businesses.  Also any pubs/restaurants in the same situation or now offering deliveries/takeaway, so please do share or add to accordingly.  www.lovebritishfood.co.uk/register

 

 

 

The Guild of Fine Food has created a new platform with resources to help both producers and retailers with extraordinary times.

The support bulletin: To receive information especially relevant to independent food retailers and the producers who supply them.

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Bread and Jam have a series of webinars daily offering advice for those in the food and drink industry.

To find out more click here 

 

 

Roythornes have created a number of extremely useful pieces of information. Please use the links below to read them.

 

We’ve launched in Bedfordshire/Hertfordshire!

Grub Club Bedfordshire Hertfordshire

Well we certainly celebrated the launch of the award-winning Grub Club into Bedfordshire Hertfordshire in style! With almost 30 people attending the inaugural event in the area, we were delighted to coincide with the half-year anniversary of the fabulous new bistro restaurant, The Arbury in Baldock. As always we had a very warm welcome from our excellent hosts Martin, Lucy and Josh.

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World’s First Food Product Certified as Carbon and Plastic Neutral

Farrington’s Mellow Yellow Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil Becomes World’s First Food Product Certified as Carbon and Plastic Neutral

Farrington’s Mellow Yellow Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil has made history by becoming the world’s first food product to be certified as both carbon and plastic neutral. The entire Farrington’s Mellow Yellow range of oils, salad dressings and mayonnaises are accredited.

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Networking at The Lodge Duxford

Duxford Lodge Networking

What a way to start our networking year at the stunning recently refurbished Duxford Lodge. We were delighted to take over the wonderful venue for the evening. Welcoming 55 guests for the evening.

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A trip to Atithi, Cambridge

Atithi

We were delighted to be invited to visit the recently opened restaurant Atithi. 

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Raising a Glass for Local Gin

Warner's gins

This month saw the first event hosted by our Northamptonshire & Leicestershire group. The evening included a fascinating talk and tour of the award-winning Warner’s Distillery in Harrington.

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Parkers Tavern: Festive Afternoon Tea 

festive afternoon tea

We were delighted to be invited to visit Parkers Tavern (situated in the University Arms hotel) to enjoy a festive afternoon tea. It was a lovely way in which to spend a relaxed afternoon. 

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Our Festive Advent Calendar Review

advent calendar review

The festive season is nearly upon us and to celebrate all things seasonal food and drink, we’ve reviewed 4 very different Christmas advent calendars to see if they’re worth your pennies. Read our reviews below!

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It was all about the Meatballs

Meatballmonth
Our November event was a celebration of Meatballs, well it is #meatballmonth after all! The event was hosted by Amelie the UK’s first Flam Kuche restaurant located in the Grafton Centre. Owner and Head Chef Regis, along with son Alex, were wonderful hosts. It was great to discover the delights of their French Fire Bread, we would highly recommend you stop and dine with them next time you are visiting the Centre.

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Cookhouse & Pub – New Vegan Menu Choices

Cookhouse&Pub

With an estimated 600,000* vegans in the UK, of which, a staggering 42% made the decision to convert to plant-based alternatives in 2018, It’s no surprise that the foodservice industry is stepping up its game. Last week Vhari and Cat were delighted to be invited to test the new vegan menu options at The Highwayman Cookhouse and Pub in St Neots, a relaxed, informal family-friendly pub with contemporary interiors and an all-day menu.

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