Over the last few years we have stumbled upon some amazing products and we are fast finding a list of favourites that never fail to 'make the grade' when it comes to quality produce. Now you can follow our series aimed at introducing some of our favourite producers. Today's top taste pick is 'sausage shaped' - and highlights one of our favourite producer, HECK.
Over the last few years we have stumbled upon some amazing products and we are fast finding a list of favourites that never fail to 'make the grade' when it comes to quality produce. Joe & Seph's is an award-winning brand that has revolutionised the UK popcorn market with its gourmet, air popped corn in exciting and innovative flavours, providing a totally unique taste experience. Designed for taste adventurers and food lovers, each of its eclectic 34 flavours are created by a chef, made using all natural ingredients with extra-large corn pieces and no pesky kernels left at the bottom of the bag.
Westons Cider has won the 'New Frontiers' category of the prestigious Red Ribbon Awards of The Family Business Place. The Family Business Place is a leading resource for the family business sector and is making strides to raise the profile and prestige of the family business. The national Red Ribbon Awards are now in their 5th year and have grown to become the most talked-about accolade for family businesses around the UK that recognise the achievements of family-run companies of all sizes and across all sectors.
December 13th 2014 marks the introduction of the Food Information Regulations (EU1169/2011) which is being introduced by the Food Standards Agency and DEFRA. These regulations bring together and update a series of existing regulations regarding nutrition and allergen ingredients information. We spoke to Liz Allan, founder of Allergy Aware Kitchen, to find out what advice she has for food business owners regarding the new regulations.
Over the last 50 years, winemaking has become ever more processed, controlled and unnatural. Blanket crop-spraying in vineyards, high levels of sulphites along with more than 50 other additives are added to 99.9% of the wines we drink and you'll find very few of these details mentioned on the labels. So why are we concerned what's in our food, but not our wine?
Over the past few years at foodie events we have encountered a whole range of samples on offer. Tasty treats, chocolates, cookies and even pasta. Yet nothing gets some of us more worked up than when we see a bowl of oils or vinegar ready to be dipped. And if a great tasting salad dressing or sauce is also on offer then we are in savoury heaven. Our top ten features the tip of the iceberg when it comes to dip-able liquids but we hope that even if you don't share our choices, you share our enthusiasm for finding something new.