Food Drink Devon attends Christmas in July 2019

Event Date: 
July, 2019

For the third year in a row, Food Drink Devon attended the fabulous Christmas in July show organised by LQPR. The event was held at Carousel: Next Door on Baker Street, a beautifully light and spacious venue that helped to make products shine in the natural daylight.

The Food Drink Devon stand featured Eversfield Organic, Salcombe Dairy, Otter Vale, Salcombe Brewery and South West Wine School. Appropriately positioned next to, FDD member, Salcombe Gin who took their own stand for the second time.  

Hayley Reynolds, RAW Food and Drink PR, hosted the stand representing FDD and all participating brands. This year, introducing 'Meet the Producers' slots where key press and influencers were invited to meet Andrea - Otter Vale, Annie - Salcombe Brewery and Hayley - South West Wine School. This offered a fantastic opporunity for producers to see, first hand, what Christmas in July is really like. 

"Wow, what an event. Incredible opportunity for all brands involved to showcase their products to an impressive number of the country's leading journalists. Impeccably organised by Laura Quick, LQPR Christmas in July at Carousel: Next Door on Baker Street is the most cost effective, dynamic way to gain attention with serious influencers. Food Drink Devon will certainly be taking part again next year." Hayley Reynolds, Board of Directors, Food Drink Devon.

Over 150 journalists and influencers attended the show, including the Editor of Ideal Home Complete Guide to Christmas, Editor of Good Homes Ultimate Christmas, Delicious Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Sainsbury's Magazine, London Evening Standarad, Glamour, GQ, Olive, The Metro, Netmums.com, Gardeners' World Magazine, ITV Lorraine and top influencers Kerry Lockwood, Lisa Dawson and Luke Arthur Wells.

Other brands at the show included Dobbies Garden Centres, Baylis and Harding, Peppermint Grove, Tower, Stasher, The Cotton Poet, Liten Hem, Blue Goose Coffee and Lovegrove Essentials.

To express an interest in next year's event, please email Hanna: events@fooddrinkdevon.co.uk

To view the images from the event, please visit: https://www.foodanddrinkdevon.co.uk/gallery/christmas-july-2019