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Seeds of Opportunity - The Impact of Coronavirus on the UK’s Food & Drink Brands

The last couple of months have impacted the food and drink sector in ways we could never have imagined. UK producers have had to take stock and adapt their businesses to a rapidly-changing landscape. The way people think about, consume and shop for food and drink has dramatically changed. Add...
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Spice Up Father's Day with South Devon Chilli Farm

Is your Dad a whizz on the barbecue? Then South Devon Chilli Farm's fabulous BBQ sauces and ketchups are guaranteed to put a smile on his face this Father's Day. Available online for home delivery or find them at local farm shops and delis too. They have lots of other spicy...
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Launch of the South West Food Hub CIC

A collaborative food community to support the region’s food network and local economy The South West Food Hub Community Interest Company (CIC) is being launched this month to lead a collaborative food community to support the region’s food network to buy local and establish sustainable, shorter...
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Bearslake Inn Reopens for Fish and Chip Friday

This Friday is the first night back for Bearslake's Chippy, and they couldn't be more excited!  After what seems like an age for them, today will see their chef back in the kitchen and cooking up some quality local fish and chip shop treats. They will be observing full social...
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The Glorious Oyster, Instow, Reopens

The Glorious Oyster Beach Cafe at Sandhills Instow has reopened to serve local Ice cream, delicious coffee, cakes and glorious food with more to come. Expect Glorious Fish Finger Sandwiches, old fav pork & seaweed sausage roll, frittata, a few wraps, to start. Local...
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Six easy ways to support local food and drink businesses

1.  Buy Local Buying local products from businesses offering delivery, takeaway or collection services. 2.  Buy A Voucher Buying a voucher for a local restaurant, pub, cafe or hotel for when lockdown has lifted. 3.  Post Positive Views Posting positive reviews...
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Plans for Co-Kitchen Space in Exeter

Matt Webb, Director of Packed Lunches Meal Prep, is planning to open a co-kitchen space in Exeter. The shared kitchen space will allow food start ups access to commercial grade equipment at a flexible rate of hire. As part of his research, he would like to know whether there is a demand for this...
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Cove Vodka Launch Espresso Martini Kits

Devon Cove's Cocktail Espresso Martini kits are a perfect gift for friends – whether it’s for a lockdown birthday celebration, a virtual hen do, missed wedding day or just a Saturday night catch up on Zoom. You'll receive all of the ingredients you need and instructions to make 4 homemade...
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Sign Up for East Devon District Council Business Updates

Sign up to East Devon District Council email alerts for business updates and information. To get email alerts, click here.   public.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKEDDC/subscriber/new
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Porsham Cakes delivering brownies by post

Porsham Cakes opens again to offer their handmade decadent brownies by post, the perfect gift to a loved one who is celebrating a special occasion in lockdown. Free shipping to UK Mainland or available for distanced collection for those who live near Plymouth. Order online: porsham....
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