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North Devon + Leader 5 Grants Now Available

North Devon + has asked Food & Drink Devon to spread the word that their Leader 5 Rural Development Grants are now open for application. A total fund of £2.3million has been received from Europe to distribute amongst rural communities and businesses within Torridge and North Devon. ...
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Food & Drink Devon Membership Executives Vacancies

Food & Drink Devon are looking to grow their dedicated team in line with the growth of the organisation. We are looking to recruit 4 Membership Executives who will help build on the existing membership of producers, retailers and hospitality businesses. These are commission based roles,...
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WIdespread coverage of Food & Drink Devon Awards 2016

We worked hard to maximise the coverage of our Food & Drink Devon Awards 2016 in order for all award winners, and members to benefit from increased exposure.  In addition to traditional print coverage, we had significant exposure on social media during the awards evening, and for the...
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More Success for Glazebrook Hotel!

Glazebrook House has retained its place in The Sunday Times list of the Ultimate 100 British Hotels in a year when only a third of entries were relisted.   The fourth edition of the prestigious Sunday Times guide was published on Sunday 16th October and competition for inclusion is stiff....
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Food & Drink Devon's successful social media campaigns

Food & Drink Devon is leading the charge with interactive marketing - all on behalf of it's members!   We circulate a newsletter to over 4,000 consumers (who have selected to receive the newsletter) each month and can monitor the success of each one.  Take a look at the...
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Cream of the crop announced at the esteemed Food & Drink Devon Awards

Devon’s food and drink scene has never been more vibrant and at last night’s annual Food & Drink Devon Awards the pinnacle of the county’s food and drink producers, hospitality and catering businesses and speciality retailers were celebrated.  The ceremony, which took place on Monday 10th...
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Flying The Flag For Devon And Its Impressive Offering Of Food And Drink

Ahead of its prestigious awards’ evening on Monday 10th October, Food & Drink Devon is launching a new flying the flag campaign.  Incorporating this not-for-profit organisation’s logo into the Devon flag, the initiative will help drive further awareness of the outstanding food and drink...
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New Lion Brewery's Hop Club Harvest

The New Lion Brewery's Hop Club celebrated its first harvest in September, and it was something really rather special.  Members received their hop rhizomes in the spring, and despite slugs, bad weather and a few crop failures, most had wonderful smelling hops to bring in.  The harvests...
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Pension Auto Enrolment Update from Peplows

Peplows Chartered Accountants delivered an essential presentation on Pension Auto Enrolment at Food & Drink Devon's seminar ealier in the year.  Here, they have provided an important follow up for all businesses to be aware of. Directors and auto enrolment – common sense prevails...
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Shortlist for Food & Drink Devon Awards announced

The Food & Drink Devon award’s ceremony is now just a month away, and the shortlist of the county’s most respected and influential artisan food and drink producers has just been announced.  Judges have tasted 160 products and checked out dozens of farm shops, breweries,...
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