I am always more interested in Dragon’s Den when companies come on from the speciality food world.  I think this series, so far, there have been three – and in any event there always seems to be at least one food and drink company on the programme.  What is especially interesting, of course, is to find out the financials of these suppliers, or in some cases, ex-suppliers.  These are the kind of questions it is not polite to ask during supplier meetings, and most suppliers are too small to have to post full audited accounts, so illuminating to see what is really going on.

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Home Baking - New Suppliers

20 Feb 2017 09:13:04

With the continued popularity of artisan home baking products within fine food specialist retailers, farm shops and convenience stores, it is perhaps not surprising to see this category well represented within our latest catalogue and new suppliers list.

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Paul Hargreaves would like to share insights on what he expects some of the retail trends to be in 2017, which have inspired some of Cotswold Fayre's product choices this year.

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Cotswold Fayre, fine food wholesale distributor, kicked-off 2017 with a series of trade shows to introduce its new suppliers and products.  Among the most popular new suppliers at the shows were...

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The Real Pie Company

9 Feb 2017 09:14:00

We are pleased to announce The Real Pie Company has won Producer of the Year at The Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2017...

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Farm Shop & Deli Show

8 Feb 2017 14:41:18

Visit our stand M119 at The Farm Shop & Deli and National Convenience Show, from 24-26 April 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham. We will be displaying new ambient products to 2017 and our chilled range. 

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Why is it that the same old lessons need to be learned time and time again?  I received a phone call last week advising me that one of our suppliers had gone into administration.  Launched at the peak of the popcorn revolution, Portlebay Popcorn, were different to many in that they made their own products.  Very commendable and something we look for as a priority with our suppliers. 

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Home Baking Continues to Rise

6 Feb 2017 09:46:43

As a home baking supplier to specialist fine food retailers and convenience stores, we have seen a steady growth of the home baking category over the past few years.

It is a trend we are expecting to see increase as consumers become more confident in their home baking skills and seek to create baked goods at home.

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Who would have forecast that Tesco would make a bid for Booker? However, as it stands, is this good news or bad news for the speciality food sector?

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There is no chance of complaining at present of the world being boring.  As I have started to write this blog, breaking news has just popped up on my phone, “President Donald Trump, America’s 45th Commander-in-chief has just been sworn in.

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