Having vegan, free from, organic and gluten free brands within the our portfolio means that Cotswold Fayre’s retail customers can make sure they are stocking the main UK food trends in 2018. Did you know that the number of vegan consumers in the UK has grown by 360% over the last decade (Vegan Society, 2016) ?
As a certified b-corporation, Cotswold Fayre uses business as a force for good. This year we our hosting our bi-annual fundraising event, save the date: Friday 6th July 2018. Raising money in aid of Bala Children's Centre, Kenya, we are hoping to to contribute to the cost of the classroom renovations that are required by demand of the council!
Bread & Jam is an annual 2 day conference and bootcamp for emerging and scaling food and drink brands, bringing together food and drink founders and innovators, investors, media and industry leaders. Amongst the speakers is Paul Hargreaves, who will also be judging the New Producer Awards.
Introducing Dalston's, they know we need to reduce our dependence on sugar as a society. So their lemonade, cola and orangeade in cans contain 40% less sugar per 100ml than other mainstream soda brands, while their bottled range contains approximately 50% less sugar per 100ml.
Here at Cotswold Fayre, we have seen growth in both organic and ethnic cooking sauces – despite a general decline in sales across the category as a whole. Find the latest additions from Mr Organic and Gran Luchito here.
Paul Hargreaves explains that retailers are doing more of their research on-line and maybe requesting samples to be sent out for them to taste. For some of them that is enough. Personally, Paul doesn't think there is any substitute for meeting producers, who are passionate about their products and tasting the products whilst learning more about them.