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Greg Parsons, Susy Atkins, Ian Cameron and Howard Davies (outside the Met Office)

Food Drink Devon Launches Sustainability Pioneer Award

A major new Devon-based award designed to celebrate and promote sustainability has been launched by Food Drink Devon, the county’s leading food and drink organisation which has over 350 members, at the Met Office headquarters in Exeter. Food Drink Devon’s Sustainability Pioneer Award will shine a light on businesses that go the extra mile in their endeavours to be environmentally friendly....

Susy Atkins appointed to Food and Drink Devon's board

Food Drink Devon, one of the county’s leading food and drink organisations, has appointed Susy Atkins to their board of directors. Renowned national drinks writer, drinks columnist for the Sunday Telegraph and drinks editor for delicious magazine, Susy will also head up the judging of the drinks categories in the 2022 Food Drink Devon Awards, which close for entries on 22nd April.

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Sales of fruit and veg in Devon will fund meals for children in Tesco’s Buy One to Help a Child campaign

Embargoed until 00:01hrs Monday, March 21

Tesco customers buying fruit or vegetables in Devon will be helping to support children living in food insecurity.

From 21 March until Sunday 3 April, Tesco will give a donation when customers top up their trollies with healthy fruit and vegetables in store or at Tesco.com during the supermarket’s Buy One to Help a Child...

Food to be sold past best before date in Devon

Convenience stores in Crediton, Exeter and Exmouth will be selling selected products past their ‘best before' date as it relates to quality, not the safety of the product.

With the aim of keeping more food in the human food chain, Southern Co-op has expanded its Reducing Our Foodprint initiative with products being reduced to just 20p.

Now available in more than 100 Co-...

Food Drink Devon launches 2022 Awards and new Devon 'Chef of the Year' competition

Following on from the hugely successful tenth anniversary awards’ celebration last autumn, entries are now open for the prestigious 2022 Food Drink Devon Awards, supported by 2022 platinum sponsor Partners&. The gold standard industry accolades, which celebrate Devon’s finest food and drink, recognise the county’s most talented producers and establishments and this year will also include...

Generous Plymouth shoppers thanked for donating more than 7,000 meals

Generous Tesco shoppers in Plymouth have been thanked after helping to donate more than 1.5million meals’ worth of food to help charities feed people during Christmas and the winter months.

During the twice-yearly Tesco Food Collection, which ran in Tesco stores from 18-20 November, customers were asked to donate long-life food to support FareShare and the Trussell Trust.

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Greg Parsons, new chair of Food Drink Devon

Greg Parsons appointed chair of Food Drink Devon as membership reaches record levels

Food Drink Devon, one of the county’s leading food and drink organisations, has announced Greg Parsons, managing director of Sharpham Cheese, has been appointed its new chairperson. The announcement comes at a time when Food Drink Devon has recorded its highest ever membership numbers, meaning that it now represents more than 330 food and drink producers, retailers, hospitality venues and...

Exeter-based agency celebrates 21st anniversary with a focus on purpose

Award-winning Exeter agency Absolute PR and Marketing is celebrating 21 years in business with a brand refresh which reflects the agency and team’s passion for building brands with purpose.

Born out of a shared drive for delivering meaningful and purposeful work that has a positive impact, be that for clients or for the wider benefit of society and the climate, Absolute has adopted a...

Revealed: Regional foods that Brits love, loathe and have never tried!

From Cheddar cheese and Cornish pasties in the south to singin hinnies and haggis in the north, the UK has an impressive wealth of regional food on offer, some dating back hundreds of years.

When food plays such a massive part of any holiday, holiday lettings company Stay in Devon thought it would be interesting to find out which regional delicacies British people loved, loathed and...

ANRÁN FEST: Devon's first Asian street food and music festival

Leading South Devon venue, ANRÁN at Tidwell Farm, renowned for its superb setting and unique event space, is hosting the region’s first Asian Street Food and Music Festival in support of Cancer Research UK and Children’s Hospice South West.

The two-day event, featuring some of the UK’s most exciting chefs and musicians, will take place on 29th and 30th August at the South Hams farm....

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