Posts filed under: GOOD TASTE FOOD AND DRINK –

THE HOME MADE BROWNIE COMPANY We discovered the Hampshire based Homemade Brownie Company, who truly deliver on their aim of producing the finest chocolate brownies using high quality, locally sourced ingredients. We sampled their Salted Caramel Brownie, one of the...
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GINMEISTER LTD (PINKSTER) Already devotees of the original Pinkster Gin, we tried the new Pinkster Spritz products – Elderflower and Raspberry and Raspberry and Hibiscus.  With reduced alcohol and lower calories, these perfectly light and refreshing Spritz offerings are great...
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POD CHOCOLATE EXPERIENCES We met Sophia Winslade of new company, POD Chocolate Experiences, and were really impressed with the range of chocolates and the superb taste achieved – not surprising given Sophia’s previous background as a chocolatier working for Hotel...
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    STILLERS This was a real discovery – a world first!  Stillers produce 100% copper pot alcohol free botanical drinks at its Monmouthshire distillery – the world’s first alcohol free distillery. Stillers deliver in their aim of producing strong,...
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Vinotopia Wine Club   We met the well informed Sarah and Jeremy from Vinotopia and they guided us in trying two of the Club’s best sellers – Antech Cremant de Limoux sparkling wine and the Figuiere Mediterranee Rose; the sparkling...
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Rose Cottage Drinks Although celebrated as providers of gin liqueurs, we decided to try the Vodka Raspberry and Peach liqueur and were most impressed. We clearly found this would make a fabulous Raspbellini when added to Prosecco or, with its...
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Lyme Bay Winery We tried the spiced Gold award winning LUGGER RUM, part of the Jack Ratt range of products (named after a notorious local smuggler).  The name Lugger originates from the type of fishing boats that Jack Ratt would...
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Trends As reported by the IFE (The International Food and Drink event) earlier this year, the fast growing snack market is now worth a huge £365m, growing 1.5% over the past year. Furthermore, 39% of British consumers are more likely...
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FOOD Research – UK Cheese market As reported by AHDB Dairy on 12 September 2019, UK Cheese sales grew in volume by 2.1% with soft continentals performing particularly well at 7.7%.  This concurs with the last research report from EuroMonitor...
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 FOOD COOKING ACCESSORIES – RESEARCH As reported last Autumn by the CBI in its report ‘Which trends offer opportunities in the EU Spices and Herbs market? it states that the European/British demand for spices and herbs continues to grow. This...
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