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Smokin’ New Fryday Fish & Chip Concept Launched

CBRE Manchester Appointed To Identify Key UK Restaurant Sites For New Brand

It’s All Good for North East snack manufacturer

Gateshead based snack manufacturer It’s All Good has expanded for the second time in less than two years, with new premises on the Team Valley trading estate.

Partnership boost puts Yorkshire start-up distillery on national map

A Yorkshire-based start-up gin and whisky distillery has partnered with three leading UK stockists to supply a range of its award-winning gins.

Black Sheep flys the flag for Britain winning multiple titles at World Beer Awards...

Black Sheep Brewery will champion the British brewing industry on a global stage after scooping several awards at the Country and Style round of...

Leeds event caterers serve up latest wedding buffet trend

A Leeds-based alternative catering firm is at the forefront of the latest gastronomy trend, helping couples across the region to create the ultimate wedding...

Black Sheep Brewery Toasts Success in the International Beer Challenge 2019

Black Sheep Brewery is celebrating its continuing success after securing three Silver and six Bronze awards in the prestigious International Beer Challenge 2019. An expert...

Scarborough social enterprise cafe swims to new shores

Whitby Seafoods move The Seafood Social to a new location, as they continue their mission to support the homeless.

Leeds event caterers serve up latest wedding buffet trend

A Leeds-based alternative catering firm is at the forefront of the latest gastronomy trend, helping couples across the region to create the ultimate wedding...

Stockport Masterchef finalist launches The Careless Collection

David Crichton’s range of indulgent, luxury chocolates is now available to buy following Masterchef appearance

Creamline helps Manchester schools make the move to glass – as green crusade steps...

Creamline has hit another major milestone in its ambitious ‘Glass is Greener’ campaign, launching a school glass bottle scheme that will see thousands of children across Greater Manchester move back to reusable glass milk bottles.

Rotherham hotel launches first dedicated vegan menu

Carlton Park Hotel is setting its sights on becoming the first venue in the borough to offer a unique menu, catering specifically for Vegans after seeing a rising demand from guests requesting plant-based meals.

Manchester restaurant group Tattu set to open fourth restaurant in Edinburgh

Founded in Manchester, contemporary Chinese restaurant group, Tattu, has revealed a preview of its stunning Edinburgh interior

175 not out for Silvery Tweed Cereals and Berwick-upon-Tweed Cricket Club

Silvery Tweed Cereals will continue its support for Berwick-Upon-Tweed Cricket Club for the 2019 season and the local family-owned firm has marked the occasion...

Top TV chef brings taste of states to Tees Valley

One of America's most popular celebrity chefs visited Tees Valley to serve up a real treat for aspiring student cooks – with Middlesbrough Mayor...

Claude Packs His Bags In Hope Of Holiday Heaven

A successful north east campaign from Latimer’s Seafood to raise awareness of autism, supported by NHS Health Education England, is now hoping to go...

Finance For Enterprise supports Rotherham micropub

A former languages tutor has tapped into his love of the continent and craft beer to breathe a new lease of life into a former Rotherham-based DIY shop after securing lending from alternative lending provider Finance For Enterprise.

Black Sheep raises a glass to its latest brewing apprentices

The Black Sheep Brewery is focused on the future with the arrival of two new apprentices.

Cumbrian food business takes part in family business placement scheme

Cumbrian food business Ginger Bakers is working with like minded businesses as part of a Family Business Placement Scheme designed to benefit small and medium sized enterprises across the county.

Hodgson Fish is making waves thanks to £28k grant funding

An award-winning fish merchants is now looking to expand thanks to grant funding received from the Tees Valley Business Compass (TVBC). Hartlepool based Hodgson Fish,...

Fund helps tasty career chance for Hartlepool youngsters

Young people in Hartlepool have been given the chance to start a career in catering, hospitality or business thanks to a local charity and...

Engage supercharge digital for Heineken & Desperados with 2 new campaigns

Leeds-based digital agency Engage have stepped up their long-running partnership with Heineken, launching two new interactive games to drive brand engagement and on-trade sales.

Yorkshire Day to be celebrated with #SparklingBradford

The district is being called upon to share their favourite places, spaces and experiences in Bradford to help celebrate Yorkshire Day. Sparkling Bradford Summer, which...

Cartwright & Butler invests £100k in sustainable hamper-packing facilities

Cartwright & Butler, a Yorkshire-based specialty food and beverage provider, has invested £100,000 in its hamper-packing facilities and IT systems to further enhance its offering to customers.

That Burger Place ‘Pops-Up’ in Walkden Town Centre

Family-run burger business That Burger Place will open its first pop-up burger restaurant in Walkden Town Centre this week (Tuesday 23rd July).

Saltwater nets fishmonger of the year award

Terry Laybourne's Newcastle seafood bar and fishmonger nets industry award.

Ilkley restaurant hosts vintage celebration to raise money for heroes

The Clevedon Restaurant in Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, will be swinging with the sounds of the 20s, 30s and 40s this month when lindy hop...

Fusco’s Takes Whitby Fish And Chips on Tour

Fusco’s of Whitby, the company behind four of the Yorkshire Coast’s leading fish and chip restaurants, is taking its catering trailer inland this summer after being chosen as the official fish and chip trader for a number of large-scale UK events.

Liverpool Duo Celebrate Summer Launch Of Fabulous Pink Gin

Fabulous Gin Company is celebrating the arrival of its very first all-natural pink gin, launching just in time for the summer. Using no artificial ingredients,...

Lake District coffee roaster John Farrer & Co in Kendal launch a range of...

Lake District coffee roaster John Farrer & Co in Kendal launch a range of 100% recyclable coffee capsules as part of its mission to address the problem of plastic waste, in its 200th year.

Cumbrian food producer encourages others to maximise export opportunities

Cumbrian Food producer Hawkshead Relish urges other businesses to work with the Department for International Trade (DiT) to maximise international business opportunities and to utilise Lake District UNESCO World Heritage Status branding.

Catering Equipment Hire Company Celebrates 30+ Years With Cinders

A Warrington-based catering equipment hire specialist – 5 Star Catering Equipment Hire – is benefiting from the 2019 festival season, the highlights of the British sporting calendar and the final arrival of summer, all with the help of its Cinders ‘C

The future is very bright for the next cohort of Latimer’s Seafood’s academy of...

Growing award winning business Latimer’s Seafood has taken the ambitious step of recruiting seven new members of staff. Husband and wife team Robert and Ailsa Latimer continue to nurture the careers of the people they employ.

Yorkshire manufacturing business prolongs the fizz for carbonated soft drinks sector

A Yorkshire based business is helping makers of carbonated drinks around the world to keep the fizz in their products for longer thanks to...

Northern Food Producer Shortlisted in the Regional Finals of the Rural Business Awards

The Hawkshead Relish team discovered on Friday (05th July) that they have been shortlisted as regional finalist for the North in the Best Rural Food & Drink Business Category in the 5th annual Rural Business Awards.

Harrogate Water Recognised for Outstanding Contribution to the Northern Powerhouse and Environmental Sustainability

Harrogate Water’s record of business success combined with environmental sustainability and community engagement has been recognised and commended by the Institute of Directors. The man...

World champion Lizzie Deignan unveils limited edition Harrogate Spring design & competition to celebrate...

Olympian and UCI World Champion cyclist Lizzie Deignan has revealed her delight that the 2019 UCI Road World Championships are being hosted in Yorkshire...

Newcastle pub equipment supplier boosts turnover following diversification

A family-run independent equipment supplier to the licensed trade, The Rudd Group, is set to boost its turnover by more than £600,000.

Leeds Corn Exchange celebrates independent retailers this Independence Day

Thursday 4 July marks Independence Day but in Leeds, the iconic Corn Exchange is celebrating its independent retailers through its own campaign ‘Independents’ Day’.

Bamburgh Castle raises glass to 125th anniversary

Two special beers have been launched to mark the 125th anniversary since Victorian philanthropist Lord Armstrong saved Bamburgh Castle, and turned the crumbling citadel into one of the nation's best-loved coastal landmarks.

Yorkshire restaurant nets giant catch

One of the biggest swordfish caught in local waters has ended up on the menu at an award-winning boutique hotel in Yorkshire.