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Top chef Richie Moore gives students taste of life in the kitchen

Richie Moore, Group Development Chef with The Inn Collection Group, has gone back to the classroom to help feed students appetite to learn about food and healthy eating.

Independent gallery café crafts new rustic afternoon tea menu

An independent café housed in a Newcastle art gallery has unveiled a new weekday rustic afternoon tea menu. The Factory Kitchen, located on the first...

Yorkshire brews up a festive storm in Scandinavia

Yorkshire breweries see rise in exports to Scandinavia over the festive period

Liverpool cake maker makes TV debut on Channel 4’s Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas

A former Hollyoaks make-up and hair artist has swapped make-up for cake artistry to make her TV debut on Kirstie's Handmade Christmas on Channel 4. Liverpool-based Leanne Harry beat off thousands of applicants to win her place on the show to compete

Food waste on the menu at industry event

Professionals from the food industry heard about the staggering impact of food waste at a talk by North Yorkshire's largest local waste management company Yorwaste.

Chip Shop of the Year 2019 put on market by adventure-seeking owners

Award-winning fish and chip shop and café with two-bedroom flat put on market to enable owners to go travelling.

Craftbar serves up winning cocktail recipe for proud Leeds United fans in Club’s centenary...

A Leeds-based mobile craft drinks business is helping Leeds United fans celebrate the club’s centenary in style after creating a cocktail dedicated to the...

MEPC Raises a Glass with Leeds’ Hoist House

Developer and Asset Manager, MEPC has today announced Hoist House as the latest occupier to join the Wellington Place community. Set to open at 4pm...

North Yorkshire gastropub and boutique hotel put on the market for £1.2 million

Licensee of the Year 2019 asks Blacks Business Brokers to find a new owner for the Wyvill Arms in Constable Burton to enable him to retire.

Approved Food’s double donation to feed the hungry this Christmas

Food bank and street kitchen to benefit from provisions

Award delight for Mumtaz restaurants ahead of UK expansion plans

Leading Asian food brand plans seven figure investment in new restaurants outside Yorkshire. Mumtaz restaurant in Bradford has been awarded the prestigious Restaurant of the Year title (North East region) for the second year running in the British

Extreme strengthens FMCG portfolio with Billington win

Yorkshire-based agency Extreme, has won the multi-channel marketing account for The Billington Group, a privately-owned group of six businesses behind brands such as Glorious! Soups and the English Provender Company.

Chester Racecourse Food and Drink Campaign on the Menu for Zut

Liverpool agency, Zut, has unveiled a suite of video content as part of a new campaign to highlight the exceptional food and drink offering...

Christmas Market Round-Up Reveals Best Northern Restaurants and Hotels to Eat and Sleep

It's December! Which can only mean one thing - parents, families, couples and friends will all be stuck over which, out of the hundreds...

Urmston is all set for Small Business Saturday

With the town centre full of beautiful boutiques and independent shops, as well as small, privately-owned, independent bars, pubs, coffee shops and restaurants, Urmston...

North West programme helps family baker’s growth

Cumbrian food business Ginger Bakers is the latest participant in the Be The Business Northwest Family Business Advisory Boards programme. This programme is designed to...

The perfect gift suggestion for the foodie in your life…

Struggling to get something for the foodie in your life who has everything? The lovely people at Hawkshead Relish might just have the ultimate...

Independent café dishes up festive favourites with new sharing board

An Ouseburn café has launched a new rustic sharing board with a yuletide twist, complete with fizz and mulled wine. The Factory Kitchen, housed within...

Talented South Tyneside Baker Cooks Up Plans For Full-Time Catering Business

A talented South Tyneside baker is turning her passion into her livelihood with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund.

Mad Frans to Cook Up a Storm at Leeds’ Wellington Place

Developer and Asset Manager, MEPC has announced the latest occupier to join the Wellington Place community, Mad Frans. Due to open on 27th November, Mad...

Pudsey cake maker to star on Channel 4’s Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas

Award-winning Pudsey-based cake artist Beccy Weston is made her TV debut on Kirstie's Handmade Christmas on Channel 4 tomorrow night (Wednesday 27 November). Beccy, who beat off thousands of applicants to win her place on the show, will compete with

Yates York Unwraps First Floor

One of York’s most popular bars will give locals another reason to party next weekend, as Yates York reveals the new look of its...

Yorkshire restaurants rally amid Brexit jitters

The hospitality sector in Yorkshire and Humber appears to be weathering the storm of falling consumer confidence in the face of Britain’s withdrawal from the EU.

Healthy growth for Epicurium with innovative product launches

Durham-based healthy snacking wholesaler, Epicurium is celebrating this Autumn after boosting its product range by 20% with the addition of 25 new innovative independent...

New seasonal visitor guide launched for NewcastleGateshead

Destination marketing organisation, NewcastleGateshead Initiative, has launched the first edition of a brand-new visitor guide to the destination. The Official Map and City Guide will be produced three times a year, featuring seasonal content.

Latimer’s Seafood selected as a finalist by the Guild of Fine Foods in its...

Award winning Latimer’s Seafood has been shortlisted in the highly prestigious Guild of Fine Food’s annual Shop of the Year awards 2020; the Whitburn firm has fought off stiff competition from independent retailers right across the UK and Ireland.

Creative Spark create the brand for the Lowry Hotel’s Lowry Lounge and Bar and River...

Strategic branding company Creative Spark have created the brand for the Lowry Hotel’s new Lowry Lounge and Bar and River Restaurant. 

Bradford’s Bear’s Den looks forward to tasting a second year of success

Bradford-based industrial design bistro Bear’s Den is marking its first year in business by partnering with local mental health charity Mind in Bradford to...

This high altitude brew is ‘the world’s most expensive beer’

The UK’s most expensive bottle of beer was launched this week, selling for £1000 per 330ml bottle. There’s more to the beer than its price...

Northern Monk Brewery Launches UK’s Highest Altitude Beer to Drive Funds For The North

Northern Monk brewery hiked the UK’s highest peak, Ben Nevis, to brew the beer at the The UK’s highest altitude beer was launched this...

Entrepreneur curries favour with leading independent retailer

A Harrogate entrepreneur has developed a taste for success after landing a long term contract with a leading Yorkshire farm produce retailer. Monalisa Fathima who...

Camerons Brewery expands its retail managed pub estate with acquisition of Bar Soba group

Camerons Brewery, the largest independent brewer in the North East, has announced the acquisition of Bar Soba group, with support provided by UNW and Weightmans.

Apple & Rhubarb becomes the third juice in Carlisle-based Eva’s Organics range…

Following on from the success of their Organic Apple Juice, which has won a Great Taste Award two years running; Eva’s Organics (Juices) based...

A little ginspiration from Cumbrian foodies

Two ginspirational Cumbrian foodies have got together to create the ultimate boozy cake… Kendal’s cake maker extraordinaire Lisa Smith, owner of Ginger Bakers and Ulverston’s...

Black Dog Ices Scoops Finance For Enterprise Funding

A former business adviser is hoping to become the cream of the crop with a brand new ice cream company after securing the vital funds to build his new business from alternative lending provider, Finance For Enterprise.

UK’s oldest roaster launches coffee subscriptions

What could be better than having great coffee delivered to your doorstep all year long? John’s Farrer & Co has been roasting artisan coffee in...

Move will support growth at leading residual stock wholesaler Morris & Son

• Leeds-based outfit moves to purpose-built 52,000 sq ft premises close to M1 at Barnsley • Relocation will enable company to grow and improve efficiency

10 new jobs at Malton’s Tofoo Co

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Teesside twins bring Transatlantic taste to The Boro

Teesside twins Darren and Lee Walker are taking a taste of America to their hometown. They are opening The Thick Shake Company in Middlesbrough’s Dundas...

Black Sheep Brewery is an inspired choice this Christmas

Black Sheep Brewery has unwrapped its extensive range of hampers and gifts to offer some Yorkshire-style inspiration this Christmas. The Masham-based brewery has produced its...

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