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New survey reveals over 80% of people don’t know what scampi is

A recent survey of 500 British shoppers, conducted by Whitby Seafoods reveals that 80% of people are in the dark about what scampi is made of, further reinforcing the fact that many of us aren’t aware of what is in our seafood products.

Old School Style On The Menu At New Hibou Blanc Bar And Brasserie

The latest high-quality drinking and dining destination in Newcastle’s up-and-coming Bigg Market area has officially opened its doors.

Brand ambassador appointed in food company’s war on waste

• Waste prevention guru joins forces with food wholesaler • Food waste is a key component in climate change, says expert • ‘Situation must change to protect future generations’

Street food is back on the menu at Newcastle art gallery

The Biscuit Factory art, craft and design gallery in Newcastle’s Ouseburn welcomes back its Artisan Social events this autumn and winter, dishing up street...

Cafe team running Great North Run for causes close to their hearts

Four members of staff at one of Middlesbrough’s most popular cafes are taking part in this weekend’s Great North Run to raise money for...

Cube3 launches new loyalty web app for Gusto Italian

Manchester-based brand, web and digital marketing agency, Cube3, has launched a new loyalty web app for the national Italian restaurant group, Gusto Italian. Gusto Italian...

Tuck into a little cake inspiration in Cumbria this autumn

Get a little cake inspiration this September and meet the baker behind multi-award-winning bakery Ginger Bakers, who will be out and about at a host of foodie events across Cumbria this autumn.

Embellish With Relish a cookbook that brings your store cupboard to life

Embellish With Relish is a cookbook from the heart and the home using kitchen staples crafted by Hawkshead Relish.

Iconic Lakes restaurant to host Roederer wine dinner

Guests are invited to experience a gastronomic journey on Saturday, 14th September 2019, as Holbeck Ghyll's chefs craft a stunning 10 course tasting dinner paired with specially selected wines from the stable of Maisons Marques et Domaines.

Taste the high life at the toon’s tallest tower

A North East developer is offering local folk a taste of the high life in Newcastle’s tallest building. With around two thirds of the 162...

Sonali proud as a peacock with new Newcastle restaurant

Marketing Director, Sonali Craddock, has drawn on all her experience of launching a high end restaurant in India to come up with a concept...

Whitby Seafoods fundraise for national fishermen’s charity

Whitby Seafoods run Wellbeing Week to raise money for national charity, The Fishermen’s Mission.

Yorkshire start-up distillery flying high with launch of new Pilot Series

North Yorkshire-based Cooper King Distillery has announced the release of the brand-new Pilot Series, an experimental range of spirits and liqueurs celebrating flavour and creativity.

Bradford siblings aim to put the BITE into new burger business

A brother and sister team from Bradford have launched a new 'smashed' burger bar, the first of its kind in the city, after more than a year of research into finding the perfect recipe for their beef-only enterprise.

Yearsley Food To tackle Yorkshire Three Peaks For Francis House Children’s Hospice

Staff from Yearsley Food, in Heywood, are gearing up to walk, climb and even pub crawl in support of a charity for children and...

Fusco’s Of Whitby Shortlisted for Prestigious National Award

Fusco’s of Whitby, the family owned business behind four of Yorkshire’s leading fish and chips restaurants and takeaways, has been shortlisted as one of the UK’s top chains of fish and chip shops, as part of the 2020 National Fish & Chip Awards

SCALA continues growth with new executive appointment

SCALA, a leading provider of management services for the supply chain and logistics sector, is continuing to go from strength to strength with a...

Approved Food stops thousands of unwanted airline snacks from being wasted

Airlines generate 5.2m tonnes of waste, costing the industry £400m per year

North West artisan food producer collaborates with two Michelin starred chef, Tom Kerridge

Lake District artisan food producer, Hawkshead Relish, has collaborated with two Michelin starred chef Tom Kerridge, chef patron at the acclaimed Hand & Flowers, Marlow, to craft his first ever range of ketchups.

Great North Feast in the Park is a taste of what’s to come

South Shields is playing host to a new look celebration of fantastic food and drink, accompanied by loads of live music, over the Bank...

Whitby Seafoods named fastest-growing coated seafood brand

On their quest for the best, Whitby Seafoods has now bagged the title of the ‘fastest-growing coated seafood brand’. In the past 4 weeks,...

Independent Distillery to Launch Official Downton Abbey Gin & Whisky Range

Harrogate Tipple, an independent craft distillery which is part owned by renowned master distiller Tom Nichol, will be producing a new officially licensed spirits range inspired by the television phenomenon Downton Abbey.

Camerons Brewery Opens 3rd ‘The Head Of Steam’ Bar In Leeds

CBRE Leeds' Retail Team Agrees Deal At Former Bank On Park Row

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.

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