Snowdrop by Cote Hill named British Cheese Awards Supreme Champion

A small mould-ripened fresh cheese called Snowdrop has been named Supreme Champion at the 28th British Cheese Awards, which was held at the Bath & West Showground in Somerset, as part of the new Bath & West Food & Drink Festival. Read more - open to all

Snowdrop made by Cote Hill in Lincolnshire.  Picture credit: Joe Breakwell / The Royal Bath & West S

Ashcombe named British Cheese Awards Supreme Championa

Ashcombe from King Stone Dairy in Gloucestershire has been named Supreme Champion at the British Cheese Awards 2022. Read more - open to all


Gorwydd Caerphilly wins Best British Cheese at World Cheese Awards 2021

Gorwydd Caerphilly from Trethowan Brothers in North Somerset has been named Best British Cheese, sponsored by Savencia Fromage & Dairy, at the World Cheese Awards. Read more - open to all

Delishops continues to facilitate the growth of the independent food & drink sector

Delishops and Speciality & Fine Food Fair continues to facilitate the growth of the independent food & drink sector. Read more - open to all

Guild of Fine Food calls for shoppers to support independent retailers and producers

The Guild of Fine Food, organisers of Great Taste, Shop of the Year and the World Cheese Awards, is calling for consumers across the UK and Ireland to get behind their local independents and has added an online resource to its existing website, to assist these retailers and producers following the government’s latest Covid-19 guidelines. Read more - open to all

Shop of the Year branches out, with revamped awards in store for independent retailers

The Guild of Fine Food’s annual Shop of the Year awards, a competition which recognises and promotes excellence in independent retail, is now open for entry. Read more - open to all

GCA names best garden centres for plants and furniture

Sunshine Garden Centre and Van Hage are the best GCA outdoor living retailers.  Cowell’s and Bents are the best for plants. Read more - members only


Golden Hooves expands regenerative cheese range

British farmer-owned dairy co-operative, First Milk has announced the launch of Golden Hooves Vintage Cheddar, adding a more rugged and intense cheddar to its regenerative cheese range.   Read more - open to all

Dobbies welcomes award-winning butcher to stores 

Customers of Dobbies Garden Centres in the Lothians can now shop in store for the finest quality and award-winning products by ‘farm to fork’ company Puddledub. Read more - open to all

South West food & drink champions announced

The overall winners of this year’s Taste of the West Awards were announced this week at a prestigious ceremony held in The Great Hall at Exeter University. Read more - open to all

Sika Venison Joint The Gamekeeper's Larder Reserve Supreme Champion Product 2022

Taste of the West’s Supreme Champion Product Award 2020

Cornish Kern cheese produced by Lynher Dairies has recently been crowned Taste of the West’s Supreme Champion Product of 2020. Read more - open to all

Lynher Dairies - Supreme Champ Winner 2020


How to increase your sales

It's human nature to want to grow your farm shop and increase sales but we can quite often be left feeling at a loss on how to achieve this. There are several low cost and effective ways that your farm shop business can increase average basket spend... Read more - open to all

Vote now to recognise Gardening’s best buyers

Believing that good buyers have not been given the recognition they deserve, Glee is asking you to nominate people or teams that might qualify as the country’s best buyers for awards being introduced at the show. Read more - members only

Looking ahead - It's not all doom and gloom

2013 turned out to be another disappointing year in all three key sectors of the garden retail market – garden plants, garden care and garden leisure – with all three sectors showing a steady decline in the five years to 2013 covered by the Analysis. Read more - members only

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