James Shapland, the co-founder of Coffee#1, now owned by Caffe Nero, is planning to launch Coffi Lab – a new café concept.
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The Driftwood Spars Brewery and brewpub in St Agnes will host a virtual beer festival on Saturday 13th March, as their annual spring event – The Dark, The Light & The Saison – goes online for the first time.
Liberation Group (owners of Butcombe Brewing Co) has joined forces with The Burnt Chef Project to raise money for those struggling in the hospitality industry with mental health.
South West restaurants play a starring role in the new Michelin Guide with three venues earning a new Michelin star in the 2021 edition.
The Driftwood Spars Brewery, a pioneering microbrewery on the North Cornwall coast, is donating a percentage of all profits from its Cove range of beers to the Fathoms Free charity, which actively cleans the ocean around the Cornish peninsula.
Tom Bunn is a chef and chef demonstrator of 20+ years’ experience. More recently he started sourcing ingredients for wholesalers. The idea for Sauce-it was born out of this experience.
Alcohol-free spirit producer Sea Arch Drinks is eyeing further UK and international growth this year following investment from a British backer based in Dubai with global drinks industry experience.
Independent brewer and pub company Wadworth is recognising local heroes who have gone that extra mile in 2020.
Flight Club, a ‘social darts’ bar chain, is planning to open a site in Corn Street, Bristol. It will join their venues in Birmingham and Manchester plus the four running in London.
Entries are now open for the prestigious 2021 Food Drink Devon Awards.
Following the announcement of another national lockdown, craft cider producer Harry’s Cider Company has launched a DIY Wassail kit, encouraging people to get out into their gardens this month and hold their own personal wassail ceremonies.
A 100% sustainable scheme in Cornwall to geothermally mature and distill rum using heat generated by the UK’s first geothermal power plant has won one of the biggest research and development grants awarded in the Government’s Green Distillery Competition.
Ei Publican Partnerships is looking for an “experienced publican” to take on the lease of the acclaimed pub with award winning roast dinners, Victoria Park in Bristol.
Acclaimed Michelin-starred gastropub The Pony & Trap in Chew Magna, Somerset has closed but owner Josh Eggleton has big plans for it plus two other new venues in 2021.
Dart Fresh are delighted to offer a fast and free home delivery service for customers aimed at minimising the spread of Coronavirus.
Bristol Beer Factory is set to launch its first alcohol free beer in collaboration with Talk Club, a male mental fitness charity.