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28
Sep
2009

Aldeburgh Food Festival Magic

by Claire Martinsen on Mon 28th Sep 2009 19:11

Just back from a totally magical weekend at the Aldeburgh Food Festival.  I was there with my lovely drinks – in the main marquee.  The two day festival was held at Snape Maltings – in a most fabulous setting next to the River Alde. This was the 4th Festival…and surely had to be the best.  […]

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22
Sep
2009

Future 50 Review

by Claire Martinsen on Tue 22nd Sep 2009 17:47

Last week I was fortunate enough to be invited to the launch of the EDP/EEDA Future 50, held in the truly spectacular [and new meets old] setting of the OPEN venue in the centre of Norwich.  The Future 50 is a new initiative to recognise the ‘stars of the future’ – the companies across East […]

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11
Sep
2009

The Best Autumn Food Festivals - Hooray for Aldeburgh!

by Claire Martinsen on Fri 11th Sep 2009 20:09

Very excited to read the Observer’s top choices of Food Festivals last weekend [06.09.09] – and The Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival was a top tip! Here’s what the Observer had to say ‘Now in its fourth year, the Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival is all about celebrating local produce.  Alongside the main festival at […]

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09
Sep
2009

Speciality Fine Food Fair 2009.....

by Claire Martinsen on Wed 09th Sep 2009 22:26

Just back from three manic, tiring, sociable, energising and hugely enjoyable days at Olympia at the 2009 Speciality Fine Food Fair [SFFF].  SFFF is a trade only event for all things to do with Speciality Food and Drink.  It’s an annual destination for farm shops, cafes, delis, food halls and restaurants to find wonderful new […]

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03
Sep
2009

Some very nice praise indeed - Thank You!

by Claire Martinsen on Thu 03rd Sep 2009 14:05

We’ve just had some very nice praise about our Award-winning Ginger Beer with Chilli!  It was reviewed by top Chef Tim Payne in Caterer and Hotelkeeper [28.08.09] who gave it a resounding thumbs up! Tim is chef in ‘Paradise by Way of Kensal Green’ in London, and has an awesome reputation as a chef.  He […]

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01
Sep
2009

Monmouthshire Show...a trip back home to the Wye Valley

by Claire Martinsen on Tue 01st Sep 2009 22:57

Spent a lovely day on Thursday[27th August] at Monmouthshire Show, showcasing Breckland Orchard in the Food Hall.  It was a busy show [even though it was held on a Thursday…as is traditional], with the gorgeous sunny weather luring everyone out to a wonderful county show. I grew up in the Wye Valley, and went to […]

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