Bread & Butter communicates the latest news from across the hospitality industry covering the south and south west. It has never been more important to keep up to date with industry trends, news and the latest insight from key industry movers and shakers. Bread & Butter delivers that in a quick and easy digital format to suit hectic schedules and then in greater depth across our website and quarterly print title. Bread and Butter also works in partnership with clients to engage their business with the key sectors of the industry or individuals they want to reach.
Taste of the West, established in 1991, is the regional food and drink trade organisation for the South West of England. As a membership organisation Taste of the West works to develop the region’s exceptional regional food and drink industry. Taste of the West’s work is delivered across the region and beyond by a team of dedicated professionals, currently operating out of a Devon office.
Autumn Fair is the place to meet thousands of suppliers from around the world, displaying their new home and gift ranges. It’s a one-stop-shop for retailers to source the very latest, on-trend and innovative product launches as well as shopper experience inspiration. Visit the show to discover two brand new experiential sectors specifically set up to help with this – Global Handicrafts and the Dutch House, bringing Dutch design and artisanal and handcrafted products to the forefront. Complemented by 12 other areas covering all aspects of the gift and homeware market Autumn Fair is a key event that you won’t want to miss.
Spring Fair is the destination for the newest home and gift products, bringing thousands of suppliers and visitors together under one roof. Encompassing 16 show sectors, Glee at Spring Fair and Jewellery & Watch, Spring Fair showcases the best products, launches and inspiration that over 2,500 UK and international exhibitors have to offer. Providing the latest products, trends and insight with hundreds of new product launches, and shopper experience inspiration, Spring Fair is the best way to start the year and find something unique to add to your offering.
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Business Cornwall is a magazine and website dedicated to providing the latest Cornish business news and information to the Duchy’s vibrant business community. Published ten times a year by Tonick Business Publishing, Business Cornwall magazine is Cornwall’s only dedicated monthly business publication, featuring a lively blend of news, views and interviews from the Cornish business sector. Intelligent, respectful and engaged, since it was launched in 2006 Business Cornwall has evolved into a focal point for the Cornish business community.
Caterer, Licensee & Hotelier News is a respected publication that is published monthly and distributed directly to decision-makers in the licensed, catering and hospitality industries.
It has grown to be one of the most widely recognised publications covering the trade across the South of England and Wales, with a distribution that actually exceeds the coverage afforded by some “national” titles.
The dedicated Video & TV Channel for Cornwall bringing local content to the Internet – including local news, events, what’s on, sports, music, things to do, businesses and more. Places to go, things to do and video production for businesses & organisations who want to promote their product or service at an affordable unique membership cost. Get more people watching your business! Watch them on Sky Channel 192 or Freesat 161.
Dorset Food & Drink is a membership organisation for food and drink businesses based in Dorset which produce, serve and sell great local products, as well as those which celebrate their connection to this beautiful county. It’s a community interest company limited by guarantee with an asset lock which means it’s truly not-for-profit.
Exeter College is a large, thriving and growing tertiary college. At the Source trade show the college students demonstrate some of the fantastic skills they have learnt during their studies, in live cooking exhibitions, ranging from Asian cuisine, springtime gateaux to desserts and pastries in a purpose built exhibition kitchen. They also support the chefs in the demonstration kitchen.
England’s Comprehensive Farm Shop Directory. Uniting Farm Shops, Local Producers & Customers. Our aim at Fabulous Farm Shops is to highlight and promote every single farm shop and the wonderful produce & products available, via reviews, features, blogs, tweets, posts, links, competitions, giveaways & recommendations..
Fine Food Digest is the Guild of Fine Food’s voice to all independent delicatessens, farm shops, food halls and speciality food buyers in multiple retailers, cooperatives, symbol groups, cash & carries and speciality food producers.
A growing and active membership network of quality food producers, retailers and hospitality businesses offering quality food and drink produced, sold and served in Devon. Promoted under the Food Drink Devon brand – look out for the green heart logo and pocket guide.
As experts in business, The FSB offer their members a wide range of vital business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government. Their mission is to help smaller businesses achieve their ambitions.
In 2018 The FSB agreed a South West regional co-branding partnership with Hale Events, enabling them to promote Hale Events’ regional trade shows to their 30,000 members.
Grow is a relentlessly-positive media movement, centered around a strong vision and set of values. Their vision is to see the UK’s business community (and the UK as a whole) flourish. Starting with the incredible and unique city of Exeter, they have started to serve the business community by telling the stories of the people within it; championing and celebrating everything that Exeter’s economy has to offer. They also shine a spotlight on those who are trying to find solutions to some of the challenges that the city is facing – from infrastructure and environmental issues to culture, gender equality and engaging young people in business. Their aim is to inspire, add value and stimulate growth wherever and whenever they can.
Established in 1979, LWC has grown from a small start up to the “fastest growing privately owned drinks company in the UK”. With over 7,000 different product lines and over 6,000 on trade customers, LWC provides the broadest range and greatest service available in the UK drinks industry. LWC brings a selection of exclusive and different drinks companies to both the Source trade show and Expowest Cornwall.
Born on the 3rd April 1992, Pirate FM are proud to be the only commercial station to broadcast from the Duchy – made in Cornwall, for Cornwall. They broadcast their programming from their studios in Redruth, and cover the whole of the Duchy using two transmitters – one in the West (102.8), and one in the East (102.2). Pirate FM has worked with thousands of local and national companies since 1992 – and their business is helping your business to grow. Their dedicated, experienced team of media consultants work with you, to come up with exciting and effective ways to get your message across – and help your business to reach new heights.
Speciality Food Magazine is the UK’s largest circulated fine food trade title, in print and online. Speciality Food is written exclusively for fine food retailers, and offers its readers the latest news, views and issues directly from the food and drink industry. It’s a must-read for delis, farm shops and top food halls.
Taste Buds is the only magazine to focus entirely on Devon’s food and drink. As a result it is the main source of information for readers when looking for somewhere or something great to eat in Devon. Taste Buds has a readership of local foodies who value Devon-made produce and regularly eat out. Unrivalled local distribution (16,000 copies available at more than 300 foodie outlets across Devon) and a market-leading website.
Ranked as one of the best colleges in the country for achievement, Truro and Penwith College is a dynamic and positive community. The college runs The Truro & Penwith College Bistro at Expowest Cornwall, providing the show visitors with hot and cold drinks, snacks, and light bites. See the students prepare fresh produce in the Bistro preparation area.
The Giftware Association (the GA) is a national trade representative body and is the only UK trade association serving the gift and home industry. We recognise the remarkable talent and creativity of members ranging from retailers to suppliers, high street brands names to individual craftspeople and many others. Since 1947, the association’s commitment has always been to help and support members and help them make money, save money and save time by offering a wide selection of services and support.
At the heart of the fine food world since 1995, the Guild supports and promotes speciality food producers and the independent delis, farm shops and food halls that sustain them. Backed by 1,300 members, it runs the influential Great Taste and World Cheese Awards.
The Source trade show sets the stage for start-ups by partnering with The Seed Fund Academy. Reaching out to fledgling food and drink producers across the South West and beyond, The Source has teamed up with philanthropic project The Seed Fund to help turn big ideas into big business. Entry for the annual Academy opens in February, so look out for The Seed’s mentors at the next show!
Visit Cornwall is the official tourist board for Cornwall and its mission is to promote Cornwall as a top quality destination. Committed to the prosperity of Cornish tourism, Visit Cornwall is dedicated to safeguarding the future of Cornish tourism.