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Long running vegan campaign goes large in Manchester

In Food & Drink, General, News by Emily Fitzgibbons0 Comments

300 buses took hard-hitting Go Vegan World – the world’s largest and longest running vegan campaign – onto the streets of Greater Manchester ahead of Vegan Education Day. Through striking digital video and stills, a variety of the campaign’s striking adverts targeted shoppers, commuters, tourists and city traffic across Manchester. There were large format digital screens at Printworks and the Arndale, …

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Foodies Festival Tatton Park 2017

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Candice Brown Winner of Great British Bake Off, Jane Devonshire MasterChef Winner 2016 and Top TV Chef Rosemary Shrager will be at Foodies Festival Tatton Park 2017 14-16th July.  Cakes & Desserts Theatre From Great British Bake Off winner Candice Brown to baking extraordinaire Charlotte White and Crème de la Crème Winner Mark Tilling, master chocolatier Fiona Sciolti and top local cake-makers and patisserie chefs, …

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Musician has the yum factor

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Classical saxophonist, Gillian Blair, is serving up a sweet, musical treat to concert goers at Didsbury Arts Festival 2017. The award-winning performer has come up with an unusual idea to showcase her twin talents – music and baking – at this year’s festival.  Audiences attending her recital, Toot Sweet, are in for a surprise, because Gillian will be handing round …

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Pudding Passport comes to Corn Exchange

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Love puddings? Corn Exchange Manchester has launched the first ever Pudding Passport as your gateway to a whole host of sweet Easter prizes. Who doesn’t love a pudding? In celebration of Easter and the delicious variety of international desserts on offer at The Corn Exchange, Manchester, say hello! Ciao! Hola! to the first ever Pudding Passport. There will also be …

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Unicorn Grocery Chorlton in final three for BBC award

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Manchester’s Unicorn Grocery workers co-operative has been named one of three finalists in the ‘Best Food Retailer’ category of the BBC’s prestigious national Food & Farming Awards 2017. Nominated by its customers, Unicorn has been chosen as a finalist out of 528 food retailers put forward for the award. The finalists in all nine categories were announced on Radio 4’s …

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Rosemary water to be sold exclusively at Harvey Nichols

In Food & Drink, Health & Beauty by Salutions

No. 1 Rosemary Water, the world’s first pure rosemary extract drink, has launched in Harvey Nichols following rosemary being heralded by experts and academics as a possible key to a longer, healthier life. The distinctive drink was inspired by Acciaroli, a remarkable Italian village in which more than one in 10 residents lives to the age of 100, and one …

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La Bandera restaurant are encouraging fair tipping for staff

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Manchester restaurant La Bandera has collaborated with local start-up company Gratuu to drive fair and transparent tipping for their staff. Gratuu, a tipping solution developed by Manchester-based entrepreneur Renate Kalnina, allows customers to tip staff directly into their bank accounts using their mobile phones. The application enables users to tip staff directly or via a virtual tip-jar by scanning a …

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Stonegate pubs win a variety of awards

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Managing a successful pub company takes an unparalleled understanding of the diverse needs of today’s customer, and that is what owner of brands such as Yates, Slug & Lettuce and the newly refurbished Lost Dene on Deansgate has proven, after winning a plethora of national industry awards. These accolades include: Best Managed Pub Company, Best Late Night Operator and Best …

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The House of Peroni brings a taste of Italy to Manchester this spring

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Italians have always sought to push the boundaries to create something unique – from the pioneering Renaissance art movement that placed Italy as the capital of the world’s art scene, through to Carlo Peroni, who in 1963 was inspired to craft the first premium Italian beer. To celebrate the quality of craftsmanship that is so inherent to the Italian way …