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NFU conference delegates hear that British food wins the public vote

NFU president Meurig Raymond launches campaign to highlight farming issues to politicians

Massive boost for food producers as Wednesday Market grows

Residents in the Beverley area will soon have the opportunity to buy a larger range of local produce after plans to enhance and extend the Wednesday Market were announced.

Hotel Indigo joins forces with Jimmy Doherty to launch a nationwide search for Britainís favourite local food artisan

Hotel Indigo has launched the 'Flavours of the Neighbourhood' search to find Britainís local food heroes.

Elham to bring artisan and local produce to Christmas market

There will be a range of entertainment, with troubadours, a children's costume parade led by actor Pam Ferris, a raffle and lots of stalls selling local food and hand-made gifts.

Tasty year on the menu for Fife food firms

An event near Elie last week has provided food and drink businesses in Fife with a healthy appetite for the year ahead.

Fraud costing UK produce £11bn a year

UK food and drinks companies are losing more than £11.2bn a year to fraud and error, according to a new report.

Local, home grown food is important

Ashover show was again a great success earlier this year and this proves it is the premier one-day agricultural show in the Midlands.

Bangor shoppers will get a taste of North Wales' finest produce at a pop-up shop

Llanfairfechan farmer to man tills in pop-up shop for BBC Wales programme for one day only in Bangor on November 29

Hexham's Battlesteads hotel wins place in Great British Cookbook

Exciting new chapter for the hotel and restaurant built from a former farmhouse in Wark as it features alongside the UK's best

New local food market attempts to change the way we shop and eat

Chester has a new local food market that takes place each week at Telfordís Warehouse

Support local produce, urges MEP

DUP MEP Diane Dodds has urged retailers and consumers alike to support local British produce in light of recent figures suggesting that self-sufficiency in the UK is continuing to drop year on year.

Find Local Produce Photograph Competition on Facebook Ė Win one of 3 free listings on

We have a competition offering our Facebook followers the chance to win one of 3 free directory listings on, the UK's #1 local produce website.

Local food producer Pilka's Produce gets started

Jacqui and Richard moved to Stiperden House Farm 4 years ago, from Midgley, where Richard had helped out on a neighbouring beef farm for a number of years. Having had that experience, he wanted to find some land of his own to raise pigs and hopefully move towards self sufficiency.

Get the incredible edible bug

Helen Yates gives us the lowdown on Incredible Edible - a scheme set up to promote growing your own fruit and vegetables

North Star Delicatessen launches their Supper Club showcasing local produce

North Star Delicatessen is giving Manchesterís food lovers a new dining experience with a difference.

Home Grown scheme takes root in the village

A GROUP has been set up in Holmes Chapel with the aim of growing vegetables for the community.

French Chefs Celebrate Scottish Produce

Becoming well acquainted with Scotlandís quality produce was the aim of a recent week-long visit backed by the French Institute and mapped out by local French restaurateur Frederic ĎFredí Berkmiller.

Source Local Produce And Reap The Benefits!

Following on from a successful event at Beverley Tickton Grange in March, which attracted 105 delegates and created a great deal of enthusiasm to work together, the East Riding of Yorkshire Local Food Network (ERoYLFN) will be staging a local food and drink showcase / meet the producer event.

Tasty treats tempt visitors to fair

More than 11,000 people visited Derbyshire Food and Drink Fair at the weekend. The event - which is celebrating its 10th anniversary - was held in the picturesque grounds of Hardwick Hall in the north of the county.