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Speciality Bites with
Paul Hargreaves
Chief executive of Cotswold Fayre
Paul Hargreaves
  • Greenwash

    04 March 2019 Speciality Bites
    As we approach the third decade of the 21st century, many companies know they need to sharpen up their act on both how they treat their people, the people in their supply chains and the people of the world through their environmental policies
  • “I spend a lot of time trying to find the most amazing, unusual cheeses the world has to offer”

    01 March 2019 News
    Cheesemonger Morgan McGlynn is on a mission to convert a new generation to the pleasures of Britain's heritage cheeses
  • Being B Corp

    25 February 2019 Speciality Bites
    It seems that in the fourth year since its launch in the UK, people are talking about B Corp more than ever in this B Corp month of February. launched their on-line B Corp shop this month and grouped all 42 B Corp products already…
  • Viewpoint: Renee Elliot

    18 February 2019 News
    The founder of Planet Organic and co-founder of Beluga Bean shares the journey towards a better life and planet
  • Buyer-supplier relationships

    18 February 2019 Speciality Bites
    One of the leading articles in ‘The Grocer’ this week was an article on buyer-supplier relationships, which told us “that a new study from the University of East Anglia claims to have unearthed new lessons about the buyer-supplier relationship. Dr Ricardo Santana and Professor Andrew…
  • “How did you get on with Veganuary?”

    12 February 2019 Fine Food
    Last year saw the rise and rise of vegan food. 'Plant-based food' became a watchword for a new kind of dish and it quickly became a case of be there or be square.
  • “We need to talk about Christmas”

    12 February 2019 Expert Eye
    In the final article I wrote at the end of last year I suggested it could be a successful Christmas based on the fact that there were four ‘good’ shopping Saturdays before the big day. Another theory bites the dust!
  • “Waxing lyrical”

    12 February 2019 Town Crier
    On a family holiday to Normandy in 1965, my parents and their adult friends were hugely excited by Livarot and Camembert – seldom seen back home in Hampshire.
  • 5 ways to attract retail distribution

    05 February 2019 Start-Ups
    Meenesh Mistry, founder of healthy cookie brand Wholey Moly, shares his tips
  • Leadership is…

    04 February 2019 Speciality Bites
    This week I thought I would return to a subject I have look at previously: leadership, and, more to the point, good leadership
  • The Independent Shopper: Paul Welburn

    01 February 2019 News
    Paul Welburn, executive chef at Michelin-starred The Oxford Kitchen, on the local produce that makes him tick
  • 5 Minutes With: Stuart Macdonald, ManíLife

    29 January 2019 News
    The founder of craft peanut butter company, ManíLife, talks about inspiration, the importance of a strong team, and the weirdest thing he's ever eaten
  • Some trends for 2019

    28 January 2019 Speciality Bites
    So, early in 2019 what are the trends coming through for 2019?
  • Ros Windsor, Paxton & Whitfield: “Maintaining an icon”

    23 January 2019 News
    Ros Windsor, managing director of Paxton & Whitfield, tells us what it takes to maintain the reputation and standing of an iconic British business
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