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That's a question I asked myself when after many busy weeks running my company, Cotswold Fayre, I spent most weekends in the garden during summer 2018 furiously typing away on my laptop
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Paul Hargreaves
Chief executive of Cotswold Fayre
Paul Hargreaves
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  • Why I wrote a book

    14 January 2019 Speciality Bites
    That's a question I asked myself when after many busy weeks running my company, Cotswold Fayre, I spent most weekends in the garden during summer 2018 furiously typing away on my laptop
  • Viewpoint: Joseph Cameron Booth, Rainforest Alliance

    04 January 2019 News
    The Rainforest Alliance’s UK Lead, Market Engagement on sustainability and what we can do to help
  • “New year, new possibilities”

    04 January 2019 Fine Food
    In 2018, shopping as a pastime stumbled down a steep step and somewhere a hard-pressed hack staring at a screen full of emails had a lightbulb moment as he (or she) coined the phrase “the death of the high street”
  • “2018: the year that was”

    04 January 2019 Expert Eye
    Out of the 46 years we have been trading, the year 2018 has been one of the most remarkable
  • Time to reflect

    03 January 2019 Speciality Bites
    Many people love the build-up to Christmas, and so do I. The build-up to the big day, the buying and wrapping of presents and going to a candlelit carol service are all part of an annual rhythm that resonates with us and we wouldn’t be without
  • The Independent Shopper: Josh Overington

    21 November 2018 News
    Josh Overington, head chef and owner of Le Cochon Aveugle in York, is a champion of quality ingredients simply prepared
  • Negotiation

    19 November 2018 Speciality Bites
    I’m sure I’m not the only business person that has watched incredulously as this Brexit negotiation continues. Incredulous because of those who expected to get exactly what they want in a negotiation in which they hold none of the trump cards
  • Viewpoint: Angus Thirlwell, Hotel Chocolat

    08 November 2018 News
    Hotel Chocolat’s founder talks making people happy and doing business differently
  • “In praise of the PDOs – Defra, sort it PDQ!”

    08 November 2018 Town Crier
    When I first travelled to the USA in the 1970s, I was amazed to see “Californian Champagne”.
  • What’s changed in the last 20 years?

    05 November 2018 Speciality Bites
    I am starting to think about how we celebrate 20 years of Cotswold Fayre next year.
  • Consolidation Benefits the Planet

    25 October 2018 Speciality Bites
    We had a ‘first’ this week; a supplier announcing on social media that we had de-listed him. The announcement went as follows: “DE-LISTED NEWS! .. we’ve been dumped by COTSWOLD FAYRE ... long story short, it’s been like a marriage that’s gone sour and then…
  • Live today and not for tomorrow

    15 October 2018 Speciality Bites
    I spent much of the first few years of running my business half wishing I was doing something else
  • “Late Bloomers”

    12 October 2018 Expert Eye
    This summer I stumbled across two facts that in particular stuck in my mind.
  • “Teamlist”

    10 October 2018 Town Crier
    I have an inkling of how Gareth Southgate, or perhaps the England Test selectors, might have felt when a key member of their team pulled a hamstring or twisted an ankle.
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