So, we are in week three of lock-down and I am expecting at least another three weeks.
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Paul Hargreaves
Chief executive of Cotswold Fayre
Paul Hargreaves
  • “Bring on the afternoon telly”

    19 March 2019 Fine Food
    The signs are all there and after studying the runes the BBC has devised a winning programme for that difficult afternoon telly slot.
  • Brex-mess

    18 March 2019 Speciality Bites
    To my horror I had an e-mail a week or so ago reminding me that I am speaking in a Brexit debate at IFE this week. I had forgotten when I signed up to it several months ago, but really...
  • Retail Evolution

    11 March 2019 Speciality Bites
    I remember writing a blog post a few years ago after spending three days at the NEC on a stand that was on the border of the Convenience Show and the Farm Shop & Deli Show
  • 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...
  • “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...
  • 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...
  • “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!
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