Taste of the West, established in 1991, is the regional food and drink trade organisation for the South West of England. As a membership organisation Taste of the West works to develop the region’s exceptional regional food and drink industry.
Taste of the West’s work is delivered across the region and beyond by a team of dedicated professionals, currently operating out of a Devon office.
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Bread & Butter communicates the latest news from across the hospitality industry covering the south and south west. It has never been more important to keep up to date with industry trends, news and the latest insight from key industry movers and shakers. Bread & Butter delivers that in a quick and easy digital format to suit hectic schedules and then in greater depth across our website and quarterly print title. Bread and Butter also works in partnership with clients to engage their business with the key sectors of the industry or individuals they want to reach.
Caterer, Licensee & Hotelier News is a respected publication that is published monthly and distributed directly to decision-makers in the licensed, catering and hospitality industries.
In over eleven years it has grown to be one of the most widely recognised publications covering the trade across the South of England and Wales, with a distribution that actually exceeds the coverage afforded by some “national” titles.
Exeter College is a large, thriving and growing tertiary college. At the show, the college students demonstrate some of the fantastic skills they have learnt during their studies, in live cooking exhibitions, ranging from Asian cuisine, springtime gateaux to desserts and pastries in a purpose built exhibition kitchen. They also support the chefs in the In-toto demonstration kitchen.
A growing and active network of quality food producers, retailers and hospitality businesses offering quality food and drink produced, sold and served in Devon. Promoted under the love the flavour brand – look out for the green heart logo and pocket guide.
Fine Food Digest is the Guild of Fine Food’s voice to all independent delicatessens, farm shops, food halls and speciality food buyers in multiple retailers, cooperatives, symbol groups, cash & carries and speciality food producers.
Grow Exeter Magazine have exploded into the media market (since launching in October 2017) with energy, focus, passion and positivity. They are Exeter’s only business magazine and have positioned themselves as the champions of the region’s business community, putting a spotlight on the amazingly positive growth story of Exeter. Their magazine is not cold and corporate – rather fresh and vibrant, giving interesting and informative business people a platform to share their knowledge as well as inspiring, adding value and stimulating growth within the local economy.
Speciality Food Magazine is the UK’s largest circulated fine food trade title, in print and online. Speciality Food is written exclusively for fine food retailers, and offers its readers the latest news, views and issues directly from the food and drink industry. It’s a must-read for delis, farm shops and top food halls.
At the heart of the fine food world since 1995, the Guild supports and promotes speciality food producers and the independent delis, farm shops and food halls that sustain them. Backed by 1,300 members, it runs the influential Great Taste and World Cheese Awards.
Taste Buds is the only magazine to focus entirely on Devon’s food and drink. As a result it is the main source of information for readers when looking for somewhere or something great to eat in Devon. Taste Buds has a readership of local foodies who value Devon-made produce and regularly eat out. Unrivalled local distribution (16,000 copies available at more than 300 foodie outlets across Devon) and a market-leading website. To find out more call Jules Hutchins on 07843 621463.
The Professional Body for Toastmasters and Masters of Ceremonies, With over 250 Toastmasters and MCs in the member organisations. Founded in 1981, to provide the opportunity for delegates of the member organisations to meet regularly to exchange information, discuss matters of protocol and professional standards and to create goodwill and understanding between all Toastmasters and MCs.