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South Manchester and Chester Food Assembly

We’re happy to announce that we’ve finally joined two local Food Assemblies, one based in South Manchester (Stretford) and the other in Chester (Hoole).

The Food Assembly

The Food Assembly is a new way of running a farmers market style event, but where all your shopping is done online and in advance. You then simply collect your order from the designated collection point, where you can meet the producer, chat, and enjoy all the benefits and interaction of a regular market. Continue reading South Manchester and Chester Food Assembly

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The past few weeks

This poor blog has been very unloved over the past few weeks, so here’s a bumper picture post showing what we’ve been up to & where we’ve been.

Frodsham Market 22/05/2015
Set up at Chester Uni with our lovely new banner for the last Chester Food Fest until September. Just taking a moment for a bit of stall browsing before the lunch time rush! We had lots of beautiful marshmallows, chocolate bars, and handmade chocolates with us, alongside boxes of dark chocolate dipped candied fruit.

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Markets, Mallows & More….

We have recently started working with the food scientists at NoWFood Chester University, testing a selection of our products for things like shelf life, so hopefully soon you will be able to find them popping up on a few shelves in the future. We have therefore been invited to the monthly Food Fest, held in the small hall of Chester University from 11am-2.30pm, and will be there this coming Friday (24th April), followed by our usual West Kirby Farmers’ Market on Saturday 25th April.

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A Spot of Polo

Spent a couple of days this week at Chester racecourse joining the Taste Cheshire Retail Village at the Audi International & Roodee Challenge Cup Tournament (polo).

Chester Racecourse stall - 05/09/14We arrived bright and early with a full stock of 8 different marshmallow flavours (including the new Cassis and Violet), along with butter caramels, nougat, pate de fruit, macarons, and all sorts of chocolates. With the sunshine overtaking the rain, everyone really seemed to enjoy the day. I think the main highlight for us was being so close to so many beautiful horses. Continue reading A Spot of Polo

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Chester Food, Drink & Lifestyle Festival and Cheshire Life

We had a great time at the Chester Food, Drink & Lifestyle Festival, and even managed to get ourselves photographed by the people at Cheshire Life magazine. See the photograph of Natalie showing our chocolates to customers at the Chester Food, Drink & Lifestyle Festival in the May issue of Cheshire Life.

Helping customers choose chocolates at Chester Food, Drink and Lifestyle Festival (Photograph courtesy of Cheshire Life magazine)
Helping customers choose chocolates at Chester Food, Drink and Lifestyle Festival (Photograph courtesy of Cheshire Life magazine)


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Sleep is for wimps (and the cat)

Taking a quick break from the madness of April to update the blog.

You can now find a selection of our chocolates, patisserie and confections in the newly opened Whitmore & White Food Hall and Wine Merchants on Pensby Road in Heswall. The guys there have sourced a fantastic selection of Continue reading Sleep is for wimps (and the cat)