Nectar Small Business Awards 2014

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Best Home Grown Business of 2014 We are delighted to be a shortlisted as ‘Best Home Grown Business 2014‘ in the Nectar Small Business Awards 2014. This is the second national award nomination in as many weeks and helps to raise our profile significantly across the country. It’s also great to be nominated as a business rather than just a product as it …

Great British Food Awards 2014

Great British Food Awards 2014

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Great British Food Farm Produce Awards 2014 We were delighted to be a runner-up in the Great British Food Awards 2014 with our Rosemary & Garlic Oil in the category of ‘Best Oil‘. Whilst it’s great to be recognised at a country or regional level, it’s even better to be chosen at a national level. Although we were just pipped from winning, …

Telegraph Article, Sept 13

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We love to talk spice, so we were delighted to hear the Corby Telegraph wanted to do a feature on us! After a lovely chat with Anna and a visit from the photographer, we waited with baited breath until the full page feature dropped on our doorstep! A copy of the article is below – click the image for a …

Great Food Magazine – second article

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We’ve had our second article published in one of our favourite publications, Great Food Magazine. Now published online, attention has switched from the printed magazine to the Great Food Club, giving members a free Great Food Membership Card that lets them to claim exclusive offers at this carefully chosen selection of food businesses. In the meantime, feel free to check out …

Gourmet Spice Promo Video

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As a finalist for the iNet Food Innovation Awards 2012, we were asked if we wanted to submit a promotional video to be shown on the night. Our first thought was “yes”, rapidly followed by “quick, we need to make a promo video”… So, without further ado, we’d like to present 70 seconds of spicy, whistley love for your viewing pleasure. …

BBC Radio Northampton interview with Kevin Saddington & Carmela Sereno-Hayes

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We’ve know Carmela for a while now and were delighted when we were invited to have a guest slot on the Sunday morning Kitchen Garden show, presented by Kevin Saddington. This week the theme was seasonings, rubs and marinades so we packed up some samples and met Carmela and Kevin at the studio. It was our first time in the …

Finalist in ‘iNet Food Innovation Awards 2012’!

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For the second year running, we’re through to the finals in the iNet Food & Drink Innovation Awards. This time it’s for ‘Most Innovative Product Development‘ and the results will be announced at the awards evening in the middle of November 2012. The Food & Drink Forum and the iNet teams have been a great help to our fledgling business …

BBC Radio Leicester interview with Ben Jackson

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We love Twitter! It’s been fantastic for introducing us to so many great foodies, so we were over the moon when BBC Radio Leicester’s Ben Jackson, host of the teatime radio show and self-confessed foodie, tweeted us to arrange an interview. We love talking about spice and it was great to chat about why we’d started the business, our approach …

Finalist in the Northamptonshire Food Awards!

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Our Blackberry & Rosemary Balsamic vinegar has been shortlisted as ‘Best Local Product’ in the Carlsberg Northamptonshire Food & Drink Awards 2012/3. Already through one round of tasting, more tasting sessions will be held over the coming months, including at the Northamptonshire Food Show at Holdenby House over the August Bank Holiday. Hailed as ‘probably the best culinary competition in the world’, …