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Emmerdale Farm Shop, near Yoxford in Suffolk, is a haven for lovers of quality food – both with loyal locals and holiday makers.

Two East Anglian companies, which together operate more than 30 Burger King outlets across the UK, are likely to have left unsecured creditors short by almost £20m, documents have revealed.

Just like her young family, Angeline Braidwood’s business Sleepy Nico, which produces baby slings and clothing, is growing steadily and surely.

A start-up company from Bury St Edmunds is hoping to introduce customers to a host of natural and ethical products through its new subscription service.

An auction house has underlined its commitment to the local community by using the official grand opening of its new extension to support a local charity and school.

Budding entrepreneurs from Kesgrave High School have visited two of the region’s best-known hotels to get an insight into the hospitality industry.

The desire to find a workable balance between housing development and the needs of wildlife is a challenge as old as the conservation movement itself.

Roger Grosvenor is joint chief executive at the East of England Co-op, which this year is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Sourced Locally initiative, which brings local produce direct to customers. Here he offers some thoughts based on his 45 years in the Co-operative movement.

The new head of the Suffolk Business School at the University of Suffolk, Professor David Collins describes himself as “an academic’s academic”.

A former nurse has turned her hobby into a business and started a florists based in Copdock just outside Ipswich.

Anniversaries are as good a time as ever to look back, and then forward, and so it is at Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf & Spa where managing director Tarnia Robertson has recently overseen celebrations marking 25 years since the property opened to the public.

Over 500 jobs in west Suffolk are at risk after one of the area’s biggest employers said it was entering into formal talks about the viability of the business in the region.

Warehousing and transport firm GMA has continued its fleet upgrade programme with the delivery of four new lorry cabs.

Tesco has reported rising first quarter sales as the supermarket said it was reaping the rewards of offering customers lower prices in the face of rising inflation.

The look and feel of Suffolk is intrinsically linked to the many rivers that criss-cross the county.

The East of England’s energy sector is hopeful of continuity and solid parliamentary support following the general election.

The executive director at the region’s tourism lead organisation Visit East Anglia has called for “a quick and mutually-advantageous withdrawal from the EU” and “a resolution to the issue of migrant workers” following the election result.

Business leaders in Suffolk and Essex say the uncertainty caused by the hung parliament delivered by Thursday’s General Election could harm businesses in the short term but there are some hopes the new political landscape may ultimately result in a Brexit outcome that is beneficial to the business community.

Natural flavourings business Omega Ingredients officially opened new facilities in Great Blakenham near Ipswich on Friday.

Export, export, export has been a common mantra for the UK business community since last year’s Brexit vote put the country on course to leave the European Union.

A former nurse has set up a skin treatment clinic near Ipswich and hopes to attract both men and women with her treatments.

Suffolk-based brewer Greene King has teamed up with England Cricket supporters club the Barmy Army to launch a new beer for the summer.

Staff at regional accounting firm Larking Gowen have raised an impressive £6,294.90 during a year supporting charities CLIC Sargent and Alzheimer’s Society.

The Ipswich Hotel has kicked off a year of fundraising for Papworth Trust by hosting a grand dinner and dance which raised £5,700.

Haverhill-based specialist seating products manufacturer Kirton Healthcare has been acquired by the Direct Healthcare Group (DHG) for an undisclosed fee.

The University of Suffolk has hosted a delegation from China who came to the county to talk about the business and employment opportunities that exist in the high tech zone in the city of Suzhou.

More than three-quarters of British consumers believe that retailers should not sell plants grown with pesticides that are harmful to bees, a poll suggests.

A Suffolk-based recruitment expert has launched a business designed to make life easier for companies searching for new employees.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Age UK Suffolk to support an initiative that aims to reach out to older people who feel lonely or who are living in isolation.

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