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When Tricia was growing up, and into adulthood, she remembers vividly one particular contraption which became part of her daily duties.

A Stowmarket malt firm is celebrating after scooping an award from a major food firm.

A food marque promoting sustainable practices in agriculture is celebrating a further consolidation of its position across a range of sectors.

Farmers’ levy payers’ organisation AHDB Beef & Lamb has appointed a new halal sector manager to help it focus on the needs of the fast-growing sector.

The East of England Co-op pulled out all the stops in March as it celebrated 10 years of its highly successful Sourced Locally initiative, which has brought bigger markets to more than 100 of its local suppliers, and increased its sales year on year. Sarah Chambers was at its annual Producer of the Year awards.

The East of England Co-op is on the lookout for a new local tomato supplier after the site of an award-winning producer switched to growing a cannabis family crop for medicinal use, the retailer said at its awards event last night.

The East of England Co-op revealed plans at its awards event on Thursday night to create a “truly local food hub”, helping its local suppliers to distribute their produce further afield.

Beekeeper Michael Coe said he was “absolutely thrilled” after scooping the East of England Co-op’s coveted Producer of the Year title last night.

Seven of Suffolk’s best butchers

Friday, March 17, 2017

With National Butchers’ Week coming to a close at the weekend, we reveal some of Suffolk’s best and award-winning butchers

Great Tilkey Honey at Coggeshall scooped the East of England Co-op’s Producer of the Year 2017 title at its celebrated annual Supplier Supper tonight.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis climbs aboard Mariners on Ipswich’s Waterfront for a touch of the high life - without the price tag.

A malt firm boss said he was “delighted” by all the positive comments he received about the ingredient from Women’s Institute (WI) members at an event in Suffolk.

The White Swan in Halesworth is to hold a food, drink and music festival.

Bury St Edmunds’ new farmers’ market is back following a successful pre-Christmas launch.


Suffolk nutritionist and superfood chef Juliette Bryant shares her knowledge and recipes each week, helping us to eat and feel much healthier...

What’s all this magic cake malarkey about? Charlotte Smith-Jarvis reveals more…

Richard Bainbridge of Benedicts reveals why he loves Pancake Day and gives us his secret recipe.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis shares one of her favourite pancake recipes for Pancake Day.

Nicola Warren visits The Barn Cafe at Alder Carr Farm in Creeting St Mary

Follow Charlotte Smith-Jarvis’ recipe for a bright, sunshiny Seville orange cake


Charlotte Smith-Jarvis tries out a family meal at The Dog and Duck in Campsea Ashe, which was renovated at the end of 2016.

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis is left hungry after almost 90 minute wait for food at Coast to Coast restaurant in Ipswich’s Buttermarket

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis doesn’t quite find the dream Sunday lunch she was hoping for at Jimmy’s Farm, on the outskirts of Ipswich.

Dairy firm Müller plans to pull the plug on its East Anglia milk supply network as part of a major restructure.

Nicola Warren visits The Barn Cafe at Alder Carr Farm in Creeting St Mary

A bird flu “postcode lottery” is putting free range egg businesses at risk, sector chiefs have warned.

Review: The Crown Inn, Stoke By Nayland

Friday, February 10, 2017

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis visits popular country restaurant The Crown Inn in Stoke By Nayland

Charlotte Smith-Jarvis tries out the cocktails and food at Bury St Edmunds’ newest restaurant and hotel, The Northgate

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