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Magnum, Cornetto and Mini Milk chocolate eggs

New for Easter 2014: Magnum, Cornetto and Mini Milk chocolate eggsNew for Easter 2014: Magnum, Cornetto and Mini Milk chocolate eggs: Chocolate lovers are in for an egg-cellent treat as Magnum, Cornetto and Mini Milk launch chocolate Easter egg versions of their ice creams for the first time. These delicious chocolate Easter eggs taste and look just like the iconic ice creams something completely new this Spring!

There is no ice cream involved, so freezing isn’t required. The only thing melting will be your friends’ and loved ones’ taste buds as they enjoy the irresistibly smooth chocolate in all three gift packs.

Indulgent Magnum Easter Egg for someone special £8
A thick milk chocolate egg made from delicious Magnum chocolate, together with three indulgent Magnum chocolate bars. Each bar contains three, bite sized Magnum portions, the perfect gift for pleasure seekers.

The crack of fine chocolate, encasing the delicious, silky smooth vanilla truffle centre, creates the iconic rich Magnum taste. Made using Magnum Rainforest Alliance certified cocoa, delicately flavoured with Madagascan vanilla.
The delicious chocolate Magnum Easter Eggs, have the same great Magnum taste, without the ice cream!

Cornetto Easter Egg that the family will go nuts for £8
A delicious thick, premium milk chocolate egg, together with four delicious Cornetto vanilla chocolatey cones, a totally new and exciting gift for Easter, there is no way that you will be sharing!

Each cone is made using the famous crispy, chocolaty coated Cornetto wafer, encasing a lusciously light whipped, creamy chocolatey centre, the Cornetto chocolate, is delicious from the very first to last bite. Topped with toasted hazelnuts sprinkles and milk chocolate drops, it makes a delightfully light tasting treat with the same iconic Cornetto taste, but without the ice cream!

Mini Milk Easter Eggs a great little treat £6
A delicious Mini Milk chocolate Easter Egg and four Mini Milk chocolate lollipops all packaged up in a Mini Milk Ice cream van, something new this Easter!

The treat sized Mini Milk chocolate lollies each have 30% of the RDA of calcium, and are 94 calories. Each lolly has a whipped centre, encased in a smooth shell, which will melt the taste buds with each bite.


The Food Shop At The Shops At Dartington

the_food_shopSouth Devon is a hub of food and drink producers, enthusiasts and aficionados. It’s bursting at the seams with wonderful, local produce which offers the ultimate taste sensation. Reflecting this, the spectacular newly positioned and tripled in size The Food Shop At The Shops At Dartington will officially launch on Saturday 15th March. The launch promises to be a fun packed, gastronomic day out for all the family with lively demonstrations, entertainers, live music and an opportunity to meet some of the producers and their products!

The Food Shop At The Shops At Dartington will provide inspiration whether planning a healthy, wholesome supper or looking to impress for a special occasion. Everything required will be under one roof making the food shopping experience an entirely different, much more pleasurable, one.

Packed full of homemade cakes and puddings, artisan fresh breads, pastries and pies, premium locally sourced meats, regional ales, ciders and wines, tasty cheeses and tempting treats, this new food shop will showcase the very best of produce from both the local region as well as the wider West Country. On the official launch day, visitors will be treated to tastings from popular producers including Lyme Bay winery, Blueberry Brothers, Wonky Kitchen, South Devon Chilli Farm, Mrs G’s Ravishing Relishes, Tom’s Pies and Partridge Farm meats and many more.
Award winning local chef, Matt Buzzo from The Waterside Bistro in Totnes, says: “I live in Dartington and have always been a great fan of the shops here. As a board member of Food & Drink Devon sourcing local produce has always been of the highest importance to me. It will be fantastic to have ‘The Food Shop’ on my doorstep!”

Passionate about supporting Devon food and drink producers The Shops at Dartington holds a regular, popular food producers’ market, Love Food Dartington. Supported by Food & Drink Devon, and held on the last Sunday of every month, these bustling markets showcase a brilliant line up of local producers. There are also Dartington’s two on-site cafés, The Venus Company and Cranks, serving delicious, handmade dishes to try. So, make sure you keep the date of the next market free – Sunday 30th March.

Saturday 31st May and Sunday 1st June sees the return of the much anticipated, free The Shops at Dartington Food Fair. Now in its fourth year, with Taste of the West as one of the sponsors, it is gaining a name for itself in food lovers’ calendars far and wide. With over 50 of the region’s best food and drink producers exhibiting including Tom’s Pies and the popular Ashridge cider bar, art and crafts stalls, entertainment from local bands and children’s activities including the new ‘Bake a Pasty Competition’, clay pot making and bookable adventures like the tree walk with Dynamic Adventures, there really is something for everyone. Further information can be found at (www.dartingtonfoodfair.org).

The Shops at Dartington are owned by the Dartington Hall Trust, an independent charitable organisation, trading ethically and sustainably as a social enterprise in order to help support the Trust’s activities in Social Justice, Sustainability and the Arts.

As well as the exciting new food shop there’s a unique selection of shops to explore, making it a must visit destination for locals and tourists alike. Browse the exquisite craft and pottery collections, stylish women’s and men’s fashion, kitchen and homeware and unusual gifts and furnishings, including upcycled and UK made furniture.

For further information about The Shops at Dartington please visit www.dartington.org or take a look at Eat UP! Dartington’s very own food blog bursting with producer stories, news, delicious recipes and fabulous competitions (www.eatupdevon.com).

mexgrocer.co.uk launches on Amazon

mexgrocermexgrocer.co.uk has become a supplier of Mexican food to Amazon.co.uk. This latest demonstration of the Mexican food distributor’s ambitious plans for 2014 sees an initial 100 mexgrocer.co.uk products become available to users of Amazon. More will be added in the near future.

Amazon has over 200 million customers worldwide and a constantly-evolving product range comprising millions of lines, from food to furniture and clothing to computers.

Already proving popular among customers of mexgrocer.co.uk’s products on Amazon are the Street Taco Size corn tortillas and the El Yucateco Achiote paste.

mexgrocer.co.uk is an online supplier of authentic Mexican groceries and ingredients, offering products not generally available in UK and European supermarkets. Food supplied by mexgrocer.co.uk is imported from Mexico and shipped in the company’s own packaging from its warehouse just north of London. Orders are dispatched within 24 hours.

Speaking about her company’s latest move, Katya Torres de la Rocha, CEO of mexgrocer.co.uk, said: “To offer a selection of much-loved authentic Mexican ingredients through Amazon is an exciting development for us. Amazon is one of the biggest and most prestigious companies in the world. We are delighted they have recognised how popular Mexican food is becoming.”
mexgrocer.co.uk sells over 500 products, including generic Mexican-brand tortillas, dried chillies, spicy sauces and nopales (cactus leaves) beans. Also available are Jose Cuervo Margarita mix, fresh tamales, Oaxaca cheese, habanero chili sauce and Mexican kitchenware.

So, go have a looksee: mexgrocer on amazon

Fabergé inspired Easter Eggs

Fabergé inspired Easter EggsIntroducing the 2014 Chocolate Easter Collection by luxury British Chocolatier Marc Demarquette. Taking inspiration from the famous Fabergé Egg, Marc has created a contemporary Easter Egg trio in classically timeless chocolate caramel flavours of Banoffee, Key Lime and Sea Salt Caramel.

At Demarquette – Fine Chocolates Master Chocolatier Marc Demarquette has created hand-painted designer chocolate Easter eggs that are filled with deliciously creamy caramel in Banoffee, Key Lime and Sea Salted flavours. The unique colourful design on the eggs, which sets out to capture a spirit of liveliness and fun, is inspired by Fabergé’s dynamic and exuberant Spiral Egg collection.

Presented by the half dozen hen size eggs or dozen quail sized eggs, they are made in either Demarquette’s award winning 71.1% CacaoLux pure dark chocolate for the Salted Caramel egg or a smooth triple origin milk chocolate for both the Tangy Key lime and the sweet Banoffee eggs. They are beautifully presented in a classically timeless Easter Gift box adorned by a bespoke gold Spiral Egg logo.

6 Hen sized Egg Gift Box: RRP £25.00
12 Quail sized Egg Box: RRP £19.75

Fabergé inspired Easter Eggs and other Demarquette Easter Chocolates will be available online at www.demarquette.co.uk. Selected products will be available at Harrods, Fortnum & Mason, Harvey Nichols, Sourced Market, Notonthehighstreet.com and selected fine food retailers across Britain.

The Fine Coffee Club

fine coffee clubYou love coffee, especially properly made coffee….not the instant variety…. It is estimated that 5% of the UK population (and more probably since Christmas) now have a Nespresso machine… but having the machine and then buying the coffee capsules for it are two whole different stories, as the expensive Nespresso branded refill capsules aren’t available to pop in your trolley at the main supermarket chains with your weekly shop.

Now, however, the Fine Coffee Club has the answer. An easy way to get your compatible pod refills with a tantalising array of the very best coffees in whatever strength and flavour is your particular fancy…..all at a price that’s around 20% cheaper than buying the branded version online. Just how good is that?

The Fine Coffee Club offers a wide variety of capsules to buy online with the greatest ease, and then delivered straight to your letter box with the least hassle. So whether your favourite cup is latte, or cappuccino, or expresso from the finest Colombian 100% Arabica beans, or perhaps a slightly milder Kenyan AA, the Fine Coffee Club can meet your needs.

Dark, medium or light roast, even decaf or lungo…we can do it all and we are the only company providing 100% Arabica coffee for the Nespresso system. We even have a roast that supports the charity assisting farmers repair their lives in war torn Rwanda now the country has discovered it can produce wonderful coffee beans…so you can enjoy the perfect cup with a social conscience if that is your wish.

The Fine Coffee Club capsules are compatible with all Nespresso machines for home use so why not join the tens of thousands of other customers who have now made the Fine Coffee Club the go to website for your coffee pods and other coffee essentials. Truly an entrepreneurial British company, the word is even now spreading overseas with the Club supplying discerning coffee drinkers from New Zealand to the USA as well as across Europe.

Just visit www.finecoffeeclub.co.uk