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Bringing Home the Bacon for Cornwall

A £16 million investment in a Cornish meat production firm will create 250 new jobs for the county. Tulip......Read more

Cornish Yarg Cheese Exports to America

A Cornish cheese producer has broken into the American market thanks to help from international trade regulation experts. Artisan......Read more

New to the Website for July

There are several new additions to the Food From Cornwall website this July. Bude Brewery is added together with Collier's......Read more

Cornish Sausage Maker Acquires Newquay Wholesale Business

The Kernow Sausage Company has acquired Vealls of Newquay, a long-established Cornish food wholesaler, for an undisclosed sum. Vealls......Read more

Huge Expansion Plans for Buttermilk Confectionery

A Cornish fudge producer has acquired a site to build a new £500,000 factory which will double its production space. Currently based......Read more

Wall's Moves Pasty Production to Cornwall

Wall's Cornish Pasties are now to be made in Cornwall: otherwise owners Kerry Foods would have had to change their......Read more

Shortlisted For International Winemaking Award

Sam Lindo, winemakerof family-owned Camel Valley vineyard, is in the running to become the International Sparkling Winemaker of the Year......Read more

New Entries For May

May has seen three new entries onto the Food From Cornwall website: Get Fruity Foods who produce oat bars infused......Read more

Much Anticipation for Royal Cornwall Show

Food producers across Cornwall are gearing up for another bumper year at their county show. An unprecedented demand for stand......Read more

Sparkling Haul For Camel Valley

Camel Valley vineyard has won a Trophy and an unprecedented two Gold medals, one Silver and two Bronze at this......Read more

Children In Cornwall Learn How Food Is Produced

Hundreds of primary school children from across Cornwall spent a day learning how food is produced for the family table. ......Read more

March Updates

March has seen new listings for Cornish Biscotti, Cornish Seaweed, Penare Farms and St Buryan Beef. There have also been......Read more

Organic food firm Carley's of Cornwall secures £447k towards £1m expansion

A vision to transform a dis-used water pumping station into an eco-friendly factory for a small Cornish organic food producer will become......Read more

Food Magazine Awards

Congratulations to the Cornish winners of "Food" magazine's Reader awards for 2014. Best independent retailer in the South West was......Read more

Cornish Energy Drink Arrives

For those times when we have to do something faster than "dreckly" the clever folk at Healey's Cyder Farm have......Read more

Community Farm Looks To Buy Freehold

Bosavern Community Farm in St Just was set up in 2011 on 36 acres of land rented from Cornwall Council. They......Read more

Fal Oysters Gain Protected Status

The "Fal Oyster" is caught in the River Fal by traditional sailing and rowing vessels out of Truro using dredges......Read more

"Slow Cornwall" An Award Winner

The British Guild of Travel Writers has awarded "Slow Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly" by Kirsty Fergusson the title......Read more

Cornish Restaurants Support StreetSmart

Restaurants throughout Cornwall are preparing to get StreetSmart this winter in an annual campaign to raise funds for three local......Read more

Etherington's Score At Taste of the West Awards

Cornish butchers, Etherington's, have won Gold for their butchery expertise at the 2013 Taste of the West Awards and Silver......Read more

New Products and New Branding From Kernow Chocolate

Kernow Chocolate add six new pudding flavour bars to their already successful range: honeycomb; banoffee; caramel sea salt; raspberry; ginger......Read more

New Entries For September

Regular site visitors may be interested to note the following changes to the site effected during September: New Producers:......Read more

Major Awards For Cornish Cheesemaker

Lynher Dairies, the makers of Cornish Yarg, have won Best English Cheese for their Stithians cheese at the 2013 British......Read more

Sanjay Provides Inspiration To Foodbanks.

After living for a week on the contents of a Foodbank food box, Cornish chef Sanjay Kumar has written a......Read more

New Cornish Energy Drink

All our latest news stories seem to be about drink - but this one has no alcohol involved! Healey's Cyder......Read more

Changes In August

Each month we are consistently receiving between 6,500 and 7,000 visitors to the website. During August we added three new......Read more

Petition Parliament For Cornish Wine To Keep Our MPs Robust

We just signed the petition to "The catering authorities of the Houses of Parliament, London: Increase English and Welsh wine profile at......Read more

Keltek Brewery Expand Business

The Keltek Cornish Brewery has embarked on an ambitious expansion plan starting with the acquisition of four Cornish village pubs. ......Read more

July Updates

New to the website for July are Cloud Nine Marshmallows and Crocadon Farm Market. In addition there have been updates......Read more

New Summer Drinks

As it's too hot outside to do much work on the farm this is a suitable time to provide an......Read more

New For June

This month sees quite a number of new entries to the website reflecting the ever growing number of both artizan......Read more

April Updates

New to the website for April are Cornwall Food and Drink Festival, Hugo's Breakfast, Padstow Christmas Festival, Sanders and Webb......Read more

Baker Tom's Baking Courses

Baker Tom Hazzledine has now released the dates for his 2013 baking courses. Each course costs £40 and is run from......Read more

Skinner's Brewery Helps Preserve Surfing History

Skinner's Brewery is supporting an exciting new project which is recording the history of surfing in Britain. "The......Read more

Leading Chef Launches Lifestyle Cookbook

A leading light at one of Cornwall's best loved food establishments is launching a book which will enable enthusiastic foodies......Read more

February Updates

Yes, nothing stands still. Here are updates for February: Dabara Bakery; Davey's Eggs; Dick's Pigs; Enormous Little Bakery; Fishey Gils;......Read more

January Updates

January sees the following new (and not so new) businesses making their first appearance on this website: Carnhell Farm; Cornish......Read more

Food and Farming Day For Schools

Cornwall's first Food and Farming Day for schools will be held at the Royal Cornwall Showground, Wadebridge on Wednesday 20......Read more

Warrens Say Cold Pasties Turn Off Customers

A Cornwall-based pasty producer is turning its warming cabinets back on after a fall in sales. ......Read more

Christmas Is Coming!

As we enter November, Cornish food and drink producers are gearing up for Christmas. Cornish Food Hampers tell us that......Read more

Book Shortlisted For Award

A new Brandt travel guide "Slow Cornwall" has been shortlisted for Travel Guide of the Year in the British Travel......Read more

New Farm Shop Opens

Known throughout the South West for its high quality meats, Brian Etherington of Wheal Rose, Scorrier, Redruth, opens its new......Read more

Cornish Restaurants Get StreetSmart

Restaurants across Cornwall will be running StreetSmart in November and December to raise funds for the homeless by asking customers to......Read more

Cornish Pasty Flavoured Crisp Arrives

A new Cornish pasty flavoured potato crisp comes to the market in November. The Cornish Crisp Company has developed the......Read more

Cornwall Food and Drink Festival a Success.

This year's Cornwall Food and Drink Festival at Truro attracted record numbers, with over 40,000 people visiting the festival marquee......Read more

Cornish Food Box Co Shortlisted For BBC Award

Local retailer The Cornish Food Box Co has been shortlisted into the final 10 from 900 for the prestigious BBC......Read more

Choose Cornish campaign to launch at Festival

Organisers of Cornwall?s biggest celebration of food and drink have announced that the festival will be the launch pad for......Read more

New Steak and Stilton Pasty from Pengenna

Pengenna Pasties launch their new Steak and Stilton pasty which you can buy on this website. The pasty is traditionally......Read more

Skinners Ales Now On Sale In France

Skinner's Brewery is exporting three of its ales to France, for the first time this month. Over 2000......Read more

July Changes To Website

Followers of Food From Cornwall may wish to note the introduction of two new businesses to the website: Cornish Country Cordials and......Read more

Crellow Bought By Sisley's

Artizan handmade chutney producers Crellow have sold their business to preserve specialists Sisley Cornish Preserves of Penryn. the Crellow brand......Read more

Midsummer Market and Late Night Shopping For Helston

Starting on 8 August and then on every Wednesday during the month of August, the town of Helston will be......Read more

Royal Cornwall Food and Farming Awards

The Royal Cornwall Food and Farming Pavilion held their annual awards presentation at the close of first day of the......Read more

Food and Farming at the Royal Cornwall

For a full graphic portrait of what went on at the Cornwall Food and Farming Pavilion have a look over......Read more

All Set For The Royal Cornwall

Food producers across Cornwall are gearing up for another bumper year at their county show.  An unprecedented demand for stand......Read more

Grumpies Score

Grumpies have won three silver awards at the Great British Pie Awards held at Melton Mowbray. The accolades were bestowed......Read more

Trewithen Dairy To Make A Splash At Royal Cornwall

To launch their rebranding at the Royal Cornwall Show, Trewithen Dairy has hired American stuntman "Professor Splash" to dive from......Read more

Food and Farming at Royal Cornwall Show

Space in the Cornwall Food and Drink Pavilion at the Royal Cornwall Show this year (7 - 9 June) is now......Read more

Helston Farmers' Market Comes Home

After a year of waiting and watching the new Old Cattle Market building going up at the Boating Lake, the......Read more

Queen's Jubillee Hamper

A magnificent hamper of Cornish food and drink has been put together by Cornish Food Hampers for the Royal Cornwall......Read more

New Mid Cornwall Butchers' Academy

A new academy to train the next generation of butchers is being built at Wheal Rose, Scorrier near Redruth as......Read more

Pandora Inn Reopens

Following the severe fire of March 2011, the much loved 13th century Pandora Inn has reopened almost a year to......Read more

Cornwall's Core Strategy Sidelines Food and Farming

Cornwall Council's strategy document Planning Future Cornwall is out for public consultation until 2 March 2012. You can view the......Read more

New Research On Cornwall Food Sector

New research shows that 30% of all employment in Cornwall are food related, with the agriculture and food and drink sectors......Read more

Inspiration From Oxford REAL Farming Conference.

Every January sees the Oxford Farming Conference where the great and the good of British agriculture get together with allied......Read more

New Food Guide For West Cornwall

The second edition of the West Cornwall Food Guide is due to be published this spring. Promoted by Transition Penwith......Read more

New Christmas Pies From Grumpies

Cornish savoury pie producers Grumpies launch two new specials prepared with Christmas and the New Year celebrations in mind, both......Read more

Mexican pasty makers find inspiration in Cornwall

A group of Mexican pasty makers visited their Cornish counterparts on Monday to learn more about their shared industry. ......Read more

First St Ives Pub To Win AA Rosette

Only six months after being re-opened, the Queens Hotel, St Ives, has enjoyed the prestige of being awarded one rosette......Read more

Town councillors put their backs and hearts into the Camborne Produce Market!

Once a month, when volunteers are needed to help set up for the Camborne produce market, Councillors Paul White and......Read more

Local MPs Pull

As part of the House of Commons "MPs in Pubs" initiative (because, presumably, their usual habitat is the wine bar)......Read more

Cornwall Farmer Shortlisted For BBC Food and Farming Award

Paul Sousek of Cottage Farm, one of first truly sustainable and resilient organic farms powered by renewable energy, has been shortlisted......Read more

Launch of "Cooking Up Stories" Calendar

'Cooking up Stories' 2012 calendar is a collaboration between food businesses, schools and communities in the Lizard area. It is......Read more

St Austell Baker the Best in the West

St. Austell based Martins Bakery has won both top prizes for bread and confectionary at this years Western Bakery Championships. ......Read more

New Biscuit Ranges For Furniss

Two new biscuit ranges have been launched by Furniss aimed at the fine food market. The Original range of savoury......Read more

Helford White Wins Gold

Helford White cheese has just won a prestigious Gold Award at the British Cheese Awards held on Saturday 24th  September......Read more

Cornwall's First Whiskey For 300 Years

It's taken seven years for David Healey of Healey's Cornish Cyder farm to age the first batch of whiskey produced......Read more

Another Successful Cornwall Food and Drink Festival

With an official count of 43,000 the Cornwall Food and Drink Festival notched up another successful year in providing the......Read more

Grumpies Cornish Pies

You'll have probably heard about Grumpies Cornish Pies on the Chris Evans Radio 2 Breakfast Programme, unless you were lucky......Read more

Funky Food at Cornwall Food and Drink Festival

The Funky Food Zone for kids (of all ages) will form part of the Cornwall Food and Drink Festival in......Read more

Cream of Cornwall for Hospital Patients

Could Cornish ice-cream be better for convalescing patients than the traditional grapes and chocolates?   ......Read more

Local Produce Markets Thrive

Local produce and farmers' markets in Cornwall are thriving. In St Austell the weekly Saturday market is now running on......Read more

Website Changes For July

The summer always seems a relatively quiet time for activity on the website, but the following changes have been made: ......Read more

A Waitrose For Truro?

Planning permission is being sought to develop some 50+ acres of farmland on the eastern edge of Truro to include......Read more

Best Royal Cornwall Show Yet

This year's Royal Cornwall Show, with the second highest attendance, was the best yet for the Cornwall Food and Farming Pavilion's......Read more

Website Changes For May

Regular visitors to the site may be interested to note the following recent changes: New Producers: Driftwood Spars Brewery;......Read more

More Major Awards For St Austell Brewery

St Austell Brewery is celebrating after winning two of the highest accolades in the drinks industry at the 2011 Quality......Read more

Ready For The Royal Cornwall

There are 52 exhibitors within the Cornish Food and Farming Pavilion at this year's Royal Cornwall Show including five for......Read more

Definitely Not Devon

Cornish clotted cream producer Rodda's has taken over production of Definitely Devon clotted cream from Robert Wiseman Dairies who have......Read more

Young Chefs Challenge

The Cornwall Food and Farming Group will be running its annual Young Chefs Challenge at the Cornwall Food and Drink......Read more

Cornish Office Workers Get Their 5 A Day.

Cornish workforces are getting their five-a-day and are helping support local producers too with the new Office Fruitbox scheme from......Read more

Western Morning News Farm Business Awards

The Western Morning News Cornwall Farm Business Awards dinner had become "a highly valued night in the Cornish calendar," said......Read more

Market Unrest In Helston

The fifty plus local businesses who trade at Helston Farmers' Market are justifiably upset that a French "Continental" Market was......Read more

Protected Status For Cornish Pasty

After a nine year campaign the Cornish Pasty has been awarded Protected Geographical Indication status. This means that Cornish Pasties......Read more

Website Changes For February

Visitors to the site may be interested to note the following recent changes: New Producers: Cornish Maids Fudge; Prima......Read more

Cornish Blue is 'WORLD CHAMPION CHEESE 2010'.

The Cornish Cheese Company beat 2,600 entries from 26 countries to win the prestigious title, World Champion Cheese 2010. ......Read more

Sharp's Brewery Bought Out

The highly popular Sharp's Brewery, most famous for Doom Bar ale, has been sold to international brewers Molson Coors for......Read more

Trewithen Dairy's New Cardboard Milk Bottle

A new milk bottle that could replace all plastic ones has been launched  by Trewithen Dairy of Lostwithiel. The "GreenBottle"......Read more

Food From Cornwall Changes For January

Site visitors may like to note the following updates to the site effected for January: Events: Helston Farmers' Market;......Read more

Cornish Food Box Company Launched In Truro

Cornwall's newest food business launched this week bringing together the cream of the county's producers for a Christmas Party and......Read more

Cornish Food For Christmas

As Christmas approaches so our thoughts go to planning what we'll be eating and drinking over the festive season. Here's......Read more

Food From Cornwall Changes For November

For regular visitors, the following new information has been provided during November: New Producers: Duchy Oyster Farm; Duchy Smoked......Read more

Cornish Restaurants Support Christmas Homeless Appeal

Street Smart is a campaign to help keep people from sleeping on the streets, and this Christmas restaurants around Cornwall......Read more

New Food and Drink Support Company Launched

Most of the specialist support for Cornwall's food and drink sector disappeared with the ending of Objective One funding and......Read more

Cornish Bangers Scoop Award

Cornish company, Brian Etherington Meat company, has won two gold and a silver award in a national sausage competition organised......Read more

New Web-based Home Delivery Service For Cornish Food

A brand new "buy fresh, buy local" home delivery service is now available on www.cornishfoodmarket.co.uk. Run by Westcountry Fruit Sales......Read more

Food From Cornwall Changes For October

October has seen a fair amount of information upgrading to our website, mainly with event postings for 2011. New......Read more

Falmouth Beer Festival Hits The Spot

The annual Falmouth Beer Festival held at Princess Pavilion in October pulled nearly 28,000 pints for its 4,500 real ale......Read more

Food From Cornwall Changes For September

Regular visitors to this site may be interested to note the following updates entered during September: New Listings: Big......Read more

Tell Us About Your Favourite Cornish Foods

We'd love to hear about your favourite Cornish food and drink - also, how you think Cornwall could improve on......Read more

The Biggest Pasty In The World

Proper Cornish, the pasty makers at Bodmin, have produced a record breaking pasty for a new television programme hosted by......Read more

Didn't They Do Well!

Cornish food producers enjoyed a super result at the Taste of the West 2010 Awards, with 35 food and drink......Read more

Lick Your Way to Happiness With Cornish Ice Cream.

A study of 10,000 people by Greg Tucker, specialist in behaviour management and consumer psychology, has determined that Cornish ice......Read more

Much Ado About Not Very Much

One of the quaint - or annoying, depending on your viewpoint - idiosyncrasies in Cornwall is the way in which......Read more

Food From Cornwall Website Changes for August

Regular visitors to this site may be interested to note the following changes effected during August: New Producers: The......Read more

New Food and Drink at the Royal Cornwall

Upwards of eighteen new Cornish products were to be found by visitors to the Cornwall Food and Farming Pavilion at the......Read more

Extended Range of Penpont Beers

Bodmin Moor brewers Penpont have recenty added a fine range of new beers to their established St Nonna's and Roughtor......Read more

New Spirit From Ninemaidens Mead

At this year's Royal Cornwall Show there were over 18 new products on display in the Cornwall Food and Farming......Read more

Development Officer Appointed For West Cornwall Farmers' Markets

An innovative project designed to promote and develop farmers' markets across West Cornwall has appointed a development officer to run......Read more

Record Grant Triggers Big Dairy Development

Delivered by the South West Regional Development Agency (SWRDA), a £5.7 million grant, the biggest South West grant awarded to......Read more

Cornwall Farm Business Awards

Food From Cornwall website director Hilary Wood was presented with Best Woman In Farming 2010 at the Western Morning News......Read more

Cornish School "Inspiring School of the Month"

Trenance Infant School in Cornwall invited staff from the local Crantock bakery to teach over 240 pupils how to make......Read more

Cornwall Food Production Unit Seeking More Business

  The Cornwall Food Programme (CFP) was developed to address the food supply needs of the NHS in Cornwall. The programme,......Read more

Local Food Sales Up

New research shows the proportion of shoppers actively seeking local food has doubled since 2006, with many citing a desire......Read more

Warren's Celebrates 150 Years of Pasty Making

Warren's have been hand-crimping pasties in Cornwall since 1860, though they've come a long way since those early days a century......Read more

Cornish Sparkling Wine Leads The World.

Camel Valley's Pinot Noir Brut has seen off all-comers in a blind taste test at the World Sparkling Wine Championships......Read more

Furniss' New Rick Stein Oat Biscuits

With over 50 Cornish cheeses available, there has been a surprising absence of Cornish biscuits on sale to compliment them......Read more

New Cornish Winter Berry Ale

Working with the Eden Project, Sharp's Brewery has produced a Winter Berry ale as the latest in its "Seasonale" range.......Read more

Cornish Wholesaler wins BBC Food and Farming Award

Mark Oughtred, of Bodmin based Growfair, has won the BBC Food and Farming Best Retail Initiative of 2009. Growfair Cornish......Read more

New Farmers' Market For St Austell

One of Cornwall's largest and most important towns is to benefit from a local produce market. Piloted in the run......Read more

Best Ever Newquay Fish Festival

The 2009 Newquay Fish Festival was by far the best ever. The harbour was thriving with people from far and......Read more

Resurrection of Orchards at Cotehele

At the National Trust's Cotehele, in the heart of the Tamar Valley that was once famous for its apple, cherry,......Read more

Newlyn Fish Festival A Hit Again

Some 20,000 people enjoyed the August Bank Holiday Newlyn Fish Festival this year. The harbourside focus was on the fish market......Read more

Crantock Bakery Expands Their New Product Development Team

Cornwall's Crantock Bakery have expanded their New Product Development team following a surge in demand for their products. Food &......Read more

Viners Bar and Restaurant makes the top 100 pubs 2008.

Viners Bar and Restaurant has been voted into the best 100 pubs in the UK by Eat Out magazine. To arrive......Read more

Cornish Bakery Demonstrates the Art of Pasty Crimping to the Nation

Teaching Prince Charles's stepson how to make a pasty on prime time TV isn't an everyday experience, but that's exactly......Read more

Gourmet Cornwall

Gourmet Cornwall is an internationally acclaimed exploration of the links between food production, landscape, history and local culture within Cornwall.......Read more

Cornish Tourism Helps Local Food

New to us is the Visitor Payback Scheme through which tourism can contribute to a worthy cause. So, for example,......Read more

Golden Lion Wins Top Cornish Tourism Award

We were delighted, but hardly surprised, that our very own local The Golden Lion at Menherion was acclaimed Pub of......Read more

Get Bitten By Cornish Rattler

Cornish Rattler from Healey's Cornish Cyder Farm has been sold as a draught cider in the county's pubs for some......Read more

Agri-Food Innovation Centre for Cornwall

Duchy College at Stoke Climsland is the setting for a new £4.7million Food Technology building to offer an Agri-Food Foundation......Read more

Cornish Fishing and Seafood

Described by Gordon Ramsay as telling "the true story of Cornish fishing, and why we must love and cherish it",......Read more

A Pasty? - Make sure It's Cornish!

About two million pasties are made in Cornwall each week, of which 90% are sold outside the county. This national......Read more