Grounded Coffee open new shop in Poole

Grounded Coffee is one of several businesses who are part of the new Kingland Project in Poole High Street, where ten empty shops have been renovated and offered to small, local, independent businesses. Over the past few months, the units at Kingland Crescent were stripped out and the buildings completely repainted as part of a […]

Morrish and Banham’s doors are now open!

Dorset-based wine producer Morrish and Banham are celebrating being able to open their doors once more now that further lockdown restrictions have been lifted. Speaking to Dorset Food and Drink, the team at Morrish and Banham said: “Wine sales across the UK peaked during the first few weeks of lockdown, lots of us panic buying […]

Celebrate World Gin Day with some Dorset gins!

World Gin Day is a global celebration of all things gin that happens annually, this year’s event takes place on Saturday 13th June with a huge array of events and activities taking place online, allowing the whole globe to get involved! Speaking about the event on their website, the organisers said: “In light of the […]

Looking for a gift for Father’s Day, get him a special Cocktail Case!

Father’s Day is just a few weeks away and if you’re still searching for a gift, head to Pothecary Gin and pick him up one of their special cocktail cases. These kits contain all the ingredients your dad needs to make two fabulous Negroni cocktails, including two hefty Italian Negroni glasses, a bar spoon, a […]

UK watercress harvest gets underway despite the odds

The UK watercress season got underway this week without the usual fanfare of the Alresford Watercress Festival to herald its start having become another casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Despite this, and the more serious concerns over a lack of labour, The Watercress Company has kicked off the season as planned, and so far, prospects […]

Hall and Woodhouse help make NHS workers’ Easter

Local brewer, Hall and Woodhouse teamed up with Dorset Council to deliver free hot meals to five community hospitals and three local hubs in Dorset to help NHS staff who were working throughout the Easter Bank Holiday. Over 200 meals were set to staff at Shaftesbury Westminster Memorial Hospital, St Leonard’s Community Hospital, Wareham Community […]

The Watercress Company goes Back to the Future with Traditional Bunches

In a move to better meet consumer needs, reduce waste and increase sustainability, The Watercress Company, the UK’s leading grower of watercress, has taken inspiration from the past by launching traditional handcrafted watercress bunches, wrapped in 100% biodegradable paper packaging. Watercress was hugely popular in Victorian times when it was sold at provincial markets across […]

Olives Et Al launch Loaf and Larder

Local food manufacturer, Olives Et Al launches online delivery service in just 24-hrs to protect jobs and serve the local community amid the Coronavirus lockdown. Dorset-based food manufacturer and shop, Olives Et Al,  announced the launch of their online store “Loaf & Larder” last week. Responding to both their customers’ concerns at having to self-isolate […]

Fordington Gin Wins Silver at World Gin Awards

Congratulations to Fordington Gin, a Dorchester based gin business, who are celebrating a win after being awarded a silver medal at the 2020 World Gin Awards! The team at Fordington Gin faced stiff competition from more than 600 other gins, to go home with the coveted prize. The prestigious awards ceremony took place at Glaziers […]

Take a look at From Dorset With Love’s new range of vinegars

From Dorset with Love have launched a new range of fruity vinegars to their ever growing list of products. Not only this, but the fruit vinegars have also been given a whole new look! The new products include a Fig Vinegar and a Spiced Orange Vinegar. The Fig variety is made with locally produced Balsamic […]