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Welcome to the food&drink towers features page. Here you’ll find rather excellent insights into the trends, new product development strategies, marketing campaigns and leading issues making an impact on our food&drink world.

All our features are lovingly written by contributors to food&drink towers. If you’d like to get involved or have a feature idea, please email us at helen@foodanddrinktowers.co.uk. Happy reading fellow foodies!

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11 November 2010: Figgy's Christmas Pudding

Christmas puddings can be too heavy, too boozy (yes, it is possible) and too sweet. Figgy’s Christmas Puddings are handmade in Devon with local Port Stout and 10-year old Somerset Cider Brandy…

Posted by Food and Drink Towers, Thursday 11th of November 2010 06:58:00 AM.

11 November 2010: Brown and Forrest Smoked Salmon

Smoked salmon should always be regarded as a treat in my opinion. It should be the best quality your pennies can stretch to, and should be served however you prefer it – we’re all indivi…

Posted by Food and Drink Towers, Thursday 11th of November 2010 06:54:00 AM.

11 November 2010: Shepherds Purse - a cheese lovers delight

Shepherds Purse Cheeses are produced by a family-run business based in Thirsk, North Yorkshire. Tucking into some of their best sellers, it’s not surprising to read that they’ve been reg…

Posted by Food and Drink Towers, Thursday 11th of November 2010 06:39:00 AM.

18 October 2010: UK chocolate sales recovering from recession?

UK consumers are indulging in chocolate again after cutting back during the recession, finds Datamonitor. Research* by the independent market analyst has revealed that chocolate sales have begun to…

Posted by Food and Drink Towers, Monday 18th of October 2010 09:34:00 AM.

20 September 2010: Where’s the beef? Follow the MAP.

By Jane Bickerstaffe, INCPEN – The Industry Council for Packaging & the Environment jbickerstaffe@incpen.org Rearing meat is energy intensive and environmentally expensive so any meat th…

Posted by Food and Drink Towers, Monday 20th of September 2010 07:16:00 AM.

17 August 2010: Sainsbury's launch first full range of milk bags

Twice as many customers will now be able to save plastic and money because milk bags use 75% less packaging than standard plastic bottles and costs less. Compared to an equivalent two pint pl…

Posted by Food and Drink Towers, Tuesday 17th of August 2010 11:07:00 AM.

06 August 2010: Food Safari gourmet gift ideas

Food Safari, the food experiences business, offers the ideal gift for food and drink fanatics this Christmas. For anyone who’s ever longed to discover the secrets of the smokehouse, to get the…

Posted by Food and Drink Towers, Friday 6th of August 2010 09:17:00 AM.

30 July 2010: Traditional flavours - modern packaging

Editorial by Zip-Pak Consider the following scenario: Cheese producer X, following traditional techniques perfected over several generations, creates cheese to match its exacting standards. Throug…

Posted by Food and Drink Towers, Friday 30th of July 2010 11:06:00 AM.

30 July 2010: food&drink towers unveils new and improved website

We are incredibly excited to reveal that food&drink towers has had a facelift for the first time since we opened our doors in October 2006. Unveiled on 26th July 2010, the work has been complete…

Posted by Food and Drink Towers, Friday 30th of July 2010 10:47:00 AM.

16 June 2010: REVIEW: Mrs Tinks ready meals reviewed by Ellie

Mrs Tinks is a hit with my little girlBy Helen Lewis, founder and managing editor – www.foodanddrinktowers.comMrs Tinks is a clever lady. We received the samples to review the week before we went on a…

Posted by Food & Drink Towers, Wednesday 16th of June 2010 08:01:35 AM.