Monday, June 6, 2016

Competition success awaits new aspiring foodie entrepreneurs Devon, UK

Photo: Guy Harrop

Aspiring food and drink entrepreneurs are being sought to enter a great competition recently launched by The Shops at Dartington?  Do you make a product with the ‘wow’ factor but seek help and advice on how to get your artisan produce to market?  If so, The Shops at Dartington has the competition for you and could help springboard you to retail success.  Their new competition, ‘Route to Market’ recently launched at the sixth The Shops at Dartington Food Fair on Sunday 29th and Monday 30th May.  

For small, micro businesses dreaming of retail success, this could be the competition for you. The winner of ‘Route to Market’ will not only be stocked in ‘The Food Shop’ or ‘Devon Drinks’ for a year, but will also gain invaluable advice and expertise from managing director of The Shops at Dartington, Barbara King.  A director of Food & Drink Devon, Barbara’s prolific career in senior retail positions across the world makes her perfect to be on hand throughout the process to offer her expert guidance.  Whether it’s direction regarding packaging and shelf appeal, marketing and design or just help and support, the winner will receive it all as part of the competition journey.  They will also receive a day's PR support from Devon-based food and drink PR agency RAW.
To enter, companies must be Devon-based and simply need to send a sample of their product along with an overview of their company to Barbara King at The Shops at Dartington or email for further information.  Entries must be received by Friday 8th July 2016.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Last chance to vote : Bread photo shortlisted for international food photographer of the year award 2016

Great food photography news:  Devon food photographer Guy Harrop have just been shortlisted again in an international food photographer of the year competition for the fifth year running. The image Guy took was of several artisan breads for the fabulous Red Dog Bakery who are well known in the South West UK for their speciality sourdoughs.
The Pink Lady ® Food Photographer Of The Year competition winners will be announced at the international food photography awards 2016 to be held in London in April.. The category  is Cream Of The Crop - The People's Choice award closes at 12 noon Sunday 10th April 2016  and you can vote by clicking on the link below and selecting your favourite photo - all you need to do is enter your email address. There is only one vote per email!  Guy's image is in the Cream Of The Crop Category

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Domestic abuse charity launches Inspiring Women 2016 issue of magazine Devon, UK.

Devon PR photographer Guy Harrop recently had the chance to work with an amazing domestic abuse charity NDADA on a feature on Inspiring women. Pictured is the cover image which featured International ceramicist Sandy Brown check out re:story magazine out now. 

North Devon beach named as UK best beach for 2nd year running, TripAdvisor.

Photo by Guy Harrop. Woolacombe beach, Devon named best UK beach for a second consecutive year by TripAdvisor users. The 3 mile stretch of golden sand is popular with surfers and beach lovers who pack the destination in the summer months.