‘Mr Testicles’ – The Male Cancer Awareness Campaign

Published September 29, 2014

Unfortunately, we have all in our own way been affected by cancer whether that be through being diagnosed, or someone close to us finding out that they have this horrible disease. One mans crazy fun filled idea is soon to become a reality, with your help!  Skyball’s, is the brainchild of Patrick Cox, CEO of […]

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Antonelli – Bake off!

Published September 22, 2014

As you may have seen on the BBC, Antonelli were proud to be able to demonstrate to the British public how cones and their manufacture have developed over the last 100 years. For those of you who are not familiar with the Great British Bake Off, it is a prime time popular show broadcast by the […]

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DDP – a supplier of true excellence

Published September 19, 2014

On Wednesday 17th Sept, DDP continued its support of the prestigious ACE (Association of Catering Excellence) ‘Ready Steady Cook’ event at The Imperial College, London. The competition is for 30 chefs cooking against the clock in front of a live audience. DDP supplied each of the teams with a mystery box of fruit and vegetables, […]

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The impact of Scottish independence

Published September 15, 2014

Thursday September 18th will mark the start of a new era for the Scots if next week’s referendum returns a yes vote. The latest Polls have suggested that the ‘yes’ and ‘no’ figures are currently on a par with each other. So what would the vote of independence mean for Scotland’s hospitality sector?   With […]

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Seasonal September Produce

Published September 3, 2014

September can be a sensual minefield with a range of seasonal produce that is almost unparalleled, as vibrant fruit and veg zap their last bits of energy from the sun and prepare for their imminent afterlife beginning in someone’s kitchen.   I for one adore plums, from Greengages to Victoria’s to the truly scrumptious Excalibur. […]

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Published September 1, 2014

This week sees the first batch of Cobnuts available. The cobnut is a type of hazelnut and have been grown in the UK since the 16th century. Most cobnuts are grown in Kent and can be kept for several months, which is why they were popular with Victorian mariners. Cobnuts are not generally prone to […]

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