We are delighted to see so much support & greater value around the UK’s food supply and the farmers, growers, food producers and people who fish in our seas. Before coronavirus, made us think even more about traditional food supply chains, we had a fascinating with discussion with Loren Hiller Commercial Officer at the Marine Stewardship Council about women in the seafood & fishing industry. She gave her personal views about why the industry is male dominated.
Great British Menu (GBM) returned to our screens in March for season 15. The show on BBC2 puts the nation’s most talented chefs to the test. At Women in the Food Industry we are continuing our series of interviews the strong female line-up of chefs from across Britain competing to serve their dish at the final banquet. Our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, interviewed Harriet Mansell, who is opening up a pop-up restaurant Robin Wylde in Lyme Regis.
We caught up with Zoe Arnold-Bennett co-founder of Shed 1 Distillery, a micro gin distillery in Ulverston. They’re using gin to make hand sanitisers for their local hospice, local charities & other vulnerable groups. Find out how they raised over £5,000 for this great initiative.
We are continuing our series of news features of women in the food industry who are putting their skills and experience to great use by helping others in this challenging time. This week we are featuring two chefs whose work is supporting frontline staff and the elderly in London and in Bristol.
While the world is going through mass uncertainly and flux we have been talking to a number of women in the food industry about how they are handing this change. Jess Latchford , is Director of Waste Knot, and her company supplies food service organisations and gives new life to vegetables and fruit which would have normally been discarded for cosmetic reasons. We spoke about how her business is responding to Coronavirus.
In these uncertain and challenging times, we have been inspired by women in the food industry who have been motivated to use their skills and energy to help others. Our co-founder Janie Ash spoke to chef Mary-Ellen McTague for her story of how she is responding to Coronavirus and helping frontline staff and vulnerable people in Manchester.
At Women in the Food Industry we are continuing our series of interviews the strong female line-up of chefs from across Britain competing in Great British Menu to serve their dish at the final banquet. Our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, interviewed Shauna Froydenlund, joint chef patron and business partner of Marcus.
Felicity Durwyn owns an award winning bakery, Filbert’s Bakery, in Lancaster. Her commitment to her community and baking delicious bread…
Where are pressures being felt and who’s making decisions about feeding Britain? The spread of Covid-19 around the world isn’t…
BBC Two’s MasterChef: The Professionals is returning for its 13th series and once again looking for chefs with the talent and ambition to make it to the top of their industry.
Great British Menu (GBM) returned to BBC2 in March for season 15. At Women in the Food Industry we are continuing our series of interviews the strong female line-up of chefs from across Britain competing to serve their dish at the final banquet. Our co-founder, Mecca Ibrahim, interviewed Amy Elles, Head Chef of The Harbour Cafe in Fife.