Happerley News

We provide a free news dissemination service for Happerley Network members and organisations. Please email [email protected] with the subject heading "Happerley News In" and your Membership number. Please supply at least one image with each release.

We Have Joined LACA!

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  We are delighted to be joining "LACA - the school food people" as an Associate Member.   Established in 1990, LACA is the leading professional body representing over 3300 different organisations and individuals, all dedicated to ensuring that our children get the benefits from a healthy nutritious school lunch. Members range from Local Authority providers, contract c...

New Marketing and PR Coordinator

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  We are delighted to welcome our newest Happerley team member, Alysia Wakefield! Alysia has recently completed her MSc in Marketing at the University of Liverpool and she will be heading up as our Marketing and PR Coordinator. Her interest in food provenance began during her BSc in Geography, during which she enjoyed learning about sustainable development and food sec...

The Benefits of Seasonal Eating

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    In a world with unlimited access to 24-hour supermarkets, many of us have forgotten how, when, and where our food grows.   These days, supermarket shelves are ubiquitous with industrially grown produce sourced from every corner of the globe, with an airbrushed appearance that seems conflicting with its origins in the soil. Unsurprisingly, consumers now come to e...

Free Business Coaching Webinar for Food and Drink Companies

General Producers Intermediaries Retailers

We are excited to have partnered up with Action Coach, the world’s leading business coaching company, to invite all food and drink businesses to join us for a unique business coaching opportunity.   At Happerley, we are constantly searching for new opportunities to provide value across our network of transparent suppliers. To support businesses in their recovery as best...

Blenheim Palace to Create Happerley Kitchen Garden

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We are pleased to announce we are establishing and supporting a Happerley Kitchen Garden at Blenheim Palace. This we hope will lead a national network of independent and commercially sustainable businesses growing leaves, fruits and vegetables on 3-4 acre plots on contract for local restaurants, caterers, schools and retail, with shared values. More information to foll...

Happerley Client Networking Day - Wednesday 14 July

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Save the date! Hosted by Adam Henson at Happerley, this marquee event is being designed to provide great opportunities for networking between producers, restaurateurs, food service and retail. More information to follow!

New Welcome Team

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We are growing a team of Happerley Ambassadors who work remotely introduce Happerley to client supply chains through video conveferncing. We are looking for people who are passionate about transparency and sustainability. Take for example Carla Fekkes, who recently gained a MSc in Leadership for Sustainable Development at Queen's University Belfast (Distinction). Carla  deve...

20201 - Narrative versus Truth

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  It is said a picture is worth a thousand words. How many facts is a good story able to swallow up? In an age when we all suffer information overload, new narratives and even myths are being created and propelled through social media at break neck speed, suffocating many truths in their wake. It is an irony in this era of multiple information feeds, the distinction between...

Tickets now available for Happerley Family Food Fests

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Something to look forward to … at last… Happerley Family Food Festivals!   Time to celebrate provenance and enjoy delicious local food and drink at Willow Hill Farm, a genuine working farm, in the heart of Gloucestershire this summer. Happerley Family Food Festivals are all about rediscovering the genuine pleasures of life and living – connecting families with food, fa...

Two Keys Drinks Joins The Network

General Intermediaries Consumers

Conceived in 2019 feeling uninspired by predictable mixers, partners James and Jack set out to create something truly innovative that reflects the diversity, quality and craftsmanship of the spirit industry. Travelling the across the globe to Sri Lanka, India, Brazil and Australia for countless tasting sessions to source only the very best ingredients. Their journey has brou...