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Free Business Coaching Webinar for Food and Drink Companies

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

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

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

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

  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

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

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...

A very veggie Christmas

  The big day is nearly here! The tree is up, presents bought and wrapped and Christmas carols and songs are ringing out from every shop you walk by. There’s only one thing left to do now (aside from dreaming of a White Christmas) and that’s arrange the food.   For meat-eaters, the traditional turkey roast is an absolute Christmas day staple, and there's no way we are...

CLA – How to profit from the fast growing demand for local salad, vegetable and fruit procurement

We are delighted to be working with CLA to host an online event in January 2021!    CLA – How to profit from the fast growing demand for local salad, vegetable and fruit procurement With Happerley Kitchen Gardens Wednesday 27 January 2021 4.30pm – 7pm £FOC   Let’s think differently…   We will hear from Happerley Kitchen Gardens who are providing su...

Karl Goodwin joins the Happerley Team

  We are delighted to welcome Karl Goodwin to the Happerley Team!   Karl is an experienced, commercially focused executive board operator with over 35 years experience.   After an early military career, Karl's experience has been almost exclusively in food. Following many years holding senior sales positions within retail manufacturing, his most recent role was...