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The Hop Shed Turns Happerley Transparent

  A HUGE welcome to the Hop Shed Brewery who have now been certified Transparent as part of the Co-Operative Best of Our Counties range (a unique range of locally and ethically sourced food and drink which you will find in your local Midcounties Co-Operative store).     Formally named ‘The Unity Brew House’, the brand was established in 2015 by Hani and Sarah; real al...

Oldfields Cider Turns Happerley Transparent

  We are proud to introduce the ‘Good Local Folk’ of Oldfields Cider to the Happerley Family. Now certified Transparent as part of the Co-Operative Best of Our Counties range (a unique range of locally and ethically sourced food and drink which you will find in your local Midcounties Co-Operative store).    Oldfields Cider is devoted to crafting quality cider, from fr...

What is ‘Living Happerley’?

  Living Happerley. A simple philosophy that makes sense at a time when we’re heading for the latest fad diets for quick results after Christmas indulgence. Anyone can buy ultra processed and chemically ripened foods shipped from around the globe with no connection or knowledge of the produce. Instead choose foods that are transparent and traceable so that you know exactly w...

Happerley welcomes Marshfields Farm Ice Cream

  We are thrilled to award Marshfield Farm their Happerley Transparent Gold Standard Marque. At Marshfields Farm they have been creating multi-award winning Ice Cream and sorbets on their family farm for over thirty years.   Producers who have achieved the Gold Standard Marque are able to show the exact source for the main ingredients of their produce. Their primary ingr...

Smith & Clay have joined the network

  SMITH & Clay (formerly Brackley Butchers) have just been awarded their Happerley Transparent Marque, joining the Happerley network.   Smith & Clay were awarded the Countryside Alliance Champion Butchers 2019. This reflects their hard work with local producers and communities.   Smith & Clay work to educate people on the importance of knowing the provenance of t...

Welcome The Boutique Distillery Ltd!

  We are very excited to welcome The Boutique Distillery to our Happerley family, who have just been awarded their Happerley Transparent Marque.  They are a small family owned craft distillery in Gloucestershire producing great tasting spirits.   The Boutique Distillery are proud to be the only distillery in England who build their own unique copper stills from scratch...

Happerley turns Cinderhill Farm Transparent

  Happerley are pleased to welcome Deborah Flint and the whole of the Cinderhill team to the ‘Happerley’ family, who have just been awarded their Happerley Transparent Marque.   Deborah Flint, producer of Cinderhill Farm’s sausage roll and ‘Foggy’ pasty won The Midcounties Co-operative’s Food Glorious Food competition launched in 2018. Their products sell at Gloucester...

Adam Henson challenges the food industry to turn transparent

  “IT IS not If but When food and drink businesses turn transparent,” claims Adam, “and I challenge the biggest brands and businesses in every food sector to lead by example – open up your ingredient supply chain for all to see! Consumer trust is earned through truth.”   Concerned by the degree of mistruths at the expense of farmers and consumers, Gloucestershire farme...

Happerley welcomes The Cotswold Pudding & Pie Co

HAPPERLEY are excited to welcome Myles Salmon and the rest of The Cotswold Pudding & Pie Co. team in becoming Happerley Transparent! Delivering award-winning produce to their customers since 2005, the team sell only high-standard food, renowned for its authentic credibility. Their values in the local community, animal welfare and food traceability are something Happerley are pr...

Happerley Appoints Managing Director

  HAPPERLEY has appointed its first Managing Director. Laura Jayne Roberts has joined the team to help ensure effective client outcomes, drive the marketing and PR strategy forward and to focus on team development and cohesive delivery during a challenging time of growth. It will allow founder and CEO, Matthew Rymer, more time to develop and drive the vision and growth s...