Devon Produce

Milk bottles

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Dairy on your Doorstep

A sense of nostalgia and a passion to protect the planet drives Devon consumers to find alternatives to supermarket milk, discovers Su Carroll

Waterhouse Fayre range of jams, pickles and marmalades

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Champion!

Waterhouse Fayre near Tiverton has been winning awards since day one. Taste Buds talks to owner Ann Stallard about its success

Food Drink Devon. Plate of roasted vegetables

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A Change of Flavour

Our food and drink habits are changing. Devon’s producers are embracing this, as Kath Hope from Food Drink Devon explains

Dellar's Café Exeter – a special place for afternoon tea

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Teatime Traditions

You can’t get more Devon than a cream tea. Dr Paul Cleave (Food Historian, University of Exeter) looks at its origins and discovers more

Frobishers Cordials range of drinks

Meet the Producer

Frobisher’s

Taste Buds chats to David Pearce, Managing Director of Martin Frobisher’s, about the rebrand

Dan and Lucia Bly, Salcombe Dairy

Meet the Producer

Salcombe Dairy

Jennie Cooper talks to Lucia Bly about the story behind her and husband Dan’s award-winning ice cream and chocolate business, Salcombe Dairy

vegan dish

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Plant Power!

More people than ever before are eating plant-based meals. As Su Carroll discovers, adopting a vegan lifestyle is not just an ethical decision...

Wicked Wolf Gin

Meet the Producer

Wicked Wolf Gin

Taste Buds catches up with award-winning gin producers, Pat Patel and Julie Heap, whose business is booming

Ben and Andrea Laxon, Otter Vale

Meet the Producer

Otter Vale

Ben Laxon, Managing Director of Otter Vale Products, tells Taste Buds about his flourishing family business

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Here’s to Beer!

Devon has six new breweries and 33 new pubs listed in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2019 – our thirst for beer continues!

Pretty Local Box

Meet the Producer

Pretty Local

Jennie Cooper chats to Andrea Wilson, owner of the award-winning Pretty Local online shop

Ashridge Cider, 330ml Soft Drinks

Meet the Producer

Ashridge Cider

You can’t go far in Devon without coming across Ashridge Cider. Director Jason Mitchell tells Jennie Cooper about this successful business

Ground spice in spoons

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Taking the Spice Route

The world’s economy was once driven by them and every cuisine uses them. Clare Hunt finds out what’s going on in Devon’s very own spice trade

White wine in summer time

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Cheers to Summer

Su Carroll suggests some local tipples to make every day a sunny one

Barbara King, MD at The Shops at Dartington

Meet the Producer

Barbara King

Taste Buds talks to Barbara King, MD at The Shops at Dartington, about the local produce on offer at The Food Shop and Devon Drinks.

Tea leaves

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Steeped in Tradition


Su Carroll discovers that everything really does stop for tea, as Devon’s consumers opt for something a little bit special in a cuppa…

Devon Lamb

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Meat Matters

Su Carroll discovers what makes Devon’s meat so special

Shaldon Bakery Pastries including ugly bun and jammy dodgers

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Pastry Perfection

From crisp croissants and sticky buns to refined bakes for special occasions, Devon’s artisan bakers make sure we’re never far from the perfect patisserie

About Taste Buds magazine

Taste Buds is published by We Make Magazines, a family-owned Devon company. Taste Buds is produced using Devon-based writers, chefs, photographers and sales team. It is printed on environmentally friendly paper.

… just like the food we write about, Taste Buds is lovingly made using the finest local ingredients!

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