Meet the Producer

Meet the producers, growers and makers responsible for the best food Devon has to offer

Frobishers Cordials range of drinks

Frobisher’s

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

Dan and Lucia Bly, Salcombe Dairy

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

Wicked Wolf Gin

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

Otter Vale

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

Ashridge Cider, 330ml Soft Drinks

Ashridge Cider

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

Pretty Local Box

Pretty Local

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

Black Gin, Dartmoor Distillery and Christmas Cracker Ale, Teignworthy Brewery

Teignworthy Brewery

John Lawton talks to Jennie Cooper about his 30-year brewing journey, setting up the successful Teignworthy Brewery and, latterly, Dartmoor Distillery.

Barbara King, MD at The Shops at Dartington

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.

Angus Lugsdin and Howard Davies, Salcombe Distilling Company. Salcombe Gin

Salcombe Distilling Company

Cheers to the growing success of this dynamic company 

Aune Valley Meat butchers cutting and holding joints of meat

Aune Valley Meat

Taste Buds talks to Aune Valley Meat about its growing business

Francesca Gigg and Andie Stanstell with Paul Hollywood, Frandie Macaron

Frandie Macaron

Jennie Cooper talks to Francesca Gigg, one half of Frandie Macaron, about her love of baking these almond-sweet teatime treats

Exmoor Caviar

As the UK’s first caviar farm goes into production in North Devon, Anna Turns discovers how this luxurious delicacy is sustainably produced

Potted Fish Company

The Potted Fish Company

Jonathan Bailey, founder of The Potted Fish Company, explains why using local, sustainable ingredients is his top priority, writes Stacey Sheppard

Bell & Loxton Rapeseed Oil

Bell & Loxton

South Milton-based rapeseed oil producer Bell & Loxton explains the benefits of this olive oil alternative

Ellie Barwick, Truly Treats

Truly Treats

Wholesome and delicious, if just a bit naughty, is the verdict from Taste Buds on this youthful cake-making business

Otter Brewery

Otter Brewery

Taste Buds visits Otter Brewery – a family-run business hidden on the hillside of the Otter Valley

Shute Fruit and Produce

If you can’t grow you own, pick your own. Taste Buds magazine talks to Lori Reich from Shute Fruit and Produce

Otter Farm, Devon

Otter Farm

Stacey Sheppard finds out how one man in Devon is taking advantage of the rising temperatures in the UK to grow foods that are normally imported

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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