Best Newcomer of the Year winner at the Devon Life Food and Drink Awards 2015
PUBLISHED: 09:00 06 November 2015 | UPDATED: 11:47 09 November 2015
Matt Austin _
This category was open to anyone in the food and drink industry who has started a new venture within the last 18 months.
Sponsored by The Federation of Small Businesses
WINNER: Veg in a Box, Topsham
Veg in a Box is a family run business. They started making fruit and veg boxes up for some friends using local produce from farmer neighbours and were surprised at how brilliant they looked (and tasted!). They pride themselves on having a one to one relationship with their customers; keeping the service as personal and tailor-made as possible.
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Pickle Shack, Feniton
Pickle Shack are dedicated to using only the freshest and damn’ tastiest ingredients for your unadulterated culinary pleasures. It is a young and ambitious, creative food company providing tailored catering solutions for every man and his well-fed dog. From intimate dinner parties and supper clubs, to pop-up restaurants, outdoor dining, weddings, corporate events and just about anything you can throw at them.
HIGHLY COMMENDED: Tigermilk, Plymouth
A 20’s speakeasy influenced lifestyle bar within the basement of the Duke of Cornwall Hotel, serving bespoke cocktails in a relaxed environment.