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Local Charcuterie Competition 22/03/2018, Special Offers

COMPETITION TIME! You could be in with a chance to win this stunning 'Great Taste Award 2017' selection pack from our fabulous British charcuterie producer Somerset Charcuterie PLUS £20 of local food from fresh-range! This beautiful, handmade artisan charcuterie uses West Country local produce and free-range meat to deliver bold and complex flavours. Such a treat! All you need to do to enter is visit our Facebook page, like the competition post and tell us, in the comments below it what your favourite way to eat chorizo is.  We LOVE it alongside a...

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  • A new food culture for public sector catering

    A new food culture for public sector catering 16/03/2018, Catering

    Around 80 delegates joined fresh-range and representatives of the West of England Food Procurement Group on Thursday 15 March for the Innovations in the Cost of Catering Conference held at City Hall, Bristol. The conference was opened by Councillor Kye Dudd from Bristol City Council and Councillor Bob Goodman from Bath & North East Somerset Council, who talked about the importance of sustai...

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  • What is the true cost of food?

    What is the true cost of food? 09/03/2018, Health & Lifestyle

    "Although food appears never to have been cheaper, when we look beneath the surface, we are actually paying far more for it than we might possibly imagine."  The Sustainable Food Trust Fresh-range is one of the organisers of the Innovations in the Cost of Catering Conference in March 2017, to examine the financial, health and environmental costs of food supply. The keynote sp...

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  • Switch your loaf this Real Bread Week

    Switch your loaf this Real Bread Week 22/02/2018, In the press

    Would a year’s worth of free, freshly-baked Real Bread help you switch from industrial loaves this Real Bread Week?  Online local food store is on a mission to bring real food into homes in Bristol and Bath. So much so, that in support of #RealBreadWeek from 24 February to 4 March 2018, they are encouraging people to switch from supermarket loaves...

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  • Conference: Innovation in the Costs of Catering

    Conference: Innovation in the Costs of Catering 20/02/2018, Catering

    Thursday 15 March 2018 09.00 – 16.30 (registration 09.00-09.30) City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR It’s only possible to achieve innovation in the costs of catering if you know what the real costs are to begin with. Fresh-range is proud to belong to the West of England Food Procurement Group, who are organising the Innovation in the Costs of Catering conference...

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  • Food Poverty: an update on the Holiday Hunger Bill

    Food Poverty: an update on the Holiday Hunger Bill 01/02/2018, Health & Lifestyle

    Two weeks ago, Frank Field MP’s Holiday Hunger Bill – that I had supported at the Houses of Parliament last year - had its second reading. The Bill would give local authorities the legal duty and resources to ensure children have access to free food and fun activities in the school holidays; with money raised from the sugar levy. I was disappointed to hear that the government opposed...

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  • Facebook Competition

    Facebook Competition 01/02/2018, Competition

    Tell us how we can help you to shop local on Facebook, and win 2 tickets to Bristol Zoo and £20 worth of local food shopping! Fresh-range delivers a wide range of food, drink and household products from local and ethical suppliers, but we want to expand our range even further to help people complete their weekly online shop with us.  We are running a Facebook...

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  • 6 ways to feel good this January

    6 ways to feel good this January 04/01/2018, Health & Lifestyle

    A healthy start to the New Year for you, your wallet and the environment    1. Eat more veg. We all know this one right? But what if your veg tasted fresher, crisper, juicier and more delicious, as well as being more nutritious? Locally grown, fresher veg is a completely different ball game to vegetables that have been sitting on a supermarket shelf. Try ours...

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  • Rich's Review of 2017

    Rich's Review of 2017 20/12/2017, Info

    What a year it has been! We’ve moved from being a startup in 2016 to what I think is very nearly a ‘proper company’ at our new fresh-range HQ in Keynsham. There are more than 20 of us now working on the fresh-range project from fulfilment and delivery team members to software engineers, copy writers to photographers, social media managers to financial managers. We’re...

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  • Easy Dried Orange Christmas Decorations

    Easy Dried Orange Christmas Decorations 18/12/2017, Recipes

    December is here and why not try something new this festive season? These dried orange decorations couldn't be easier to make. Not only that but they are economical and biodegradable too. You can also make them with apple slices. If you're feeling especially creative, they make great wreath decorations. Ingredients: 3 x Organic Medium Oranges or Royal Gala...

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  • DEFRA appoint fresh-range to UK Government Food Taskforce

    DEFRA appoint fresh-range to UK Government Food Taskforce 14/12/2017, Info

    Several weeks ago, I presented a fresh-range case study at UK DEFRA HQ in Westminster during their launch of a new online portal to enable food producers to score themselves against the balanced scorecard for public sector food procurement. The reaction to fresh-range’s unique approach to public sector food procurement was strong and positive. Since then, DEFRA have invited me to sit on...

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  • Freelance Social Media Assistant

    Freelance Social Media Assistant 28/11/2017, Jobs

    Fresh-range is looking for a freelance social media assistant to work across our different online platforms. The role will report to specific KPIs around developing our online presence and driving engagement, awareness, followers and conversion. You will need a passion for food and sustainability and ideally live in or around Bristol and Bath.  If you have experience of working a...

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  • Vegetarian Christmas Wellington

    Vegetarian Christmas Wellington 22/11/2017, Recipes

    Looking for a mouth-wateringly delicious vegetarian recipe for Christmas day? Fear not... our vegetarian christmas wellington is sure to please the crowd, whether they're veggie or not.  Ingredients: For the puff pastry: 375g Strong White Flour 375g Butter 150ml Water 1.5tsp Sea Salt For the filling: 1 Free Range Egg 100g Organic Brown Lentils 300ml...

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  • The Ultimate Christmas is Locally Sourced

    The Ultimate Christmas is Locally Sourced 01/11/2017, Special Offers

    Book your Christmas delivery before December to receive £20 of local food shopping in January Support your local independent producers and enjoy the best the region has to offer this Christmas when you shop on What's more, if you place your order by the end of November, not only will you be helping producers plan, you will also receive £20 off your...

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  • Pumpkin Patch Pudding

    Pumpkin Patch Pudding 19/10/2017, Recipes

    Halloween is round the corner and we've made a series of spooky recipes that are both tasty and easy to make. You can find the video for this pumpkin patch pudding recipe on the YouTube channel. For the buttercream icing in this recipe, we made our own powdered sugar from Organic Natural Cane Sugar. Powdering your own sugar is a simple and inexpensive way to make i...

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  • Spooky Stuffed Peppers

    Spooky Stuffed Peppers 19/10/2017, Recipes

    It's October half-term and nearly Halloween. You may well be in need of some easy, creative projects. Don't panic, because we have complied a series of kid-friendly recipes for you to try. These spooky stuffed peppers are great for all ages to make (just make sure an adult helps with the carving). The peppers are healthy too, counting towards one of your five-a-day. Watch us making the...

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  • Mummified Sausages

    Mummified Sausages 17/10/2017, Recipes

    Halloween is a great time to have some fun cooking with kids. Why not celebrate with some spooky recipes? Made even better with the use of local ingredients. These mummified sausages are a great centrepiece for a Halloween party. You will be pleasantly surprised by how easy it is to make puff pastry from scratch. Find our video tutorial on the YouTube channel. Tip: For ultra...

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  • Food Poverty: Feeding Bristol

    Food Poverty: Feeding Bristol 03/10/2017, Health & Lifestyle

    Back in July, I attended a meeting that highlighted the depth of the issue of food poverty in Bristol. I was particularly struck by the uncomfortable truth that despite Bristol being the third wealthiest city in the UK – itself the fifth richest economy on Earth - 1 in 4 children in the city are below the food poverty line. And it’s not only children; there are literally tens of...

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    CONNECTING PEOPLE TO LOCAL PRODUCERS -Bristol-based food company fresh-range extends opportunity to invest to power growth- Fresh-range, the Bristol-based online ethical food retailer, is launching a further equity investment opportunity, in its bid to gain a £400 million share of an £87 billion food market. Following a successful crowdfunding campaign over the summer, the...

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  • Bristol Post - September 2017

    Bristol Post - September 2017 04/09/2017, In the press

    How you can get a slice of ethical food retailer Fresh-range's business Fresh range wants to raise £550,000 to fund expansion and innovation plans "Fresh-range is now providing a further investment opportunity up to a higher total of £550,000 for nearly 15 per cent in equity, so that they can go even further and faster with their innovation and broaden their customer...

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