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Tarting Up

Blind Veterans UK are running a Tarts for Troops campaign in time for 29th June – Armed Forces Day. This summer fundraising event encourages people across the UK to bake tarts and raise money for the troops. A host of celebrities have joined, including Gordon Ramsay, Lorraine Pascale and Phil Vickery. For more information, go to

Not So Corny

Popcorn brand Corn Again has launched a new Pop Home Kit, designed for impromptu movie nights, or for when friends pop over for a glass of wine.

School’s Out

Waitrose Newton Mearns will work with Mearns Primary, Isobel Mair School, Battlefield Primary and St Cadoc’s Primary on an initiative to encourage children to grow their own produce and sell it to Waitrose customers!


Crombies of Edinburgh is a traditional butchers shop that first opened in 1955, also known as the “Sausage Meister ” due to its reputation for first class sausages; there are more than 40 types for you to choose from. Ranging from gluten free, traditional,  Scottish, to all types of  speciality sausages.

Mac Ivors

Mac Ivors only recently launched their artisan cider and has already been recognised for its quality at the International Brewing Awards 2013 – the only Northern Irish business to be so.

Worth A Pop

Renowned gourmet popcorn makers Joe & Seph are bringing the festive season right to your doorstep this year with their beautifully unique and original Mince-Pie flavoured pieces!


Visitors to Hopetoun House on the outskirts of Edinburgh have long enjoyed the produce of its farm shop. But now shoppers can order their goodies from the comfort of their sofa!


After 60 years of business, Denhay Farms has proved itself as a nation’s favourite. After their award-winning West Country Farmhouse Cheddar comes their famous dry cure bacon, made with pure sea salt. With top quality produce and a consistent focus on animal welfare, what more could you ask for? This sizzling temptation is available from Waitrose and Sainsbury’s stores nationwide.


The Handmade Cheesecake Company is the one of the only speciality cheesecake companies to make everything by hand. With that in mind, we’re pleased to announce a special offer just for Foodies readers: order a standard cheesecake and get a box of 30 Teeny Wee Yins absolutely free! The code is FDPROM, just phone 01292 285566 or visit them online at


Celebrity chef Simon Rimmer has teamed up with John West to really show the nation how to prepare itself against the long winter months with their new nutritious John West Mackerel. Packed with Omegas 3 and 6 and no additives or preservatives, the new Mackerel Fillet range will be sure to keep Britain going! Available in supermarkets across the country.


A new coffee house and artisan bakery is opening its doors on Haymarket Terrace. The talented Jacob of Gorgie is bringing his fab pastries and hand-crafted breads to his newly refurbished venue. With a small breakfast and lunch menu and lots of locally-sourced produce, it looks set to be the new foodie destination in the West End.