Food & Drink

BV Dairy sells to farmer-owned co-op First Milk as MD Jim hopes to keep family spirit alive

BV Dairy has been acquired by farmer-owned cooperative First Milk following a bidding process overseen by PKF Francis Clark. Based in Shaftesbury, BV Dairy was... READ MORE »

Dorset Tea and Fridays at Nine bring a ray of winter sunshine with new campaign

Dorset Tea is aiming to bring a ray of sunshine to cold winter days with their latest advertising campaign. Produced in partnership with Bournemouth creative agency... READ MORE »

Fired Up Collective adds eighth site with Westbourne acquisition

Boutique hospitality group Fired Up Collective has added its eighth site, having acquired the former Café Rouge site in Westbourne. The new site, which has a courtyard... READ MORE »

Family brewer to offer a complimentary three-course meal to more than 300 people spending Christmas Day alone

Home alone this Christmas? Then independent family brewer Hall & Woodhouse would like to hear from you. The Dorset-based business is to open the doors of more than 50... READ MORE »

Two South Coast drinks producers fly the flag for British beverages in Serbia

Hampshire-based Hattingley Valley Wines and Pothecary Gin from Dorset have been flying the flag for British beverages in Serbia. The two companies were chosen to... READ MORE »

Gustavo and Kelly bring the tastes of South America to Dorset

Gustavo Petenati and Kelly Beltrame are bringing the tastes of South America to Dorset. The couple, who have been married for 24 years, are the founders of Brazilian... READ MORE »

Bournemouth Pier to be transformed into Christmas winter wonderland

Bournemouth's Victorian pier will be turned into a festive spectacle this year with a host of Christmas attractions planned. The Bournemouth Pier Christmas Experience... READ MORE »

Christchurch business partners invite support for hospice in its 50th year

With the Macmillan Unit hospice celebrating its 50th year, the owners of three Christchurch venues have issued an invitation to other businesses to join them in support... READ MORE »

Hall & Woodhouse announces official Charity Day

Dorset-based family brewery and pub owners Hall & Woodhouse will donate half of its net sales generated in its Managed Houses on Tuesday 14th November to select... READ MORE »

Morebus and COSMO Bournemouth cook up ‘Bus to Buffet’ scheme for customers feeling the pinch

A new partnership between COSMO and Bournemouth bus operator Morebus is set to help customers save money on both fuel and food. ‘Bus to Buffet’ will allow customers... READ MORE »