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Hampshire young cooks battle it out with locally inspired menus

Zoe Parsons and Laura Pauley from Horndean Technology College turned up the heat in the kitchen to win this year’s Hampshire final of the 2015 Create & Cook Competition. The Hampshire cookery competition final was fought between eight young cooks aged 12-14 years at Basingstoke College of Technology (Thurs 21 May). The brief of the […]

Sussex young cooks battle it out with locally inspired menus

Jasmine Cheeseman and Charlotte Cole from The Angmering School turned up the heat in the kitchen today to win this year’s Sussex final of the 2015 Create & Cook Competition. The Sussex cookery competition final was fought between eight young cooks aged 12-14 years at Chichester College (Thursday 14 May). The brief of the Competition, […]

New store supports Southampton food bank

A new convenience food store opened by The Southern Co-operative in Southampton is giving a local food bank run by Southampton City Mission its support with a £500 donation. 20 jobs have been created for local people at the new convenience store in Commercial Road. They joined Dave Osborne, Basics Bank Manager from Southampton City […]

Pill store showcases Local Flavours

Local food and drink is being showcased by The Southern Co-operative at a free tasting day on Saturday 28 February in its Pill store (Baltic Place). Jon Thorners award-winning pie makers from Shepton Mallet in Somerset, Bensons Totally Fruity Juices from Sherborne in Gloucestershire and Portlebay popcorn from Plymouth in Devon will be visiting the […]

Success Supporting Local

This year’s Local Produce Show, held at the Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton (22 Jan), has been declared a complete success by organisers, exhibitors and buyers. This annual event, organised by Business South with support from Hampshire Fare, is regarded as a key trade event for the county and brings together representatives from the hospitality industry […]

Shopping for groceries wins one lucky local £5000!

Portsmouth resident, Sharon Ford has won an unexpected £5000 windfall with her food shopping after her name was picked from hundreds of entries into The Southern Co-operative’s Lucky Locals campaign. Customers at 39 participating The Southern Co-operative stores across Portsmouth, Fareham, Porchester, Lee on Solent and Gosport have had the chance to win a share […]