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Tipple Box Set for Expansion With Launch of Crowdcube Campaign

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Tipple Box, the Edinburgh based award-winning business, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign with the aim of raising £80k as it prepares for expansion.
Established in 2014, Tipple Box delivers cocktail and premium small-batch spirit boxes to your door allowing you to overcome the challenges of cocktail making at home by providing everything you need to create the perfect drink.
Named as the UK's number one cocktail kit by The Independent, Tipple Box aims to build upon its recent success with the launch of a Crowdcube campaign.
The company is seeking funding to support the growth of the business, allowing the introduction of new products and adding essential team members.
Tipple Box is aiming to raise £80,000 via Crowdcube, the world's largest equity crowdfunding platform.
Investors can join the campaign from £10 up to £10,000 to invest in one of the UK's most exciting and innovative businesses.
Each level of investment features various rewards, ranging from cockta…

Sensational New Seasonal Menu

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The St Ermin's Hotel's newly appointed Executive Head Chef, Alexander Boyd introduces his inspired new a la carte menu at their triple AA rosette, Caxton Grill. A delectable collection of seasonal dishes, made using the finest local ingredients; each item on Alexander's innovative menu is beautifully presented, offers superb flavour combinations and contrasts and is of course, cooked to perfection in the restaurant's signature Josper grill.
Utilising the St Ermin's Hotel's brand new roof kitchen garden – home to a variety of organic fruits, vegetable and herbs, Alexander's new menu was designed with provenance in mind: From light bites such as Burrata cheese and St Ermin's plum tartar crisp breads, to colourful starters such as Scottish salmon and grapefruit, or mains including fresh monkfish with pea puree, pancetta and pearl barley – topped off with a fresh pea, lemon and mint salad – each dish showcases the very best of the quality ingredients used.

Carving Out a Future for Raw Chocolate: Adam's Fresh Chocolate Announced as the Seed Fund's 2016 Winner

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Pioneering raw chocolate producer, Adam's Fresh Chocolate, has been crowned The Seed Fund's 2016 Winner and will now begin a journey of business development as it benefits from a year-long programme of mentoring, branding and business support from The Seed Fund, a prize estimated to be worth over £100,000.
Searching for the future stars of the food industry each year, The Seed Fund, a philanthropic fund founded by branding and marketing consultancy, The Collaborators, selected Bristol-based Adam's Fresh Chocolate as its 2016 Winner, as judges were blown away by the unique nature of this raw chocolate. Made from organic, single origin, unroasted cacao and other superfoods, including combinations such as goji and pistachio, the chocolate is packed full of micronutrients and has an enticing fudge like texture, making it a step into the unknown for those tasting the product for the first time. Free from refined sugars, dairy, gluten and soy, this innovative chocolate gives a …

Sweet Temptations - Port and Chocolate

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A glass of Taylor's First Estate Port is a sublime marriage with chocolate!
One of the great joys of Port is its extraordinary versatility to complement the most challenging food flavours, from salty, blue cheeses to rich chocolate desserts. It's easy to recognise how the succulent sweet fruit found in Port is such a winning match with cheese; the same can be said about its role with chocolate.
Take a young Port like Taylor's First Estate, with its robust, sweet plum flavours, and see how well it complements the sour cherry notes that can often be found in dark chocolate.  The bitter components in the chocolate work so well with the sweet fruit in the Port making it a glorious palate match.
Taylor's First Estate is a blend of young red Ports which have been matured for several years in large oak vats.   It has a concentrated fruit nose bursting with blackcurrant, plum and liquorice flavours.  A luscious, sweet palate is supported by firm tannins and restrained eleganc…

Sweet Temptations - Port and Chocolate

A glass of Taylor's First Estate Port is a sublime marriage with chocolate!
One of the great joys of Port is its extraordinary versatility to complement the most challenging food flavours, from salty, blue cheeses to rich chocolate desserts. It's easy to recognise how the succulent sweet fruit found in Port is such a winning match with cheese; the same can be said about its role with chocolate.
Take a young Port like Taylor's First Estate, with its robust, sweet plum flavours, and see how well it complements the sour cherry notes that can often be found in dark chocolate.  The bitter components in the chocolate work so well with the sweet fruit in the Port making it a glorious palate match.
Taylor's First Estate is a blend of young red Ports which have been matured for several years in large oak vats.   It has a concentrated fruit nose bursting with blackcurrant, plum and liquorice flavours.  A luscious, sweet palate is supported by firm tannins and restrained eleganc…