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  • Food and Drink Inventions

    18 September 2012

    The Royal Society has just published a top 20 list of food and drink inventions. This came from a project which listed 100 innovations that were then short listed and voted on by fellows of the society and experts in the food and drink industry. The judging criteria were accessibility, productivity, aesthetics and health.

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  • Unveiling... Our Green Hop Ale!

    17 September 2012

    Senior brewer Stewart Main has brewed Oast Dodger at Shepherd Neame’s pilot brewery for the Kent Green Hop Beer Fortnight. He explains why the brewery was keen to get involved: “Green hop ales are a unique opportunity to showcase the full array of flavours and aromas contained within hops.

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  • George Taylor's 40-mile Honour Walk

    17 September 2012

    Eleven-year-old George Taylor recently decided to walk from Gravesend to Canterbury in aid of the Royal British Legion and felt that it would be appropriate to dedicate it to the Honour of Ryan Fletcher, his Dad’s cousin who died while serving in the Royal Navy. We were pleased to be able to help by providing accommodation for the night in Faversham as George took on his 40-mile task.

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  • Re-Opened Seaside Pub Supports Local Charity

    15 September 2012

    Frinton-on-Sea’s only pub has re-opened its doors following a refurbishment that marked the building’s 100th year anniversary. Licensees Carol and Pete Cooper of the Lock & Barrel, Frinton-on-Sea toasted the opening, plus the launch of their new charity partnership last night (Wednesday 12 September).

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  • New Kent beer event backs UK hop industry

    11 September 2012

    Experts fear British hop farming could die out within a decade

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