A look at the latest food, drink and equipment to hit the market
Hoogly Tea, developed by Danish tea enthusiast and Brighton resident Tina Gloggengieser, is a range of ethically sourced green, oolong, white and black teas and herbal infusions. The brand focuses on indulgent, comforting blends, such as Around the Fire Black Tea, a combination of smoky tea leaves, spices, safflower and crushed chilli; Baked Apple Chai, featuring a base of Sri Lankan tea with apple, ginger, cinnamon and cloves; and Sparkling White – Chinese white tea with apple, lemongrass, elderflower and rosehip.
Price £2.95 for a 15-pyramid pack of English Breakfast
Sprouted Genius crackers
Sprouted Genius is the UK’s first sprouted flour cracker brand, tapping into the trend for using ancient grains. They come in three flavours: Amaranth & Beetroot, Purple Corn, Sea Salt & Black Pepper, and plain Amaranth. They are the perfect accompaniment to a cheeseboard, as a snack or to dunk into dips.
Price £1.88 per 90g pack
Fogarty charcoal oven
The new Fogarty charcoal oven is tough, durable and reliable, according to its maker, John Fogarty. The oven is hand-built in Staffordshire and has a solid cast-iron door and frame with a stainless steel interior and an air vent control system. It comes in a range of colours and has a three-year parts and labour warranty.
Price £4,999 with free delivery and fitting anywhere in the UK
Grown Up Chocolate Company
The Grown Up Chocolate Company creates chocolate bars and gifts strictly for adults, including Salted Peanut Caramel; Crunchy Crispy Toffee Trilogy; Glorious Coconut Hocus Pocus; and Very Naughty Nutty Nougat.
Price Bars from £2.25 each
Buttermilk fudge and easter eggs
Confectionery company Buttermilk has launched new products for Easter, including a Strawberry Bellini Easter Egg filled with strawberry Bellini fudge; a Caramel Sea Salt Milk Chocolate Easter Egg filled with caramel sea salt fudge, and a Hot Cross Bun Fudge.
Price Hot Cross Bun Fudge, £2.99 per 100g
London Calling coffee
London Calling coffee draws inspiration from the energy of London and the original punk scene to launch a range of blends. London Calling’s flagship blend combines Brazilian Mogiana, Colombian Huila and Honduran Arabica beans to create a beverage with an aroma of chocolate biscuit and butter and with a golden crema. Rock the Casbah is a mixture of Arabica and Robusta beans, making it ideal for milky lattes, cappuccinos or espressos. Catering packs of six 1kg bags are available.
Price £15 per kg
Tableware supplier Artis will be exhibiting a range of new products at Hotelympia (stand 2420). From Luigi Bormiolio, the Mixology collection of vintage-style crystal glassware is manufactured using the SON.hyx process, giving a high level of transparency. The glass stems are titanium reinforced, making them resistant to abrasion and breakage.
Prices Charme double old-fashioned, £4.05; gin goblet, £6.29; coupe, £4.45; and Elixir decanter, £9.98
Williams has expanded its ‘Small Kitchen’ range of slimline refrigeration with the launch of the Jade J300. It has a footprint of just 595mm x 684mm and features a stainless steel exterior and interior base, high-performance insulation with low GWP (global warming potential) and zero ODP (ozone depletion potential), along with an enhanced internal airflow design that provides a constant temperature.
Price From £2,013