Black Cow Vodka, which is made entirely from milk, has a new variant flavoured with English strawberries. The fruit is combined with the vodka to create a creamy, smooth beverage that tastes of the British summertime.
Price From £17.39 per bottle
Teasup is an independent tea company based in Putney, London.Its Malawian Smoked Guava tea from the Satemwa estate, Malawi’s highest-elevation tea garden, is a delicate, hand-crafted black tea scented with the smoke of guava wood. Try it with smoked salmon or strong cheese, or on its own – best without milk.
Price £65 per kilo
Salcombe Gin has a new flavour variant: Rosé Sainte Marie, a Mediterranean-inspired gin named after the Sainte Marie lighthouse at the entrance to the Old Port of Marseille. The gin has notes of fresh lemon peel, Provence herbs, orange blossom, lavender and lemon verbena, along with a hint of white pepper.
Price From £40 per 70cl bottle
PuraCycle Remarkable reusable labels are available through Pro Foodservice Reps. The labels act like a whiteboard, and chefs can write on them, then wipe them clean, reusing them 500 times or for up to one year. The labels will also emerge unscathed from a dishwasher.
Price Pack of 50 square labels, £49.99
Robinsons Brewery and Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson have launched Sun & Steel, the sixth beer in their Trooper beer range. The double-fermented pilsner has been infused with Japanese sake yeast from the award-winning Okunomatsu sake brewery in Fukushima, adding a layer of complexity to the brew. Watch the full story of Sun & Steel, as told by Bruce Dickinson, at www.bit.ly/2ZfxKwN.
Price £14.99 for 12x330ml bottles
Hoshizaki has announced the expansion of its Snowflake portfolio, with a two-in-one blast chiller and freezer range. Available in a variety of sizes, the series is designed to quickly blast-chill and freeze cooked foods without affecting the taste or texture, all in a single footprint.
Price From £3,510
Soft drinks producer Peter Spanton Drinks has launched two new flavours – No 2 Lemonade with Italian Bitters and No 16 Cream Soda – taking its drinks portfolio to nine. The lemonade pairs well with vodka, and the cream soda is an ideal partner to American whiskey.
Price £17.08 for a case of 24x200ml bottles