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  1. Jubilee Facebook Competition

    Competition Winners Congratulations to Sheila Sloan who has won our Jubilee tea pot and mugs. The two runners up are Frank Wilbury and Claire Grigg who will both receive a set of Jubilee tea towels. Many thanks to all of you who entered the competition. Don't worry we will be running another competition in t
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  2. Asparagus Season!

    Asparagus: A perennial, asparagus are spear-like shoots that come in three main varieties: green, the most common; white, for which the green variety is field blanched; and purple, an extra sweet and tender variety that turns green when cooked. Whilst imported asparagus can be found on supermarket shelves year-round, it’s the native crop that really gets us excited, and British asparagus's short-lived season, spanning just six to eight weeks, makes it the most eagerly awaited springtime food. However, after an unusually wet March and cool April it means that this year there is even more of a demand!
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  3. The Great British Cuppa

    Tea loses its youth appeal The great British cuppa could be a dying tradition as just 4% of tea drinkers are under 25’s, according to the Independent online. The newspaper reports the findings of a survey carried out amongst the British public, which found that 8 out of 10 of us Brits rely on a cup of tea to get us through the day but that more than 50% of tea drinkers were over the age of 45. Apparently 3.5 billion cups of tea are drunk each year in the workplace too but at Oakhouse Foods we think there’s nothing better than a good cuppa so we won’t be giving ours up any time soon!
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