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The Best of Autumn

Written by , Posted in News, Seasonal



The turn of Autumn brings the end to those long warm summer nights. The air turns crisp, and the ground is covered in a blanket of orange and red leaves. Along with this, Autumn also brings the growing season to an end, which means it’s time to stock up for those warming feasts!


Whether you’re heading to one of many Bonfire Night events in the park, hosting your own party for family friends, or even cuddled up watching the fireworks from the comfort of your sofa, you can certainly enjoy the celebrations with some good food. Read more...



October 2016



FORMANS GAMES by Lance Forman

Written by , Posted in News, Opinions


Available on the Forman & Field website, Forman’s Games lifts the lid on the acrimonious battle that pitched Forman’s, the country’s finest purveyor of smoked salmon, against the combined might of the UK authorities and the International Olympic Committee in the run-up to the 2012 London Olympics.

This is the story of one family business, established in 1905, fighting the might of national and local government, the London Olympic Games Organising Committee (LOCOG) and of course the Olympic Movement, which operates above the laws of the countries who host its activities.  Read more...



September 2016