More than 13,000 people are expected to visit this weekend’s Mold Food and Drink Festival, headlined by TV chef Paul Rankin.
There is a packed programme of events, with Rankin in action in three slots tomorrow, at 11.20am, 1.30pm and 3.35pm.
Rankin, who starred alongside fellow chef Nick Nairn in Paul and Nick’s Big Trip, ran Roscoff, the first Northern Ireland restaurant to be awarded a Michelin star.
Masterchef runner up Dean Edwards takes to the stage for three demonstrations today. Founding member of the Welsh National Culinary Team Graham Tinsley, who worked under Anton Mosimann at The Dorchester, is staging two demonstrations today, as does Ian Purcell of the Cibo at St David’s restaurant in Mold.
James Elwood, who runs Anne’s Patisserie with his wife, gives a masterclass in patisserie at 2.30pm tomorrow.
Vegan cookbook writer Lee Watson will give a taste of India vegan cookery demonstration at 12.30pm tomorrow.
Head chef at Mold’s The Fat Boar, Phil Peacock, will give a three course meal demonstration this afternoon.
There is also live music, a children’s cookery school, and interactive food and craft workshops.
Admission for the event at Y Dderwen – The Oak, Hendre: Adults pay £5, children £2, or a family ticket for two adults and two children is £10.
Dressings, bread dippers and marinades.
- 0161 2738088 / 07887 776677
This unique liqueur is made with hand picked aronia berries from plants grown on the family farm and other natural ingredients – no juice from concentrate, artificial colourings or preservatives are used in our liqueur. Every bottle is unique as they are all hand filled, crafted and finished.
- 01766 810387
Garlic bread, preserves, and hot garlic bread to go.
- 012448 430 344
Award winning homemade desserts and celebration cakes for trade and public.
- 01352 763562
Home produced lamb, mutton, sausages and burgers.
- 07799 576031
B and Co Food
Italian inspired street food.
- 01352 810841
Baked For You
Hand baked cakes, biscuits, scones, flapjacks and soda bread.
- 01939 290620 or 07943 817369
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Promoting healthier living and staying well.
- 01745 448788
Charles Hough has been making cheese for more than 20 years. Located in Knutsford, Cheshire, the family business has been in farming for many generations. Individually waxed, handmade farmhouse cheese in various flavours including parsley and garlic’ vintage; chive and onion, cranberry, ginger and tomato and basil.
- 01565 632006
Big Star Food
Southern US inspired food including pulled pork and fried chicken.
African inspired sauces.
- 01352 721313 or 07412619013
Black Dog Wine Agency
Black Dog Wine Agency is born of a love of all things New Zealand. We aim to bring you the most exciting wines being made the length and breadth of this amazing country. As we don’t sell wines from anywhere else, we can concentrate on sniffing out the very best New Zealand has to offer.
- 01565 723154
Blodyn Aur is the first truly Welsh Rapeseed Oil. Welsh grown, Welsh pressed and Welsh bottled.
- 01758 701380
Brittains Flavoured Vodka
Premium flavoured vodka/gift packs.
Caffeine Rush has been developed by the Exchange Coffee Company. We import and roast the finest quality coffees in the world. Our coffee buyers purchase beans only on the basis of their cup quality. We carefully hand roast each bean to perfection in small batches and then it is packed straight after roasting to seal in the freshness, capturing that elusive ingredient ‘aroma’.
- 01352 721084
Cakes for a Date
Various cupcakes, loaf cakes, flapjacks and gluten free cakes.
- 01244 536206 or 07545115014
Carslake Tea Company
Independent supplier of whole and loose leaf teas.
- 07967 467432
Castlemoor Farm Hogroast
We provide the best (allegedly) Hog Roast service in the UK. We slowly oven roast your hog for 8-12hrs providing a delicious moist hog ,with a whole back of tasty golden cracking.
Castlemoor farm is a family run farm off the beaten track in the Corvedale between Much Wenlock and Ludlow.
- 01746 712821 or 07971519011
Celtic Country Wines
Fruit wines, fruit liqueurs and gift boxes – made in Wales.
- 01559 372152
Celtic Country Wines
Fruit wines, fruit liqueurs and vinegars made in Wales.
- 01559 372152 / 07974 806696
Liqeurs and spirits from Wales.
- 01407 730021
Cheshire Pie Co.
Scrumptious, proper pork pies made with our secret recipe.
- 01270 768 999
Chilly Cow Ice Cream
Lovingly made artisan ice cream using our own fresh milk near Ruthin in North Wales.
- 07968 993495
Chirk Trout Farm & Smokery
Fresh trout, smoked fish, meats & poultry, quiche, pate, and sausages.
- 01691 773101 / 07956 450411
Mold is proud to be the first Cittaslow town in Wales, part of the International Cittaslow Movement – improving the quality of life for our community. Mold was accredited as a Cittaslow town during the first Mold Food and Drink Festival 10 years ago. Visit our stand for information about what’s happening in Mold and the beautiful surrounding areas.
- 01352 754551
Local convenience, great value food and ethical trading.
- 01352 700115
One of the UK’s largest colleges with over 7000 full-time students and 20000 part-time learners, with international links.
- 01244 831531
Coopers Gourmet Sausage Rolls
Coopers create products using only the best possible ingredients, all with local provenance. Our gourmet sausage rolls are made in Shrewsbury and sold at farmers’ markets, delis, farm shops and rural outlets. Once tasted, they are never forgotten.
- 01743 441811
Crazy Cow Coffee
Crazy Cow Mobile Coffee was established in April 2011.
Our aim is to make you the best cup of coffee anywhere. We serve our own blend speciality coffee, cold drinks and a wide selection of cakes and snacks.
Creeations Face Painting
Award-winning face painting and balloon modelling.
- 01352 751484 / 07432 617599
Daisy’s Cupcakes and Treats
We offer cakes, cupcakes chocolate lollipops also personalized chocolate & much more, the sweet trees are a new addition to what we do they come in different sizes & a wide variety of sweets to suit everybody.
Bottled beers and cider.
- 07917 899448
Eboni ac Eifori
Fudges, toffee and assorted confectionery.
- 01766 810146 / 07533981223
High quality Italian and Fairtrade espresso coffee drinks.
- 01248 681985 / 07771945333
Federation of Small Businesses
The UK’s leading business organisation.
Flame roasted salmon in a roll.
- 01745 343199
- 01745 535127 or 07502403594
Flintshare CSA LTD
Information stand with advice about growing fresh produce.
- 01244 541021
Flintshire Food Safety
Food safety information.
- 01352 703338
Flintshire School Meals
Compliance to Healthy Eating in School regulations for meals in all Flintshire schools.
Fodder in the Field
Welsh bangers and mash.
- 07813 084386
East End pie & mash and traditional hot Greek food.
FoodStation Ltd is based in Snowdonia, North Wales surrounded by glorious views and so we know how to appreciate good things and that is why we sell the highest quality and freshness produce. As a new company that is growing from third year of trading, we are growing in strength with every show we trade. We have young enthusiastic staff working for us who are always on hand to serve our customers with a smile. All our produce is of highest quality and fresh at time of sale. We can guarantee that you will not be disappointed with our service or our produce.
Forever Living Aloe Vera
Founded in 1978, and operating in over 150 countries, Forever and its affiliates have become the largest grower, manufacturer and distributor of aloe vera and bee products in the world.
- 01829 260300
Forte’s Ice Cream
Award-winning producers of ice-cream, sorbets and frozen yogurt.
- 01492 876739
- 07795 566808
Glitterbody art for all ages! All designs sizes and colours. Fun,funky and affordable waterproof tattoos for the young and young at heart!
- 01352 780446 or 07946183396
Goetre Farm Preserves
Welsh farmhouse kitchen preserves, chutneys mustards and gift packs.
- 01341 281422 or 07788523973
Hafod Brewing Company Ltd
The Hafod Brewing Company of Mold, North Wales, was founded in May 2011 with the aim of brewing outstanding beer from the best ingredients.
Hannah Restaurant in Nantwich was our first restaurant to be opened in 1997, a family run, and family friendly restaurant.
- 07790 924246 or 07870897141
Artisan producers of bread, pastries and cakes.
- 01745 812 671
Respite care for terminally ill children. Charity Christmas cards, diaries and gifts.
- 01978 262901
The Spoon Ring, a tradition dating back to 17th century Britain, the silver spoon ring was created by the poorer people eg. servants who had access to steal a silver spoon from the Manor house and have it fashioned into a ring for their wedding, as they could not afford to buy precious metalled rings.
Wines, cider, and shots.
La Triestina Ltd
Italian coffee, wines, deli, vinegar and pasta.
Hand crafted ales, bottles and gift packs.
Here at Llangollen Brewery, we only use the finest ingredients and local underground water source to produce our distinctive Country Ales.
- 01978 861916 or 07590723445
Llanvalley Natural Products
Pure and natural handmade soap using goats milk.
- 01691 239646 or 07944579036
A selection of fresh, chilled cheesecakes.
Lukes Cocktails and Coffee
Flavoured syrup, various cocktail equipment, herbal loose tea,coffee equipment.
- 07807 098326
Lymm Bank Farm
Smoked and flavoured cheeses.
- 01754 880312
Mal Dawson The Old Chapel, Mold.
Hand-crafted wooden items of furniture.
Promoting and increasing the use of the Welsh language on a community basis in the County.
- 01352 744040
Mocha Express is a mobile gourmet coffee service selling a range of delicious freshly ground coffees and hot chocolate as well as a selection of teas, biscuits and cakes.
Mold Book Shop
An independent book shop offering a wide genre of books.
- 01352 759879
Craft demonstrations, competitions and exhibition. New members welcome!
Mon Ar Lwy
Luxury handcrafted dairy ice cream.
- 01407 840178
Olives, nuts, baklava and Turkish delight.
Mug Run Roasting
Hand roasted whole beans/ground coffee & equipment.
A range of British game including pheasant, partridge, venison, and wild boar.
- 01889 502608
Naturally Ecuador Ltd
Hand crafted Ecuadorian Tagua jewellery, carvings, and accessories designed and created by Ecuadorian artists.
- 01824 520258
North Wales Brewery
North Wales Brewery began brewing in 2008. Beers such as Abergele Ale, Welsh Stout, Bodelwyddan Bitter and our specialised Chilli are sold in bottles at farmers markets, food festivals and seasonal shows. Alongside our traditional real ales we produce traditional soft drinks including; Dandelion & Burdock, Ginger, Spiced Apple and Cherry.
- 01745 832966
North Wales Wildlife Trust
Local wildlife information and membership
- 01248 351541
Handmade artisan pork pies.
- 01978 660371
Our Wild Life Photography
Nature photography by John Langley ARPS & Tracy Langley ARPS.
- 01492 584695
Owen & Edwards
High quality coffees, Fairtrade teas, chocolate and sugar.
- 07795 445533 / 07747618178
P & A Woodworks Café
Café and gift shop at P & A garden centre.
- 01352 752555
Pant Glas Bach Preserves
Producer of award-winning jams, curds, chutneys and pickles.
- 01745 570867
Our sausages are from the four finest parts of our rare breed free range pigs. These parts are the, shoulder joint, leg, pork chops and belly pork. All slightly seasoned, but more importantly made using all natural skins and nothing synthetic, unlike some competitors. The proof of the pudding is every food festival we attend, we sell out.
- 01978 710006 or 07815078648
Phil Cook Photography
Award-winning photographer and artist.
- 07939 038 771
A selection of wines from our vineyards in France, Brazil, South Africa, Italy and our local Germany quality wines from the Nahe region.
- 01582 405011
Chocolate nuts, berries, cherries, and liqueur truffles.
- 01244 638196
Purple Moose Brewery
Y Bragdy Mŵs Piws / The Purple Moose Brewery is a ’40-Barrel’ micro-brewery based in the historic harbour town of Porthmadog, North Wales, close to the mountains of Snowdonia. Brewing commenced on 14th June 2005 with a one-off special pale ale at 3.5% called ‘No.1′.
- 07596 896910 or 01766 515571
Ralph’s Cider & Perry
We are traditional in our methods of production, all of our juice is pressed through a cloth or hair, with either one of our many Victorian oak beam screw presses, or one of our vintage hydraulic presses.
Our Cider & Perry rely on their natural yeasts & tannins to ferment. It is with our wealth of knowledge & experience that we can offer a range of products to suit many tastes.
- 01544 350304 or 07796 766182
Homemade sauces, pasta, meatballs, garlic bread, soft drinks/water
- 01743 289536 or 07980 087859
Roberts Country Fayre
- 01978 264444 or 07946 650479
Rosies Triple D Cider
Award-winning cider producer.
- 01978 790650
Bird and wildlife protection charity.
- 01752 219098
Caterers based in Worcester also offering Catering Services to the West Midlands, Hog Roasts, Hot Buffets, English Breakfasts, Big Pans and Mexican Food. Wedding Caterer, Christenings and Party Catering, Corporate Event Caterer and Themed Party Catering.
- 07988 795622
Salkini’s Homemade Food
Traditional speciality of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine.
- 01625 403128 / 07538188077
Save the Family
Providing a safe, supported community for homeless and troubled families.
- 01244 813562
Shaw Meats Ltd
Meat products including salamis, cured meats, and game.
- 01697 321111
Sweet and savoury crepes.
- 01745 813581
Artisan producer of chutneys, mustards and award-winning chilli sauces.
- 01352 840233 or 07786 560567
Sister Bakes Ltd.
Creators of sweet treats, scrumptious cup cakes and comical cake pops. Our mission,to bring cake joy to the nation!
Premium quality waxed cheeses.
- 01745 357070
Thai assorted dishes.
- 07860 478061
Mold’s infamous sweet and party shop.
- 01352 752695
Springfield Hotel & Health Club
The Springfield Hotel is the perfect venue for conferences, parties, weddings, dinners and cabaret evenings or just a quiet weekend in a fabulous location with stunning views over the Dee Estuary.
- 01352 780503
Su Casa Cuisine
Su Casa of Oswestry in Shropshire provide large and small events with outstanding catering inspired by world cuisine that can liven up any business meeting or give a memorable aspect to your family gathering and celebration.
- 01691 679059 or 07742 524393
Tan y Draig Pizzas
Freshly prepared pizzas baked in a wood-fired pizza oven.
- 07876 416947
Tandem Cymru is a local charity for adults with learning disabilities.
- 07967 271765
The Big BBQ
Piri Piri chicken BBQ.
- 07703 856397 or 07809395447
The Cheshire Cheese Company
The Dangerous Food Company
Award-winning fiery but fruity chilli jams.
The Flintshire Street Food Company Ltd.
Sweet, savoury and liqueur French style crepes.
- 01352 840301
The French Corner
Traditional french bread, baguette, pastries.
- 0151 521 3500
The Little Round Cake Company
Hand finished mini layer cakes, meringues and biscuits.
- 01743 443864
The Patchwork Traditional Food Company
The Patchwork Traditional Food Company – Fantastic award-winning Pâtés, Tarts, Quiches, Pies and Desserts from Wales, UK.
- 01824 708620 or 07581198997
The Spanish Hamper
Everything you need for a delightful Spanish food and wine experience.
- 07583 911983
Restaurant and bar serving a range of classic dishes.
- 01352 840577
The Urdd Cilcain & Rhydymwyn
Local voluntary group raising money for the Urdd National Eisteddfod.
- 01352 754 956
The Urdd National Eisteddfod
A youth touring festival celebrating the Welsh language and culture to be held in Flintshire in 2016.
- 01352 754 956
Vegetarian pates, chicken liver pates, Welsh rarebit and fish pates.
At Venture we capture your precious moments in time and beautifully present them in our stunning hand-crafted product. Our innovative photoshoots, exceptional photography quality and first class customer service continues to redefine family photography, creating lasting memories for generations to come.
- 07900 437368
Warner Edwards Distillery
Award winning artisan producers of spirits including Harrington Sloe Gin, Victoria’s Rhubarb Gin and Elderflower Infused Gin.
- 01536 710623
Welsh Beekeepers’ Association – Flint & District
Live bees in observation hives, information about beekeeping and local honey tasting.
- 01745 560557
Wood & Slate
Tableware and slateware made using wood and slate.
- 07769 329055
Wrexham Football Club
The third oldest professional football club in the world.
- 01978 891864
It’s true, Wrexham Lager is back. Since the sad day that it closed in 2000 we know that a lot of people have missed the great taste of Wrexham Lager and now after 10 years absence that great taste is back.
- 01978 266222