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World truffle-making record smashed at Hamper!

By |2017-01-20T11:24:28+00:00October 19th, 2016|News / Newyddion|

A chocolatier from North Wales has become the fastest truffle maker on the planet after smashing the world record in front of a cheering crowd at a food festival. Jo Edwards broke the record of TV chef Gino D’Acampo in the main demonstration kitchen at Hamper Llangollen over the weekend and has now sent off [...]

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Llangollen will be UK culinary capital

By |2017-01-20T11:24:28+00:00August 22nd, 2016|News / Newyddion|

The picturesque town of Llangollen will become the culinary capital of the UK for one weekend in the autumn. Thousand of foodies will be flocking there for the popular Hamper Llangollen food festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 15 and 16, to browse over more than 100 stalls at Llangollen’s Royal International Pavilion. The [...]

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Four tarts and a tenor

By |2017-01-20T11:24:28+00:00August 22nd, 2016|News / Newyddion|

Celebrity chef Dai to recreate his meal fit for Pavarotti A TOP celebrity chef will recreate the memorable meal he cooked for legendary tenor Lucian Pavarotti Saturday 15th October 3.00 pm Dai Chef will be sharing the superstar tenor's gastronomic secrets when he appears live at this year’s Hamper Llangollen Food Festival. Thousands of foodies [...]

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Red-hot jam firm celebrates the fruits of its labours with stockist milestone

By |2017-01-20T11:24:28+00:00August 15th, 2016|News / Newyddion|

A pair of entrepreneurs who put on face masks and protective clothing to make their fiery chilli jam are celebrating a major milestone - netting their 150th stockist. Dominic Haynes and Llyr Jones, who launched the Dangerous Food Company less than three years ago when they were both made redundant from an Irish dairy, are [...]

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Soap maker toasts festival for international success

By |2017-01-20T11:24:28+00:00August 15th, 2016|News / Newyddion|

A former teacher who launched a company making handmade soap from goats' milk during a career break following a freak accident has won a major contract in China. According to Carol Allen, who set up Llanvalley Natural Products six years ago, the Hamper Llangollen food festival has helped propel her business to success over the [...]

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Hamper Llangollen 2011 draws food-loving crowds

By |2017-01-20T11:24:36+00:00October 17th, 2011|News / Newyddion|

THOUSANDS of food lovers descended on Llangollen for the town’s spectacular annual food and drink festival. Hamper Llangollen 2011 is in its 14th year and over the weekend more than 8,000 visitors from across the UK and beyond savoured the delicious fayre on offer from more than 110 exhibitors. Especially popular were the demonstrations by [...]

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Thousands to visit Llangollen food festival this weekend

By |2012-09-13T09:57:16+00:00October 14th, 2011|News / Newyddion|

THOUSANDS of food lovers will descend on Llangollen this weekend as the town stages its 14th annual food festival. (October 15 and 16) One of the major events on the Welsh culinary calendar, this year’s Llangollen Food Festival has attracted more than 100 independent food and drink producers and draws crowds from across North Wales [...]

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