Taste of the West and Rangemoors / Hearth & Cook announce partnership

Taste of the West is delighted to announce a new partnership with Rangemoors and Hearth & Cook, which sees the leading range cooker and stove supplier becoming the Title Sponsor of the 2016 Taste of the West Awards.

This new partnership celebrates a shared commitment to quality, integrity and provenance and marks an exciting start to Taste of the West’s 25th anniversary year in 2016.  Taste of the West’s search for the very best products and establishments for 2016 has just begun.  In 2015, over 1,000 products and over 300 establishments were judged which culminated in over 300 guests filling the Somerset County Cricket ground in September at its annual awards lunch where the winners were highlighted and celebrated.

The Taste of the West Awards is the largest regional food awards scheme in the UK and Taste of the West is the only Regional Food Group in the UK which is actively supporting the sector find new and lucrative markets.

Rangemoors is the leading range cooker and stove supplier in the South West, trading across the region for more than 40 years. They have a large showroom in Winkleigh in the heart of Devon and have now expanded with a new showroom, Hearth & Cook, in Exeter.

Hearth & Cook is a new boutique offering by Rangemoors at Matford Business Park in Exeter, showcasing outstanding wood-burning stoves, range cookers, kitchens and outdoor cooking and heating appliances.

John Sheaves, Chief Executive of Taste of the West, said “We are delighted to have such a prestigious company support us in our search to find the best food and drink products across the South West and also the best places to eat and to buy such products.  This is going to be a very special year for us as we celebrate 25 years of hard work supporting the West Country’s food and drink industry so to have Rangemoors and Hearth & Cook on board sharing our values of quality, integrity and provenance is very special indeed.”

Robert Pocock, Director of Hearth & Cook and Rangemoors said “The very best that our region offers is epitomised by the achievements of our passionate food producers and the ever-higher standards reached for by our hospitality industry. The excitement that we have seen engendered by the Taste of the Awards very much matches our own desire to bring the discovery, enjoyment and sharing of great food into everyone’s homes, with wonderful cooking appliances that really add to day-to-day culinary and social enjoyment. Quality, integrity and provenance are values that we very much share.”