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Retailers: how we can help you

Here at the Guild of Fine Food, we offer a range of services for independent retailers. We should be your first point of call for knowledge and advice, and a platform from which to share your experiences and read about those of others.

Membership offers the chance to join our community of like-minded businesses and provides the most all-round support, but every independent food and drink shop can receive Fine Food Digest to either their inbox or door, as well as sign up to our newsletters, completely free of charge.

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The voice of the independent food and drink sector, Fine Food Digest is read by buyers, owners and employees of independent delicatessens, farm shops, food halls, multiple retailers and cooperatives.

Ten issues are published per year covering retail advice, product launches and guides, industry news and comment.

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Protect your business with our codes of practice, assured by Cornwall Council.

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Put your cheese counter to work

Sell more cheese with our Retail Cheese training course.

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Guild members benefit from a range of activities, including support, advice and discounted services.

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Salt reduction among Parma Ham’s raft of production tweaks

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Retailers call for police to prioritise "epidemic levels" of shoplifting

Ben Champkin, new head chef at Teals Somerset

Teals hires top notch head chef, Ben Champkin

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