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Fine Food Digest is essential reading for independent food and drink retailers.

Our experienced team of journalists pack every edition with stories and advice from small business owners to sector experts: Product coverage, independent advice on the best ranges, new launches, show previews, plus a closer look at the choices and challenges facing retailers today.

As the voice of the independent food and drink sector, with the largest named circulation of any speciality food and drink magazine, Fine Food Digest is the go-to read for buyers, owners and employees of independent delis, farm shops, food halls, specialist stores and multiple retailers.

Ten issues are produced each year, along with several focus editions providing invaluable insight into specific regions and products. If you’re one of our 5,500 named subscribers you’ll receive every copy straight to your door, or you can opt in to join 12,000 trade readers receiving copies digitally.

If you are a deli or independent retailer, and are not yet receiving a regular copy to your business, make sure you are keeping up with the latest by requesting one below.

Recent issues

FFD June
June 2024

When frozen food became cool

  • Greens Grocers
  • Sustainable packaging 
FFD May cover
May 2024

Put the kettle on

  • The Passage Pantry
  • Momo Kombucha
April issue Fine Food Digest
April 2024

Outdoor dining

  • Chorlton Cheesemongers
  • Bell’s Farm Shop
FFD March 2024
March 2024

Jams & Preserves

  • The Border Target Operating Model
  • The Fleetville Larder
FFD Jan-Feb 2024
Jan-Feb 2024

The Leeds Deli

  • How to improve your business 
  • Broom House Farm
Fine Food Digest December 2023 Cover
December 2023

World Cheese Awards Champion 2023

  •  Britain’s cider renaissance
  • Scotland’s Speciality Food & Drink Show preview
Fine Food Digest October/November 2023 cover
Oct-Nov 2023

The best of Great Taste

  • Honey & Co.’s expansion
  • Last minute Christmas ideas
Fine Food Digest September 2023 Cover
September 2023

Make bread work

  • English wine revolution
  • Inside The Balloon Tree Farm Shop
Fine Food Digest August 2023 cover
August 2023

International issue: Global market

  • Sake for beginners
  • Selling cheese in São Paulo
Fine Food Digest July 2023 Cover
July 2023

Get those stockings filled early

  • Keeping it seasonal
  • Wales’s first vegan deli
Fine Food Digest June 2023
June 2023

New launches in drinks

  • “Functional drinks” explained
  • Co-working & cake at Reunion Deli
Fine Food Digest May 2023
May 2023

Hot drinks refresh

  • The UK’s only raw milk brie
  • Inside The Marches Deli
Fine Food Digest April 2023
April 2023

Outdoor dining guide

  • The Whitby Deli
  • French wines
Fine Food Digest March 2023
March 2023

Hot sauce meets craft beer

  • Single-use plastic ban
  • Jams & preserves NPD

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