Festival Headline Sponsors 2017

We would like to thank the following organisations for their generous ongoing support of the Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival.

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Baobab Developments

Our homes better lives. We firmly believe that where we live shapes the way we live. It is our mission as boutique developers to build properties to a range of budgets and sizes, all characterised by space, light and design.

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Beer Collective

The Beer Collective already has a reputation for sourcing a consistently great range of Craft keg and Cask beers, from exciting Craft Breweries, we rotate brands and provide styles to suit pub companies and their demographic. Simply put, we sell the right beer to the right account, regardless of the brand name on the keg or cask.


Blackdown Artisan Spirits

Home of the original Sussex producers of Vodka, Gin, Vermouth & Spirits. Nestled within the foothills of Blackdown Hills, surrounded by the beautiful South Downs National Park.

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Blanch House

Blanch House, Brighton’s original boutique hotel is situated in a Georgian terrace just off the city’s Regency seafront in Brighton’s Kemp Town and a short walk from the centre of Brighton. Our philosophy is to provide the warmest of welcomes, a great night’s sleep and a superb award winning Breakfast using only the best of local produce. Our Belle Époque suite is available for Private Dining, weddings, celebrations & birthday parties for up to 40 or 75 buffet style and exclusive use of the entire hotel is available to include all guest rooms, Belle Époque Suite and our Champagne and cocktail bar during your entire stay.



All 20 bedrooms at drakes are individually designed to make the most of the space and features of each room and are packed full of luxurious comforts. We have sought the very best of everything to be certain your stay with us is perfectly unforgettable.



Since we began back in 2008 in St Peter Port, Guernsey, we’ve achieved a lot. Starting out with just 60 employees, our numbers have grown to over 500 working across five locations.
We have an innovative and agile group of companies, rapidly making a name for ourselves in the world of UK motor insurance. It is this commitment to innovation and agility that sets us apart from others in the industry.


Harbour Hotels & Spas

With an unrivalled location on the iconic seafront and just moments from the bustling Lanes, our Brighton Harbour Hotel & Spa is the hottest new destination in buzzy Brighton.

The 79 bedroom hotel embodies Harbour Hotels’ signature relaxed style, with tasteful interiors providing a modern contrast to the exquisite 19th century period exterior. With panoramic views across Brighton Pier, dine in our award-winning Jetty Restaurant and enjoy inspired and innovative cocktails in ‘HarBAR’, Brighton’s ultimate destination bar.


Hotel du Vin

Hotel du Vin Brighton is situated in the Lanes conservation area, a pebbles’ throw from the seafront. Its 49 bedrooms are housed in a collection of eccentric gothic revival and mock Tudor buildings.



Malmaison Brighton is our brand new hotel making waves on the marina. This superbly-situated property has completed it’s stylish reinvention, and now boasts all-new bedrooms, an elegant brasserie with sea-view conservatory and a glittering bar worth sailing the ocean for.
Bedrooms have been built from the ground up to be a stylish home from home, overflowing with light, luxury and modern touches. Enjoy complimentary WiFi, brilliant tech, impeccable comfort and awesome innovations everywhere you look in this one-of-a-kind, absolutely pier-less hotel.


Mayo Wynne Baxters Solicitors

Our team of lawyers in Sussex make us one of the largest and most respected law firms in the South East. You can feel confident that you will receive a first class, personal service from our specialist solicitors.We pride ourselves on providing straightforward advice on the phone or at any of our nine offices across East Sussex and West Sussex including our new office in Gatwick.We are one of only a small number of law firms in England and Wales who have been awarded Lexcel accreditation for Legal Excellence.



Head into the heart of Brighton’s beachside cultural life, the buzzing North Laine, and you’ll find us – the naughty little brother of My Hotels. Inside we’ve combined the aesthetic ideas of New York designer Karim Rashid with cool artist studios created by local artisans to offer a futuristic and native flavour. Outside, the welcoming warren of creative independent shops, bars and eateries will have you dreaming about moving here.


NFU Mutual

NFU Mutual Pulborough are specialist insurers for the Food, Drink and Hospitality industry. Run by Alastair McAloon and Matt Baker, they are supported by a small local team and have the might of the NFU Mutual behind them. Being specialists they understand the industry and know their stuff. They work in a very different way to a normal insurers, really getting to know everything about their clients their businesses and constantly looking for ways to work in collaboration. Alastair and Matt are passionate about the local food and drink scene, this shines through and we think they’re well worth having a coffee and chat with.

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Posture People

We work with a variety of clients, from large business to home office users, to improve their workspaces. The services we offer range all the way from an entire office refit to suggesting how an individual can be more comfortable at their desk. The spaces we create lead to happier, healthier people and more productive working environments.
The Posture People motto is “Love Your Workspace” and we apply this in everything we do, making sure our own staff and our customers get the very best from us and from their workspaces.


Ridgeview Wine

Award Winning English Sparkling Wine. Ridgeview is a family company dedicated to the production of the highest quality sparkling wine using traditional sparkling grape varieties and methods.

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Southern Water

Each day we supply 529 million litres of drinking water from our 90 water treatment works along 13,735 kilometres of water mains to our customers’ taps, as well as treat and recycle 730 million litres of wastewater at 368 treatment works after it is pumped through a sewer network of 39,000 kilometres.


Style Accountants

We are a proactive and helpful firm of Chartered Accountants based in Southwick, Brighton, Sussex.