Devon Business Start-Up Award 2018

I am so excited to have been awarded the with the Devon business start-up award by Dartmouth Food festival this year. It's such an honour to achieve this in just over 12 months of trading.

It means so much to me to be able to showcase Pretty Local at the Dartmouth Food Festival and to receive such huge support and guidance from a wonderful team of local businesses with expertise in PR, finance and marketing. This is an invaluable prize for a small business like mine.

Sheila Shribman, Chairman of Dartmouth Food Festival, said: “Congratulations to Pretty Local! Our judges were won over by owner Andrea Wilson’s enthusiasm for helping people to engage with where their food comes from and her firm commitment to sustainability. We are delighted to offer Pretty Local a free 3-day exhibitor pitch at the Dartmouth Food Festival in October as part of the prize and look forward to seeing the business go from strength to strength.”

The prize package also includes a marketing health-check with the marketingshed, advice from a business start-up and financial expert, a tailored marketing and PR campaign run via the Dartmouth Food Festival social media and other channels, a ½ day photo shoot with Original Image Photography and a double page spread in Taste Buds magazine.

Dartmouth Food Festival runs from Friday 19th-21st October and I look forward to seeing lots of new and regular customers there!