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21 10, 2016

The end of harvest 2016….what next?

The end of harvest 2016….what next? With thanks to a dry Summer we had a consistent and successful harvest without too many hold-ups. On our farm, as well as rapeseed, we grow wheat, beans and linseed, all of which is now cut and ready to go off to be used in the next part of [...]

4 08, 2016

It’s harvest again…….. #Harvest2016

Wow, how quickly the past 12 months have flown by. Our combines have already been out in the fields harvesting all the delicious rapeseed that will now be pressed to make the next 12 months of Cotswold Gold oil. Despite this year being a difficult one due to patchy weather – rain, sun, rain, sun [...]

13 05, 2016

Winner Winner – Western Daily Press Food & Farming 2016

Well that was a good start to the week. Cotswold Gold scooped up two awards at the Western Daily Press Food & Farming Awards, including, Food Product of the Year and Young Farmer of the Year for Charlie Beldam. We would like to thank the judges for their time in coming to visit our farm [...]

29 01, 2016

TASTE TALKS – An evening of Fine Art & Dining hosted by Charlie Beldam of Cotswold Gold and Royal Artist in Residence Jeremy Houghton

TASTE TALKS – An evening of Fine Art & Dining hosted by Charlie Beldam of Cotswold Gold and Royal Artist in Residence Jeremy Houghton What a fun three nights the Cotswold Gold team have enjoyed at Jeremy’s Houghton’s fabulous studio near Broadway where together we hosted a fabulous array of talented chefs, restaurateurs, designers and [...]

26 01, 2016

In January Cotswold Gold rapeseed oil frequents your TV screens on James Martin’s BBC Saturday Kitchen and also makes waves on BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today Programme.

In January Cotswold Gold rapeseed oil frequents your TV screens on James Martin’s BBC Saturday Kitchen and also makes waves on BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today Programme. We thought December was busy…..we never expected to come back to an even busier January! Charlie Beldam from Cotswold Gold on BBC Radio 4’s [...]

16 10, 2012

Did we get a summer?

What a wet summer. This has be one of the worst summers I have known, and that is saying something after the flood of 2007. We have got harvest in after a string of problems, from blocking up machines to things snapping all together a right nightmare. We were pushed right to the line and [...]

14 07, 2012

Cotswold Golds a Winner…!

We are over the moon to have won Best food Producer in the Cotswold Life Food and Drink Awards this week. This shows all our hard work producing our range of rapeseed oils over the last two years. The Judges comments were commending the branding and the range of products that taste so fresh. The award was presented [...]

29 05, 2012

The Sun is out at last…!

Cotswold Golds bottles have been seen recently on both the Apprentice on BBC1 and Saturday Kitchen where Kenny Atkins used it with James Martin. Have a watch from 8mins in. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01jk739/Saturday_Kitchen_26_05_2012/ We are very proud at Cotswold Gold to have been nominated for the Cotswold Life Food and Drink Award, for the Best Food Producer, this will be announced on [...]

1 05, 2012

Where has the first quarter of this year gone?

Since the start of the year things have just gone from strength to strength and this is the reason for the delay in updating the blog. The shows have started and the yellow flowers are out. I just hope that we have not seen the last of the sun for this summer as it is [...]

23 12, 2011

Happy Christmas and New Year and thank you for your support in 2011..

Where has this year gone? It seems that it has gone by with a flash or in my case spent at food shows across the country. It has been amazing what has happened this year and things that I never had expected and this is all thanks to people like you supporting us. The food [...]