Lizzy Hodcroft dazzels on BBC’s Dragons Den

On the 2nd of December, Lizzy and The Sweet Beet appeared on BBC’s Dragons Den. Although The Sweet Beet didn’t garner any investment from the dragons, they were more than impressed by The Sweet Beet founder. They adored her enthusiasm and said she was dazzling. You can watch the episode here.

This story was covered in The Chronicle and read what Lizzy had to say about being in front of the dragons on BDaily

The Sweet Beet appoints Social Media & Web Manager

The Sweet Beet have appointed Louis Glazzard from Leeds as their Social Media and Web Manager. After a succesfull summer internship through Newcastle Univerities Internship Scheme, Lizzy decided to appoint Louis permenantly. As the team grows, Lizzy also hopes to grow the business to become one of the UK’s leading stockists. 

Read the article in Net Times Magazine here.

This story was also covered in BQ Lives #MondayMovers, check it out here.

Football club owner’s daughter rises from despair to Newcastle chutney queen

Chronicle Live cover Lizzy’s achievements to date and where she plans to take The Sweet Beet in the future. Lizzy says “The Sweet Beet has taken over my life, and I wouldn’t want to trade it for anything.”

Read the story here.

Dines In: Hot Tips

In The Latest: Brighton, our conidments were featured as one the best tools to use when cooking at home or on the BBQ. 

You can read the full article here.

North East entrepreneurs aim to inspire with stories of professional failures

On Thursday 16th of August, Lizzy joined other North- East entrepreneurs to discuss their business failures in a mission to inspire. Lizzy’s speech explored her mental health and the launch of her campaign – Weridly Relatable. The Sweet Beet condiments were there to taste too. 

Ricahrd from BDaily News covered the story and you can read his article here.

Condiment Maker Gears for Expansion

Insider Magazine discusses The Sweet Beet’s expansion goals. Currently sold in over 60 Farmshop and Deli’s, we hope to reach a £200,000 turnover by the end of the financial year.

Read the full article here.

Entrepreneur’s Sweet success

 ‘The daughter of Northumberland-based oil tycoon and former Hartlepool United owner Ken Hodcroft has successfully launched her own alternative condiment business and has revealed ambitious plans for growth.’

Read the full article in the Northumberland Gazette here.

Appetite Magazine  aslo explained how Lizzy plans for The Sweet Beet expansion this year. Read the update here.

Overcoming mental illness and addiction: Entrepreneur Launches Weirdly Relatable Campaign

Our founder Lizzy is launching a campaign to explore mental illness. Lizzy has not made her struggles a secret and continues to inspire. With this campaign she hopes to highlight both the ups and downs of entrepreneur

Read the full article on BD daily here.

The Sweet Beet Founder Lizzy Flies to Munich to Reperesent the North-East as Part of the Northern Powerhouse Mission 

As part of the Northern Powerhouse Mission to the annual Munich Queen’s Birthday Party from 12-14 June 2018 in Munich, Lizzy joined more than 400 guests from UK industry, politics, culture and the media.

Read Insider Media’s article here.

This story was also featured in BD Daily News and BQ Live. 

Speciality Food Magazine Feature The Sweet Beet Products on their Front Cover and The Sweet Beet’s Maple Bacon Jam is one of the Must Have Items for Stockists

Speciality Food Magazine provide information for businesses on how they can sell condiments in store and the founder Lizzy gives Speciality Food Magazine some useful insight on this topic. The Sweet Beet is also featured throughout the magazine and as their cover star.

Download their June issue here

Newcastle Condiment Producer Targets £200k Turnover With Rebrand

Lizzy Hodcroft explained: “The Sweet Beet intends on becoming a leader in the food industry for innovation in the condiment sector, showcasing our keen eye for taking risks to discover and utilise my unique palate for new flavour combinations.”

Read the article here

Fine Food Digest Editor Picks Habanero Lime Jelly for Editor’s Choice

The editorial team at Fine Food Digest sampled products from Harrogate Fine Food Show 2018. Here they talk through their top picks.

Read the article here

The Sweet Beet Founder crowned North East Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Business leaders from across the North East came together to honour the region’s top female entrepreneurs at the North East Business Woman of the Year Awards.

In total 11 entrepreneurs walked away with awards during the ceremony, which was organised by She’s Gott It Events.

Read the article here

Entrepreneurial Spark Honours The Sweet Beet with it’s #GoDo Award and £3000

Companies in the Entrepreneurial Spark scheme in Newcastle are recognised for exciting new business ideas

To read the article, click HERE

Delicatessen Magazine

The Delicatessen Magazine catches up with our Founder, Lizzy Hodcroft about why she’s declaring war on the mundane and leading the way for a new concept of condiments.

Read the article HERE

Great Taste Award for our Maple Bacon Jam

Fresh Montgumary

PR office for the Speciality and Fine Food Fair

Tasty Bites

Launching with Tyneside Food Service this July to cater for our wholesale market! A lovely feature showcasing what we do with one the best wholesalers here in the North East of England.

Savour Magazine

Take your taste buds on a journey through the North East and beyond with Savour, a gourmet, food, wine, and travel magazine

“Lizzy Hodcroft is on a mission.”

Read the article HERE

Living North – The North East’s Best Street Food

Why sit down to eat when you can wander between pop-ups, sampling every continent in a lunchtime? Well, except Antarctica. The burgers are rubbish there

Young business, The Sweet Beet, gets named as one of the North East’s Best.

Read the article HERE

Appetite Magazine – Eat to the Beet

Dean Bailey gets a taste of Texas courtesy of Lizzy Hodcroft

Read the article HERE

Business Quarterly Interview

BQ celebrates and inspires entrepreneurship to help businesses succeed and grow, through their quarterly national magazine, digital services and events.

The Sweet Beet takes on the If We Can You Can Challenge.

Read the article HERE


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