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Winner of the Annuga Innovations award 2009 - 17/10/09
The Annuga trade fair in Germany was a great success, and I am delighted to inform you that the Historic Vinaigres won the "Annuga innovation award 2009" . According to statistics just in,  there were approx 153,500 visitors from 180 countries .
There were 6,522 exhibitors from 97 countries, .
The  historic Vinaigre  range was the only British product to win an  award at the  show and with thousands of entries submitted into the awards, I am delighted that my  products were selected.
900 attend Alan`s cookery demonstration - 06/10/09
This years " East Middlands Food festival " was a huge success for Alan , his first time at this event.
Over 900 people piled into the cookery theatre to watch Alan entertain the crowds as he took the audience on a culinary and historical journey and back again ! wowing them with his surf and Turf , Damson souffle and 5 minute Key Lime Pie ( recipes available on his recipe page ).
Alan also had a stand at the event offering tastes of his unique historic food range as well as signing his Ready in Minutes cookbook . 
Alan pulls in the crowd at Chatsworth Food Festival - 07/09/09
Despite heavy rains in the build up to  Chatsworth Country fair ( 4th - 6th September ) the crowds turned out in their thousands .
Alan pulled out all the stops during his 3 culinary demonstrations, entertaining the packed culinary theatre in his fun , interactive and creative style blending scientific facts with his insatiable love of historic food originations . 
Alan was also present thoughout the three days signing his cookbook and serving customers his award winning historic vinegar range at his food stand.    
Alan to judge the International Hotel and Restaurant awards in Hollywood - 06/08/09
Once again Alan has been invited to judge at this year’s International Restaurant and Hotel Awards held in Beverly Hills, Hollywood. The International Restaurant and Hotel Awards 2009, are the Oscars of the hospitality industry, and celebrates the chains and groups that go beyond industry standards. Alan is honoured by the appointment to the salubrious panel of international judges and proud to represent the British arm for the Awards. The Awards will feature entries from 45 different countries as well as some of the best known hoteliers in the world, such as the Ritz-Carlton, Hilton Hotels, Marriott International and many more . 
Alan becomes an honorary Kentucky Colonel - 03/08/09
During Alan`s  visit to three US states in June , Alan recieved a suprise in the form of an Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels , the highest honour awarded by Kentucky.
The certificate signed by the Governer and the secretary of State is in recognition to services and accomplishments on behalf of others.
Other Kentucky Colonels include outstanding men and women from around the world and include the likes of Winston Churchill,Tiger Woods, Muhammad Ali,and Whoopi Goldberg to name but a few.
needless to say Colonel Coxon is delighted by the award !
Historic Food range goes Global - 11/06/09
After 10 years of work on the historic food range Alan is now exporting the range around the globe , foodies around the world are now able to enjoy the unique flavours that have been created offering A taste of the past for kitchens of the future ! 
Countries currently enjoying the range include, France, Spain, Scandinavia,USA, New Zealand, Portugal, South Africa and the UK
Online Shopping - 20/05/09
The chance to obtain gift hampers large and small, containing the unique award winning Historic Vinaigres, Pickles and Chutneys, ensuring both a unique and quality gift for true foodies.

The range is making a name for itself around the globe and now is a perfect opportunity to buy at the best price, direct online.

Happy Shopping!! 
Approval for Pickles and Chutneys - 15/05/09
Alan’s newly launched range of Historic Pickles and Chutneys have been approved by Food Lovers Britain and Heart of England Fine Foods. All the ingredients and products used in the range have been grown and produced in Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Staffordshire, many using heritage seed for a truly original product with provenance. With 10 products within the Historic Food range Alan is truly offering a unique “Taste of the past for kitchens of the future!”.

Delia Smith online :Alan`s Historic Food range has just come under the spotlight from Delia online, where particular mention was given to Alan’s wonderful crisp and flavoursome Luxury Golden Baby Beetroots and his Luxury Marinated Onions, both made with the award winning Roman Vinaigre.

The Ale-Gar also was noted as a wonderful alternative to a Balsamic vinegar.
Alan`s Award Nomination - 15/05/09
Alan is delighted to be a nominated shortlist finalist in this year`s most prestigious awards in the chef's annual calendar .

In June the Craft Guild of Chefs will announce the winner for the “Development Chef of the Year” in front of an audience of over 600 culinary peers .

Sophie Countess of Wessex will be awarding the prizes at the Awards Gala dinner ,the equivalent of the Oscars.
Alan`s Roman Golden Beetroot - 15/05/09
Alan`s Luxury Golden Baby Beetroot has been shortlisted and is a finalist for a HEFF Diamond award , this product was also recently picked out by Delia Smith online as being a particularly good product with wonderful flavour.