Great Taste Award have just sent our 2 Star certificate, so it now feels official!
We have been quiet online for quite a while, but we have been very busy building our new dedicated nut roasting facility. We hope to be ready by mid-October. Stand by for further updates!
We’re going to be at the Source Trade Show next week. If you are there, please come by and say hello
Saturday 10th December
Saturday morning found us up bright and early at The Big Sheep Christmas Market. All the stalls are set up in the barn, with Christmas lights, Christmas music and lots of Christmas cheer. Cracking Nuts is in the same stop at last year, roasting …
We feel like Santa’s little elf’s from the TV Ad for NotontheHighStreet.com
We are having so much fun packing up our Cracking Nuts, We love it, the boxes, stickers and finding out our Nuts are going all over the country.
The weekend of 1st – 4th December saw us at Padstow Christmas Festival for the first time – and what an amazing event it was!! We had a stall inside the main marquee amongst many prestigious food providers from across Cornwall and Devon. It was a fantastically busy weekend with …
Sunday 4th December
To finish off our Big Cracking Nuts Christmas Weekend we went to the stunning village of Berrynarbor for The Berrynarbor Christmas Market in the beautiful Manor Hall. The sun was shining and we were able to set up outside by the entrance, roasting and selling hot nuts and …
Saturday 3rd December
We are really feeling festive now!
North Devon Christmas Market in Braunton is the one to be at this year, it’s twice as long starting at 3pm which is great as it was still light at the beginning. The whole car park was full of …
Friday 2nd December
South Molton Winter Wonderland. We arrived at the Pannier Market and set up with the little mobile roaster, ready to roast and sell lots of yummy hot nuts, The Pannier Market was strung with Christmas lights and full of beautiful craft stalls and food stalls. Outside all the …
Thursday 1st December
Thursday Evening Jon and Oliver (aged 7) set off for Bratton Flemming Christmas Fair. The village hall was beautifully decorated in fairy lights and lot’s of lovely craft stalls.
Cracking Nuts set up outside to freshly roast their nuts. Oliver helped to put up the …
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30 October – South Molton Apple Fair (South Molton Pannier Market)
4 November – Braunton Fireworks (Braunton Cricket Club)
We’ve just booked in for 2 more events, and remember, remember we’ll also be at the Big Sheep Fireworks night on the 5th November.
Here are the events we will be attending for the rest of 2016
16 October – Food Fest (Barnstaple Pannier Market)
5 November – Big Sheep Fireworks (Bideford)
19 – 20 November – Arlington Court
25 – 27 November – Combe Christmas (Ilfracombe)
1 December – Bratton Fleming Christmas Fair (Bratton Fleming)
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The weekend of 28th – 29th July saw two great events, the famous Birdman Southwest, and the first Devon Street Food Festival.
It was a great weekend and the weather certainly helped us. On the Saturday we had our pitch in the same place as last year, on …
It was the first day of the School holidays and when Jon said he was going to pick up some more ice cream from Tennacott Dairy, the kids (and me) jumped at the chance to tag along, meet the cows and visit a real ‘ice-cream factory’. Although Tennacott …
Thanks to Greenpeace and Glastonbury for another great festival. And to everyone who came and supported us. We had a blast, and can’t wait for next year. x
On 9th July 2016 there will be a Charity Walk from the Commodore Hotel in Instow to the Rugby Club in Barnstaple (approx 7 miles).
All money raised will go to Clarity and Mental Health awareness.
The walk is organised by Paul Stevens who tragically lost his son. This is his story:…
29-30 May – Beer Festival (Barnstaple Pannier Market)
9 June – North Devon Street Food (Barnstaple on the Square)
11 June – Electric Nights (Tiverton)…
Wow! What a weekend for Cracking Nuts.
We were attending the ‘Foodies Festival with Top Chefs’ in Bristol, and entering the ‘British Street Food awards’.
We set off on Thursday morning, stopping in Barnstaple to meet our lovely friend Sam from ‘Tennacott Farm Dairy’, Bideford. To pick up the best …
Thursday 28th April – Street Food on the Square (Barnstaple)
30th April – 2nd May – Landmark Beer festival (Ilfracombe)
7th May – Electric Nights (Tiverton)
8th May – Real Food Market (Barnstaple)
13th – 16th May – British Street Food Awards (Bristol)
Cracking Nuts took the opportunity of a day trip on Sunday to personally deliver an order to National Trust, Killerton. As luck would have it the Great Easter Egg Hunt had just begun, Oliver and Evelyn thoroughly enjoyed searching for giant Easter eggs, fining the letter written on …
At Cracking Nuts HQ we have been enjoying the wonderful wild garlic that grows right on our door step here in North Devon.
Wild Garlic has many interesting names ‘bear’s garlic’, ‘devil’s garlic’, ‘gypsy’s onions’ and ‘stinking Jenny’ are just some of them. This seasonal ingredient gives off an incredibly …
It’s the Ilfracombe Lighting of the Lights this Wednesday (25th November 2015) and to celebrate, we will be roasting up hot sweet nuts from the Coach House – opposite Horne Park Garage (The Scarlett Pimpernel). So please call by on the way past, and pick up a delicious hand warmer! …
Bude for Food was great fun. It was Cracking Nuts first venture over the border to Cornwall, and they did make us feel very welcome.
Its been a busy time for Cracking Nuts this month and we have just got back from Somersault Festival 2015.
The rain, which was intermittent on Friday and Sunday – but beautiful on Saturday – did not seem to put off peoples party mood. Everybody seemed to be …
We just got back from our first time trading at Glastonbury Festival. It was an amazing experience, and we all agreed it was our best ever festival experience, either working or attending. We will do a full write up on here soon, but for now I just want …
We’re celebrating Victorian Week next week at the Trinity Fair. We will be serving Traditional German Victorian Nuts served with Devon Dairy Ice Cream washed down with Old Fashioned Lemonade. There will be lots of other fun Victorian Stall and BBQ too, so come along and join the …
Big night in Tiverton this evening….
Starts at 5.30pm, great Music and great food guaranteed!
Nice little feature in this months Food Lover Magazine!
Congratulations to Michelle & Ashley who got married on Sunday! So glad you enjoyed the nuts! We were really proud to be a part of your special day.
Really looking forward to the Landmark Beer Festival this year! We’ll be there from Saturday to Monday evening.
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We’re delighted to announce you can now buy our nuts online from the amazing guys at ‘Purely Devon Hampers’.
Thanks to everyone who came to our little stall at Arlington Court Christmas Fair. We really got into the Christmas spirit by the end of the Saturday!
We had a great day squirreling away at the North Devon FoodFest last Sunday! @NDfoodfest #gonuts http://ow.ly/i/7k2uo
Here’s a photo of our award winning dessert! Home-made vanilla ice cream with hot salted caramel source served with hot cinnamon roasted cashews. We’ve renamed it ‘Top Gun!’ As it helped us towards winning the ‘best of the best’ award.
Great day at the North Devon Food Awards! And we won two awards! Best dessert and Best of the Best!!!
We will be at the All Things Morris event this weekend, there will be plenty to see and do over the weekend. The fun starts on Saturday at midday and there will be dancing around the seafront and harbour all afternoon. Check out this link for more inf…
This Saturday we will be entering the North Devon Street Food Awards in Ilfracombe (bottom of Capstone). Please come along and support us if you can make it!
We start trading at our regular pitch on Marine Drive, Woolacombe Beach this weekend, but as we’re doing lots of other tasty snacks besides NUTS, we’re launching a new brand…drum roll….. ‘Surf Snacks’. Please like our page to find out what we’re selling and when, and we’ll hopefully catch you …
Dave’s back!Dolphins seen today sorry about the rubbish filming the dolphins were much quicker jumping than I was filming
http://ow.ly/i/5PHAv great view from our pitch for the trinity faire. #ilfracombe #victorianweekOw.ly – image uploaded by @crackingnutsow.ly
a fun day for cracking nuts at ilfracombe farmers market in the morning and trinity fair in the afternoon.
Cracking Nuts will be heading to the Sunshine and Music for Lemonfest on Saturday!
Heading down to Marine Drive, Woolacombe today!
Looking forward to the Waistcoat Festival in Dorset on Saturday. Cracking Nuts first venture outside Devon! http://ow.ly/wUHhYSixpenny Waistcoat FestivalSixpenny Handley’s Waistcoat Festival 17th May 2014
Sorting out paperwork for Somersault. Hard work but a bit exciting too!
landmark beer festival! looking forward to another cracking day.
https://scontent-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/t1.0-9/p100x100/1526427_570636823049912_6024202953081237964_n.jpgHugh AndersonCracking Nuts at the Ilfracombe Beer Festival ~ May 2014
The view from our stand yesterday at landmark beer festival. Come along today for a beer or two – and a bag of nuts!
Just heard Spiritualized are going to headline Friday night at Somersault Festival! Can’t miss them, so might have to shut up shop early that night.SpiritualizedOfficial Spiritualized Page
Exciting news – We’ve just had our pitch confirmed for Somersault Festival. We hope to see you all there!Somersault Festival17th – 21st July 2014, North Devon – http://somersaultfestival.comTickets/ now on sale: http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/somersault
Now for the chilli syrup…
making the sweet syrup for cracking nuts. getting ready for the landmark beer festival next week.
Cracking nuts will be here! Really looking forward to a day of waistcoat fun!Sixpenny Waistcoat FestivalSixpenny Handley’s Waistcoat Festival 17th May 2014
packaged and ready for sale. first batch to combe Martin museum.
https://www.facebook.com/ilfracombefarmersmarketIlfracombe Farmers MarketLocal produce and crafts from local producers. Cakes, chutney, jam, cheese, eggs, nuts, lamb, beef, pasties, bacon, pork, knitting wool & refreshments.
This Thursday (6th March 2014), we’re going to be at the Open for Business Event at the Landmark Theatre. Please come along and say hello and try some free nuts!
Testing new flavours – mango and chilli spiced cashews
So whatever you’re craving, eat nuts instead!
gift pots ready! all set for ilfracombe farmers market on Saturday. come and join us at st Peter’s church, highfield road. ilfracombe
Great work PaulSnapped surfboard raises £1,320 for charitywww.northdevonjournal.co.ukA snapped surfboard auctioned on eBay has raised £1,320 for charity after going viral. Ilfracombe surfer Paul Barrington decided to give the proceeds from the battered board to North Devon…
Cracking Nuts is ready for Barnstaple Pannier Market tomorrow! ‘Come and get ya nuts!’ And say Hello.
FREE BAG OF NUTS!?FREE BAG OF NUTS to all our …twitter.comFREE BAG OF NUTS to all our Twitter followers – just come to Pannier Market tomorrow and tell us your handle!
Wow £1000 for a broken surfboard! Please read the story, and support the great cause!Quiver surfboardwww.ebay.co.ukQuiver surfboard in Sporting Goods, Surfing, Surfboards | eBay
Our first batch of cracking nuts ‘nutty boys’ granola – can’t wait til breakfast to try it!
We’ve just picked up the newly rebranded trailer from the good people at The Sign Shop. Trailer Graphicswhat a great photo of Cracking nuts trailer check out that sky!