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Historic Vinaigres and Ale-gar - 12/02/10
My historic ranges are now available in leading stores in Sweden, Germany ,Austria, Hong Kong, South Africa , Denmark,Spain, USA, Hungary and Portugal.
Ale-Gar and Historic Vinaigres in US headlines - 08/01/10
After an initial visit and launch of my historic vinaigres /mediaeval Ale-Gar  in Florida late last year, the three products are making headlines in the Herald Tribune !

 http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20100106/ARTICLE/1061000?Title=HISTORIC-PRODUCTS
Shortlisted finalist for the Midlands Business person of the year award 2010 - 29/12/09
I am delighted to announce that I have been nominated for "Midlands Business person of the year 2010"
I feel extremely  privileged and needless to say delighted by arriving within the judges final selection .
I am also delighted to say that looking at the other competitors shortlisted for this ward ,it must have been a very difficult task to arrive at a final decision .
Such competition highlights the skill that we have within the Midlands region , and such an award helps to raise the awareness of the quality business and skills this region has to offer.
There is no denying that to take the winning trophy is of paramount importance to me, as I am naturally competitive by nature, and such a result I hope may help within the growth and expansion of my business .
The evening I am sure will be a tense occasion , but a pleasure and an honour to be included within the line up of quality contenders.
The results will be announced at the end of January 2010 
new pilot "The Food archaeologist" - 17/12/09
A new TV pilot show "The Food Archaeologist " filmed in Normandy France is now available to all TV companies interested in a new food show and format.
Please call or drop me a line on 01386 830299 e-mail info@alancoxon.com if interested in viewing copy .
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