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Episode Six: The Rick Stein Group

The rise in popularity of culinary TV personalities has promoted some of the most successful chefs into ‘rockstars’ - we all know Nigella, Gordon, Jamie and Gino on a first name basis. What separates Rick Stein’s family brand apart, however, is the attention to detail...

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Episode Five: Hendy Group

From facilitating the first Ford dealership in the early 20th century through to its current, extensive roster of manufacturers, Hendy Group has grown immensely since its inception in 1859. Driving the business through some of its most turbulent times in recent...

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Episode Four: Jimmy’s Iced Coffee

The story of Jimmy’s Iced Coffee is a 10 year journey of massive wins, starting on the South Coast and earning its place as a household name. A great degree of the success of this family owned business might be explained by an almost-telepathic understanding between...

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Episode Three: Hall & Woodhouse

Few family businesses can say they have spanned 7 generations; such is the feat achieved by Hall and Woodhouse, brewers of award-winning Badger Beers and owners of over 250 pubs around the country. Taking the reins of H&W upon the sudden passing of his brother,...

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Episode Two: Double Dutch Drinks

Raised in the Netherlands - the birthplace of gin - it’s only natural that twin sisters Joyce and Raissa De Haas have a natural affinity for superlative drinks and excellent blendings. However, their love affair for gin exacerbated their frustration at the bland and...

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Episode One: Warren Haskins

Kicking off the inaugural episode of It Runs In The Family in fine fashion is Warren Haskins, Chairman of Haskins Garden Centres. Having suddenly been thrust into the driving seat of a business over 100 years and 3 generations old after the sudden passing of his...

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