Last updated:
10 November 2017

Advertise in Taste West Sussex

How to advertise in our magazine and eNewsletter which features the best of West Sussex food and drink.

1 Taste West Sussex magazine

Taste West Sussex magazine is published three times a year, offering information on local food and drink outlets and producers, tourism venues and attractions, as well as how to make the most of our beautiful county.

This award-winning, free magazine is available at over 300 outlets across West Sussex, including Co-Op stores, restaurants, cafes, pubs, farm shops, vineyards, tourist attractions, accommodation providers and garden centres, as well as all 36 libraries.

In addition to the 20,000 hard copies, there is an online edition with hyperlinks to advertisers websites and an active social media presence.

The Taste West Sussex Twitter site has upward of 3,000 followers. Tweets are retweeted on the West Sussex County Council Twitter site, which has approximately 34,000 followers, and the West Sussex Matters Facebook page. There are also plans for a dedicated Taste West Sussex Facebook page.

The next edition of Taste West Sussex magazine is out mid-September 2017.


  • Discounts are available for early bird and multiple issue advertising.
  • Feature sponsorship opportunities are now available. Phone for details.
  • Free entry into monthly Tastemail eNewsletter.

Advertising rates and dimensions

  • 1/8 page (89mm W x 55mm H) - £120 + VAT
  • 1/4 page (89mm W x 114mm H) - £200 + VAT
  • 1/2 page (182mm W x 114mm H) - £360 + VAT
  • Full page (216mm W x 266mm H) - £660 + VAT
  • Inside front cover (216mm W x 266mm H) - £780 + VAT
  • Inside back cover (216mm W x 266mm H) - £760 + VAT
  • Back cover (216mm W x 266mm H) - £840 + VAT

Additional information

2 Tastemail eNewsletter

We broadcast a monthly eNewsletter, Tastemail, which now has an increased number of subscribers of over 5,000. Advertisers can use this marketing tool to further promote their business by advertising special offers, discounts, competitions, events and product news from West Sussex food and drink producers, eateries, businesses and venues.

The October 2017 Tastemail analytics show a 32% open rate and an 8% click through rate. The first two hours showed an 18% open rate and 4% click through, which is above the national average (figures supplied via Granicus October 2017).

MailChimp currently show the national average for this subject area as the open rate being 24.71% and 2.98% click through.

Each entry is approximately 50 words and can include a suitable picture.

Advertising rates and dates

  • 12 months - £20.00 per month + VAT
  • 6 months - £25.00 per month + VAT
  • 3 months - £30.00 per month + VAT
  • 1 month - £35.00 per month + VAT

Submission deadlines

  • 13 October 2017
  • 10 November 2017
  • 8 December 2017
  • 12 January 2018

Broadcast dates

  • 19 October 2017
  • 16 November 2017
  • 14 December 2017
  • 18 January 2017

Content of the Tastemail is also publicised via Twitter and Facebook.

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