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31
May
2011

When going somewhere is better than standing still.......

by Claire Martinsen on Tue 31st May 2011 09:07

I travelled down to London this week to the Epson Business Council Round Table event [see previous blog].  Travelling back I got on the 10.50 train, which ended up being quite delayed leaving the station.  I asked the guard whether I would be better taking the 11.15 train which was a direct one .  He […]

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28
May
2011

East of England Businesswomen Start Up of the Year

by Claire Martinsen on Sat 28th May 2011 16:15

I was thrilled, delighted and extremely happy to be awarded Start Up of the Year at the East of England Businesswomen Annual Awards on Thursday night. There were six very strong finalists in the start up category which made it very special indeed.  Thank you to Lloyds TSB as the sponsor of the category and […]

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28
May
2011

Top 10 Tips for Food Start-up Companies

by Claire Martinsen on Sat 28th May 2011 15:26

I was asked by the Business Editor of the EDP if I had any tips or pointers for a start up Food Business………the tips were printed in the EDP May 2011 . I am by no means an expert [and still learning all the time] but these are a combination of my time in big […]

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25
May
2011

Sharing lessons from SME's via Epson

by Claire Martinsen on Wed 25th May 2011 16:16

I was honoured to be invited by Epson to a Breakfast Round Table meeting in London yesterday.  Epson have created a European Initiative called the Epson Business Council. It is anchored by four entrepreneurs from across Europe – including the UK’s very own Jo Fairley, co-founder of Green and Blacks.  The Council have published a […]

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13
May
2011

Breckland Orchard heads to Scandanavia!

by Claire Martinsen on Fri 13th May 2011 03:19

My first export order went out of the door yesterday!  A pallet of Breckland Orchard [1,440 bottles] is currently heading across the North Sea to Sweden.  I am exporting to a company who focus on premium products into the Hotels, restaurant and coffee shop sector, so a perfect partner.  My husband is norwegian, so my […]

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09
May
2011

Sloe Lemonade.....my newest variety

by Claire Martinsen on Mon 09th May 2011 12:01

My newest flavour – wonderfully pink in colour, and totally delicious!   Breckland Orchard Sloe Lemonade no less.  Its arrived just in time for Summer, and is a gorgeous summery drink [think picnics, woodland walks, beach strolls]. Feedback from people has been just amazing……….thank you so much for your kind comments, they really do mean a […]

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