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25
Mar
2014

Day 1 at The Farm and Deli Show 2014

by Claire Martinsen on Tue 25th Mar 2014 05:39

Yesterday was Day 1 of the Farm and Deli Show – a three day Trade Show at the NEC.  Its a pretty monster show – sharing space with Food & Drink Expo, the National Convenience Show and also Foodex [a food machinery show]……..absolutely loads to see, do, smell and of course taste! I always love […]

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17
Mar
2014

Plan act like Anchors........

by Claire Martinsen on Mon 17th Mar 2014 03:38

I sometimes act as a sounding board for start-up food entrepreneurs……it’s all very well having a business coach or mentor, but there are sometimes elements of a business that are very food specific!  Elements such as labelling requirements, best before dates, storage instructions etc……things that you maybe don’t have to worry about if you have […]

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14
Mar
2014

The Story of the Cheese Scone...........

by Claire Martinsen on Fri 14th Mar 2014 10:30

I just LOVE Twitter……..I’ve been ‘Tweeting’ pretty much for 5 years, ever since I started Breckland Orchard.  My Twitter name is @breckland and over the years I’ve met lots of friends via Twitter, its helped find me suppliers [really!] and its been an invaluable source of help and advice too.  I’m a Social Media evangelist […]

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13
Mar
2014

Two new Posh Pop flavours for Spring.....

by Claire Martinsen on Thu 13th Mar 2014 03:29

So glad that Spring is finally here…..we’ve been busy over the winter months here at Breckland Orchard HQ getting our two new varieties ready! So excited! Elderflower Posh Pop – we’re small enough to be able to really listen to our customers, and we’ve been asked for an Elderflower variety many times.  Its delicately floral, […]

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11
Mar
2014

A 5 Year Milestone......

by Claire Martinsen on Tue 11th Mar 2014 16:02

This week its a full 5 years since I began Breckland Orchard…….which seems somewhat surreal, yet also an amazing landmark to have reached!  It’s said that starting a business is much like having a child, and nursing it from the very start of life as it grows and develops, and much like with small children […]

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03
Mar
2014

On-line Sales.........now you just pick and click!

by Claire Martinsen on Mon 03rd Mar 2014 12:27

We’ve finally come up to date, entered the 21st Century and folk are now able to order Posh Pop and Posh Squash direct to their door!  Yipeeeee …its as simple as clicking here and being able to order the entire range. To be honest, I’ve always shied away from offering on-line sales……we sell our drinks […]

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