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13
May
2014

Sales Chatter

by Claire Martinsen on Tue 13th May 2014 09:13

I do get an awful lot of cold sales calls here at Breckland Orchard HQ……I try and be my very politest but sometimes even my patient nature is tested.  Here’s a couple of memorable ones from the past two days. [1] CARD PAYMENTS Now this really was a random one, because I don’t use any […]

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12
May
2014

Get Growing = Get Selling more like......

by Claire Martinsen on Mon 12th May 2014 18:19

Today had to be one of the more surreal moments in my business life to date……I was a delegate at ‘The Great British Business Roadshow’ which is  a 10 date event the length and breadth of the UK over the coming months.  Today it came to Cambridge and promised to ‘a range of useful information […]

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09
May
2014

Food Start up Bootcamp comes East!

by Claire Martinsen on Fri 09th May 2014 04:24

It’s pretty daunting starting your own business…..probably more so a food business as there are just so many rules and regulations that you have to abide by [labelling; branding; food hygiene; ingredients; shelf life etc].  I may have started this journey a few years ago, but I’m still learning every single day! There seems to […]

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08
May
2014

Golden Brownies......with a side of D&B

by Claire Martinsen on Thu 08th May 2014 03:23

  My latest passion – Brownies with a side of Dandelion and Burdock!  I’ve made the Brownies golden with the addition of some gold spray……..so it all looks very colour co-ordinated! Master Breckland is proving a dab hand at whipping up a batch of brownies – he’s 8, and is a good weigher-outer and mixer…..mainly […]

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06
May
2014

Spring is sprung........

by Claire Martinsen on Tue 06th May 2014 10:01

May Bank holiday turned out to be lovely [in the end!]…….its glorious now that Spring is out in all its glory. Beautiful colours, beautiful skies and it can’t fail but put a spring in your step!  The lighter evenings are definitely a delight here at Breckland Orchard HQ. Hoep you are enjoying these spring days […]

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