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25
Aug
2014

Recipe for a Food Start-up

by Claire Martinsen on Mon 25th Aug 2014 03:53

  INGREDIENTS 1kg Hard work 500g Love and Passion 500g A great team to help you 250g Tenacity and determination 250g Weathering some knocks 100ml Creativity and innovation 1 tbspn Good Luck 1 tbspn Support from family and friends 1 tspn Meeting the right people at the right time 1 tspn Great Suppliers A smidgen […]

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19
Aug
2014

September almost upon us......my busiest time of year....

by Claire Martinsen on Tue 19th Aug 2014 03:26

We’re midway through the school summer holidays, and September seems to beckon already.  It’s always my busiest time of the year here at Breckland Orchard……a crazy juggling of food trade shows, food festivals and generally lots going on! The line up for September so far is: Speciality Fine Food Fair ……7th-9th  September, Olympia Usk Show…..13th […]

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17
Aug
2014

The Ups and Downs of running your own Food Business

by Claire Martinsen on Sun 17th Aug 2014 04:36

One of my lovely foodie friends – Sarah Pettegree from Brays Cottage Pork Pies was featured in the Guardian yesterday – whoop!  I’ve known Sarah since I started Breckland Orchard back in 2009, and a more lovely person you couldn’t wish to meet.  She’s a passionate foodie, who is an amazing ambassador for local food. […]

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16
Aug
2014

Great Taste Awards 2014

by Claire Martinsen on Sat 16th Aug 2014 09:20

Had some fantastic news this week when I found out that two of my drinks had won prestigious Great Taste Gold Stars at the 2014 Great Taste Awards.  These awards are when products are tasted and judged ‘blind’ by the great and the good of the fine food world.  They’re kind of like the Oscars […]

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08
Aug
2014

Felbrigg Chilli Fiesta 2014

by Claire Martinsen on Fri 08th Aug 2014 04:03

I spent yesterday  at Felbrigg Hall…where we had a stand at the 2014 Chilli Fiesta.  Chilli Festivals are always really vibrant events – full of colour [especially red] and have a sense of the unexpected. The forecast had said that it would pour all day….but the weather gods were definitely smiling on North Norfolk yesterday […]

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