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30
Jul
2015

A slightly crazy few months.....

by Claire Martinsen on Thu 30th Jul 2015 02:46

I think [fingers crossed] I am nearing the end of a slightly manic and crazy few months…I’ve been working super-super hard on a number of projects here at Breckland Orchard.  When you’re a small business, there’s always more to be done than people to do it at the best of times, so doing lots of […]

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28
Jul
2015

Thank You

by Claire Martinsen on Tue 28th Jul 2015 02:04

  I got the loveliest of emails the other weekend….from someone who’d loved my drinks so much that they scribed me an quick note. The title of the email was: Posh Pop = WOW. Hi, Normally people only tend to send emails, letters etc when something bad has happened.  I choose to send good ones. […]

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23
Jul
2015

Wedding Season is here............

by Claire Martinsen on Thu 23rd Jul 2015 02:21

We always get plenty of enquiries through the summer season from Brides who want to serve some lovely soft drinks at their wedding…….our first few orders have gone out already! Here’s my top tips of serving soft drinks at your wedding this year: It’s not just children who’ll be wanting soft drinks…think of drivers/pregnant friends […]

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21
Jul
2015

Elderflower Season 2015

by Claire Martinsen on Tue 21st Jul 2015 02:00

I’ve been going slightly Elderflower-spotting crazy these past few weeks…..the hedgerows seem to be groaning with it!  In fact it’s turned a little bit into ‘spot-the-elderflower’ and if you keep your eyes peeled it really is ‘everywhere’.  The season is fast slowing up….so there aren’t so many blooms around as there were a few weeks […]

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20
Jul
2015

Foodie Heaven at Provenance Kitchen

by Claire Martinsen on Mon 20th Jul 2015 02:11

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to get my hands on the hottest ticket in town….the sneak preview of the Provenance Kitchen menu…. Provenance Kitchen is an airstream van…a kind of restaurant on wheels that has no set menu and the freedom to cook whatever looks great, fresh and local that day! The […]

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17
Jul
2015

Posh Pop Lighter - No Added Sugar

by Claire Martinsen on Fri 17th Jul 2015 02:38

Introducing our brand new range of drinks…….aka Posh Pop Lighter….a range of No Added Sugar drinks that are all 5 calorie or less per 275ml bottle. They come in 3 great flavours Elderflower [0 calories per bottle] Ginger Beer with Chilli [3 calories per bottle] Cloudy Lemonade [5 calories per bottle] I’ve removed all the […]

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15
Jul
2015

Norfolk Show 2015

by Claire Martinsen on Wed 15th Jul 2015 02:06

The beginning of the month was the Royal Norfolk Show….always one of the highlights of the year.  I’ve been there ever since I started, so this was the 7th year [yes, where has the time gone…] and it was just as lovely as ever. The Food Hall is always one of the highlights, and there’s […]

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13
Jul
2015

Business Lessons from Liz Earle

by Claire Martinsen on Mon 13th Jul 2015 08:54

Another speaker at Country Living Show 2015 was Liz Earle – the Queen of Beauty products who started her own brand.  She was a really engaging speaker who talked very honestly about how she had started…..talking about the downs as well as the ups, before its eventual sale to Avon. Her nuggets of learnings were […]

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