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30
Aug
2017

When people make it hard to pay.....

by Claire Martinsen on Wed 30th Aug 2017 01:44

There’s so much in the press about payment for small businesses and how hard it is to get paid.  And yes, I could probably write a huge blog on that…..but sometimes it works in reverse!  By that I mean some companies actually make it hard to pay them! At Breckland Orchard we’re just very fair […]

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23
Aug
2017

Toilets that get people talking.............

by Claire Martinsen on Wed 23rd Aug 2017 01:41

John Stanley, the Farmshop and Garden centre guru always talks about having memorable washroom facilities!  It’s a great way to get people talking… I was in Birmingham a few weeks ago and saw these really cute signs…. What a fantastic way of customising boring ladies and gents signs for a coffee shop. Not all innovation […]

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21
Aug
2017

You've been blogging for HOW long?

by Claire Martinsen on Mon 21st Aug 2017 01:14

I’ve pretty much been blogging since the very beginning of Breckland Orchard – back  on 26th May 2009 I wrote my first blogpost about how and why I started Breckland Orchard and roll on 8+ years and I am still tapping away on little updates and milestones for Breckland Orchard Posh Pop. There hasn’t been a […]

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16
Aug
2017

Why I need 5 Guys as a supplier.......

by Claire Martinsen on Wed 16th Aug 2017 02:00

My son [aka Master Breckland] adores 5 Guys …………he loves their burgers almost in equal measure to his hatred of getting his hair cut.  So after a recent trip to the barbers, a trip across the road to 5 Guys was the order of the day. 5 Guys specialise in being able to offer a […]

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10
Aug
2017

Why we're proud to not supply supermarkets

by Claire Martinsen on Thu 10th Aug 2017 01:17

Ever since I started Breckland Orchard we’ve had a stated aim of not supplying supermarkets [not now, not ever].  It’s on our leaflets, its written on all our boxes of drinks, and its displayed loud and proud at our trade shows [see picture above!]. I know lots of start up brands are chasing the supermarket […]

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09
Aug
2017

Introducing our brand new flavour.....Rose & Sloe Lemonade

by Claire Martinsen on Wed 09th Aug 2017 09:02

Ta-Dah!  Introducing our brand new [and rather special] Sloe & Rose Lemonade! I’ve been really into Middle Eastern cooking for the past few months [can thoroughly recommend Persiana by Sabrina Ghayour if you need a bit of inspiration] and had the idea of adding a touch of rose to my Sloe Lemonade.  I did a […]

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