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19
May
2020

HOW Cream Soda with as Splash of Rhubarb came to be...

by Claire Martinsen on Tue 19th May 2020 09:40

I launched Breckland Orchard Cream Soda with a splash of Rhubarb in April 2012. It was Jubilee year, and we wanted to add another flavour to the range. The idea actually came from one of our wholesalers who asked if we made a cream soda…..we well didn’t, but that gave me an idea for what […]

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13
May
2020

5 ways to cut down on alcohol during Lockdown

by Claire Martinsen on Wed 13th May 2020 02:23

When everyday feels the same many people are finding it too tempting to crack open the wine at the end of the day to give some sense of normality . Indeed research shows that sales of alcohol have rocketed and 20% of Britains say that they are drinking more as a result of lockdown. So […]

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11
May
2020

When you get the NICEST of feedback

by Claire Martinsen on Mon 11th May 2020 02:43

Life is generally a bit up in the air at the moment for lots of us…..so I had a massive smile on my face when I got this lovely feedback last week from a farmshop owner called Hazel Hi Claire I just wanted to let you know that we’ve just been tasting your Posh Pop….!  […]

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06
May
2020

Why you might like fizzy drinks after all....

by Claire Martinsen on Wed 06th May 2020 02:23

All of Breckland Orchard drinks are fizzy – or ‘gently carbonated’ as I have always described them…..and there’s a BIG difference, so let me explain.. Carbonation is when C02 is added to a liquid and then held under pressure [ie in the bottle with a lid applied tightly!]. Once opened the bubbles will escape into […]

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04
May
2020

Why we might all be craving a bit of familiarity

by Claire Martinsen on Mon 04th May 2020 07:05

When you can’t control the external environment you most certainly can take control of things within the immediate sphere of control. In terms of food choices, then many of us are going back to basics and cooking from scratch. Bread baking has come back into vogue…and well if you can even get your hands on […]

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01
May
2020

Rekindling with my first love is a good thing

by Claire Martinsen on Fri 01st May 2020 02:43

My first business love was Twitter………I joined in January 2009 which is before I’d even produced a bottle, before I’d signed off on labels and when I was a team of one! I was enthusiastic and couldn’t wait to launch my soft drinks to the world. But I had lots of questions and no colleagues […]

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