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Introducing Barista&Co AW18 Collection

We are delighted to finally introduce the Barista&Co AW18 collection! Barista&Co is a company that prides itself on making only the finest products. However, this doesn’t mean that they believe coffee should be an exclusive member’s club. On the contrary, they take inspiration from their customers so that they can give people a chance to enjoy a coffee experience that suits their lifestyle. That’s why they have created two different ranges, the Beautifully Crafted Collection and the Made Simple Collection…   Introducing Beautifully Crafted Collection The Beautifully Crafted range combines... Read More


The health benefits of drinking fruit infused water

Infuser water bottles have been one of the most popular accessories for health buffs for some time, but what really are the benefits of drinking your water with a fruity addition?   Berries We all know berries are a great source of vitamin C and antioxidants but what does that actually mean for you? Antioxidants are substances that are found in your body to protect your cells against the effects of certain molecules called ‘free radicals’.  Increasing your intake of antioxidants is essential especially in today’s polluted world. Boosting your... Read More


5 Easy Ways to Go Organic This September

So what does ‘organic mean? Organic food is the product of a way of farming which doesn’t use man-made fertilisers, pesticides or growth regulators. Organic farming is a system working towards environmentally, socially and economically sustainable production of food. By relying on crop rotation, animal and plant manures and some biological pest control, Organic farming increases animal welfare and even our own health. According to The Soil Association, 43% of British food contains pesticide residues and research suggests this would reduce by an incredible 98% if England & Wales farming... Read More


Is Going Green Always Obvious?

In recent times it seems we are all becoming more aware of the importance in moving away from single use products as well as finding products that are kinder to our environment. This might be the case but it is important to look further than just the materials used and consider where products come from, how they are made and the ethos of the brand and/or manufacturer. There can be little doubt that that when we see products that are made from natural materials such as bamboo or rice we... Read More


Zero Waste Week 3rd – 7th September 2018

Launched in 2008, Zero Waste Week is a dedicated campaign focusing on raising awareness of the environmental impact of waste and empowering participants to reduce waste in whatever way they see fit. The main aim…reducing landfill. Running from the first Monday in September, join in and learn more about how you can reduce your waste in the hope that one day we reuse and recycle everything around us. The term Zero Waste is the ideal that the team would love to create but they are also realists with the understanding... Read More


Website – orders, returns and more…

We have made some changes to our website in recent times and we wanted to keep our trade customers in the loop. From the 1st August all orders are now placed via our website so that customers can see their order history and make any amends to delivery and contact details ensuring our shipments are as efficient and timely as possible. Even orders sent by email are now processed by ourselves through this website. The additional benefit of ordering online is that you will receive all special offers first and... Read More


Be Back To School Ready

The back to school season is upon us and as a mum to a first timer, I am constantly reviewing and chopping and changing my mind on what I would love him to have and actually what is necessary and required. Obviously, he has very little care at this stage as to the best plimsols or the best fitting trousers but for me, I have become obsessed!! We are now on shopping trip number 3 to find the trousers that ‘I’ feel are right, and I can honestly say the... Read More


The Ultimate Festival Packing Checklist

  With festival season finally upon us, now’s the time to start packing which can be easier said than done. Luckily, we’ve made the ultimate guide, making sure you don’t forget a thing.   So, what are the essentials? Your ticket (obviously) No ticket, no entry! Make sure your ticket is in an easy access space in your bag, so you don’t have to frantically unpack at the gate. Wallet/Purse  You’ll need money and ID. Tent …and all that comes with it i.e. sleeping bag, roll mat, camping chair. Sun cream Even though... Read More


A beginner’s guide to pour over coffee makers

If you’re here, it’s probably because you love a good cup of coffee and while your favourite coffee shop never fails to disappoint, you’re starting to see dents in your wallet and are wondering – what if I could make quality coffee at home? We’re here to tell you that you can, with something as simple as a pour over coffee maker. What exactly is pour over coffee? So, how does pour over coffee differ from your regular cup? Rather than using granulated coffee, you’ll be grinding up your favourite... Read More


Which Bialetti Coffee Maker is best for me?

If a visit to your local coffee shop is starting to put a dent in your wallet then perhaps its time to invest in your very own coffee maker so that you can brew the perfect cup at home, whenever you want. Bialetti? Who is he? It may be a name synonymous with coffee, but Bialetti was, in fact, a real man. Alfonso Bialetti was an engineer that became famous once he acquired Luigi De Ponti’s invention of the Moka Express coffee maker. The Moka was designed in 1933 and... Read More