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Since 2008, Original Beans have followed it’s mission to create the finest chocolates, inviting consumers ‘to taste the rare and preserve it’ – not only producing delicious tasting, additive free chocolate, but also delivering powerful social and environmental impact programs at the origin of the cacao itself.
Craggs & Co
Craggs & Co is the UK’s leading producer of ancient grain products, with flours made from spelt, rye, emmer and einkorn. From seed to plate, every stage of the process is traceable. Their flours have a broad range of health benefits that differ from modern wheat, and taste amazing too!
Meracinque was founded by five sisters from the North of Italy, in between Verona and Mantua. They combine their wealth of knowledge to grow delightful carnaroli rice, and are true pioneers in smart farming techniques, ensuring better sustainability, traceability, and the harmonious use of modern and traditional technologies to grow their incredible rice.
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Antheion is owned and run by Konstantin Kokkolis. His apiary and olive groves are in and around the centuries-old village of Kokolata, named after his family and nestled in the Kefalonian countryside. Here Antheion produces delicious honeys in small-run limited batches, bringing the balmy, fragrant tastes of the Ionian Islands to your table.
Bermondsey Street Bees
A sustainable beekeeping practice founded in London in 2007 offering award-winning artisanal raw honeys from across England, as well as an eclectic range of body, bath, home and lifestyle products. They are committed to putting their bees first as well as to working within their community to exchange learning and share skills.
Owned and run by two brothers with a huge passion for food, Hobros create and source products with wonderful natural flavours. Their desire is to push the boundaries of taste and texture sensations by creating hand-crafted, exquisitely-made food products free from chemicals, preservatives and additives.
Founded in 2017 with a 7 hectare grove nestled in the Sierra Mágina in Jaen, Andalusia by Rocio and Charles. Olimagina have quickly gained worldwide recognition for the quality of the extra virgin oils they produce; receiving a Gold Award at the NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition in 2019 amongst others, testament their hard work and passion.
Home to the Boscawen family since 1334 Tregothnan grows a huge variety of plants in the largest historic botanical garden in Cornwall from which they produce their award-winning English Teas, Cornish Manuka Honey and unique Kea Plum Jam amongst a variety of other estate produce.
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Salcombe Dairy’s bean-to-bar chocolate ‘The Bar’ complements its extensive range of award-winning ice creams and sorbets. Made using the finest fairly traded Peruvian cocoa beans to make its chocolate ‘The Bar’ is testament to the exacting standards and passion of their team at the little chocolate factory at the Dairy.
We talk with Phillip, founder of award-winning chocolate company Original Beans, exploring his motivations, the principles that underpin Original Beans work and discover the many benefits they have created.
London has always been a melting pot of different cultures bringing their own unique culinary heritage. Such a fusion of styles creates one of the widest choice of cuisine in the world and with it some wonderful foodie creations.
In recent years farmers in the North East of England have diversified their crops away from processed or refined grains into what we know as 'ancient grains' - varied delicious grains full off natural goodness.
A new generation of farmers like Meracinque are pioneering new techniques and deploying state-of-the-art technology to grow their crops and achieve the perfect product: welcome to Agriculture 4.0.
Sun-baked Andalusia is the largest region in Spain. Profoundly influenced by the Moorish conquest, its historical legacy and diverse geography have led to a rich and varied local produce.