Herbs & Spices

The Rise of the Hot Cross Bun

2021-05-06T08:44:58+01:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: Citrus, Flavourings, Herbs & Spices, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , |

Hot Cross Bun Sales on Fire! In comparison to this time last year, when the nation went into lockdown, consumers are splashing out this Easter. According to analysts Kantar, British households had already spent £153m on Easter eggs and £37m on hot cross buns by 21st March this year, that’s £48m more

Our top 10 for a happy Mother’s Day

2021-05-05T22:22:16+01:00March 13th, 2021|Categories: Citrus, Flavourings, Herbs & Spices, Uncategorised|

A Mother's Lot! The struggles of parents – and mothers, in particular – have been very apparent during this pandemic with childcare, home-schooling and housework, as well as many having to work from home, therefore it is inevitable that mums feel overwhelmed, alone and stressed. As a result home has become a

African flavours bring a bit of ‘Chakalaka Spice’ to the food scene!

2020-01-03T10:16:39+00:00January 1st, 2020|Categories: Flavourings, Food Trends, Herbs & Spices, Industry News|

African flavours and ingredients are now seeing a rise in popularity across the food, drink, health and beauty sectors. Whilst much of the focus has initially been on North African flavours such as Harissa and Ras El Hanout, within the UK market West African and South African flavours are also increasing in popularity, with

Infusions – the big botanicals boom

2019-12-05T15:07:46+00:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Flavourings, Food Trends, Herbs & Spices, Industry News|

How it started - the ‘Gin Craze’ When William of Orange became king of England in the late 1600s, he brought with him the idea of ‘genever’; the national spirit of Holland and Belgium, flavoured predominantly with juniper berries. This was the beginning of what is now known as the ‘Gin Craze’. Due to