Packaging Sustainability of Wild Orchard Natural Beverages
Diarmuid Crowley from Wild Orchard outlines how Wild Orchard drinks are packaged and how to ensure used packaging doesn't end up in the wrong place.
Healthy Eating and what that means.
Healthy Eating. What exactly does it mean? Not a doctor. Cards on the table here straight away. Here in Craft Food Traders we are not doctors, dietitians, nutritionists or nutritional therapists. We do, however, have the experience of over 20 years in the food industry; observing trends, nutritionally analysing food and talking to proper experts. This is a massive area with any amount of published material out there so we are going to narrow this piece down under 3 main headings; Basic Nutrition, Weight Loss, Performance. Basic Nutrition. We eat to survive. Our bodies use food and drink as fuel. This...
Impact of the Pandemic, food & immunity.
How is the Pandemic affecting Food Businesses? Food as Comfort & Immune System Booster Effects on the Food Industry A lot of the discussion on the effect of the pandemic on the overall economy has highlighted the existence of two economies. OK, everybody is affected equally by the restrictions but in economic terms there are essentially 2 different situations. Those whose incomes are maintaining and are stable. This will include most of those in the employment of multinationals and the public service and within the Food Industry it's those in retail (excluding convenience). Then there are those who are "parked up"....
Food Entrepreneurship: Is it any Craic?
Even now when I hear the term "entrepreneur" I think of people like these guys; Sharp suits, skinny laptops, shaking hands, doing deals, onwards and upwards. We have now founded 2 Irish Food Companies; Wild Orchard Natural Beverages and Craft Food Traders so I suppose that technically makes me an entrepreneur. Just one who is minus the suits, etc. If I am to look at the reality versus my expectations (which is what I am tasked to do here) I would have to say that it's a bit further from my expectations than I would have expected, if you are still following....