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CAFE CULTURE AND THE EVOLUTION OF CRAFT DRINKS
18th November 2020

CAFE CULTURE AND THE EVOLUTION OF CRAFT DRINKS

Ask anybody their personal connection to the café and they will happily oblige with a romantic love affair of undeniable truth.

Ask anybody their personal connection to the café and they will happily oblige with a romantic love affair of undeniable truth.

The café has, does and will always play host to many people from all walks of life and for different reasons. Whether you’re a writer searching for inspiration, a freelancer needing to get out of the house (don’t we all), a coffee aficionado looking for that next new thing or you’re just like me, in need of a sit down and a good read over a Turmeric Latte and a slice of carrot cake, a big slice at that!


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CREATING BRAND VISUALS

With every business that requires creative services, I work initially with understanding their unique brand identity and how to reflect this in their visuals. A task I strive for when having the initial meeting and helping to construct a clear brief.

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BODY BEHAVIOURS

It was this time 6 years ago when my initial intolerance to caffeine reared its ugly head!

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THE SMALL BRAND EFFECT

In today’s world it has become apparent that there is a ‘thirst’ for something different, whether that be a new and unusual flavour or a niche alternative brand.

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STARTING A BUSINESS - PART 2

20TH MARCH 2019
STARTING A BUSINESS - PART 2

We have read many books about successful businesses, books about successful people, we’ve worked in some of these businesses ourselves and one thing stands true of them all, consistency.

We have read many books about successful businesses, books about successful people, we’ve worked in some of these businesses ourselves and one thing stands true of them all, consistency. Consistency doesn’t mean resting on your laurels or standing still. A business, a person, a group of people can be creative, innovative, fast paced and be consistent. Growth can happen, the speed in which things happen can change but consistency can be achieved throughout all of this.

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10TH FEBRUARY 2019

STARTING A BUSINESS - PART 1

If you are reading this, welcome to the very first Blendsmiths blog entry! We’ve waited until now to launch into our blog entries and for good reason, we wanted to bring insightful, useful and most importantly, interesting content to anyone listening (or reading in this case).

It’s been 12 months since we mustered the courage, opened our wallets and stepped into the unknown. In truth, we knew little about running our own business but who does in the very beginning? Just type into Google search the words ‘starting your own business’ and you’ll discover thousands of articles, books, videos and BLOGS related. There are some truly inspirational stories available.

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What our customers say?

“Blendsmiths allowed us to serve drinks alongside our coffees that have the same
level of craft & attention we put into every aspect of Proper Order”

Niall Wynn, Owner of Proper Order Coffee,
Dublin, Ireland

“We love Blendsmiths and have worked with them since they started in 2017. Their Hot Chocolates and Chais are praised by our baristas as great quality and easy to work with. Importantly our customers love the drinks and keep coming back for more. They're always keen to support and take a real interest in our business. If we're in need, they bust a gut to help, always going the 'extra mile'.”

Lewin Chalkley, Owner of Look Mum No Hands,
London, England

“Upon first taste, Blendsmiths was a definite must have and has been a trusted staple at Ancestors Coffee ever since the first try. The quality far surpasses others in the market and redefines what a hot chocolate should be”

Ceiran Trigg, Owner of Ancestors Coffee,
Norwich, England