Meet the Makers

They’re the dreamers, the believers, the planners and the doers – and their spirits are alive with creativity. Meet the makers: the people behind the brands in the boxes.

The Drinks Bakery

The Drinks Bakery

He started baking at 10, was a decent cook by 14 and a sommelier by 19. Now Andy Murray runs a biscuit empire. The founder of The Drinks Bakery, Andy has a range of savoury biscuits…

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Fever-Tree

Fever-Tree

Fever-Tree’s mixers have found worldwide success, but the brand started from humble beginnings. It was set up by Tim Warrillow and Charles Rolls in 2004, as they both realised there was a gap…

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Moorland Spirit Co.

Moorland Spirit Co.

Their story began on the hills of Hepple, in Northumberland – one of Britain’s last wild sanctuaries for juniper. Celebrated foraging chef Valentine Warner brought legendary bartender…

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Belazu

Belazu

Flavour forward brand Belazu is the brainchild of school friends Adam and George.
Little did they know that in 1979, when they were allocated to share a desk at secondary school…

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Quinteassential

Quinteassential

Bernadine TayMaking tea should be a ritual; a moment of mindfulness. London tea designer, and Quinteassential founder, Bernadine Tay takes people on a sensory exploration of tea....

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Yorkshire Crisps

Yorkshire Crisps

Ashley Turner Yorkshire Crisps begin life as a humble potato grown on the Yorkshire Wolds. And farmer Ashley Turner only uses specific varieties of spuds that crisp up well. Dug...

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Merchant’s Heart

Merchant’s Heart

In 1899, Shinjiro Torii had a vision: he wanted to bring western drinking experiences to his native Japan. His brand, Suntory – which is now the world’s third…

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Durham Distillery

Durham Distillery

Jon Chadwick’s Durham Distillery was inspired by a tour around the USA. Formerly working for the Department of Health, Jon was made redundant and decided to…

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Alnwick Rum Company

Alnwick Rum Company

Rum drinkers rejoice! Holy Island Spiced Rum is nothing short of heavenly. Produced by the chaps at Alnwick Rum Company, Holy Island Spiced Rum features…

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