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The Craft Distilling Expo London 2018

September 28th, 2018|

The Craft Distilling Expo, London 26th – 27th September 2018 Beacon Commodities have returned from a successful exhibition at the Craft Distilling Expo in [...]

Botanical supplies and Brexit

September 3rd, 2018|

Botanical supplies and Brexit Britain will leave the EU on 29th March 2019, which is only seven months away! Focusing on botanicals We [...]

UK Angelica

August 22nd, 2018|

UK AngelicaFinally after a few heavy rainstorms our Angelica seems to be well underway.We planted this in the Fens back in May and got off [...]

Bees and English Coriander

August 2nd, 2018|

Bees and English Coriander The English coriander fields are perfect for honeybees in search of pollen Working with Tommy, I sometimes need a [...]

Juniper in Macedonia

July 11th, 2018|

Juniper crop in Macedonia. Tommy visits Macedonia to see what may be expected from the 2018 crop. Well it is safe to [...]

UK Coriander crop

July 10th, 2018|

UK Corriander crop Gin and beer sales are not the only thing benefiting from this lovely spell of weather we are having in the [...]

Video of Angelica planting

June 12th, 2018|

Video of planting angelica in the UK Beacon Commodities have planted a trial site of angelica in the heart of the Fens in the [...]

Planting angelica in the UK

June 8th, 2018|

Planting Angelica in the UK Beacon Commodities planted a trial site of angelica in the heart of the Fens near Huntingdon. We are excited [...]

Supplying the Japanese market

March 19th, 2018|

Japanese whisky distilleries A well-established whisky scene in Japan is leading to a number more gins being released onto the market. Many [...]

Visiting Pyeonchang

March 15th, 2018|

Visiting Pyeonchang Tommy and Michael visited  Pyeonchang to follow James Whitley at the Winter Paralympics. Beacon Commodities ‘de-camped’ to Pyeonchang for a [...]

Lemon harvest underway in Egypt

March 7th, 2018|

Lemon harvest underway in Egypt Michael visits our joint venture in Egypt that produces lemon and grapefruit ribbons. With the Lemon harvest underway in Egypt, [...]

Cape Town Gin and Tonic Festival

March 6th, 2018|

The Cape Town Gin and Tonic Festival Attended a great South African Festival dedicated to Gin and Tonic On Sunday 25th February, Tommy was [...]

The Australian gin scene

February 15th, 2018|

The Australian Gin scene A 9 day tour of Australia took Tommy to see customers in and around Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. [...]