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Checking the Lemon Peel crop in Spain

2019-11-13T09:49:14+00:00

Video of the Spanish lemon Peel crop 2019 We put together a short video following our trip to Spain to check the Lemon Peel crop - check it out below! Tommy recently visited Spain following some quite devastating floods in the Alicante/Murcia region in September 2019. He was there to check on the crops and the damage caused. It coincided nicely with the first processing of lemon peel. Please take a look at the video of his [...]

Checking the Lemon Peel crop in Spain2019-11-13T09:49:14+00:00

Checking on the Spanish Citrus

2019-02-28T17:14:01+00:00

Checking the progress of the Spanish Citrus The processing of citrus fruit is underway, and Tommy went to check in on the progress in Murcia, Spain. This region of Spain is well known for growing quantities of excellent fruit and vegetables. Beacon have been buying citrus peels from this region for many years now. Estimating fresh citrus In this region, the Bitter Orange is processed first, followed by Sweet Orange and finally the Lemon. We have to [...]

Checking on the Spanish Citrus2019-02-28T17:14:01+00:00

The Craft Distilling Expo London 2018

2018-10-02T16:23:15+01:00

The Craft Distilling Expo, London 26th – 27th September 2018 Beacon Commodities have returned from a successful exhibition at the Craft Distilling Expo in London. Held in the Old Truman Brewery off Brick Lane, the show attracted distillers from around the world. Michael gave a presentation on ‘Citrus Fruit’ to a lively audience and there was great interest shown in the Beacon Commodities stand across the two days. We put together a brief video on various botanicals for the [...]

The Craft Distilling Expo London 20182018-10-02T16:23:15+01:00

Botanical supplies and Brexit

2018-09-03T10:51:05+01:00

Botanical supplies and Brexit Britain will leave the EU on 29th March 2019, which is only seven months away! Focusing on botanicals We have been asked how a possible ‘no deal’ will affect botanical supplies within the UK. With so much we cannot control and little information on what Brexit is going to look like we thought it was important to focus on the things we can control. Shipments and border crossings It is likely [...]

Botanical supplies and Brexit2018-09-03T10:51:05+01:00

Lemon processing in Egypt video

2018-03-27T12:57:40+01:00

Lemon processing in Egypt Video We have put together a short video showing Michael hard at work peeling lemons in Egypt.

Lemon processing in Egypt video2018-03-27T12:57:40+01:00

Lemon harvest underway in Egypt

2018-03-08T11:40:31+00:00

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, Michael was sent to tackle the heat and dust to visit our joint venture where we are producing lemon and grapefruit peel ribbons. Lemon HarvestIt seems that we frequently report on crop problems, but this is the nature of farming which is being acerbated by climatic changes. Happily, the Egyptian lemon and grapefruit crops [...]

Lemon harvest underway in Egypt2018-03-08T11:40:31+00:00

Checking on the Spanish citrus peel

2018-01-31T11:01:10+00:00

Spanish citrus peel harvest is now underway We went out to Murcia to check on the Spanish citrus peel In the middle of December 2017, we went out to Murcia to check on the Spanish citrus peel situation for the coming year. It proved a very important trip with concerns building for the upcoming harvest. The harvest is now underway. A dry year Murcia has experienced its driest year for over 40 years resulting in the artificial lakes [...]

Checking on the Spanish citrus peel2018-01-31T11:01:10+00:00