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Collaborating with Eurostar and Silent Pool on 'Toujours Gin'

Eurostar’s Business Premier Culinary Director, Raymond Blanc OBE, partnered with artisan craft distillery Silent Pool to commemorate Eurostar’s 21st birthday with a premium bespoke gin; ‘Toujours 21’.

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Valentines Minis

Show your love with miniature bottles this Valentine's Day

A growing trend for wine brands is fractional-sized bottles. Although standard wine bottles may look appealing, it is often the case the good wine can go to waste once a bottle is opened and not consumed on the same evening. With Valentine’s Day approaching on the 14th February, a bottle of high quality wine is the perfect accompaniment to a box of chocolates or a home-prepared meal for the one you love.

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Our Successful Partnership with Craft Distillery 'Silent Pool'

Before Silent Pool’s distillery was even constructed, Ian Mcculloch, founder of Silent Pool, requested the advice of Croxsons. Revealing why he selected Croxsons, Mcculloch stated that “the level of detail and quality that the design demands was complicated to assemble”, and as a glass supplier with a consistent reputation of high quality “Croxsons were the obvious partners.”

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Manchester Beer and Cider Festival

What you need to know about the Manchester Beer & Cider Festival 2016

The annual Manchester Beer & Cider Festival 2016 is enjoyed by many and features over 600 different varieties of beers, ciders and perries. These will range from internationally bottled beers to locally brewed real ale. The event will be held at the Manchester Central Convention Complex and has been organised by the Greater Manchester Branches of The Campaign For Real Ale (CAMRA). The event will run from Wednesday 20th January to Saturday 23rd January this year.

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New Year

A new year, a new you… our guide to innovative packaging

The New Year is often a great time to start rethinking, or creating new packaging ideas for your products. Often the best packaging takes inspiration from the latest trends, and invents something new and exciting to encourage the consumer to buy the product, as well as reflect your desired brand image. If you’re looking to make your product stand out this year, here is our guide to innovative packaging:

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Awards 2015

10 Years of Achievement: Take a Look at This Year’s Winners of the UK Packaging Awards

As we look back at the end of a year full of achievements, one of the greatest scale awards for 2015 has been the UK Packaging Awards. The ceremony, held in November, marked a decade of the awards taking place, and named 26 winners amongst all of the categories.

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3 Tips to Create the Perfect Christmas Packaging

Designing your packaging can be a long and specific process – but also many brands often feature a seasonal packaging for Christmas time. Opting for customised designs can get your customers in the Christmas spirit whilst enabling them to purchase your drinks as Christmas gifts for others. With so many ideas to choose from, where do you start? Here are our 3 tips to create the perfect Christmas packaging:

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Christmas & New Year Office Hours

The office will be closing at 4pm on the 23rd December, and will be closed through to the 28th. For the 29th - 30th December, the office will be open 10am through until 4pm. The office will be closed from the 31st through to the 3rd January...

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Frankfurt Christmas Market

What's on at the annual Frankfurt Christmas Market?

The annual Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market and Craft Market is now the largest Christmas Market in Britain and one of the most popular events in the Midlands’ Christmas calendar. With more than 180 stalls and a wonderful festive atmosphere, the two markets together provide the perfect way to start getting into the spirit. So what’s on?

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New Staff!

During 2015, we had two new staff join our ranks, so here is their introduction (more juicy info and their glorious mug shots are on the Meet The Team page ...)

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