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Honey is at a four-year high!

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Honey yields have hit a four-year high this year, as the record-breaking summer increased bee’s productivity by a third. Surveys have found that hobbyist beekeepers have produced an average of 14kg of honey per hive this year. Despite being the highest since 2014, the yield is still considered small compared to a few decades ago.

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Product of the month: 250ml milk bottle

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It’s time for our product of the month and this month it’s all about our milk bottles! Despite their name, these lovely bottles aren’t just made for milk.  In a world full of creative cocktails, healthy smoothies and do-it-yourself baking jars – milk is just one of many fillings. Here are some of our favourite

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The Start of Rhubarb Season

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Rhubarb is now in season! Rhubarb is a versatile fruit that can be used in a variety of dishes such as crumbles and pies – as well as jams, chutneys and even cocktails. A native plant of China, the fruit was originally grown for medicinal purposes, primarily to help digestion. It’s low in cholesterol and

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Charmed by Chutneys

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Here at Spinks, we’ve given you the low down on all things sweet, from filling up our quality glass products with perfect preserves to loading them with some toothsome toffees. It seems only right, then, that we put the more savoury side of our personality into the limelight! So please welcome to the stage, the

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Fruit Picking Season Has Arrived: Tips for Making that Perfect Preserve

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It’s that time of the year again, Ladies and Gents- it’s fruit picking season. And we know what this means. It means that our cupboards can be brimming with homemade goodness in the form of some joyously scrummy jams. Fill up a few of our Spinks Compak jam jars with your sumptuous spreads, and you’re

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Keep a Lid on it: How to Upcycle Those Leftover Jam Jar Lids

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We might be a little biased, but here at Spinks we just love how versatile our quality products are. And now that we’ve let you in on all the different jam jar uses up for grabs, it only makes sense to showcase the unassuming jam jar lid. We think you’ll be surprised at quite how

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