UK Juniper 2020

2020-10-26T10:39:42+00:00

Whilst in Scotland in September 2020, Tommy did manage to find some Scottish Juniper. Unfortunately, very small quantities and very poor quality. It would have taken quite some time to dry these lots!

UK Juniper 20202020-10-26T10:39:42+00:00

Beacon Commodities on lockdown

2020-07-15T22:26:33+01:00

Beacon Commodities on lockdown Some time has passed since our last Newsletter and we hope this finds you, your family and friends safe and well. What strange times we are currently living in with devastating effects to life and the hospitality industry. Beacon Commodities on lockdown Tommy and Michael have always worked from home so there has been little change in the day to day running of the business. Many trips to suppliers across the globe have been [...]

Beacon Commodities on lockdown2020-07-15T22:26:33+01:00

Inspecting this year’s Juniper crop

2019-07-29T12:07:44+01:00

Inspecting this year’s Juniper crop Tommy has just returned from a recent trip to inspect this year’s Juniper crop and to discuss plans with collectors. The demand for Juniper continues to rise and not just for the distillation of gin. The market for Juniper berry oil used across many trades, such as the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry, continues to grow, placing pressure on what we hope will be a good harvest. Collectors During his trip, Tommy met [...]

Inspecting this year’s Juniper crop2019-07-29T12:07:44+01:00

Progress of our UK Angelica crop

2019-06-07T10:27:22+01:00

Inspecting progress of our UK Angelica crop We have recently been to inspect the progress of our UK Angelica crop which ‘celebrated’ its 12-month birthday on 31st May 2019. The plan is to harvest the crop in October this year. Progress We were pleased at how healthy the crop looks with some of the plants standing over 5 feet tall. The seed heads were developing well and there were no problems with weeds which can be an [...]

Progress of our UK Angelica crop2019-06-07T10:27:22+01:00

Juniper in Macedonia

2018-07-12T10:13:46+01:00

Juniper crop in Macedonia. Tommy visits Macedonia to see what may be expected from the 2018 crop. Well it is safe to say that the ‘Gin boom’ continues on an upward curve both here in the UK and across the globe! Newspaper articles, television shows and magazine features appear almost daily on the popularity of gin and the opening of a new distillery. As you can imagine the demand for Juniper is on exactly the same course! [...]

Juniper in Macedonia2018-07-12T10:13:46+01:00
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