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Protein-packed Peas

Protein-packed Peas

by Nick Saltmarsh January 14, 2017

Pea protein is on-trend for 2017. We're delighted that the sustainability benefits of vegetable protein and the naturally high levels in dried peas (rather than fresh or frozen) are being recognised but believe that minimally processed whole peas, split peas and pea flour have most to offer both nutritionally and for their taste and versatility.

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Soils and Pulses, a Symbiosis for Life

Soils and Pulses, a Symbiosis for Life

by Nick Saltmarsh December 05, 2016

Every year on 5th December, World Soil Day celebrates the importance of soil in the natural world and in sustaining human wellbeing. In 2016, the UN International Year of Pulses, the day's theme is the relationship between soil and pulses. Pulses depend on soil to grow but also contribute to the health and vitality of soil, helping it to sustain life.

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Naked Barley arrives at the Bean Store (at last!)

Naked Barley arrives at the Bean Store (at last!)

by Josiah Meldrum July 30, 2016 1 Comment

After a global search for seed, a couple of years of trials (and several months working out how to flake and mill it) we’ve finally welcomed organic naked barley into the Bean Store.

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Pulses on Air - The Food Programme celebrates the International Year of Pulses

Pulses on Air - The Food Programme celebrates the International Year of Pulses

by Nick Saltmarsh July 29, 2016 1 Comment

BBC Radio 4's Food Programme investigates pulses from Britain and further afield to mark the UN International Year of Pulses. Hodmedod's Nick Saltmarsh joined Sheila Dillon, Jenny Chandler and Sanjay Kumar in discussion at the BBC's Bristol studios.

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Great Taste awards for Hodmedod's British Quinoa, Carlin Peas and Yellow Pea Flour

Great Taste awards for Hodmedod's British Quinoa, Carlin Peas and Yellow Pea Flour

by Nick Saltmarsh July 28, 2016

Three of Hodmedod's British-grown pulse and grain products are among the 2016 Great Taste awards winners! We're delighted that the quality and taste of our Yellow Pea Flour, canned Carlin Peas and British Quinoa have been recognised in these acclaimed awards, widely considered as the benchmark for fine food and drink in the UK.

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Abyssinian Peas

Abyssinian Peas

by Josiah Meldrum July 02, 2016

We were very excited to discover Abyssinian peas in the John Innes Centre's seed bank and are now running garden trials to find out more about these unusual and beautiful peas from Ethiopia.

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Gluten-free Flours with British Provenance

Gluten-free Flours with British Provenance

by Polly Robinson May 13, 2016

If you are following a gluten-free diet it's not always easy to buy British ingredients with clear provenance. Hodmedod has now launched a range of gluten-free flours, all milled in Essex from pulses and quinoa grown on British farms.

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Prize Peas - Put Some Organic British Carlin Peas in Your Pantry

Prize Peas - Put Some Organic British Carlin Peas in Your Pantry

by Nick Saltmarsh May 12, 2016

Hodmedod's Organic Carlin Peas have been awarded the prestigious Soil Association BOOM award for best pantry product. We're overjoyed that these wonderful but little-know traditional British peas have been recognised for their deliciously nutty flavour.

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Ways to Cook With Carlins

Ways to Cook With Carlins

by Nick Saltmarsh May 12, 2016

We're continually amazed at the wonderful things people do with our Organic Carlin Peas and have collected these superb dishes from Instagram. In no particular order...

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Remembering Andy Croft

Remembering Andy Croft

by Nick Saltmarsh May 03, 2016 1 Comment

Everyone at Hodmedod was deeply saddened to hear of the recent death of Andy Croft. As a talented freelance designer Andy played a leading role in developing the look and feel of Hodmedod, working on all of our design from our logo and font to every single one of our products. He was a truly lovely and gentle man with the utmost consideration for everyone around him.

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Pioneering British Quinoa - a Look Back at our 2014 Launch

Pioneering British Quinoa - a Look Back at our 2014 Launch

by Nick Saltmarsh March 11, 2016

We've been privileged to work with Essex quinoa pioneer Peter Fairs over the last few years to develop supply of some of the very first British-grown Quinoa. As drilling of this year's crop approaches we've been getting nostalgic re-reading this article by journalist Craig McLean on the launch of our first trial batch in 2014.

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Celebrating pulses at the Cut's Science Cafe

Celebrating pulses at the Cut's Science Cafe

by Josiah Meldrum March 10, 2016

This month Halesworth’s Science Café (7pm, Thursday 31st March at The Cut) will be celebrating pulses, part of our efforts under the banner of the International Year of Pulses to raise awareness of their many benefits as "nutritious seeds for a sustainable future".

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