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PRIME Hydration Drink – Competition!

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PRIME hydration has been sweeping the UK in recent weeks and has been difficult to find on the shelves of mainstream UK supermarkets. The drink PRIME was created by Logan...

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Last order dates for Christmas 2022

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We want to make sure we do everything we can to get your Christmas gifts & ingredients to you in time. Order by the dates below to guarantee that we...

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Retro food is back in vogue!

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Nostalgia has crept into our food culture with a surge in popularity of the dishes we loved in the 1970s. There is no doubt that some of them are probably...

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Taste Awards 2021

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We are pleased to announce that the following products have been awarded a Great Taste award 2021. The largest and most trusted food and drink awards on the planet, we...

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Great Taste Awards 2020

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WE WON 6 GREAT TASTE AWARDS 2020 We work so hard in providing you with the best herbs, spices, spice mixes and gourmet cooking sauces on the market. We couldn’t...

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A call for your support of the Air Ambulance – But why I hear you ask?

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As some of you older “Pioneers” may know – Mark Steene founded Seasoned Pioneers back in the 1990’s from his flat in Toxteth, Liverpool. He handed the reins to me...

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Spicy “Lockdown” Poem

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I could abide Lockdown moreIf everything wasn't such a choreBut cooking keeps me acting niceEspecially if I'm using spice I wander up and down the housekeeping as quiet as a...

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Cook your way through the Coronavirus

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“Be-versed” in the way of healthy living. The 'Lockdown' Meltdown? At this time of isolationAnd restricted expectation,There has to be a wayTo occupy each day... We really must prioritise -Finding...

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A Consumer’s Guide to Food Delivery UK

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The Covid-19 pandemic struck the UK at the beginning of 2020 with unprecedented force. One of its most unwelcome side effects was the frenzied buying of frantic food shoppers, desperate...

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Spice Pioneer Power Pods

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A Revolutionary Way to Cook Easy Midweek Meals For those too busy to enjoy the tasty results of home cooking, there is now a way to produce restaurant quality cuisine...

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Sous Chef – Herb & Spice Experts of the Kitchen!

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Literally translating ‘under chef’, the French term 'sous chef' means second in command to the executive or head chef within a commercial grade kitchen. The role is both rewarding and...

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We Need Your Help

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We are looking for a piece of land suitable to plant trees to create a carbon capture woodland and reserve. Ideally within the boundaries of the northern forest - https://lnkd.in/gdhZKS6....

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Fortnum and Mason Herbs and Spices

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Selling Earl Grey tea rumoured to be fit for the Queen, it’s really no surprise that the high-end London retailer Fortnum and Mason is reaping the rewards of a successful...

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Hello Fresh Spices – Recipes that work

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Supplying Hello Fresh with Seasoned Pioneers Spices 2012-July 2019. Patrick Drake originally began a career in Law. In 2012 his passion for food set him on track to co-founding the...

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Cook from Scratch, with these amazing Spice Kits

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If your goal for 2019 is learning to cook, or simply cooking more from scratch, then a spice subscription with the Spice Pioneer is the perfect place to start. This...

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Pancake Day Spicy Poem

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Shrove Tuesday - have a pancake bake! There's lots of spicy feasts to make. An opportunity to grapple With the mix and lots of apple! Do not be a 'pancake...

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Spice Poem – Ode to Spice Blends

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Blends, blends, magnificent blends The Spice Pioneer is setting new trends. Poudre de Colombo, Paella mix Flavours galore to knock 'em for six - Blends, blends, magnificent blends. Blends, blends,...

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Hello, I’m the Spice Pioneer!

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We are thrilled to announce the launch of our brand new and exciting spice box subscription service – The Spice Pioneer! This is a unique concept developed exclusively by Seasoned...

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Meet the Spice Pioneer

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Introducing a superb new and unique subscription box, unlike anything previously seen in the UK! We treasure our loyal following of adventurous cooks and wanted to take things a step...

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Gifts for cooks!

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It can be difficult to think of original and innovative gifts at Christmas or any other time of year. We think that for anyone who enjoys cooking and eating, a...

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The Indian Cookery Course by Monisha Bharadwaj

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Techniques, Masterclasses and Ingredients with over 300 recipes! These are the claims on the cover of this newly released treasury of Indian cuisine and take our word for it, it...

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Chronicles of Nadiya

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The recent BBC series ‘Chronicles of Nadiya’ had us enthralled with stunning images of Bangladeshi life and the fascinating dialogue of Nadiya Hussain, last year’s winner of The Great British...

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Seasoned Pioneers at Small Biz 100

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What is Small Business Saturday? Small Business Saturday is the UK's most successful small business campaign. This is the fourth year of the campaign, which last year saw £623m spent...

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Wedding confetti & gifts

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Weddings and spices.....you may be wondering what on earth spices have to do with nuptials, so let us enlighten you with our ideas! After a wedding ceremony, it is a...

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The Day We Met Nigella!

Claims to Fame, News

What an honour it was to meet Nigella Lawson at Waterstone’s bookstore in Liverpool One on 22nd October 2015. Clutching our copies of her newly launched book ‘Simply Nigella’ we...

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Great British Spiced Chocolate Challenge 2015! GBSCC

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We are privileged to be a partner in the Great British Spiced Chocolate Challenge 2015! Glynn Christian, celebrated author, TV presenter and a longstanding friend of Seasoned Pioneers, very kindly...

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Spice & BBC Radio 4 Food Programme!

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It was our pleasure recently to welcome Ann-Marie Bullock of Radio 4 to our Wirral premises. Ann-Marie had a full tour of Seasoned Pioneers, hearing about how it all began...

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Spice Poem – Seasoned Pioneers

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We are a jolly company, we are the spice of life So rally to the cause, dear friend, and sharpen up your knife. Let us help you savour Meals with...

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Spice Alphabet – Seasoned Pioneers

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Spices can be so vibrant and inspiring when it comes to improving your cooking so we racked our brains and had some fun creating our very own spice alphabet. A...

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Christmas Gift Poem from Seasoned Pioneers

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Seasoned Pioneers are we For spicy food we hold the key Unlocking every flavour For our customers to savour. So make a healthy choice today From our latest gift array...

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Knead the Seed Poem

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There was a little bird (You mean you haven’t heard?) He flits from twig to twig The local flock’s ‘earwig’! He heard about this special bread He couldn’t shift it...

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Mark’s Tour de France challenge 2015

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We are delighted to have had the opportunity to donate £1000 in sponsorship to kick-start the fundraising of our company founder Mark Steene, who is attempting to cycle the entire...

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A picture is worth a thousand words!

News, Understanding Spices

Some months ago we visited a major UK high street supermarket.  We bought a glass jar of Cardamom pods off the shelf with a best before date that was the...

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Hot new flavours from Seasoned Pioneers

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Enhancing the current selection of international gourmet cooking sauces is a new authentic Southeast Asian sauce, Vietnamese Kho. ‘Kho’ which translates as braising sauce, is regarded as the comfort food...

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Breadline Africa

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During a recent trip to South Africa, Seasoned Pioneers director, Matt Webster, visited some of the inspirational projects being undertaken by Breadline Africa. Breadline Africa aims to break the cycle...

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Spicy Halloween Rhyme

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Double, double, toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble. Allspice berry, leaf of sage Blade of mace and witches rage, Garlic powder, mustard seeds, Ancho chillies and wicked deeds!...

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