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JUDGE Radiant Review and Frittata Recipe

The Product 24cm Judge Radiant Non-Stick Stir Fry Pan/Wok Material:Teflon® Radiance Stainless Steel reinforced *PFOA free. Suitable for all hob types, including Induction Soft Grip Handles Dishwasher and Oven safe up to 150°C 25 year Guarantee (10 year Non-Stick guarantee) Also available in 26cm Colour – Red The Place Available at independent hardware Outlets & Cookshops Nationwide Selling from the UK from its Bristol base Search Where to Buy online for Trade enquiries: Horwood Homewares Ltd Tel: 0117 940 0000 sales@horwood.co.uk The Price RRP £64.00 The Promotion Recipient of many Supplier, Product and Cookware awards TSS Says: To trial this product we made the Frittata from scratch in the Stir Fry pan (see below) We cooked on a gas hob and can report the even heat distribution was evident and brought about all the benefits of that. The trial resulted in a successful and perfect tasting Frittata with no food residue left in the pan afterwards. Do NOT use in an microwave oven or place under the grill POTATO AND PEA FRITTATA WITH MUSHROOM AND …

ARTDECO Cosmetic Group is TSS Business of the Month for April 2016

asking 5 interview style questions to profile German Cosmetic’s company ARTDECO Can you define ARTDECO in a few short sentences? ARTDECO is a leading brand for colour cosmetics and though it is Germany’s number one cosmetics brand there are many more strings to the ARTDECO bow. ARTDECO sells in Canada hugely, and in 15.000 cosmetic institutes, 6.000 perfumeries, 350 exclusive department stores and 150 duty-free shops worldwide. ARTDECO is a favourite choice with make-up artist’s who can fulfill their client’s needs expertly when working in the professional arena, and ARTDECO has repeatedly been voted as the most popular makeup brand in beauty salons. ARTDECO’S main competitors are global brands, so the market is challenging, but ARTDECO combines numerous collections into one integrated concept and so is quite unique in that sense. ARTDECO is relatively new to the UK Mainland but the appointing of new handlers in 2014 means it is beginning to raise its profile here too, however, ARTDECO has been long time present in Debenhams department stores nationwide Who founded the company and when? …

10 reasons why we should give shelf space to Steenbergs Organic

  because Steenbergs is an organic and Fairtrade spice business. and is a friendly firm (family run over sixteen years) who places Fairtrade, the environment, and people at the forefront. Primarily selling spices, as well as loose leaf teas (mainly from Sri Lanka and India), and home baking ingredients to business to trade and retail customers because founders and owners of this North Yorkshire based business, Axel and Sophie Steenberg (The Steenbergs) were the first to be UK licensed to sell spices carrying the Fairtrade Mark, and they continue to add to the range   because Steenbergs Organic is a carbon neutral company and that the business is run out of a purpose built eco-factory in which environmental features have been incorporated such as sun pipes and green energy. The Steenbergs use ‘green’ suppliers wherever possible and their packaging is fully recyclable   because Steenbergs Organic range consists of over 400 spices and spice blends and several carry the Fairtrade Mark. The majority are organic, Steenbergs offer the widest organic range available and the company knows …

Find out what TSS loves about candle brand Sandy Bay London, Our Business of the Month for December 2015

    Firstly, acknowledging the unwavering professionalism of Founder and Director, Sandy Burns, and her business acumen And we love the cool design elements from across the Sandy Bay London product ranges We very much like the fact the candle product remains ‘fresh’ to the very last burn (keep the wick trimmed short and you will find the paraffin wax does not diminish in any way from its level of high quality) We like also that the packaging and presentation is suitable for both male and female tastes and, of course, we love the evocative fragrances and scent combinations which Sandy has invented we love the dynamics of Sandy’s business and enjoy getting to hear about her work with other working professionals like wedding designers, boutique owners, interior designers, event handlers and much more Liking too, the website retailing and the growing availability of Sandy Bay Candles in independent shops across the UK   Also acknowledging that Sandy favours the hands on demonstration of her products in the form of Sandy Bay Candles to global audiences …

The VALSPAR Paint and Coatings Co

The Valspar company provides coatings, paints, (and various combinations of intermediate products) to a wide variety of customers. The brand is American, headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. Valspar has been manufacturing and trading for over 200 years, established in Boston, MA in 1806 the business now has a presence in 100 countries and employs around 10,000 people. While Valspar is the sixth largest coatings’ company in the world, it is a relatively new retailer to trade and consumer in the UK. Valspar was launched exclusively in B&Q stores this February (2015) COMMERCIAL BUSINESS There is a whole world of science behind the formulas that Valspar have developed, or taken up and where their involvement has never stretched to supplying anything to do with aeronautics, maritime or transport, they have applied similar performance and protection related principles when manufacturing specialty coatings for the building and construction industry, and in the production of factory applied coatings for a variety of industrial customers. The customer base however, is largely the Food, Cosmetic, Automotive and Creative industries: Food Coatings for …

BLOG FEATURE – BATHROOM REFIT

Euphoria 110 Duo consists of Euphoria 110 Duo Shower Spray (2 Sprays), 920 mm Shower riser rail and Silverflex hose 1750 mm both by GROHE before and after #bathroom Bathroom Refit pic.twitter.com/JjlWsYHliM — TSS NEWS (@TSSComms) November 19, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

8 Really Good Reasons why GROHE is TSS Business of the Month for October 2015

Another bathroom manufacturer is our latest Business of the Month. Profiling the mighty GROHE (an industry leader and a powerhouse business) this October, and for a few very good reasons: because Grohe has an overarching brand promise ‘The GROHE brand stands for perfect water delivery “made in Germany”, offering uncompromising comfort, fun and enjoyment of our planet’s most vital resource. Building on a trend-setting premium product range, unique expertise and target group-oriented services, GROHE presents itself as a global leader who points the way forward for the sanitary market’ because Grohe’s great design, engineering capacity and knowledge within the industry is helping reduce the consumption of water and energy. GROHE states that quality and sustainability is a tradition followed, and that resources used are with a ‘good conscience’. GROHE manufactures taps (faucets) and shower products that are highly innovative and well engineered. New technologies introduced are helping to reduce water and energy consumption, they include The GROHE TurboStat® cartridge which reacts to changes in water pressure on hot and cold supplies to maintain a constant temperature …

Leading Bath Manufacturer, Carron Bathrooms is TSS Business of the Month for September 2015

Background Falkirk business Carron Bathrooms have a traceable history back to the eighteenth century. *Its iron foundry situated near to the River Carron manufactured defence equipment for the Royal Navy and so received a Royal Charter. During the Industrial Revolution, when pig iron and wrought iron production was at its height, the company saw continued growth. In 1870, new furnaces and offices were built on the Stenhouse Road. For two centuries the company was associated with major civil engineering projects, including its biggest, the supply of iron rings for the first Jarrow-Howden tunnel construction. The Carron Company Ltd have seen demand for their quality iron castings during two world wars and in peace time for defence, public and private sector customers, while also producing domestic products. The first Carron bath, cast iron of course, was manufactured in 1866! *ends* Made in Britain Time and time again, when researching businesses, we learn of British companies (those with long manufacturing histories and having enjoyed established reputations) falling into receivership during the 1980s, because of the new economic policies …

Wood Effect Multi-use Ceramic Tiles by commercial business British Ceramic Tile (BCT)

TSS Says: really wanting to talk about these high end tiles on the blog, so no excuse was needed to make these beautiful wood effect ceramics TSS Product of the Month for August. Having Dark Grey versions to hand and seeing the early stages of their installation on a bathroom wall, we really have been bowled over by them! The wood effect adds a mix of rustic charm and character, but also the finish is extremely contemporary. The website (with Look Book, details of whole collections, a tile finder facility, tiling tips and where to buy feature) is very slow to respond when trying to navigate around it and when defining searches, so singled out here are the ceramic tiles with Wood Effect finishes from the HD range. A range which is created using the very latest high definition inkjet technology Note: Tiles from this range are not square but are rectangular in shape. If you are interested in knowing more about the commercial side of the BCT business and its operations see its profile here …

British Ceramic Tile Ltd (BCT) is Business of the Month for August 2015

Ready to go that extra mile for their trade and industry leading customers within the world of building and design and supply chain functionality is British Ceramic Tile Ltd (BCT) BACKGROUND The extraction of naturally occurring clay from the area of Dartmoor (pictured above) has been happening for a century and a half, and has been the raw material used for tile manufacture  in the factories (both old and new),  based at Heathfield, Devon. It was founder, Frank Candy’s, Candy & Co of Great Western Potteries, Newton Abbot, who occupied the Heathfield site initially. Candy & Co manufactured drain pipes, chimney pots, wall tiles, and  ornamental bricks (pictured left)  and in an ideal South Devon location being so close to extensive white clay reserves. J Howard Fox then purchased the company from Frank Candy in 1880, and by the turn of last century Candy tiles (marketed as ‘Devon Tiles’) were gracing many a suburban building. Decoratively glazed and fired ceramic tiles appeared in porches and kitchens and around fireplaces, and later domestic wares, ornaments and art …