6 OF THE BEST SEA CRISPS & SNACKS…

Sea snacks are extremely popular, but have you tried any? Here is a selection of sea snacks to try…

Shore Seaweed Clusters, Tangy Tomato are made by Shore Seaweed – Bite sized snacking clusters bursting with good for you Omega-3. Carefully roasted Scottish seaweed in naturally bound together with chia seeds, oats and puffed rice to make a satisfyingly crunchy cluster before being sprinkled with a deliciously tangy tomato seasoning.

Abakus Foods Seaweed Crisps Salt and Vinegar –  scrumptious seaweed is harvested from the deep blue seas of South Korea, and coated with a thin layer of crispy tapioca, to create the ultimate tantalising snack! available at Holland and Barrett

Itsu Crispy Seaweed Thins Sweet Soy & Sea Salt are available from Sainsbury’s – Sweet soy & sea salt flavoured crispy seaweed thins.

Shore Seaweed Sea Salt Chips – available from Holland & Barrett – all natural deliciously crunchy seaweed & super grain chips seasoned with a light sprinkling of natural sea salt. 100% PLANT BASED – contains our local superfood seaweed with quinoa, to make our chips amazingly light and crispy.

Burts Lightly Sea Salted Crisps – Hand cooked crisps using potatoes from the rich earth, and salt from the wild sea.

Ocean’s Halo Organic Sea Salt Seaweed – Organic Seaweed, Organic Safflower and/or Sunflower Oil. Sea Salt.

16 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR TEA/COFFEE SHOP BUSY ALL THE TIME…

  1. Free WiFi, this is an absolute must.
  2. Revamp your offers board weekly and list the products you want to sell more first, and remove the £ sign by putting say 4.00 instead of £4.00 it’s easier on the eye.
  3. Think of some great names for your dishes or cakes.
  4. Loyalty cards are an absolute must. The more you hand out the more they will come back.
  5. Get some big and bright posters made to attract your customers eyes the minute they walk
  6. Giving away free coffee or tea or free cake with a main cours doesn’t seem like much of a business plan. But it can bring the punters in.
  7. Feedback Cards, have some feedback cards printed for the tables, you would be surprised at how many fill them in, maybe make it a competition for a free drink/ meal.
  8. If you have some local businesses close enough to deliver to then send them a menu of items you can deliver for their lunches.
  9. Host events or workshops or even sales especially if you sell products. Have a tasting event with some freebies or samples from one of your suppliers.
  10. Run a competition on Facebook on a regular basis so customers will start making a note of when it happens.
  11. Encourage customers to take pictures for Facebook or Trip Advisor.
  12. Take some videos to put online.
  13. Outside signs, an old bicycle with a shopping basket always works well and if you have a florist nearby you could ask her to put fresh flowers or plants in your basket for fliers in their shop.
  14. Plan your year, look at the dates for events that come up every year and get them on your calendar. Prepare another small paper with the dates of these events and put on tables.
  15. Start a quarterly newsletter.
  16. Change your Facebook header picture monthly with your counter/ fridge changed often.