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Emergency supplies to Denmark

We are a company with a social conscience so when Ole from Denmark got in touch recently with a problem we swung into action. Along with an order from Blake & Bull two cases of emergency supplies are currently winging their way to a deprived nation via DHL. 

Now some might say Fortnum & Mason marmalade is not an essential item but we'd have to disagree. Ole has got very used to proper marmalade on his toast and when that fine retailer recently stopped despatching to Denmark he was distraught. Denmark does many things well. Pickled herringbridges and pillaging for example. Sadly that basic tenet of civilisation, marmalade, is not among them.

I'm glad we're the kind of company Ole felt he could approach with such a problem and I'm glad we are the kind of company that would say yes. That said we won't be doing it again sorry, despatching marmalade via air freight with a Yorkshire pudding tray has not been without complications post Brexit!  

Matthew Bates

Matthew Bates

Matthew is from a farming family near Bath and a graduate of King's College London who decided not to follow the 'standard' path into banking or the law. He has been working with these fabulous cookers in some form or another since 2003. Matthew runs Blake and Bull from beautiful Bradford on Avon, near Bath. Alf the golden retriever makes sure the working day finishes at 6pm sharp - dog walk time!