Why We Chose: Maldon Sea Salt

Why We Chose: Maldon Sea Salt

The discovery that salt and caramel worked well as a combination is attributed to French chocolatier Henri Le Roux who ran a shop in Brittany – famous for its salted butter.  Since his invention in the late 70s – and subsequent awards for his creation in the 80s,  salted caramel has become ubiquitous – and…

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Why We Chose: RSPO Palm Oil

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We’ve spoken many times in the past about our decision to use an RSPO Certified Palm Oil in our products. We’ve posted about it on our social media accounts, printed leaflets and even popped a little piece in our FAQs. However, all of these media types required a limited character count, and we felt the…

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Why We Chose: UTZ Chocolate

When we first started making Goupie commercially, our biggest decision was what chocolate we should use as a topping – the original family recipe was only topped in chocolate, as fully enrobing each piece would not have been very practical to do at home. Traditionally, Grandma Noble would have used Bournville chocolate to top our treats…

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Goupie’s Factory Waste

First of all, it’s probably important to go through some of the main ingredients in Goupie, so that we can help you to better understand where the majority of waste is coming from. 1. Chocolate This comes in card boxes, two 15kg bags to a box. The bags are made from plastic. 2. Toasted Rice…

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The Goupie Working Week

Here at Goupie, you won’t find any employee working more than 30 hours a week. In fact, most of our employees are on an hourly rate choosing to keep their time at work to 12 hours a week. We love this! It’s important to us that our employees feel like they have a life outside…

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Why We Chose: Lavender

Why We Chose: Lavender

4. Lavender The two Lavender Goupies are ‘love it’ or ‘hate it’ flavours and are very different from each other.  Their inspiration came directly from Caroline Alexander of The Hop Shop in Kent, who asked us if we would create a Lavender Goupie that they could sell in the farm shop. The Hop Shop is based at Castle Farm…

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Why We Chose: Cardamom

Why We Chose: Cardamom

2. Cardamom Our Goupie Cardamom with White chocolate was inspired by an Indian dessert dish involving carrots and cardamom, that had long been a favourite with the Goupie team. We love cardamom so much that we also included it in our Goupie White Christmas, blending the spice with orange and cranberries to create a light, but tasty…

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