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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The Goupie Story Pt. 6

The Goupie Story Pt. 6

This is it folks, the last installment of our Goupie Story…for now! It’s time to bring you right up to date, starting from where we left off. Goupie daughter, Grace had just joined the business. This was just in time for IFE, one of the largest UK food trade shows. The aim was to show off their new packaging, look for export…

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The Goupie story Pt. 5

The Goupie story Pt.5

So, as it stands we have a factory, we have a great product and we have a Paula. Now it was time to get serious. Over the next couple of years, sales grew steadily and sustainably from the help of Goupie Man Joe. These orders were met by Janet and Paula, with their local team of ladies,…

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The Goupie Story Pt. 4

The Goupie Story Pt.4

Welcome back on the Goupie journey! When you left us, we’d just moved from our family kitchen to a factory unit on a farm in Goudhurst, Kent. Our unit actually wasn’t advertised as for rent quite yet. Fortunately, in true Simpson style, Janet and Joe had started snooping around the local area to see what…

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The Goupie Story Pt. 3

The Goupie Story Pt.3

Can you believe that it’s been a whole month since our last Goupie story update? It feels like no time at all! So where did we leave the story? Joe and Janet had just made their first (though-be-it unexpected) sale of Goupie to some local cafes. Time to up their game! Starting a new enterprise…

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The Goupie Story Pt. 2

The Goupie Story Pt.2

Last month, we gave you a full insight into what we like to call ‘Goupie Origins’. This month, we’re moving down the Goupie timeline to the beginning of Goupie as a business. We’ve already had a taster of what it is to be a Simpson, but for the purposes of this part of the story, we really need to single…

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The Goupie Story Pt. 1

The Goupie Story Pt.1

What is Goupie? Where does Goupie come from? Do you say it Goo-py or Gau-pie? These are just a few of the questions we receive on a regular basis, and we thought it was about time we shared our story with you! Let’s set the scene: It’s Halloween, 2004. The Simpson family are hosting a…

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