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10 Delicious Make Ahead Christmas Recipes

10 Delicious Make Ahead Christmas Recipes
Cooking Christmas Dinner for the whole family can be ultra stressful, so this year, why not get ahead of the game and try some of our tasty make ahead Christmas recipes that we’ve gathered from all over the web just for you? Your guests will never know that parts of their meal has just come out of the microwave… read more

Christmas Party Platters

Christmas Party Platters
Here at The Bottle People, we’ve got a fantastic range of food packaging that is absolutely ideal for catering companies and retailers to package their Christmassy treats in this festive season. read more

10 Iconic Moustaches To Inspire You This Movember

10 Iconic Moustaches To Inspire You This Movember
Movember is upon us and soon the men of Britain will be growing their facial hair all in the name of charity. But all of this newly grown facial hair will need grooming, so it’s the perfect time to cash in on ranges of moustache waxes! In the meantime, take inspiration from these famous faces that have defined themselves through their iconic moustaches. read more

13 Halloween Themed Cocktails

13 Halloween Themed Cocktails
The party season is upon us! From now until January there will be event after event, from Halloween and Bonfire Night, to Christmas and New Year. It can get very tiring, but you can get into the spirit of the season by trying your hand at these 13 fantastic Halloween-themed cocktails! read more

10 Great Halloween Party Ideas

10 Great Halloween Party Ideas
It’s hard to beat the fun of a Halloween party that continues into the witching hours, but setting up your party can also be all part of the fun! From preparing your food and drink to decorating your house to create the maximum fear factor; we’ve got 10 great ideas on how you can make this Halloween the best one yet. read more

5 Drinks That You Can Brew At Home

5 Drinks That You Can Brew At Home
Do you fancy trying your hand at home brewing? Whilst once seen as dodgy enterprise, home brewing has become ever more popular as the price of drinks in pubs and clubs goes up. Let us talk you through a few of our favourite home brew recipes that we’ve found online… read more

Tasty Autumn Recipe Ideas

Tasty Autumn Recipe Ideas
It is now officially autumn! Although it can be quite disheartening to see the nights drawing in and the weather getting colder, one of the best things about the changing of the seasons is all the food that comes into season. read more

Let’s Celebrate British Food Fortnight!

Let’s Celebrate British Food Fortnight!
The 24th September to 8th October this year is British Food Fortnight, so we’re celebrating all things delicious about our fine country. read more

9 Stages Of Opening A Tricky Jar

9 Stages Of Opening A Tricky Jar
We've all been there. There are few things more annoying in the world than not being able to open a jar! Let us break down the traumatic process that we have all experienced at some point in our lives. read more

Get The Party Started With Our New Party Keg!

Get The Party Started With Our New Party Keg!
Looking to take your brand new craft beer to market? Holding a big party, event or festival? Then our brand new 5L Party Keg is what you need! read more

Bank Holiday Bottle Bargains

Bank Holiday Bottle Bargains
The Bank Holiday Weekend is almost upon us, hooray! What better way to celebrate than by cracking open a cold one? We’ve got plenty of fantastic prices for our wide selection of bottles suitable for beer, cider, wine, spirits and soft drinks. read more

Easy Breakfast Recipes To Last Your Whole Week

Easy Breakfast Recipes To Last Your Whole Week
Bored with eating cereal or toast for breakfast every morning? Here are some easy, pre-prepared breakfast recipes that you can store in your fridge or freezer to defrost in the morning! read more

Spice Up Your Life With These Unusual Spice Combinations!

Spice Up Your Life With These Unusual Spice Combinations!
We all know about the classic herb and spice combos, such as salt and pepper on chips, mint and chocolate ice cream and, of course, chilli in curries. But what about the more unusual spice combinations? read more

The Definitive Ranking Of British Sweets

The Definitive Ranking Of British Sweets
Which British sweets are better than the rest? Let battle commence in our definitive ranking... read more

10 Tasty Mason Jar Salad Recipes

10 Tasty Mason Jar Salad Recipes
Bored of soggy sandwiches? Wound up by wraps? Put some passion back into your lunchtimes by trying our collection of mason jar salad recipes, which are guaranteed to delight your taste buds! read more

Go Crazy For Our Cheap Bottles And Jars!

Go Crazy For Our Cheap Bottles And Jars!
Starting a business on a budget and worried about the cost of packaging? Don’t fret - we’ve got your back! Our Value Range was created with small businesses in mind and offers some of the best prices around for cheap bottles and jar packs. read more

Get Saucy This Summer With Our Special Sauce Bottles!

Get Saucy This Summer With Our Special Sauce Bottles!
It’s BBQ season, and no BBQ is complete without a selection of delicious sauces to top your burgers, hotdogs and other chargrilled delights with! If you’ve been creative enough to make your own sophisticated sauces this year, we’ve got a wide range of sauce bottles that can meet your every need. Let us talk you through them… read more

25 Weird And Wonderful Ways To Reuse Jars and Bottles

25 Weird And Wonderful Ways To Reuse Jars and Bottles
We’re feeling creative here at The Bottle People HQ, so we set ourselves a challenge: to think of 25 ways you can reuse your old jars and bottles. From the genuinely useful ideas to the downright wacky, how many will you be trying out? read more

10 Summer Cocktail Recipes To Impress!

10 Summer Cocktail Recipes To Impress!
The summer season is in full swing, even if the British weather often seems to think otherwise! Once a rare scorcher of a day arrives, you've got to make the most of it. Why not quench your thirst with one of our favourite summer cocktail recipes, gathered from some of the very best food and drink writers on the Internet? They're certain to impress any BBQ guests! read more

Juice bottles with sex appeal

Juice bottles with sex appeal
Curved juice bottles filled with all natural ingredient drinks are big business and this summer there are going to be more new flavours, brands and bottle designs to choose from than ever before. The consumer can take their pick from fruit juices, smoothies, milkshakes, protein blends, vitamin waters, cold coffees, cordials and they’re either cold pressed, organic, sugar free, detoxifying, energising, immune boosting, or all of those things and more. There are so many new venues like farm shops, sandwich shops, entertainment venues and even hotels and restaurants who are producing their own drinks to choose from these days that, for the producer, it can be tough to know which direction to take – particularly when it comes to packaging. read more

Tips to survive Dry January, February, March…

Tips to survive Dry January, February, March…
If you started ‘Dry January’ well but have failed miserably only a week into it, poor show. However, even if you did fall off the wagon for a brief moment, you can still make an effort to climb back on and abstain for the next three weeks. We’ve got some top tips to help you do so... read more

Our top tips for keeping your New Year’s resolutions

Our top tips for keeping your New Year’s resolutions
Although the tradition dates back to Roman times, making a New Year’s resolution is something that is still very prevalent in today’s society. However, whether it’s to drink less alcohol, give up junk food, get fit, save money, spend more time with family or something else, these good intentions rarely last longer than a couple of months. With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of tips to help you stick to your resolutions... read more

Tips for how to avoid people this Christmas

Tips for how to avoid people this Christmas
By the time it gets to Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, when you've already had enough of the festivities, the last thing you probably want to do is have to socialise with particular family members, distant relatives or ‘friends’, whose company you despise. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some time to yourself, or with a loved one, where you can relax and do whatever you like, without having to compromise? Well we’re here to help you do just that... read more

10 things to look forward to or avoid in the lead up to Christmas

10 things to look forward to or avoid in the lead up to Christmas
We’ve finally made it to November, which means that Halloween is over, but don’t breathe a sigh of relief just yet as there are plenty more barriers left to hurdle before we make it to the end of the year. We’ve put together a list of things that you will most likely come across very soon (even though it’s not Christmas for another 7 weeks yet), which you may (or may not) despise... read more

How to avoid trick-or-treaters this Halloween

How to avoid trick-or-treaters this Halloween
For those of you who can’t stand Halloween and do not wish to be harassed by strangers at your own home during the evening of 31st October, do not fear. We have come up with some tips to help you avoid trick-or-treaters, so you can relax in the comfort of your own home, without having to interact with people that you don’t know and probably don’t want to know... read more

New curvy juice bottles and other curvy things we like

New curvy juice bottles and other curvy things we like
Yes, you heard us right; juice bottles with curves. Here at The Bottle People we get quite excited about new stock. In fact, such an occasion is on a par with opening Christmas presents as a child (well, almost). So, imagine our delight when we first set our eyes upon these new curvy juice bottles... read more

Ways to become healthier during National Cholesterol Month

Ways to become healthier during National Cholesterol Month
Although the recipe for a healthy heart is very simple, eating nutritious, unprocessed foods and exercising are two things that many people don’t do. For those of you sat there thinking that there’s nothing wrong with your cholesterol levels or your heart, and that your eating habits are just fine; we hope you’re right. For those of you who are interested in making a change, here are some reasons why you should and tips on how to do so... read more

National Teddy Bear Day – not just for children

National Teddy Bear Day – not just for children
Despite it being seen as a children’s toy, it’s okay for adults to have a teddy bear too. Sometimes it’s nice to have a stuffed piece of material with a sewn on nose and eyes, to add a bit of fun to the serious lives that we lead. With this in mind, we have come up with a few things you can do with a teddy bear if you’re an adult... read more

Cheap jam jars – jam making for everyone!

Cheap jam jars – jam making for everyone!
Have you ever found yourself in a dilemma where you really want to make some jam, but you can’t afford any jam jars to put it in? Well we're here to save you with our affordable cheap jam jars... read more

Memories of our youth for International Youth Day

Memories of our youth for International Youth Day
Today is International Youth Day (if you're reading this on 12th August, if not, it's not International Youth Day). The United Nations came up with the idea of this awareness day, to highlight issues affecting youths around the world. We don’t usually take these types of things too seriously, but unlike International Cat Day or Eat What You Want Day, this one’s about something a little more sincere... read more

Sports that would make the Olympics more exciting

Sports that would make the Olympics more exciting
Golf (yawn) and rugby sevens will be amongst the 28 sports at the Olympic Games this year and, in 2020, skateboarding will also make an appearance. We think there are some far more exciting sports that should be added to the Olympics... read more

Ways to finish work early on 'National 4pm Finish Day'

Ways to finish work early on 'National 4pm Finish Day'
Some people get to finish work at 4pm every Friday. Some people dislike those people. If you’d like to be part of the privileged few that can revel in their freedom at 4pm on a Friday, we’ve come up with some tips to help you try and escape the office. Of course, these strategies may not work, but surely they’re worth a try?... read more

Tips for how to (and how not to) get more vitamin D

Tips for how to (and how not to) get more vitamin D
Another report has been published that has made it into the hands of the media, who must have been having a slow news week. The media have reported that, according to 'the experts', one fifth of us might have low levels of vitamin D…and this was enough for them to think that we must make an effort to get more of the vitamin. Nevertheless, we have some tips for what to do (and what not to do) in order to get more vitamin D... read more

Tips to reduce food wastage (other than eating it)

Tips to reduce food wastage (other than eating it)
Apparently a whopping 85% of food waste in the UK comes from homes and nearly half of the food that we throw away each year is still edible. With that in mind, we have some great tips to help you reduce food waste, if you so wish... read more

The rise of convenience packaging (and lazy people)

The rise of convenience packaging (and lazy people)
According to some of those people who do reports and deal with figures and things, convenience food (and its packaging) is on the rise. Some lovely people have even spent their valuable time creating a report about it, to inform us all about changing consumer behaviour and how the convenience market can respond to it…scintillating... read more

The pinnacle of the year - National Picnic Month

The pinnacle of the year - National Picnic Month
It’s official, we’re now half way through the year. Yes, that’s right bottle lovers, we have made it to the month of July. There have been ups and downs along the way, but don’t despair because now it's July, we can look ahead to another fun filled six months before the year is over... read more

Cheer up, it's National Cream Tea Day!

Cheer up, it's National Cream Tea Day!
The majority of people in Britain have just voted to leave the EU. Whether you’re pleased with the decision or horrified by it, right now, at this exact moment in time there’s not a lot you can do about it, other than go about your day as usual. Life goes on and, here at The Bottle People, there is always something happening to keep us busy…that’s right, today it’s National Cream Tea Day!... read more

5 bizarre alternatives to football

5 bizarre alternatives to football
Yes, there are sports other than football out there… read more

Hangover cures for the day after National Beer Day

Hangover cures for the day after National Beer Day
On 15th June in Britain, it’s ‘National Beer Day’, or to give it its official name, ‘Beer Day Britain’ (we think the former has more of a ring to it). Basically, it’s all about drinking lots of beer and getting other people to drink lots of beer too. Take a look at our hangover cures for the day after... read more

It's English Wine Week!

It's English Wine Week!
Here at The Bottle People we usually think that national awareness days and weeks are a load of nonsense, however, we will make an exception for English Wine Week! Yes, wine lovers of England, not only do we have a bank holiday and a school half term coming up (it’s the little things), to make life even more exciting, we now have an excuse to drink more wine too (as long as it’s English wine)... read more

It's National Vegetarian Week (apparently)

It's National Vegetarian Week (apparently)
It’s that time again when someone, somewhere has decided that this week should have a theme to it. So, this week is National Vegetarian Week and this year it’s all about food that has a story behind it. We tried to think of some food stories with a vegetarian theme but we couldn’t come up with any, so we came up with something completely unrelated instead. read more

20 things to use rhubarb for

20 things to use rhubarb for
Ladies and gentlemen, we are pleased to announce that; wait for it…contain your excitement…rhubarb is now in season! We’ve come up with 20 different ways that you can incorporate rhubarb into your lives. Excited? We thought you might be. read more

Keep your beard beautiful with beard oil

Keep your beard beautiful with beard oil
Some men love having a beard and some women love having one too. If you own a beard and haven’t tried the revelation that is beard oil, here’s why you should try it... read more

10 scintillating spice related facts

10 scintillating spice related facts
Is your day a little dull? Are you in need of something to help spice it up? Well that’s what we’re here for. That’s right, you can always rely on The Bottle People to brighten up your day. Here are 10 scintillating facts about spices. Joy! read more

It's the Queen's birthday - time to party!

It's the Queen's birthday - time to party!
Today is the Queen’s birthday, she is 90 years old today. We know she gets two ‘birthdays’ a year, but today is her actual birthday. So, in honour of such a great occasion, we thought we’d give you some ideas of how to celebrate. read more

Food pots – good for both human food and pet food

Food pots – good for both human food and pet food
As this month is ‘National Pet Month’ (1st April – 2nd May), we’d like to take the opportunity to tell you that our food tubs can be used for pet food as well as human food. As our pets have such a great impact on us and are a big part of our lives, we wouldn’t want anything less than the same quality tubs to store our pets’ food in as the ones we use for our own food. read more

'National Gardening Week' - join in the fun!

'National Gardening Week' - join in the fun!
Next week (11th-17th April) it’s National Gardening Week. How exciting! And the theme this year is ‘get fit in the garden’ – celebrating the ways in which gardening can help to keep us fit and healthy. Here at The Bottle People we have some packaging that could help to make your gardening even more exciting! read more

How not to lose weight after Easter

01/04/2016

The Bottle People

How not to lose weight after Easter
Did you succumb to the Easter festivities again? Did you eat a few months’ worth of chocolate all in one day? We bet you blame the people who bought you Easter eggs don’t you, rather than blaming your huge lack of self discipline? read more

What's the time in the real world?

24/03/2016

The Bottle People

What's the time in the real world?
It's time to spring forward, get the house clean, cook a full roast for the family, make the most of the bank holiday and go through the exact same routines as you did last year. read more

The best place for bottles, jars, buckets and much more!

The best place for bottles, jars, buckets and much more!
2016 sees the launch of a new packaging supplier....The Bottle People read more

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10 Delicious Make Ahead Christmas Recipes

10 Delicious Make Ahead Christmas Recipes

Cooking Christmas Dinner for the whole family can be ultra stressful, so this year, why not get ahea...

Christmas Party Platters

Christmas Party Platters

Here at The Bottle People, we’ve got a fantastic range of food packaging that is absolutely ideal ...

10 Iconic Moustaches To Inspire You This Movember

10 Iconic Moustaches To Inspire You This Movember

Movember is upon us and soon the men of Britain will be growing their facial hair all in the name of...

13 Halloween Themed Cocktails

13 Halloween Themed Cocktails

The party season is upon us! From now until January there will be event after event, from Halloween ...