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FOAL- 2018, The Year for Craft Soda

2018 has been a busy year for FOAL so far, recently FOAL expanded to add me (Sam) to their team. And in the month of January, we have been working tirelessly to increase the reach of FOAL’s delicious craft soda. We started the month off......

Rise of the Craft Soda

The contents of the fridges in your local cafes and shops is about to dramatically change. Soon the old, familiar and bland looking assortment of corporate soft drinks are going to be things of the past. Behind the glass, at a constant chill, you will......

New Flavours – The FOAL Chronicles #10

New Flavours   As I sit here on a glorious Edinburgh day in Princes Street Gardens, I thought I would take a bit of time out to write about the launch of our new flavours (and enjoy the sun!). So, hopefully you will all have......

7 ways FOAL has grown – The FOAL Chronicles #9

7 ways FOAL has grown in the last fortnight   1. Label redesign Our labels have taken a fresh new identity. Nothing major, but I reckon you’ll like our new look and it makes us look more grown up.   2. New stockists We have......

The Start-Up Drinks Lab – The FOAL Chronicles #8

The Start-Up Drinks Lab   This blog sways slightly from core FOAL business, but still super exciting! So, hopefully most of you will have seen the exciting news that FOAL is working with ‘Tongue in Peat’ mixers. We will establish a small scale manufacturing facility......

Last month’s highlights – The FOAL Chronicles #7

Last month’s highlights   Ok, so it’s been over a month since my last blog – apologies. Far from ideal, but I do (sort of) have an excuse…and some advice as a result. I’ve also summarised some of last month’s highlights. So the FOAL website......

Focus on the good stuff! – The FOAL Chronicles #6

Focus on the good stuff!   Not an overly business-focused blog this time around, but given developments across the globe (The Donald, Brexit being triggered, the oldest fish in the world passing away…) I thought I would write down a few good things to maintain......

The FOAL Chronicles #4 – New Year, New FOAL(s)

#4 – New Year, New FOAL(s) Happy New Year! Well, it turns out December was a pretty busy month both socially and from a business perspective. Firstly, apologies for the delayed nature of this blog, I had intended to write over the festive period. However,......

The FOAL Chronicles – #3 – Christmas is coming

#3 – Christmas is coming The end of November may seem too early to mention Christmas, but having spent the whole weekend listening to festive tunes I have been well and truly forced into the mood. Plus, let’s be honest, most of you will be......

The FOAL Chronicles – #2 – Peaks

#2 – Peaks   Today FOAL is flying down to London. I’m currently sitting on a Ryanair flight from Glasgow to Stansted (picture it – 6’5”, laptop on lap, seated in a Ryanair plane – not particularly comfortable) and going to visit some interesting people in......

The FOAL Chronicles – Number 1 – Time

Time Ever since making the decision to leave a life of accountancy in order to pursue my own business venture – FOAL Drinks – in the world of premium soft drinks, I’ve been trying to find the time to write a short blog to let......