Carly & Fran
We are Carly & Fran,
We started trying to live as plastic free as possible in early 2017, Carly was aware of the detrimental effect plastics were having on our environment and I was worried about the effects on mine and my families health, from chemicals that leech from the plastics into our food and drink. The one item that we struggled to replace was cling film. We just couldn’t find anything that we could wrap our food in that would keep it naturally fresh and protected. Carly had mentioned seeing Beeswax Wraps when she lived in Australia so we thought we would have a go a making some as the only ones we could fine were from America or Australia. After a few ruined irons we finally hit on a really great mix that created beautifully flexible and really well sealing wraps. What we weren’t expecting was the amazing change to the food we stored in them. Not only were our loaves kept really crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside but they lasted 3-4 days longer than when we stored in a bread tin. Our cheese no longer built up a film of sweat when we stored it in the fridge and our salad leaves and herbs were lasting at least 5 days in the fridge when we wrapped them in our Beeswax Wraps. Not only were we saving plastic but we were cutting down on our food waste too.
In a nutshell we love good food, being as healthy as we can, looking after the world around us and having fun whilst making cool things. We became friends over a joint love of crafting and have lost many hours to making all number of things and making up crazy songs as we go. We hope you like our Beeswax Wraps, we have fine tuned our process to ensure the best Beeswax Wraps possible to bring you funky, earth loving freshness.
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Carly & Fran