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British Food & Drink Finds

The UK's food and drink sector is booming. Using YouK, you can discover over 400 kinds of cheese, more than 500 gins and even 20 types of ginger snap which have all been made in the UK! Cheese YouK lists 418 British different kinds of cheese, including 44 regional blue cheeses and 19 bries! You … Continue reading British Food & Drink Finds

10 of the Best Products Made in the UK

If you think of products traditionally made in the UK, you'll start to think about tweed jackets, rich black pudding and the Bentley Continental. However, there are thousands of products, ranging from the ordinary to the fabulous, that you would never guess are made right here in the UK. We have picked 10 of the best to show just a snapshot of what you can find on YouK!

Where Are Your Clothes Made?

It’s Fashion Revolution Week, so let’s talk about clothes. We all wear them, and we all buy them, but where do they come from and who makes them? Fashion Revolution Week calls for greater transparency in the fashion supply chain. It is no coincidence that it falls on the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory … Continue reading Where Are Your Clothes Made?

UK Cycling Shifts Up a Gear

British Cycling has received much public recognition for its successes over the past decade. The GB team achieved 14 medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 12 medals at both London 2012 and Rio 2016 and three British cyclists have won 6 Tour de France titles between them since 2012. The press coverage of these … Continue reading UK Cycling Shifts Up a Gear

Reduce your Product Miles by Buying Locally Grown Foods

When the weather gets colder and supermarket shelves are still stacked with berries, peppers and cucumbers, it's easy to forget that these products aren't grown locally. The reality is that these products are often imported from Southern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. In fact, we imported Β£11 billion of fruit and vegetables … Continue reading Reduce your Product Miles by Buying Locally Grown Foods