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Healthy Eating & The Environment!

Healthy eating is increasingly on every Australian consumer’s agendas and rightfully so! Consumers want to know what they are putting into their bodies, and as a result this healthy eating trend is driving the standard of health products up and increasing the need for ease of accessibility to these unique products. However, it’s not just their health that consumers are concerned about. Australians want to know if the products they buy are socially and environmentally responsible, as they care about the effect their purchase and eating habits have on the environment. Now more than ever before, information is easily accessible and available for consumers to educate themselves on the products they buy and the impact they have on the environment, so...

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Food that heals you!

The famous saying, “you are what you eat” could not be truer. In the modern world today, we have more food options than ever before. It’s important to know the health benefits of certain foods so you can make smart choices to ensure you maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle. The food you consume can greatly affect your body and mind. Some foods can have highly beneficial effects which you should be aware of, as they can help certain parts of your body or even improve health problems you may experience. They can also have a preventative effect, protecting your body from harmful toxins and the deterring the development of diseases later in life. The timeless benefits of turmeric A...

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Keep it spicy for a healthy life!

Adding a Little Health to Your Dish The medical, nutritional and scientific communities are slowly coming to a consensus: what we eat has an incredible and far-reaching effect on our health. It seems to determine everything from our internal biome of bacteria to our current and future moods, memory, and allergies. With this in mind, nobody should be taking their diet choices lightly, and any chance you have to easily add some extra good stuff to your meals should be seized upon with two hungry hands. And what could be easier to add than spices? The Bircher Bar has been preaching the spicy gospel of late, with an incredible range of healthy spices from around the globe which can be...

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Making the Modern Coffee: Essential Equipment for 2017

Making the Modern Coffee: Essential Equipment for 2017 The art and appreciation of coffee has rarely been more celebrated and refined than it is today, and Australians are at the forefront of this renaissance. With our embrace of café culture comes the maturing of the palette, and the standards of habitual coffee drinkers are higher even when at work, at home, or on the go: we turn up our nose at dry instant and are constantly in pursuit of that boutique café taste. Fortunately, the world’s innovators, engineers, and product designers are also coffee drinkers. We are seeing a wave of new products spring up from small inventors and entrepreneurs at home and abroad which can make so-called “designer” coffee...

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How Shopping Online Can Benefit Everyone!

While the rise to prominence of e-commerce may have been seen as heralding the end of local businesses, it has turned out to have quite the opposite effect. Home delivery and web stores selling almost anything with little overheads have led to a resurgence of the little guys. Conscientious shoppers who are looking for small, artisanal brands to suit refined tastes are turning to these local specialist stores, like The Bircher Bar, to supply them. One of the best trends we’ve seen come out of the internet in years, this return to grass roots business benefits everyone: consumers, suppliers, the economy, and the environment. Here’s a few reasons why buying from small online retailers helps:   Retailers Okay, this one...

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