Get Healthy this Summer with Pikt Fresh Organic Produce #Review

Get Healthy this Summer with Pikt Fresh Organic Produce #Gifted

Summer is here and now is the time to invest in you and your body by getting healthy with Pikt fresh who stock an extensive range of 100% organic salad, fruit and vegetables.

Pikt offer a subscription free online ordering service whereby you opt from a range of ready prepared boxes or select your own produce with the homey box.

Sound good, well there are plenty more good reasons why you should order from Pikt and here are just a few…

Plastic Free

When you choose Pikt you are also looking after the planet too, as Pikt have attained the Plastic-Free Trust Mark Certification. 

You can see they deliver your produce perfectly wrapped in fully recyclable environmentally friendly packaging with no plastics which gets a big thumbs up from me.

100% Organic

Pikt know the importance of eating organic, and do not use any synthetic pesticides and no herbicides, so choosing Organic reduces your exposure to pesticides in foods.

Pikt are passionate about ‘ORGANIC FOR THE PEOPLE’ and demonstrate this by committing to yearly audits to achieve Soil Association Certification status.

Pikt do not use any synthetic pesticides and no herbicides, shockingly in 2016 allegedly over 16,000 tonnes of pesticides were used on British farms, that can affect other wildlife, contaminate water and disrupt eco system, whereas Organic farmers are only permitted to use 20 pesticides derived from natural ingredients.

Less Waste

Your Pikt order is lovingly hand-packed, prepared and portion controlled by the team, so you know exactly what you receive.

Perfect for planning family meals including a lovely summer salad, using some beautiful beans, peppers, heirloom tomatoes and little gem lettuce, fresh fabulous and full of goodness.

Pikt even stock some sensational Spanish Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil which can be used in dressing and to splash over salads, pasta etc.

Also, any produce that is not suitable to be sold is shared amongst staff within the canteen, so no produce is wasted.

Quality & Value

Year round, Pikt carefully select and source organic produce from local and global growers to provide the very best quality and value.

This definitely makes mealtimes that little bit extra, as you can see Pikt’s organic mushrooms and figs are ideal for a beautiful brunch offering, along with some organic feta dollop on some sourdough add a splash of oil and you’re good to go.

All this loveliness is possible, as working to small margins, Pikt make organic as affordable as possible, as Pikt value people and the planet before profit.

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Fabulous Food & Drink delivered Direct to your Door #Review

Fabulous Food Deliveries delivered Direct to your Door #Gifted

Home food delivery services have increased in popularity due to the coronavirus pandemic.  However, with restrictions slowly easing it is important not to forget all those brilliant brands that made our lives so much easier with their commitment and dedication to deliver us some amazing doorstep deliveries.

With ever increasingly busy lifestyles, a home delivery can take off some of that pressure and strain of having to head out to do the supermarket shop.

In no particular order here are my personal recommendations…

Direct From the Farm

Direct from Farm to plate, these three brands bring quality produce direct from the farm for you and your family to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.

Pikt

Pikt founded by Matt are an independent family-owned business who values people and the planet before profit.  They focus on treating everyone fairly which I absolutely love.

The Pikt team specialist skill set and continuing commitment to bring organic to the people means that Pikt have impressively attained Plastic-Free Trust Mark Certified, Soil Association Certified and B-Corp Certified. 

An amazing achievement that demonstrates their ethics and values meaning that they are actively committed to social change, taking care of both our planet and people.

All their fabulous fresh fruits and vegetables are delivered in environmentally friendly, presented in plastic free fully recyclable wrap, and are 100% Organic too.

Eversfield Organic

Ellacott farm located in the Devon village of Bratton Clovelly on the edge of Dartmoor is the home of the amazing Eversfield Organic founded by Mark.

Now Eversfield Organic has seen continued growth and produces a whole range of fabulous foodie goodies including their fresh fruit and vegetable boxes, that are delivered direct to your door, perfect for delicious and delightful meals at home.

Organic is better for our planet and people, Eversfield use sustainable organic farming measures and are continually working to reduce their environmental impacts by reducing waste, you can even return your packaging for free!

Using organic farming systems eliminate all synthetic and petroleum-based pesticides and fertilisers which reduces soil and water contamination helping to achieve a natural balance so that nature and wildlife can exist and thrive alongside commercial organic farming.

Fairfield’s Farm

Fairfields Farms families have been farming in East Anglia for three generations on scenic and stunning farmland across the Colne Valley just north of Colchester in Essex.

From field to farm, the lovely Laura & Robert work hard to produce their delicious homegrown potatoes and their yummy hand cooked crisps offering nationwide delivery anywhere on the British mainland.

Now, Fairfields farm have an exciting range of super subscription packages so you can get a regular delivery of your favourite potatoes and crisps.

Crisps are hand cooked on the farm to make sure that they meet the highest standards which is why they are BRC Grade AA accredited.

The Fairfields Farm potatoes are perfect for Baking, Roasting, Chipping, Boiling and Mashing, so you can get creative in the kitchen creating great value family meals.

Easy Meal Kits

After a busy week sometimes you just want to sit back, relax and chill, so make your weekend cooking easy with these three marvellous meal kits including brilliant burgers, perfect pasta and pizza.

Honest Burgers at home

Bag yourself some of the burger brilliance, but in the comfort of your home with the Honest Burgers at Home service, yes you heard me right!  The legends over at Honest have managed to create a burger bonanza that is delivered directly to your door, perfect for a cosy night in.

They have a range of kits to suit all tastes such as meat, vegan and gluten free buns if needed, so bring on those burgers! And if that’s not impressive enough you also get an Honest canvas tote bag thrown in for good measure too.

Their burgers are stuff of dreams and they cover a range of dietary requirements such as vegetarian and vegan, so once you have gone Honest you won’t want to back to burger normality. 

Pasta Evangelists

Pasta Evangelists a London based business headed up by co-founder Alessandro CEO and Chris head of Operations & finance with their team of lovely Pasta enthusiasts offer Pasta subscriptions and gifts with delivery direct to your door.

The brand chave three food heavy weight who are official Evangelists and also co-founders in their business including, the Times restaurant critic and columnist Giles Coren, founder of Leith’s School of Food & Wine and Great British Bake-off celeb Prue Leith and food critic & MasterChef judge William Sitwell.

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Help the People, the Planet and get Healthy with Pikt Fresh Organic Fruits and Veggies #Review

Help the People, the Planet and get Healthy with Pikt Fresh Organic Fruits and Veggies #Gifted

Pikt’s founder Matt has a wealth of knowledge, expertise and experience, in 2011 Matt started SunFresh Produce ltd, that still supplies organic fruits and veggies to the leading UK supermarkets.  The reason for Pikt is to have that personable direct relationship with people like you and me delivering all these healthy gorgeous goodies direct to your door.  

By supporting Pikt you are supporting an independent family-owned business who values people and the planet before profit.  They focus on treating everyone fairly which I absolutely love.

In the summer of 2018, Pikt went along to the food festival in Battersea Park, London, Matt went along with his better half Sam photographed in their converted Rice horse trailer aka ‘Battle Wagon’, and the asked the people what they need/want hence the ‘ORGANIC FOR THE PEOPLE’ event tag.

The Pikt team specialist skill set and continuing commitment to bring organic to the people means that Pikt have impressively attained Plastic-Free Trust Mark Certified, Soil Association Certified and B-Corp Certified.  An amazing achievement that demonstrates their ethics and values meaning that they are actively committed to social change, taking care of both our planet and people.

All their fabulous fresh fruits and vegetables are delivered in environmentally friendly, presented in plastic free fully recyclable wrap, and are 100% Organic too, so I am confident that you will agree their produce looks lovely, it tastes pretty lush too.  

Talk about going the extra mile, Pikt are also committed to being NETZERO 3030 and they provide provide Carbon Netural delivery with DPD.

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Know Where Your Food Comes From with Eversfield Organic #Review

Know Where Your Food Comes From with Eversfield Organic: March 2021 #Gifted

We should care about not only what we eat, but also the providence of our food.  Having a healthy transparent food relationship and understanding the farming process shows care, respect and an appreciation for how our food goes from farm to plate.

Ellacott farm located in the Devon village of Bratton Clovelly on the edge of Dartmoor is the home of the amazing Eversfield Organic founded by Mark.

The farmland had suffered the effects from years of intensive farming, so Mark with the help of his family dedicated and devoted all their energies and efforts into nurturing the farm back to an abundance of natural healthiness just as nature intended.

Two years later after laying fencing, replanting miles and miles of hedgerow and impressively planting over 30,000 trees the farm was given organic certification and is 100% traceable.

Now Eversfield Organic has seen continued growth and produces a whole range of fabulous foodie goodies including their fresh fruit and vegetable boxes, that are delivered direct to your door, perfect for delicious and delightful meals at home.

Organic is better for our planet and people, Eversfield use sustainable organic farming measures and are continually working to reduce their environmental impacts by reducing waste, you can even return your packaging for free!

Using organic farming systems eliminate all synthetic and petroleum-based pesticides and fertilisers which reduces soil and water contamination helping to achieve a natural balance so that nature and wildlife can exist and thrive alongside commercial organic farming.

Soil is a non-renewable energy resource and healthy soils store high levels of carbon, so if all UK farming was converted to organic, more than 1.3 million tonnes of carbon could be stored in the soil each year, I think this says it all really.

Eating organic produce benefits our bodies too, as current research shows that eating organic produce provides a superior nutritional quality and reduces intake of pesticides, so clearly is the only choice for you and your family.

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Get Healthy with Pikt Organic, Plastic Free, Fruit & Veggies Delivered Direct to your Door #Review

Get Healthy with Pikt Organic, Plastic Free, Fruit & Veggies Delivered Direct to your Door: January 2021 #Gifted

The last 10 months have been challenging times for everyone, so now more than ever it’s important to keep healthy and with Pikt’s fresh organic fruit and veggie box delivery service you can go from farm to plate in no time.

Pikt are Soil association and B corp Certified meaning that they are actively committed to social change taking care of both our planet and people, 100% Organic, as well as having a Plastic free trust mark, impressive stuff!

All your yummy fresh organic produce is delivered in environmentally friendly and presentable plastic free fully recyclable wrap with cute card tubs for smaller produce like their beautiful blueberries.

Pikt provide flexible delivery options carried out by carbon neutral DPD, an easy online user-friendly platform with an amazing chat system, if you have any queries or questions.

The Homey Box is a particular favourite of mine, as it provides the ultimate flexibility to choose exactly what you would like to enable effective meal planning and prevent any waste.

Sometimes simple is best, good honest wholesome family food using Pikt organic ingredients really tastes gorgeously good.  Using the Sweet potatoes, garlic, charlottes, mushrooms, tomatoes, carrots, broccoli, brussel sprouts, along with a few cupboard essentials, I created this Veggie Sweet Potato Cottage Pie.

Get a good dollop in a bowl with some side veggies, perfect comfort food to enjoy, beside the fire, after a wonderful walk out with your family bubble.

Fancy a lovely light lunch, well these quinoa lettuce cups are just the thing, easy to make using gem lettuce, blocky peppers, spring onion, tomato, cucumber with quinoa and the garlic, ginger and lemon with virgin olive oil for the dressing.

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Shop Ethically and Enjoy Organic, Plastic Free Fruit & Veggies with Pikt #Review

Shop Ethically and Enjoy Organic, Plastic Free Fruit & Veggies with Pikt Review: August 2020 #Gifted

Pikt are an amazing friendly family run business who offer 100% organic fruit and veggies.  Impressive and a great way to eat healthy and look after you and your family.

They are B-Corp meaning that Pikt are actively committed to social change taking care of our planet and people.

Equally as impressive is that Pikt are fully plastic free and all their packaging is completely compostable.

Even the delivery of the boxes have an environmental focus.  Your fabulous fruit and veggies will be delivered by carbon neutral DPD.

Pikt offer fully flexibility and a non-pressured approached, you are not committed to a subscription so you can order exactly when you want anywhere in the UK with a delivery turn around time of around 48 hours.

Want to take control, opt for a Homey Box also pictured, a perfect way to choose exactly what you want perfect for someone who lives alone or have specific needs.

Sweet potatoes, avocado, gem lettuce, plum tomatoes, peppers, lemons, green beans, courgettes and spring onions eat your heart out.

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Get Your Five a Day the Right Way with Pikt Organic & Plastic Free Bespoke Fruit, Salad & Veggies Box #Review

Get Your Five a Day the Right Way with Pikt Organic & Plastic Free Bespoke Fruit, Salad & Veggies Box Review: June 2020 #Gifted

Now more than ever it is important to get your five a day and you can with Pikt, as they offer contactless delivery direct to your door.

Pikt are a family-owned business, B Corp, soil association certified and are Plastic Free Trust Awarded.

Enjoy plastic free fresh and fabulous premium organic fruit, salad and veggies without having to venture out to the shops which at the minute can be stressful to say the least.

Fancy choosing your fruit and veggies without a trip to the shops well Pikt do a brilliant bespoke box, aptly named ‘Homey’, where you make all the decisions and ‘Pik’ exactly what you want.

The control is back in your hands so you can make all the important fruity decisions.

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