• Sugar free recipe: Xylitol granola

    Shop bought granola can be one of the biggest culprits for sugar. You might think you’re picking the healthy option until you look closely at the ingredients list. So, why not try making your own granola with our favourite naturally derived sweetener, xylitol. It uses plenty of nuts and seeds too. Get the recipe here… Ingredients …

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  • Dry mouth: everything you need to know

    Dry mouth: something you may not have even heard of, but it’s a much more common problem than you might think. It’s something that can affect you at any time of your life, although it is more common as you age – apparently one in five older people will experience a dry mouth. It’s also reported …

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  • A catch up with the founder of B.Fresh

    This week we’re doing an Instagram competition with B.Fresh. They make great tasting, lower sugar, cold pressed juices and we’re giving you the chance to win some (along with plenty of Peppersmith too of course). Just click here to enter now via Instagram. We also thought this would be an equally good time to catch …

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  • Plastic is not fantastic

    You may have heard our Lizzie on the Radio this morning chatting to the BBC about plastic in chewing gum. From the very start of our business this issue has been on our minds however it remains a challenge. For anyone who is interested in this issue we wanted to give you an update on …

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  • Sustainability documentaries: Our top 5

    All hail the Netflix documentary. Making it possible to learn something new after a long day in the office, all from the comfort of your own sofa. Here we’ve rounded up our pick of the top 5 documentaries on sustainability that you can currently find on Netflix. Who said watching TV gives you square eyes. …

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  • Beat the sweet: Our favourite sugar swaps

    If you’re a regular reader of our blog then you’ll probably know that we’re pretty into the sugar free life, and not just when it comes to mints and gum. The whole team here love a good xylitol recipe, but we also love to find other brands who are trying to cut out the sugar …

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  • Sourcing our ingredients: What you might not know

    In the third of our series on how we source our ingredients, we’re talking about all the other things you need to make really good gum and mints. We appreciate that there are some natural ingredients with funny names that you may have never heard of, so we’re here to put your mind at ease. …

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  • Souring our ingredients: Plant based xylitol

    In the second of our series on how we source our ingredients, we talk about our magic ingredient – xylitol. Read on and get to know this funny sounding ingredient a little better. Why xylitol? As a sweetener, we think that xylitol is the best of the bunch. Not only is this clever ingredient low-calorie …

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  • Sourcing our ingredients: Natural flavours

    At Peppersmith we’re adamant that you can eat healthily, without compromising on taste. So, as well as producing healthier and more sustainable alternatives to regular mints and chewing gum, we make sure we flavour them with the best tasting natural ingredients too. Here’s how we do it…. English peppermint and spearmint Mint. Probably the most essential ingredient …

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  • 6 ways to keep fit over the festive season

    Christmas party season. A time when mince pies become a major food group, and exercise becomes a distant memory. It doesn’t have to be this way though. Read on for some tips on making December workouts happen, and see in the new year healthy…ish. 1. Use your morning commute  Running or cycling to work may …

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  • Xylitol: good for you, not your dog

    We love xylitol, and xylitol loves us, but unfortunately it’s not the same love story for dogs. Sadly, when it comes to the canine clan xylitol can have a similar effect to chocolate, so we should make sure that any products containing xylitol, including Peppersmith, stay out of the paws of our furry friends.  Read …

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  • Black Friday: time for giving back?

    Black Friday. A day that’s often known for big discounts, crazy queues, and occasionally, hysteria over discounted TVs. It’s also something that we question every year whether to take part in or not. We don’t deny there’s a place for promotions like this, but we also think there’s more to life than buying more stuff, for …

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