Established in 2017, The Barrel at Bude is the second micropub to open in Cornwall and is the first in the north of the county. The quirky establishment was voted, within 6 months of opening, as one of the top 50 best pubs in Cornwall, recognised this year as one of the Best 10 Real Ale Pubs in Cornwall, (Cornwall Live and associated press) and also mentioned in the Sunday Times as “perhaps the best tiny pub in Cornwall.” Its success is partly due to brewing some of their own beer – using Cornish hops and specialising in sourcing everything, from gins to rums, ales and wines, from small Cornish artisan producers.
Turn down any aisle in your local grocer’s and you are likely to be bombarded by labels claiming that products are ‘Fairtrade Certified’ by the ‘Rainforest Alliance’, among others, and that by buying such items you are giving back directly to communities in developing countries who are in desperate need of funds.
Track IQ became a Hanhaa Channel Partner back in September 2018. The partnership has seen Track IQ’s end customers use ParceLive to receive real-time alerts on the condition and location of consignments, whether they be physical objects, plants or living animals. This article will focus on how one ParceLive user implemented the tracker to monitor the condition of Zorro, a beloved pet dog, on a flight from Colorado, USA to Frankfurt, Germany.
Stephen hartnettTrack IQ using Hanhaa’s ParceLive to monitor animals in transport
Trade between humans has been common place since prehistoric times. Trading was the main facility of prehistoric people, who bartered goods and services from each other before the creation of modern-day currency. Archaeological excavations provide numerous examples of humans engaging in trade with some ancient trade routes still being used today. We can see these examples within ancient civilisations such as the Phoenicians and the Romans. The Phoenicians, believed to have originated in Lebanon, were pioneers in long distance commercial trading between 1200 – 800 BC. Their command over naval trade spread its influence throughout the world, with hoards of decorated silver being found in North Africa and Europe.