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Things to do on the Isle of Harris

Things to do on the Isle of Harris

Recently, Jamie was interviewed by Holiday Scottish Highlands and Islands on his very favourite aspects of living on the Isle of Harris. From the silent, crisp beauty of the island in winter, to the best eating spots, have a read of the all his top tips below.. Favourite beach My favourite beach on the whole island is Huisinis. A long winding road leads you out of our village, Bunavoneader, along past Amhuinnsuidhe Castle, and out to the coast. As you continue to make your way down the road, remember to watch out for the wildlife – I have spotted eagles, stags...

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Highland Business Awards - finalists!

Highland Business Awards - finalists!

  On Friday 28th September, the prestigious Highland Business Awards will be held in Inverness, an award ceremony dedicated to recognising the achievements and talents of businesses in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.. We’re delighted to announce that Essence of Harris has been nominated for two awards this year- Outstanding Performing Small Business, and Best Newcomer to Exporting!  With over 100 entries from companies throughout the region, we were over the moon to have been acknowledged by the awards committee, and to have been chosen amongst such a wonderful bunch of businesses to be in the top 3 in...

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The making of the Auras Collection!

The making of the Auras Collection!

“Life’s stresses can often dull our natural glow. Like energy that surrounds us, our Auras Collection emanates soothing fragrances, relaxing the body and mind after a long day” On Monday 6th August, we launched our new range of candles and home fragrance, the Auras Collection, out to the world. It is a project which the whole team has been working on for months, and one which we were so excited to tell you all about! We can’t believe it’s finally here. The Auras Collection was designed with total relaxation in mind. Between to-do lists, work meetings, school runs and catch-ups...

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Essence of Harris is heading across the Atlantic!

Essence of Harris is heading across the Atlantic!

 Introducing Essence of Harris products into the US market has always been a huge aspiration for the team here on Harris, and after a lot of hard work and countless hours spent researching the best possible route to take- we’re on our way to bringing a little piece of the Hebrides ‘across the pond’!  With a suitcase packed full of scented treats, Jamie will spend the next two weeks exploring North and South Carolina, and Atlanta, Georgia, as he finalises plans for Essence of Harris’ move to the US. Working with our US Sales Reps, he will attend trade shows, meet clients and customers, and immerse himself...

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Team Changes!

Team Changes!

  With Year of the Young People 2018 (#YOYP2018) bringing to light how talented our younger generation of workers are, we couldn’t think of a better time to welcome some new creative minds on board the Essence of Harris team! On a Scotgrad summer placement with Essence of Harris, the fantastic Molly will be the brand’s in-house Graphic Designer. Molly will be getting creative with website design and innovation, as well as creating online campaigns for different events throughout the year. She’ll use her tech-whizz skills to produce some brand new advertising for Essence of Harris, and we can’t wait...

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