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Promoting a world where local business thrives... Listen to local business stories, make the most of Edinburgh, and #shoplocal.

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Promoting a world where local business thrives... Listen to local business stories, make the most of Edinburgh, and #shoplocal.

    The Kilted Donut

    The Kilted Donut

    This episode we chat with Kilted Donut co-founder Lena about all things sweet, sticky and doughy! 


    This local business can be found on Great Junction Street, with selection of indulgent and ever-changing flavours. These freshly-baked donuts are an absolute treat, as was chatting to Lena.

    Plus, for the first time ever, all listeners can nab 15% off at The Kilted Donut online shop!! Just use code HIDDEN15 at the checkout. 

    • 19 min
    Sabzi

    Sabzi

    This episode, we speak to mother and son duo Paula and Stevie, part of the family who have set up Sabzi on Ferry Road. Their Punjabi street food pop ups are wonderfully delicious, with a changing menu weekend to weekend. They're looking to open the shop up properly in July, and took the time to tell us a bit about the story behind their business!

    • 15 min
    Edinburgh's Eco Businesses

    Edinburgh's Eco Businesses

    From green grocers to refillable shopping stores, sustainable deliveries to workers co-ops, Edinburgh's eco, ethical, sustainable business community is growing from strength to strength.

    We spoke to four local business owners about their experiences – and why they believe it is important to invest local, and think global. 

    Thanks to our guests The Edinburgh Tool Library, Weigh-to-Go, The New Leaf Co-op, and Easter Greens!

    And a huge thanks to our wonderful sponsors for this episode, Farrout Deliveries.

    Show Notes:

    Taimi has set up Courageous Co-operation to support other co-operatives set up and thrive - through offering co-op relevant training, facilitation and mentorship.

    You can find out more at www.courageouscooperation.co.uk

    • 28 min
    Tanjore

    Tanjore

    In this Hidden Trax Chat, we speak to Mrs Boon, owner of Tanjore - a well loved South Indian restaurant in Edinburgh’s Southside. Famous for their delicious dosas and distinct curries, this family-run local business is held in a special place in many hearts. 
    Mrs Boon’s infectious positivity, friendliness and passion for South Indian cuisine seeps through Tanjore - and her storytelling is definitely not something to miss. 

    • 39 min
    Bellfield Brewery

    Bellfield Brewery

    This episode we spoke to Giselle, co-founder of Bellfield Brewery. Specialising in great tasting gluten-free, all vegan, craft beers, their range can now be found across Edinburgh, and beyond – including in their own taproom! 

    In this chat, we got to find out more about the Bellfield story and their journey as a local independent business in Edinburgh...

    • 18 min
    Machina Coffee

    Machina Coffee

    In this #hiddentraxchat, we speak to Machina Co-Founder Steve Glencross about how he started the business, what’s stands out about Edinburgh, and what’s to come in the world of speciality coffee.

    • 27 min

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