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Calyx Drinks is coming to John Lewis & Partners Foodhall

From July 2019, the shelves of John Lewis & Partners Foodhall, Oxford Street, London will be stacked with three hand-picked craft brewed Calyx soft drinks. The Oxford Street store is situated on Europe’s busiest shopping street with around half a million daily visitors. The John Lewis & Partners Oxford Street location is also its first […]

Calyx founder Raphael Ogunrinde is drinking in the success of his Burnley business, as Emma Mayoh discovered

‘I can remember my hands, stained red with hibiscus flowers,’ recalled Raphael Ogunrinde of his childhood in Nigeria. ‘I used to collect them with my mum and turn them into drinks. It would take several days for the red to wear off. And then we’d do it all over again. It was great.’ Those days […]

Burnley Social Feature – Three Magical Uses For Hibiscus

When Raphael Ogunrinde was growing up in Nigeria, one vivid memory he has is collecting hibiscus flowers to make his favourite rich, vibrant drink with him mum; a drink that was always on tap whenever his family came to visit, or Christmas rolled around. Fast forward several years and, when Raphael moved to England to […]