A year in review

A year in review

Mellis Berry has started as an experiment. I needed some time away from computers and wanted to create a real product, the one you can touch. Food was a natural choice for me given how much I love to cook and experiment, and so it began. It took me couple of years to...
Porridge making and health day

Porridge making and health day

Last week I was lucky enough to get invited to sell Mellis Berry honey desserts in the Social Insurance Board of Estonia which organized a day of healthy activity for its workers. The whole building from ground floor to the roof was marked with arrows denoting the...

Marketing for small business

When you’re bootstrapping a business every penny counts and I must say I have very tight marketing budget. I try to do most of the things myself and for free. And of course it takes lots of time and effort compared to advertising on Facebook or Google. You can...

Sea buckthorn honey

In the last five years sea buckthorn has become a very popular berry here in Estonia. While ten years ago it was used only to get oil and treat cold, today one can find it in cheesecakes, sorbets, tea, popsicles, and many other food products including sea buckthorn...

Two interviews with me

I recently gave an interview to deplino.net about starting your business. There are some insights into what my day looks like, and some common truth that starting business is never easy. Here’s an excerpt: What kind of business do you run? When did you start it?...