The couple behind Cumbria’s first CBD cafe have branched out and are actually creating bubble tub.
Nic Hewitt and Luke Woodend opened West Lakes Hemp in August final yr in Cleator Moor and it has been an enormous hit – however the pair at all times have had plans to develop.
Nic mentioned: “We at all times deliberate to develop and broaden into manufacturing, and with the world coming to a standstill and the potential challenges we’d be going through as a enterprise, we had been both going to make it or break it. Ask me once more in 12 months and I’ll let you know if we’ve made it!
“I had a great deal of family and friends engaged on the frontline in the course of the pandemic; nurses, paramedics, safety guards, carers, and I simply needed to attempt to do one thing to assist.
“So, I put collectively some CBD care packages and delivered them to a number of native frontline key employees, together with West Cumberland Hospital and Calderwood Home in Egremont.
“I infused hand cream, lotions, balms, and bubble tub with CBD to assist with the therapeutic of dried arms from fixed hand-sanitiser use, sores from facemasks and the bubble tub to assist with aches and pains.
“We received nice suggestions on all of the merchandise, however the bubble tub was by far the most important hit and folks had been crying out for it to be available for purchase. So, with a brand new lab within the making we determined to make CBD bubble tub our first official, licensed product that we’d manufacture in-house.
“The analysis and growth took round two-and-a-half years as a result of we had been studying from scratch, however we are actually the proud producers of the Bud Suds CBD bubble tub vary. It’s formally the UK’s first excessive power CBD bubble tub.”
Luke added: “From day one, the aim of beginning this enterprise was to assist individuals. We solely received into it as a result of Nic was benefitting massively from CBD however needed to wade by way of numerous poor merchandise on-line earlier than discovering good ones. There was nowhere native to go to for recommendation.
“Our fundamental aim was to deal with the stigma round hemp and hashish whereas additionally offering the very best high quality merchandise which can be legally obtainable within the UK. And that’s precisely what this vary of bubble baths are designed to do.”