The BIDBI Bee

The BIDBI Bee is written by Julia Gash, the founder and CEO of BIDBI, with guest bloggers from inside and outside the BIDBI hive.  In her blog, Julia gives a behind the scenes look at eco-bag production in the BIDBI engine room, speaks out on topical issues and celebrates her favourite bag art.  She waves the flag for eco-ethical business and the tote as a wonderful, creative medium.

 
What is Lithographic Printing?
What is Lithographic Printing?
Vivian Zhang
22nd May 2015

This week I will continue introducing our print methods. After screen printing and digital printing, we are finally coming to our last method - Lithographic Printing. What is lithographic printing then? Similar to Digital Printing, our master printers will first print customer's desired image in reverse onto silicone-coated, transfer paper. They then apply the correct amount of pressure heat... Read More »

 
Digital Printing
Digital Printing
Vivian Zhang
15th May 2015

Our bags are made from natural fibres, such as cotton or jute, and are printed through 3 printing options, depending on the customer's branding requirements. i have introduced screen printing in few weeks ago, now let's learn a little bit about digital printing! So how do we do Digital Printing? We will first print the image in reverse onto a silicon-coated transfer paper, which then... Read More »

 
ON SALE!
ON SALE!
Vivian Zhang
8th May 2015

To celebrate the new born of Princess Charlotte BIDBI has expanded End of Line. Now here are all the products on sale - 20% off, available while stock lasts! 4oz Cotton Tote Short Handle Portrait, 42H x 37W cm 4oz Cotton Tote With Gusset, 42H x 37W x 10G cm 4oz Cotton Tea Towel, 75H x 50W cm 4oz Canvas Apron, 85H x 60W cm 5oz Natural Small Handle Slouch Bag Landscape, 58H x 46W... Read More »

 
Julia in London
Julia in London
Julia Gash CEO
27th April 2015

I’m just heading back on the train to Sheffield after a busy day of R&D and meetings in London. I travel to London once or twice a month as quite a few of our customers are based there. It’s important to have the opportunity to catch up with them to discuss bag projects that we’re working on together. Many of our customers don’t realize that we produce such as... Read More »

 
BIDBI for DIY Dressmaker Bag
BIDBI for DIY Dressmaker Bag
Vivian Zhang
24th April 2015

BIDBI has taken on DIY as well! YAY One of our customers, Tilly and the Buttons, has put our bags on their website. Check it out - when BIDBI meets DIY - bright and dynamic, wonderfully presenting the DIYers' character! Click here to purchase the bag. Laura Aldous from Tilly and the Buttons has spoken very highly of our customer service, printing quality as well as delivery speed. She... Read More »

 
OFFER - Biodegradable jute bag sale!
OFFER - Biodegradable jute bag sale!
Vivian Zhang
17th April 2015

We love April - it starts with Easter where all the cute BIDBI bunnies come out and enrichs by the following summer air! To celebrate we are offering 10% DISCOUNT ON BIODEGRADABLE JUTE BAGS! Jute bags are a must-have for any self-respecting foodie. We print lots of lovely jute bags for delicatessens, food festivals and farmer's markets such as the one for Keelham Farm Shop (above).... Read More »

 
Anniversary @BIDBI
Anniversary @BIDBI
Paul Davidson
7th April 2015

Today we have Paul Davidson, aka 'Dopper', as our BIDBI blogger. Paul has been here since last April. Let's see what he wants to share. This April marks my first anniversary at BIDBI! Last April I joined BIDBI as a temporary printed in its eco-printing factory in Sheffield. Three months later I was offered a full-time job. Well done, Paul! Ever since I became a part of the company, I... Read More »

 
BIDBI for Helpings
BIDBI for Helpings
Vivian Zhang
26th March 2015

One of our customers, Helpings, has just featured our bag on their portal page video. Helpings is an inspirational source of recipes and remedies to help people begin a new and healthier relationship with food. BIDBI made bags for the company this year. Stephanie of Helpings spoke very highly of our bags. As a matter of fact, they filmed it in their first cooking video. Bravo Team BIDBI! Click... Read More »

 
What is Screen Printing?
What is Screen Printing?
Vivian Zhang
20th March 2015

At BIDBI our bags are made from natural fibres, such as cotton or jute, and are printed through 3 printing options – Screen Printing, Digital Printing & Lithographic Printing – which one we choose is all depending on the customer's branding requirements. Today I will introduce Screen Printing to you. So what is Screen Printing? This picture was taken during a Screen... Read More »

 
Blog from Pedro Silva
Blog from Pedro Silva
Pedro Silva
13th March 2015

This week we have our Warehouse Manager Pedro Silva as our guest blogger. Pedro manages thousand of bags packed and shipped every single day! He didn't have much time to write a long blog as ten thousand of bags awaiting, but he discloses a little bit of his job. Let's have a look! Hello, my name is Pedro and I am the BIDBI and Talented Warehouse Manager. I joined the company in June last... Read More »

 
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