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Taking inspiration from the natural resources at hand – sea salt and seaweed, the Provenance Group’s products are now present in 33 countries and have more in their sights. Cornish Sea Salt is now exported around the globe and has inspired a new product range, Living Sea Therapy, a luxury spa treatment brand.

According to DIT, of the 2.5 million businesses registered in the UK, an estimated 360,000 who have an exportable product or service mistakenly believe there isn’t a global demand for it.

Thousands of new jobs could be created at small online businesses this year amid optimism in the sector, according to a report by eBay. The online giant's survey of 400 retailers found that one in eight expected to hire new staff in 2016 and a similar number believed they would start to export goods.

David Penny, owner of Penny Petroleum, has been trading for 21 years and has built up an impressive portfolio of retail sites in this time. David’s ambition is for Penny Petroleum to become one of the largest independent operators in the sector and the funding from Santander will help the business purchase three additional sites in Tyneside and County Durham, as well as refurbish some existing sites.

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