BBQ Tips

Summer is almost here, and it is BBQ season. Keeping safe and remaining healthy when cooking outdoors for family and friends is a top priority. In this article, the President of the UK BBQ Association, Ben Bartlett, provides some useful BBQ health and safety tips to keep in mind:   BBQ Health and Safety Summer […]

Acclaimed Chef named Ambassador

Acclaimed Chef and expert BBQ’er, Ben Bartlett, has been named brand Ambassador for the world’s first bio-ethanol based solid fire-lighting fuel. The FireDragon fuel was developed by 164 year old Cardiff-based survival equipment manufacturers, BCB International Ltd. In 2015 following extensive laboratory and field trials against other leading household firelighters, the UK’s Ministry of Defence […]

Politician visits BCB

The Welsh Government Minister for Health and Social Services, Vaughan Gething, visited the new Headquarters of BCB International in his capacity as the Assembly Member for Cardiff South and Penarth.   He was shown around the premises by BCB International’s Managing Director, Andrew Howell. Following his visit, Vaughan Gething said: “It was a pleasure to […]

DSEI 2019

   DSEI (10 -13 Sep, Excel, London) On BCB International’s stand (N5-201), visitors will be able to discover innovative personal survival and protective equipment. What can visitors expect? Daily live equipment demonstrations. Company personnel who can speak  French, Spanish, Italian, German, Dutch and Arabic. Information literature in several languages throughout the stand. Novel solutions for land, […]


The company behind a versatile rifle stock called the FRAMM® have confirmed that the elite French police tactical unit, the GIGN,  have selected the modular stock for their H&K G36 and HK-UMP rifles.  Riot and ballistic face shields are essential for law enforcement officers in active shooter and riot control scenarios. The  problem with these […]

Take second look at cleaner fire-lighting fuels

The manufacturers of a novel bio-ethanol based fire-lighting fuel used by British Soldiers are encouraging the public to take a second look at cleaner domestic and outdoor firelighters following the publication of the Government’s clean air strategy. Earlier this week, the UK Government published its Clean Air Strategy which outlines a number of measures it […]

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