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Norfolk Punch - a blend of herbs and spices

The recipe for Norfolk Punch was discovered in the 1970s in the Leet court records of Welle Manor in Upwell, Norfolk.

It was unearthed by by Eric St John Foti.

The non-alcoholic drink is believed to have been created by Benedictine monks as a tonic, about 700 years ago.

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A glass of the finest health tonic?

The Middle Ages was a time when everyone relied upon the curative properties of herbs for the relief of their ailments, including depression.

Today, the recipe is still made with natural spring water, honey, and a mixture of the numerous original herbs and berries.

Produced for several years in Norfolk by the Original Norfolk Punch company, the brand was sold in 1994 to Orchid Drinks.

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