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Terms and Conditions of sales


1.1 In these Conditions:

“Buyer” means the person, firm or company who accepts a quotation of Maspiceseu for the sale of the Product or whose order for the Product is accepted by Maspiceseu. 

“Product” means the product or products which Maspiceseu is to supply in accordance with these Conditions (including any part or parts of them). 

“Maspiceseu” means MASpicesEU Limited (registered in England and Wales under the number 10823350 . 

“Conditions” means the standard terms and conditions of sale set out in this document and (unless the context otherwise requires) includes any special terms and conditions agreed in writing between the Buyer and Maspiceseu. 

“Contract” means any contract between Maspiceseu and the Buyer for the purchase and sale of the Product incorporating these Conditions, subject to Condition 2.1. 

“Writing” includes facsimile transmission and comparable means of communication, including communication by e-mail.

1.2 Any reference in these Conditions to any provision of a statute shall be constructed as a reference to that provision as amended, re-enacted or extended at the relevant time.

1.3 The headings in these Conditions are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.

1.4 Words in the singular include the plural and in the plural include the singular.



2.1 Maspiceseu shall sell and the Buyer shall purchase the Product in accordance with any written quotation of Maspiceseu which is accepted by the Buyer, or any written order of the Buyer which is accepted by Maspiceseu, subject in either case to these Conditions, which shall govern the Contract to the exclusion of any other terms and conditions subject to which any such quotation is accepted or purported to be accepted, or any such order is made or purported to be made, by the Buyer. No terms or conditions endorsed upon, delivered with or contained in the Buyer’s purchase order, confirmation of order, acceptance of a quotation or specification or other document will form part of the Contract simply as a result of such document being referred to in the Contract.

2.2 No variation to these Conditions shall be binding unless agreed in writing between the authorised representatives of the Buyer and Maspiceseu. Maspiceseu employees or agents are not authorised to make any representations concerning the Product unless confirmed by Maspiceseu in writing in the specification accepted by the Buyer. In entering into the Contract the Buyer acknowledges that it does not rely on, and waives any claim for breach of, any such representations which are not so confirmed.

2.3 Save as contained in the health and safety data sheets supplied by Maspiceseu relating to the Product, any advice or recommendation given by Maspiceseu or its employees or agents to the Buyer or its employees or agents as to the storage, application or use of the Product which is not confirmed in writing by Maspiceseu is followed or acted upon entirely at the Buyer’s own risk and Maspiceseu shall not be liable for any such advice or recommendation which is not so confirmed.


3.1 Each acceptance by the Buyer of a written quotation from Maspiceseu or each written order of the Buyer which is accepted by Maspiceseu for the Product shall be deemed to be an offer by the Buyer to buy the Product specified in it subject to these Conditions.

3.2 No order submitted by the Buyer shall be deemed to be accepted by Maspiceseu unless and until confirmed in writing by an order acknowledgement or, if earlier, when Maspiceseu delivers the Product to the Buyer when a contract for the sale of the Product on these Conditions will be established.

3.3 The quantity, price, product number and description of the Product shall be those set out in Maspiceseu’s quotation or order acknowledgement subject to Clause 4.

3.4 If the Product is to be manufactured or any process is to be applied to the Product by Maspiceseu in accordance with a product or a specification submitted by the Buyer, the Buyer shall indemnify Maspiceseu against all loss, damages, costs and expenses awarded against or incurred by Maspiceseu in connection with or paid or agreed to be paid by Maspiceseu in settlement of any claim for infringement of any patent, copyright, design or other industrial or intellectual property rights of any other person which results from Maspiceseu’s use of the Buyers specification.

3.5 No order which has been accepted by Maspiceseu may be cancelled by the Buyer except with the agreement in writing of Maspiceseu and on terms that the Buyer shall indemnify Maspiceseu in full against all loss (including loss of profit) costs (including the cost of all labour and materials used), damages, charges and expenses incurred by Maspiceseu as a result of cancellation.

3.6 Any quotation is given on the basis that no Contract shall come into existence until Maspiceseu despatches an order acknowledgement to the Buyer, or, if earlier, when Maspiceseu delivers the Product to the Buyer, in accordance with Condition 3.2. Any quotation is valid for a period of 7 days only from its date, provided Maspiceseu has not previously withdrawn it.


4.1 The price of the Product shall be Maspiceseu’s quoted price.

4.2 Maspiceseu reserves the right, by giving notice in writing from time to time to the Buyer pursuant to Clause 4.3, to increase the price of the Product at its discretion to reflect any increase in the cost to Maspiceseu for any reason whatsoever such as, without limitation, any foreign exchange fluctuation, currency regulation, alteration of duties, significant increase in the costs of labour, material or other costs of manufacture, any change in delivery dates, quantities or specifications for the Product which is requested by the Buyer, or any delay caused by any instructions of the Buyer or failure of the Buyer to give Maspiceseu adequate information or instructions or for any other reason.

Maspiceseu shall notify the Buyer in writing of any increase in the quoted price no later than 14 days before the date of delivery. 

4.3 Except as otherwise stated under the terms of any quotation of Maspiceseu, and unless otherwise agreed between the Buyer and Maspiceseu, all prices are given by Maspiceseu inclusive of delivery to the Buyer’s premises.

4.4 The price is exclusive of any applicable value added tax, which the Buyer shall be additionally liable to pay to Maspiceseu when it is due to pay for the Product.


5.1 Subject to any special terms agreed in writing between the Buyer and Maspiceseu, the Buyer must pay a deposit of 70% of the approved quotation by Maspiceseu at the time of order and the remaining 30% withing 7 days of the delivery date.

5.2 The time of payment of the price shall be of the essence of the Contract. No payment shall be deemed to have been received until Maspiceseu has received cleared funds. Receipts for payment will be issued only upon request.

5.3 If the Buyer fails to make any payment on the delivery date or Maspiceseu has reasonable grounds for believing that the Buyer may default in making any payment on the due date then, without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to Maspiceseu, Maspiceseu will be entitled to:

5.3.1 cancel the contract or suspend any further deliveries to the Buyer; and

5.3.2 charge the Buyer interest (both before and after any judgement) on the amount unpaid, at 5% per annum above the base rate for the time being of HSBC Bank plc and withdraw all credit facilities given to the Buyer. Maspiceseu reserves the right to claim interest under the Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998.

5.4 All payments payable to Maspiceseu under the Contract shall become due immediately upon termination of the Contract despite any other provision.

5.5 The Buyer shall make all payments due under the Contract without any deduction whether by way of set-off, counterclaim, discount, abatement or otherwise for breach of contract, negligence or any other remedy by any other means whatsoever whether statutory or otherwise unless the Buyer has a valid court order requiring any amount equal to such deduction to be paid by Maspiceseu to the Buyer.


6.1 Unless otherwise agreed, delivery of the Product shall be made by Maspiceseu to the Buyer’s premises.

6.2 Any dates quoted for delivery of the Product are approximate only and Maspiceseu shall not be liable for any delay in delivery of the Product nor any direct or indirect or consequential loss (all three of which terms include, without limitation, pure economic loss, loss of profits, loss of business, depletion of goodwill and similar loss) or damages, costs, charges or expenses caused directly or indirectly by any delay in the delivery of the Product (even if caused by Maspiceseu's negligence), nor will any delay entitle the Buyer to terminate or rescind the Contract unless such delay exceeds 120 days. Time for delivery shall not be of the essence unless previously agreed by Maspiceseu. The Product may be delivered by Maspiceseu in advance of the quoted delivery date upon giving reasonable notice to the Buyer.

6.3 If the Buyer fails to take delivery of the Product or fails to give Maspiceseu adequate delivery instructions at the time stated for delivery (otherwise than by reason of any cause beyond the Buyer’s reasonable control or by reason of Maspiceseu’s fault) then, without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to Maspiceseu, Maspiceseu may store the Product until actual delivery and charge the Buyer for the reasonable costs (including insurance) of storage.

6.4 If Maspiceseu delivers to the Buyer a quantity of Product up to 5% more or less than the quantity accepted by Maspiceseu the Buyer shall not be entitled to object to or reject the Product or any of it by reason of the surplus or shortfall and shall pay for such Product at the pro rata Contract rate.

6.5 The quantity of any consignment of Product as recorded by Maspiceseu upon despatch from Maspiceseu’s place of business shall be conclusive evidence of the quantity received by the Buyer on delivery unless the Buyer can provide conclusive evidence proving the contrary.


7.1 Risk of damage to or loss of the Product shall pass to the Buyer:-



8.1 Subject to the conditions set out below Maspiceseu warrants that the Product will correspond with its specification and be free from defects at the time of delivery and such further period (if any) as may be stated in the safety data sheets issued for the Product.

8.2 The above warranty is given to the Buyer subject to the condition that Maspiceseu shall be under no liability in respect of any defect arising from fair wear and tear, wilful damage, negligence, abnormal working conditions, failure to follow Maspiceseu’s instructions or safety data sheets, misuse or alteration of the Product without Maspiceseu’s approval.

8.3 All products must still be in their original wrapping, sealed plastic bags, vacuum sealed bags when reporting any defect.  IF the bags are open all warranties are void and Maspiceseu cannot and will not be liable.

8.4 Any claim by the Buyer which is based on any defect in the quality or condition of the Product or its failure to correspond with specification or quantity ordered shall (whether or not delivery is refused by the Buyer) be notified to Maspiceseu within  24 hours for Grade A, TK and Extraction Pods and 48 hours for Powder and Seeds from the date of delivery or (where the defect or failure was not apparent on reasonable inspection) within 48 hours after discovery of the defect or failure or by the sell by date of the Product, whichever is the earlier but, in any event, by no later than 72 hours from the original delivery date. If delivery is not refused, and the Buyer does not notify Maspiceseu accordingly, the Buyer shall not be entitled to reject the Product and Maspiceseu shall have no liability for such defect or failure, and the Buyer shall be bound to pay the price as if the Product had been delivered in accordance with the Contract.


9.1 Subject to Condition 8, the following provisions set out the entire financial liability of Maspiceseu (including any liability for the acts or omissions of its employees, agents and sub-contractors) to the Buyer in respect of:-

9.1.1 any breach of the Contract ;

9.1.2 any use made or resale by the Buyer of any Products or any part of them; and

9.1.2 any representation, statement or tortious act or omission including negligence arising under or in connection with the Contract.

9.2 Subject as expressly provided in these Conditions, all warranties, conditions or other terms implied by statue or common law (save for the conditions implied by section 12 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979) are excluded from the Contract to the fullest extent permitted by law.

9.3 Nothing in these Conditions excludes or limits the liability of Maspiceseu for death or personal injury caused by Maspiceseu’s negligence or for any damage or liability incurred by the Buyer as a result of Maspiceseu’s fraudulent misrepresentation, or for any matter which it would be illegal for Maspiceseu to exclude or attempt to exclude its liability.

9.4 Maspiceseu shall not be liable to the Buyer or be deemed to be in breach of the Contract by reason of any delay in performing or any failure to perform, any of Maspiceseu’s obligations in relation to the Product, if the delay or failure was due to any cause beyond Maspiceseu’s reasonable control.


9.5 Subject to conditions 9.2 and 9.3:-

9.5.1 Maspiceseu shall not be liable to the Buyer for any indirect or consequential loss or damage (whether for loss of profit, loss of business, depletion of goodwill or otherwise), costs or expenses or other claims for consequential compensation whatsoever (however caused) which arise out of or in connection with the Contract.


10.1 This Condition applies if:-

10.1.2 the Buyer makes any voluntary arrangement with its creditors or becomes subject to any administration order or (being an individual or firm) becomes bankrupt or (being a company) goes into liquidation (otherwise than for the purpose of a solvent amalgamation or reconstruction); or

10.1.3 an encumbrancer takes possession or a receiver, administrative receiver or administrator is appointed of any of the property or assets of the Buyer; or

10.1.4 the Buyer ceases or threatens to cease to carry on business; or

10.1.5 Maspiceseu reasonably apprehends that any of the events mentioned above is about to occur in relation to the Buyer and notifies the Buyer accordingly.

10.2 If this Clause applies then, without prejudice to any other right or remedy available to Maspiceseu, Maspiceseu shall be entitled to cancel the Contract or suspend any further deliveries under the Contract without any liability to the Buyer immediately on giving notice to the Buyer, and the Buyer shall immediately pay to Maspiceseu all of Maspiceseu’s outstanding unpaid invoices and interest, and if the Product has been delivered but not paid for the price shall become immediately due and payable notwithstanding any previous agreements or arrangement to the contrary.



11.1 In these Conditions “Incoterms” means the international rules for the interpretation of trade terms of the International Chamber of Commerce as in force at the date when the Contract is made. Unless the context otherwise requires any term or expression which is defined in or given a particular meaning by the provisions of Incoterms has the same meaning in these Conditions.

11.2 Where the Buyer so notifies Maspiceseu and Maspiceseu agrees in writing that the Product is supplied for export from the United Kingdom, Incoterms shall (subject to any special terms agreed in writing between the Buyer and Maspiceseu) apply notwithstanding any other provision of these Conditions, save that if there is any conflict between the provisions of Incoterms and these Conditions the latter shall prevail.

11.3 The Buyer shall be responsible for complying with all legislation and regulations governing the importation of the Product into the country of destination and for the payment of any duties thereon, and for obtaining and paying for all applicable export and import licences and permits.

11.4 Unless otherwise agreed in Writing between the Buyer and Maspiceseu, the Product shall be delivered F.O.B. the sea port of shipment and Maspiceseu shall be under no obligation to give notice under section 32(3) of the Sale of Goods Act 1979.

11.5 Payment of all amounts due to Maspiceseu shall be made in pounds sterling.


Maspiceseu reserves the right to defer the date of delivery or to cancel the Contract or reduce the volume of Product ordered by the Buyer (without liability to the Buyer) if it is prevented from or delayed in performing its obligations under the Contract or from carrying on of its business due to circumstances beyond the reasonable control of Maspiceseu including, without limitation, acts of God, government actions, war or national emergency, acts of terrorism, riot, civil commotion, fire, explosion, flood, epidemic, lock-outs, strikes or other labour disputes (whether or not relating to either party’s workforce), compliance with any law or governmental order, rule regulation or direction, failure of a utility service or transport network, or restraints or delays affecting carriers or inability or delay in obtaining supplies of adequate or suitable materials or default of suppliers or sub-contractors provided that, if the event in question continues for a continuous period in excess of 180 days, the Buyer shall be entitled to give notice in writing to Maspiceseu to terminate the Contract.



13.1 Any notice required or permitted to be given by either party to the other under these Conditions shall be in writing addressed to that other party at its registered office or principal place of business or such other address as may at the relevant time have been notified pursuant to this provision to the party giving the notice. Any notice shall be deemed to have been received if sent by pre-paid first class post 2 working days after posting (excluding the day of posting) or if delivered by hand on the day of delivery.

13.2 No waiver by Maspiceseu of any breach of or any default under the Contract by the Buyer shall be considered as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision and will in no way affect the other terms of the Contract.

13.3 Failure or delay by Maspiceseu in enforcing or partially enforcing any provision of the Contract will not be construed as a waiver of any of its rights under the Contract.

13.4 If any provision of these Conditions is held by any competent authority to be wholly or partly illegal, invalid, void, voidable, unreasonable or unenforceable it shall to the extent of such illegality, invalidity, voidness, voidability, unreasonableness or unenforceability be deemed severable and the remaining provisions of the Contract and the remainder of such provision shall continue in full force and effect.

13.5 Each right and remedy of the Company under the Contract is without prejudice to any other right or remedy of the Company whether under the Contract or not.

13.6 The parties to this Contract do not intend that any term of this Contract will be enforceable by virtue of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 by any person that is not a party to it.

13.7 The Buyer shall not be entitled to assign the Contract of any part of it without the prior written consent of the Company. Maspiceseu may assign, transfer, charge, sub-contract or deal in any other manner with all or any of its rights or obligations underthe Contract or any part of it to any person, 
firm or company.

13.8 The Contract and these Conditions constitute the entire agreement and understanding of the parties and supersede any previous agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter thereof. Each of the parties acknowledges and agrees that in entering into the Contract it does not rely on and shall have no remedy in respect of any statement, representation, warranty or understanding (whether negligently or innocently made) of any person (whether a party to the Contract or not) other than as expressly set out in the Contract and these Conditions. The only remedy available to it shall be for breach of contract under the terms of the Contract. Nothing in this Condition shall, however, operate or limit or exclude any liability for fraud.

13.9 The Contract shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

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