Blogs : food

Make the ultimate mug shot at launch of fast-growing coffee chain’s first Derbyshire outlet

Posted by James Brindle | 18/08/2020 | Category: Food

A first look at the progress of a new cafe set to open at our Littleover store later this month

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Our Prosecco named best of the best when it comes to supermarket fizz

Posted by Rob Smyth | 17/08/2020 | Category: Food

Co-op Irresistible Prosecco comes out on top against supermarket rivals

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Co-op stocked rosé by Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie awarded 10 out of 10 by wine expert

Posted by Rob Smyth | 06/08/2020 | Category: Food

Studio by Miraval Rosé is created by the French vineyard Chateau Miraval, a stunning estate situated in Correns, in the south of France, which is co-owned by the famous screen stars.

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First look at new Leicestershire store ahead of launch

Posted by James Brindle | 03/03/2020 | Category: Food

These first look images give a behind the scenes glimpse of the progress at our new Donington Le Heath Food Store in Leicestershire as its opening date is revealed.

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New jobs now available as Derbyshire food store set to be boosted by brand new coffee shop

Posted by James Brindle | 14/02/2020 | Category: Food

Our Littleover Food Store is set to welcome a brand new coffee shop with recruitment under way for five new colleagues.

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First look behind the scenes at new Calow Central England Co-op Food Store ahead of official opening

Posted by James Brindle | 13/08/2019 | Category: Food

New images give a behind the scenes look at our new Calow Food Store as its opening date draws near.

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Co-op joins forces with social enterprise Hey Girls to take on period poverty in the UK

Posted by Rob Smyth | 26/07/2019 | Category: Food

Central England Co-op links up with Hey Girls

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First look behind the scenes at new Central England Co-op Food Store in Stowupland ahead of official opening

Posted by James Brindle | 29/05/2019 | Category: Food

New images give a first look at our new Stowupland Food Store as its opening date is revealed

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Help us collect over 30,000 items as part of our Easter Food Bank Appeal

Posted by Rob Smyth | 26/03/2019 | Category: Food

Our Easter Food Bank Appeal hopes to create 10,000 meals for people in need

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New Central England Co-op research reveals Mother’s Day shoppers are spending more than ever on treating their mum

Posted by Rob Smyth | 25/03/2019 | Category: Food

Our research has revealed Mother's Day spending habits

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Join us for Time for a Cuppa

Posted by Stephanie Forrester | 01/03/2019 | Category: Food

Join colleagues, members and customers for a Time for a Cuppa Event near you to raise funds for Dementia UK

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Central England Co-op brings a touch of Hollywood by stocking a wine created by movie superstars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

Posted by Rob Smyth | 26/02/2019 | Category: Food

New wine is now available in selected stores.

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School Lunch Boxes: Packing them with inspiration

Posted by Stephanie Forrester | 01/09/2018 | Category: Food

Read our tips and ideas for easy, healthy packed lunches for the new term.

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Entertain your kids for less this summer

Posted by Rob Smyth | 13/07/2018 | Category: Food

Read our tips for maximising the enjoyment and minimising the cost during the school holidays.

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Barbecues – How To Go Beyond the Burger

Posted by Rob Smyth | 06/07/2018 | Category: Food

Be prepared for summer barbecue days with something more imaginative.

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Serve up some aces during Wimbledon fortnight

Posted by Rob Smyth | 29/06/2018 | Category: Food

It's Wimbledon time again! Here's how to get the flavours of the tournament at home.

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Enjoy tasty treats this summer with Central England Co-op

Posted by Rob Smyth | 28/06/2018 | Category: Food

We have a wide variety of tasty summer foods ready for the great British summer. The new range is in-store now and caters to all tastes.

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Foodie or Footy Fan? Get a Taste of the World Cup

Posted by Rob Smyth | 14/06/2018 | Category: Food

Enjoy some delicious foods from around the globe during the World Cup, whether you're a football fan or not.

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Father’s Day shopping habits revealed as part of new research

Posted by Rob Smyth | 11/06/2018 | Category: Food

Check out some top deals from Central England Co-op this Father's Day

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Perfect snack and drink ideas for fans to enjoy during the World Cup

Posted by Rob Smyth | 08/06/2018 | Category: Food

See some of our great tips for what to eat and drink during this summer's tournament.

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Celebrate British Tomato Week with Central England Co-op

Posted by Heather Clapton | 22/05/2018 | Category: Food

We are inviting customers to help us celebrate British Tomato Week 2018 by sharing some mouth-watering statistics about the fruit (yes, it is a fruit). As we begin to hit the high season for tomatoes, our figures reveal that we sold a staggering 248,034 packs of British tomatoes sold in May last year.

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Find out all about our fantastic fresh products

Posted by Rob Smyth | 03/05/2018 | Category: Food

Find out more about our great fresh products

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Lights, camera, action as our distribution hub stars in new film

Posted by Rob Smyth | 11/04/2018 | Category: Food

New film shines a light on our distribution colleagues

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Central England Co-op now selling ‘best milk chocolate Easter egg’

Posted by Rob Smyth | 21/02/2018 | Category: Food

Find out which Central England Co-op Easter egg has been voted number one

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Central England Co-op is just around the corner for your Christmas stocking fillers

Posted by Stephanie Forrester | 08/12/2017 | Category: Food

Central England Co-operative is the local helping hand for shoppers in its communities this Christmas with a selection of fun and inspiring stocking fillers to pop under the tree

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Exciting new range of Christmas treats available for savvy shoppers

Posted by Rob Smyth | 30/11/2017 | Category: Food

Check out our top Christmas treats that will wow guests at your party

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10 Tasty reasons to head in store

Posted by Nathan Lloyd | 23/11/2017 | Category: Food

10 Tasty reasons to head in store for Christmas

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Udderly brilliant competition winner gets to design her own ice cream

Posted by Rob Smyth | 18/09/2017 | Category: Food

Competition winner scoops top prize of her very own ice cream flavour

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Back to School Lunch Box Ideas

Posted by Stephanie Forrester | 29/08/2017 | Category: Food

Panicking about how to create a varied and healthy school lunchbox when term starts again? Relax!...we've got plenty of ideas.

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Entertain your kids this summer with Central England Co-operative

Posted by Stephanie Forrester | 14/07/2017 | Category: Food

Keep your family entertained this summer with some easy and fun ideas for the kids, and the young at heart over the holidays.

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How to have a good summer with Central England Co-operative

Posted by Stephanie Forrester | 07/07/2017 | Category: Food

For great food and everything else you might need this summer, just pop down to your local Central England Co-op.

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Get Set For Wimbledon

Posted by Heather Clapton | 03/07/2017 | Category: Food

Considered the world’s premier tennis tournament, Wimbledon is almost upon us again, with its traditional accompaniments of strawberries and cream, Pimms and fruit squash. An integral part of the British Summer calendar, when we can all join together to cheer on the athletes and keep everything crossed for a British victory.

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Our Guide to a Gorgeous Garden Party

Posted by Stephanie Forrester | 30/06/2017 | Category: Food

On a hot summer day, having a garden party is a great idea for something to do with family and friends. Follow our tips to make sure yours is one to remember.

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Fabulously Easy Menu for Spontaneous Summer Dinner Parties

Posted by Stephanie Forrester | 10/06/2017 | Category: Food

We've got the answer to summer cooking that will delight your guests and give you more time in the sunshine.

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Kumala wine launches first Fairtrade product in The Co-op

Posted by Stephanie Forrester | 02/06/2017 | Category: Food

New Fairtrade Kumala wine launched exclusive to Co-op

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Fridge Tips: How to be a cool customer

Posted by Rob Smyth | 12/05/2017 | Category: Food

Do you go shopping and then return home only to chaotically cram everything into your fridge? If so, then read our tips to keep your food fresher for longer.

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Top tips on how to get kids interested in food waste

Posted by Rob Smyth | 05/05/2017 | Category: Food

Find out all about ensuring your kids get more from their meals

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Fun ideas to keep the kids entertained this Easter

Posted by Heather Clapton | 04/04/2017 | Category: Food

School holidays are a time we all remember......

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Claim a free Cadbury Crème Egg by taking part in our Easter egg hunt quiz

Posted by Rob Smyth | 31/03/2017 | Category: Food

Find out how to pick up a free Cadbury Creme Egg by playing our Easter egg hunt quiz

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Golden Ticket Giveaway means Christmas comes early for customers and members

Posted by Rob Smyth | 05/12/2016 | Category: Food

Christmas has come early as part of our Golden Ticket Giveaway!

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Step by step guide on how to build a gingerbread house with the kids this Christmas

Posted by Rob Smyth | 02/12/2016 | Category: Food

Keep the kids happy this Christmas by making a festive gingerbread house

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Key dates for your diary in the run up to Christmas

Posted by Rob Smyth | 18/11/2016 | Category: Food

Get a helping hand from Central England Co-operative as December 25 grows near

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