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Our Popular Community Deli

Posted by on 8 Oct, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Our Popular Community Deli

Our Popular Community Deli If you are a foodie, then our deli could be your food heaven. It is packed to the beams with an impressive variety of delicious and mouth-wateringly exciting foods. We have over 200 types of cheeses, authentic Italian handmade pastas and sausages, prosciutto, salamis, and a range of gourmet olives, oils and dressings. We have a fantastic selection of locally produced breads and pastries, freshly made salads and baguettes with your choice of filling, and hot whole free range chickens & spicy wings. And of course our deli experts are on hand to help you with...

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“Either give me more wine or leave me alone.” ― Rumi

Posted by on 6 Oct, 2014 in News | 0 comments

“Either give me more wine or leave me alone.”  ― Rumi

The Wine Vault “Either give me more wine or leave me alone.”  ― Rumi As part of our commitment to continually develop our store to meet the needs of our customers, we unveiled our new look store in May 2014, with an expanded wine department – our Wine Vault. Since then, many have said that the wine department is ‘the star of the relaunch’. Well, it is quite impressive… We stock a notable range of wines from around the world, including wines from talented and passionate individual growers. We offer exquisite fine wines from small vineyards and we have a wide range of organic,...

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Food and Drinks Federation awards Thornton’s Budgens for its Environmental Leadership!

Posted by on 27 Oct, 2012 in News | 0 comments

The voice of the U.K. food and drinks industry, the Food and Drinks Federation, has awarded Thornton’s Budgens the bronze award in environmental leadership. Thornton’s Budgens was praised for its attempts at solving environmental issues with a local focus. We would like to thank you all, your support is invaluable! READ...

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Royal College of Art Sustain Talks with Andrew Thornton

Posted by on 24 Oct, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Royal College of Art Sustain Talks with Andrew Thornton

Sustain Talks at the RCA is a series of debates with leading thinkers and doers from across the art and design disciplines. The aim of the lectures is to inspire and challenge students to embrace and address sustainability in their work, and to give recent RCA graduates with cutting edge work an opportunity to showcase their ideas alongside those of some of the most prominent social and environmental activists. Andrew was invited to talk about sustainable thinking on the topic ‘Positively Disruptive Foods Systems’ and you can watch it below by clicking on the play button...

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Andrew Thornton discusses food ‘waste’ on Radio 4 Food Programme

Posted by on 17 Oct, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Andrew Thornton discusses food ‘waste’ on Radio 4 Food Programme

Radio 4 reports on the latest ideas to tackle our growing mountains of food waste by thinking creatively and producing good food from surplus produce. Andrew shares what we are doing already, and our plans for everyone’s future. LISTEN HERE: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01n9vhr

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Thornton’s Budgens speaks out…

Posted by on 17 Oct, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Thornton’s Budgens speaks out…

We call ourselves ‘The community supermarket that really cares’ and we really do care – care about our community, care about our environment, care about our people. I’ve been invited to talk at a number of events on subjects relating to this, and here are two that are open to the public if you’re interested in attending. Wednesday Oct 17 (Today) ‘Positively Disruptive Foods Systems’ is part of a series of talks at the Royal College of Art.  For more details: http://sustain.rca.ac.uk/Sustain-Talks If you can’t make it, we hope to record it and...

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