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Interview with Alison Peyton – Readifood

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True Food has a donation point for Readifood and donates the money raised by Ella’s Kitchen recycling to the charity. True Food member Karen Barrass had a chat with Alison Peyton, the food bank’s Manager to hear a bit more about the organisation and how our donations are used.

Ella’s Kitchen recycling

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Since March 2017, True Food has been collecting Ella’s Kitchen food pouches for recycling. True Food member Karen Barrass spoke to Ella’s Kitchen Sustainability Executive Charlotte Jost about the scheme with Terracycle.

A momentous year

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Francis Jakeman, Chair of True Food, reflects on the past year and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

You can still pay with cash at True Food if you need to

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Why have we continued to accept cash during the pandemic? There are many reasons people may need to use cash, and what is important for us as a community co-op is to remain accessible to everyone who wants to shop with us.

True Food and the growth of the organic movement

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True Food started 20 years ago as a group of individuals clubbing together to buy organic and ethically produced food in bulk. It is now a thriving not-for-profit business. How did this happen? Its success is largely down to a change in society: what was once a fringe movement has become mainstream

How True Food sets its prices

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As a not-for-profit organisation, there are fundamental differences between the way that True Food sets its prices and how commercial food retailers set their prices. Read on to find out how our prices are fair to the grower, supplier, and perhaps most significantly, to the customer.

Helping shoppers to reduce plastic since 1999

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The BBC’s Blue Planet II highlighted the damage being done to our seas by plastic waste. We were delighted when Get Reading followed this up by highlighting the efforts True Food has made over 19 years to reduce plastic use.