These are exciting times for the Co-op as we continue to make this a better business that is more relevant for members, customers, communities and colleagues. These results, along with the relaunch of our compelling new membership offer, show the real value of #beingcoop and our difference as a business. Revenues across the Group have grown and, […]

Palm oil fruits

We know that so many of you have an interest in palm oil, as we often get asked about it. So we thought we would answer some of those questions, with a bit of palm oil history thrown in too. What is palm oil? Palm oil is a vegetable oil which has been used for millennia, […]


We’ve just extended our commitment to back UK farmers by switching all of our fresh bacon and lamb to 100% British. The new sourcing initiative will make our Co-op the only major UK food retailer to stock 100% own-brand fresh British beef, chicken, pork, lamb, bacon and turkey. We’re already the only retailer to use British meat […]


I now think if you can’t be a star, shine like one. Danny We hear from Danny who started working at Crawley Co-op following a successful work experience in partnership with Work Choice, which helps those with disabilities find a job. “My last job was a zero-hour contract, so each week I didn’t know if […]


One week from today we’ll switch on our new Co-op Membership rewards for all of our members and start to send out five million of our new blue Co-op Membership cards. It’s a huge moment in our three-year Rebuild. The 5% for you and 1% for your community rewards are the biggest changes we’ve made […]


You’re in the middle of writing your will. Would you set aside a charity donation if you knew that was an option? According to research from Co-op Legal Services, only 1 in 16 UK adults have left gifts to charities, yet 70% would give generously if they were made aware of it. That’s why Co-op […]


Recycling Week kicks off today and recyclable packaging is an area you have told us you interested in and have questions on. To mark the week, we put your most commonly asked question about recycling and packaging to our Environment Manager, Iain Ferguson. Why is there ‘unnecessary’ packaging on some of our fruit and vegetables? Dear @cooperativefood […]