Sustainability blog

The latest eco-friendly updates, tips, recipes and more.

Free range vs organic vs milk – what’s the difference?  

Our range is growing! We now offer organic and free range milk and eggs. But what’s the difference? Well, not to worry, we’re here to set the record straight and give you all the information you need to be one smart egg. 

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How to test your eggs for freshness

From shell sniffing to water dipping, there are many ways to check if your eggs are good. But when it comes to testing freshness, it’s important not to put all your methods in one basket.

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Become a Greener You in 2022 With Our Oat Drink

Are you one of the thousands who took the Veganuary pledge this month? Or are you just looking to add more plant-based ingredients to your meals? Either way, our oat drink is the perfect swap for those looking for an alternative to dairy.

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Help your kids spread the word about sustainability

Sustainability is all about preserving resources for generations to come. Set your children a fun challenge and put them in charge of finding all twelve eco-themed phrases in our word search, before matching them to their definitions.

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Meet Alston Dairy

Say hello to Alston Dairy, makers of the most luxurious yogurt we’ve ever tasted (and believe us, we’ve tasted a lot!). They’re all about providing the best yogurt with the…

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Try our recipe for Perfectly Different French Toast

Have you tried our 6 perfectly different eggs yet? We can’t get enough of them! So, we created a recipe to match how showstopping they are, complete with ingredients you can get with your delivery.

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Kick off the New Year with this nutritious apple and pear smoothie recipe!

Ready to become a greener you in 2022? As our fruit and veg bags are hitting our milkrounds, we wanted to share some ways you can get the most out of our seasonal produce. So right now, enjoy fresh apples and pears blended into a creamy, sweet, and nutritious smoothie!

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Reducing plastic waste for a brighter future

This year, we’re aiming to save over 50 million plastic bottles from landfill, creating a brighter, greener, more sustainable future for our planet, oceans and environment. But we need your help.

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Customer Happiness times over Christmas

Even Father Christmas’s elves need a well-deserved break, which is why our Customer Happiness Team will be taking some time off during the holiday season.

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Christmas veg boxes for Christmas dinner

Our festive veg boxes have everything you need for the Christmas dinner table, including high-quality spuds and root vegetables for roasting, as well as the obligatory Brussels sprouts – they’re delicious fried with chestnuts or a bit of bacon.

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Have Yourself a Crafty Little Christmas

Did you know, the amount of Christmas wrapping paper thrown away each year in the UK could stretch all the way to the moon? That’s over 238,000 miles! Fortunately, cutting down festive waste and saving our planet is not rocket science. In fact, it all starts with a spud!

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Meet Maxon’s

Tis the season for jolly treats, so it makes sense that our next supplier spotlight is Maxon’s, a sweets maker with an even sweeter history. They can be traced back to the 1880s, which means they really know their stuff.

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