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21/04/2021

Oral hygiene that gives the planet a break

The NHS recommends brushing your teeth twice a day for a full two minutes, thoroughly cleaning all surfaces of the teeth. It sounds easy right and we have all been doing it for as long as we can remember, but it can be difficult to stick to that guideline, and inadequate or irregular brushing can…

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24/03/2021

Help Our Kelp: Turning the tide

  Back in 2019, we at Infinity Foods donated to Help Our Kelp, a campaign to restore the kelp forests on the Sussex coast. Today the new Nearshore Trawling Byelaw has been announced. This is a major milestone for Sussex and we are thrilled. As a result of this byelaw, trawling will be excluded from the West…

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17/02/2021

Intensive pesticide use is not ok!

Last year Infinity Foods Co-op Shop & Bakery launched our ‘Growing a green future’ campaign. When we asked, why does a ‘new normal’ need to mean worse? We could further democratise the way we all work and live, with more co-operatives and harness our full potential by putting our natural environment first, as well as…

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11/01/2021

Plans to allow the genetic modification (GM) of food in the UK

The UK government has announced they will consider the use of biotechnology in England for the first time, this is due to the departure from the EU, ministers have said crops and livestock “could” be made to be more productive, so reducing costs to farmers and effects on the environment. By current legal definition, gene…

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10/01/2021

Bee-killing chemicals to be allowed in UK farming again

Some of the most deadly chemicals used in farming are about to be used in the UK again. Neonicotinoids have been banned in the European Union since 2018 in part due to the devastating effect these chemicals have on the bee population. The UK’s departure from the EU “red tape” means already the government has…

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06/01/2021

Veganuary Getting Started

A record-breaking 500,000 people have signed up to the Veganuary challenge to eat only plant-based foods for a month. To put that into context, that number is double the number who pledged to go vegan for January in 2019. We have Brighton’s largest range of vegan products all in one place. But what exactly is…

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01/12/2020

Covid-19 Info

    The situation with COVID-19 has now meant much stricter social distancing rules, but we want to reassure you all that we already have methods in place to keep our staff and customers safe while following government advice and guidelines.  Our opening times have now returned to normal (Mon-Sat 9:30-18:00, Sun 11:00 – 17:00)*,…

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25/11/2020

As this year comes to a close there are many things to look forward to next year. But let’s focus on the present. We have decided to help you end this year on a high note of great food and wine with our longer December opening hours, starting from Saturday 5th December … wait did…

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09/10/2020

Brand New Bag

In February I was lucky enough to take a months holiday to visit The Philippines. Although it was a holiday I was also there to see the great work that is done by the Purple Community Fund (PCF), a charity I have been volunteering for over a decade. PCF works with people living in tenement…

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