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Vegans needed to taste test new vegan Quorn products

  We’ve just received an interesting email from Solent Vegetarians and Vegans…. “All Quorn products currently available aren’t vegan since they contains eggs and sometimes milk, but Quorn Foods tell us that they have made a vegan version and they want vegans to try it and give their opinion on two different vegan quorn products. […]

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Stir Up for a Fairer Christmas

Rice Up is proud to be part of ‘Stir up’ – a local campaign by Fairer Christmas that promotes Fairtrade products this Christmas. The campaign runs from 18-23rd Nov, and on 23rd November Rebecca Kinge who is running the campaign will be in Community Corner running a children’s workshop making Christmas decorations using fairtrade and […]

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Pressing matters

As we enter the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness there’s a bountiful harvest to be had.  This year has been a great one for the apple crop….trees are groaning with fruit! Sadly much of the fruit goes to waste.  People get overwhelmed by a sudden glut and using it can be problematic.  I’ve also […]

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Rochdale Pioneers

The co-operative street gallery is visiting Southampton from 18th September thru to 8th October.  It will be located outside the Guildhall at Above Bar Southampton.  For more information on the street gallery click  http://www.co-operative.coop/streetgallery To co-inside with this there’s a film screening of The Rochdale Pioneers to be held at Southampton Solent University conference centre […]

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We opened up and boy did the people come to see us!

The weather was perfect and the team, despite many of them working round the clock, got the shop ready for the 11am opening ceremony! A large crowd gathered outside and waiting with eager anticipation.  After a few words from Richard, Rose Elliot made a lovely speech about how wonderful the new shop is and how […]

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Rice Up’s Grand Opening Prize Draw

Everyone loves a chance to win something for nothing don’t they…… So we’ve put together a prize draw for a range of really great prizes at our opening event on 6 July.  At the time of writing this the things you could win by just turning up and grabbing a (free) draw ticket are: A […]

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Anja McCloskey to play at our Opening Day bash!

Anja McCloskey has confirmed that she will perform a set at the Rice Up Opening Day festivities. Anja is about to start a UK tour and we’re thrilled that she is making time to entertain us and our customers. She’ll be playing at around midday. For those who haven’t come across Anja this is how […]

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