Rice Up news: spring is in the air!

Lots of exciting new products in store now!
As ever, our shelves are heaving under the weight of so many new products! We’ve got the insanely popular Vego chocolate bar now also available in a smaller ‘mini’ size (ideal for snacking!)… Amy’s Kitchen gluten free black bean enchiladas and Goodlife Nut Burgers now in the freezer section… healthy and nutritious chocolate ‘Superspread’ and date and sesame spreads by Savvy…there’s loads of new snack bars and flapjacks by Raw Organic and Doves Farm among others for when you need a bite of something wholesome when on the go… loose liquorice sticks in the herbs and spices section… matcha green tea… Faith in Nature shampoo and shower gel for men… big boxes of Turkish delight… UK grown loose quinoa and tins of British baked beans, dhal and dried roasted peas and beans by Hodmedod… delicious smelling cruelty free roll on perfumes by Pacifica… chia pod puddings in the fridge…gluten free pastry mixes in the baking section, gluten free crispbreads AND an even
wider selection of gluten free flours! We regularly stock new book titles too, relating to healthy and ethical food and  lifestyles. That’s just a selection of our new stock so make sure you come and have a look around! If there is a product that we don’t yet stock which you would like to see on our shelves then why not let us know?
Any Bunny for Easter Eggs?
Terrible puns aside, we’ve also starting getting in Easter products including Plamil dairy free eggs (sugar free ones too), Montezuma Eco eggs and chocolate bunnies from the Vegan Store. More goodies to come shortly!
Fresh Wheatgrass Now In
We now sell whole trays of fresh wheatgrass ready for juicing at home- these have been selling quick so please call to check we have some available if you are making a special trip into town. We’ve also got some hand operated juicers for sale for juicing your wheatgrass!
Fair Trade Products
We’ve been celebrating Fair Trade Fortnight (23^rd February-8^th March) at Rice Up -we’re proud to carry a great selection of fair-trade certified products. By making careful decisions about what you buy, you can get farmers a better deal- this means they can make their own decisions, control their futures and lead the dignified life everyone deserves. Look out in our shop for certified chocolates, coffee, biscuits, baking products and of course, bananas!
Community Corner- Get Involved!
We’re currently hosting Wells For India in our Community Corner of the shop who do great work in providing water to some of the poorest members of communities in rural parts of India- please pop by and find out more about their work and buy some beautiful gift cards in return! Coming soon,   we will have urban conservation group, ‘Lost Butterflies Found’ in the corner who are situated in the Ropewalk Community Garden and aim to restore urban butterfly and moth populations through ‘innovative methods and lots of fun!’. Did you know its free to use this space of the shop so if you have a project, charity, campaign or an idea you would like to promote that fits with our policies relating to social justice, animal protection and a concern for the environment then we’d love to hear from you! Don’t forget its also free to use our community notice board, borrow books from our small library collection or give a book a good home from the Books For Free section!
Well Done Holly !
Congratulations to Holly for hosting such a great dinner party on the recent Southampton edition of Come Dine With Me and for doing a fantastic job on representing veganism and plant based foods in such a positive light! If you missed the show, you can still catch it on the channel 4 website. Keep your eyes peeled for Rice Up’s TV debut during Holly’s introduction!
See you soon,
The Rice Up Team

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