Store to re-open fully on Tuesday, 19th May

Looking forward to welcoming our customers back… Great news! The Great Cornish Food Store will re-open to walk-in customers from next Tuesday, 19th May.  Revised opening times for the time being, at least, will be Tuesdays to Saturdays 9am – 6pm. This will be in addition to our Home Delivery and Order Collection services which […]

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Calling on Cornwall’s community spirit

We can’t quite believe that it’s the beginning of May already, but that marks a good time, perhaps, to reflect on how everyone has fared in the last month of lockdown.  We probably all know by now someone close to home who has suffered with the Covid-19 virus. This is when it becomes so real […]

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Waste Not, Want Not

Those of you who shop regularly with us here at the Great Cornish Food Store will know how much we dislike waste. And in this current climate of the Coronavirus lockdown, we’re continuing to stick by this guiding principle – as far as we possibly can. Ordinarily in store, shoppers have always been invited to […]

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Supporting our suppliers

Farmers in field of beef cows

Keeping it Cornish; supporting our suppliers: Our entire ethos at the Great Cornish Food Store has always been, and remains, to showcase the widest range possible of top quality local food and drink and in so doing, support local suppliers and producers from around Cornwall, be they tiny businesses operating from home kitchens or some […]

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Introducing our Daily Catch

Next week, the Great Cornish Food Store will be introducing a new way we sell our fish for Home Delivery and Collection at the Door.  From Tuesday (14th April), we’ll be offering the Great Cornish “Daily Catch” – a delicious, but non-specific, selection of fresh Cornish fish landed daily in the ports of Newlyn, Looe […]

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An update from Ruth

I wanted to bring you up to date with news from the store this week. As you will know, last weekend we took the decision to shift our focus entirely to operate a delivery and collection service only. It was a tough call to make, but these are truly challenging times for us all, and […]

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50% off Easter eggs

This Easter will be an Easter like no other, as households continue to stay at home and self-isolate and the country tries to beat the current Coronavirus pandemic. To beat the blues, we offering 50% off all our range of Easter eggs and chocolates, while stocks last. Before lockdown, we’d already ordered in our Easter […]

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That was the week that was

And how the Great Cornish Food Store will continue to reach its customers It’s been a somewhat surreal and crazy week here at the Great Cornish Food Store since schools closed and social distancing was introduced, followed by an effective lockdown on Monday evening for all but essential needs. And in that time, we’ve had […]

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Delivery Service Launched

We’re launching a home-delivery service on Friday 20th March to help customers continue to receive their favourite Cornish produce through the current Covid-19 pandemic. The delivery service will be offered initially to customers within a 10-mile radius of the store, taking in addresses from Penryn and St. Agnes, and from Sticker to Ruan High Lanes […]

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How a peace activist was linked to Mother’s Day

When Mother’s Day comes around it really starts to feel like spring is here. The days are longer and our gardens are beginning to fill with lovely spring flowers. I was interested to find out that in the US Mother’s Day is celebrated in May and came about because of a peace activist called Anna […]

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