This Saturday 21 Sep, we’ll celebrate our 23rd birthday. Between 11 and 4, join us for music, free food from Tibetan Kitchen, and birthday cake at noon (til it runs out!) Thanks for supporting us to do what we do. Here’s to another 23 years!
Three days ahead of the UN emergency climate summit on 23rd September, show solidarity with the global climate strike in Manchester this Friday!! • Join young climate strikers in the city centre 10-4 (march starts at 1) • Banner making in the morning here at Unicorn • Symbolic interruption to trading in the shop, at… Read More »
We’re gradually extending the number of products we offer ‘unpacked’ from our bulk dispensers. This means you can bring your own containers, cutting out packaging altogether. The range is on average 10% cheaper than the standard kilo price for the same goods when they come in bags, and currently consists of the following products… porridge… Read More »
Inspired by the new wave of zero waste and low packaging initiatives springing up around the country (and the many requests we’ve been getting from you!) we’re planning to trial a small number of ‘unpacked’ products at Unicorn. During February and March, we’ll have some of Hodmedods’ UK grains and pulses available in bulk dispensers… Read More »
February heralds the second-ever nationwide British Dal Festival, and on Sunday 10th Feb we’ll be celebrating the first ever UN ‘World Pulse Day‘ here at Unicorn with a dal giveaway outside the shop! Between 12 and 4, the lovely cooks from local community cookery school Cracking Good Food will be serving up freebie tasters of… Read More »
We’re trying hard to reduce the amount of packaging we generate as a business. For the past six years we’ve been giving a discount at the deli each time you bring your own pot, this has generated a decent re-use rate, currently equating to about 20% of total salad and olive sales. Good effort everyone!!… Read More »