What a weekend!

Someone asked me why being three years old was anything to celebrate. Well, we may only be three but, as our birthday weekend draws to a close, it feels well and truly like the Great Cornish Food Store has come of age. If you were in the store this weekend you can’t have helped notice […]

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We’re nearly three…

It’s our 3rd Birthday this month. The perfect time to thank everyone who has been part of our remarkable story. The sceptics thought we’d struggle to survive under such rigorous restrictions and in our unique setting right next to a supermarket, but here we are, very much alive and kicking. So how have we done […]

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Introducing…

If you thought we were just about food, meet B Skincare, our newest range of natural skincare. Perfect for both day-to-day and as a little treat, we’ve done our research and know you’re going to love it. Everything from their natural ingredients, to their plastic-free packaging has got us hooked. The range we’ve carefully selected […]

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IF WE’D KNOWN THEN…

A lot of people ask us how the Great Cornish Food Store came about, what lessons we’ve learned along the way and what advice we’d give to anyone else starting out. In the April edition of Fine Food Digest (catch it online here and turn to page 16) Ruth Huxley talks about some of the […]

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Christmas Wrapped Up

Christmas is busy for us here at the store and for very good reason.  The widest range of fresh, local produce you’ll find under one roof, shelves groaning with a comprehensive selection of drinks, everyday and speciality lines to please all the family, and a carefully selected range of homewares, gifts and cards.  All this, […]

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Bucking the Retail Trend

With so much talk of bricks and mortar retailers closing due to competition from internet sales, our store is well and truly bucking the trend.  Since we opened in the summer of 2016, we have grown solidly with no online shop at all. Our secret?  We think it’s because, from the word go, we were […]

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A New Seasonal Celebration of Cornish Food and Drink

The decision to give the Great Cornish Food Festival a break this year was a very hard one for us to make and we know how much it will be missed.  We will miss it too!  Therefore, to make sure people don’t miss out altogether on the chance to celebrate fine Cornish food and drink […]

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Our first cider Masterclass!

We held our first event exclusively for our Loyalty Club members last week and have to say it was a resounding success. In the café we were joined by well-loved fine cider makers Cornish Orchards for a full hour of cider tastings. Chris Newton, head Cidermaker, fascinated us with the ins and outs of cider […]

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Exclusive cider masterclass for loyalty club cardholders

As part of the relaunch of our Great Cornish Food Store Loyalty Club we will be hosting a series of events exclusive to cardholders.  This July, join Head Cidermaker Chris Newton from Cornish Orchards as he shares the ins and outs of cider making and the flavours that make up their diverse range of drinks. […]

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We’re up for another award!!!!!

Exciting news! We will find out this month whether we have won our first national award.  The store has been shortlisted in two categories (Best Food Hall and Best Newcomer) in the Farm Shop and Deli Awards.  The results will be announced at the Farm Shop and Deli Show, which runs from 16th to 18th […]

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