A huge ‘thank you’ to all the many members who joined in to share their thoughts about how we approach the array of ethical issues that we must consider as a responsible business. Your ideas are already informing the major review of our policies that is now underway. The knowledge and passion of our members […]

The grape, picked by members. The name, suggested and chosen by members. The label design concepts, inspired by members. And now it’s time for members to vote to decide which label concept will be worked up to grace the bottle of our first ever Member-designed wine, Pioneer Pinot Grigio. Working with our designers, our wine […]

We know that many members share our passion for great wine, and are signed up to all manner of online groups, discussion boards and shops celebrating all things vino. Towards the end of last year we asked members to tell us all about the value they get from being part of these wine clubs and […]

  It’s not every day that you can pick up a bottle of beer to see your very own words staring right back at you from the label. But that’s now a very real possibility for three real ale-loving members, as the new beers they tasted and fed back on hit Co-op shelves this week. […]

In December members Joined In to tell us how we can make our ethical and sustainability reporting more relevant to them. Over 60 members rose to the challenge and provided us with some great insights, which we’ve taken away and are working through as we plan our future reporting. This is a great start, and […]

Our discussion on local real ales certainly revealed just what a passionate and knowledgeable lot our members are when it comes to local beers. We’ve been delighted with just how many members joined in to tell us about their favourite real ales and breweries from their local area, as we look to bring more local products to our […]

Just before Christmas we asked our pet-owning members to take the lead as we set out to review our pet product range. We heard from almost 400 members online, but the opportunity also provided us with a great excuse to get out to walk and talk with some of our members and their four-legged friends. […]