Group - shapeourcoop- ethics

I’m Paul and I work on how The Co-op delivers on its promise to champion a better way of doing business, through ethics and sustainability. I’m currently looking at a series of ethical issues like, human rights, food and farming, the environment and resource use; all to help clearly define Co-op’s position on key issues […]

The United Nations proclaims 2016 as International Year of Pulses, and as we know, an International Year of title provides us the opportunity to celebrate beans, chickpeas, lentils and other pulses (as if we needed an excuse). In this blog we’re talking pulses, at lunch. Chickpeas – this cheeky pulse is one of the earliest cultivated legumes with […]

International Year of Pulses 2016

In 2013 the United Nations designated 2016 the International Year of the Pulses. So we thought we’d share why we love the little miracles so much. High in protein, vitamins and minerals, low in fat, cholesterol-free, and a good source of fibre – pulses are disease-busting pulses and can often be cheaper than animal based protein. […]