Sproughton Community Shop currently stocks over 900 different lines. A full stock list is being prepared for presentation to customers electronically. In the meantime, here are some examples, arranged in categories:
Food and drink Groceries and dry goods; frozen foods Local fruit and vegetables Local bread, etc., delivered daily Confectionery and ice cream Local and speciality cheeses, milk, yoghurts and other dairy products Local fresh meat, sausages, bacon, pies and cured meats Any type of meat to order from local low intensity farms Soft drinks and mixers Beers, wines and ciders Hot drinks to take away Wide range of Fairly Traded goods. Gluten-free pastas, cake mixes, biscuits, etc. Dairy-free cakes, chocolate, etc.
Toiletries and medicines Toilet paper and tissues & baby-changing items Tooth paste, Soaps, shampoo, shower gels, etc. Feminine hygiene Non-prescription pills, creams, plasters, etc.
Stationery Newspapers and magazines Photocopy paper Greetings cards Postage stamps
Household cleaning materials Ecover products Washing powder Bleach and other cleaners Dusters, scourers, etc. Rubber gloves
Hardware and sundries Pet food String, cotton reels Heat Logs, fire lighters and BBQ sets Cycle puncture repair kits; de-icer in the winter
Gifts Seasonal hampers, etc., at Christmas, Easter, Mothers’ Day. etc. Small Fair Trade gifts for any occasion
Plants Bedding plants and herbs in season Perennials to order
Where appropriate, we try to source from suppliers in Suffolk. Here is a list of our current local suppliers.
Adnams Brewery Southwold Bitter, Broadside, etc. Aspall Stowmarket Cider Baker’s Delight Capel St Mary Bread & pastries Barnards Pet Foods Ipswich Pet foods Calvors Coddenham Lager Coffee Link Ipswich Coffee Sam Cole Lowestoft Pure beurre frozen croissants Country Pies Church Fm, Capel Meat pies and pasties Crouch Vale Brewery Woodham Ferrers, Esx Brewer’s Gold ale Foulgers Dairy Woodbridge Marybelle milk etc. Fruits of Suffolk Crowfield Jams and sauces Gate Farm Flowton Free range Eggs Gilbert the Galloping Chef Sproughton Cakes Greene King Brewery Bury St Edmunds IPA and Abbott Ale Hamish Johnston Cheeses Woodbridge Speciality cheeses Heritage Orchards Burnt Eleigh Apples Lennox Belstead Dry cleaners Lodge Farm Lindsey Strawberries & raspberries Marybelle Milk Walpole Milk, yoghurts, crème fraiche Maynard House Orchards Bradfield St Clare Apple juice Nahida’s pickles Kesgrave Accompaniments for curries Nethergate Brewery Cavendish Old Growler porter Palfrey & Paul Woodbridge Beef, pork, chicken, bacon, ham, game Richards Brothers Witnesham Fruit and vegetables Sandra Grey Boxford Honey Shire Foods Dereham, Norfolk Groceries Stokes Sauces Rendlesham Mayonnaise and sauces Suffolk News Delivery Ipswich Newspapers Suffolk Pâté Co. Coddenham Pâtés Truckle Cheese Company Cambridge Onion marmalade, biscuits James White Ashbocking Fruit juices Wilkins & Sons Ltd Tiptree, Essex Jams and marmalades.
The websites of some of our local suppliers are listed under links
Below are shown some of the local Suffolk foods that are stocked in our shop. Enjoy!