Unique ice cream shaped like a rose petal on sale at Central England Co-op stores in time for Valentine’s Day

Unique ice cream shaped like a rose petal on sale at Central England Co-op stores in time for Valentine’s Day

Central England Co-op has launched a brand-new ice cream in time for Valentine’s Day – shaped like a rose.

From February 1, customers will be able to get their hands on a box of four strawberry rose cones, which is a strawberries and cream ice cream shaped like a rose petal with a cone crafted to look the stem of a flower.

The product is the first of its kind in the UK and will cost £2.

Kev Morris, Central England Co-op Store Manager, said: “The cones look and taste amazing and so much work has gone into making them look as close to a red rose as possible.

“Although it is still a little cold outside, this is a perfect way gift for a loved one who likes flowers but also has a sweet tooth.”


Notes to editors


About Central England Co-operative


Central England Co-operative is one of the largest independent retail co-operative societies in the UK. 


It is a modern, forward-looking organisation employing over 8,000 staff, with the Society’s principal areas of activity being food, funeral services, travel shops, and property investment.


Central England Co-operative has over 430 trading outlets across 16 counties including; West Midlands, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Suffolk, Norfolk, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.  The Society has an ambitious food store development programme for 2020.


Central England Co-operative is proud of its reputation for ethical business practices and corporate responsibility.  It is a member of Business in the Community, the membership organisation that stands for responsible business, and has also won many business awards for excellence.  The Society supports several charities including Dementia UK and invests a percentage of its trading profit into local communities.


Becoming a member of Central England Co-operative offers a whole host of benefits ranging from collecting points every time you spend in store to earn a share of the profits, access to members activities and community initiatives including the Community Dividend Fund, which hands out grants of up to £5,000 to charities and good causes across the Society’s trading estate.

Find out how to become a Central England Co-operative member by calling 0800 0501 601, emailing members@centralengland.coop or visiting https://www.members.coop


For more information visit www.centralengland.coop, follow Central England Co-operative on Twitter: @mycoopfood, and on Facebook: facebook.com/centralenglandcooperative


Rob Smyth and James Brindle at Central England Co-operative on 01543 421390


Email –publicrelations@centralengland.coop