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The BIG Cheese

The BIG Cheese

The Big Cheese A giant cheddar cheese wheel weighing over 1,000 pounds was one of Queen Victoria’s wedding gifts. Legend has it that following the nuptials courtiers would whisper ‘here comes Cheddar Gorge’ as she approached because the wheel was gorged on nightly. Like many born under the sign of Gemini, the poor queen was cursed with terrible insomnia.  And we’re still a world of cheese lovers. There are 2,000 varieties of the stuff but you don’t need to globetrot to find them because Grainger Delivery boasts a cracking selection for lovers of hard, soft, mature, and mild.  Matthew’s Cheese...

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Eco-shopping at Grainger Delivery - kinder on your pocket and the environment

Eco-shopping at Grainger Delivery - kinder on your pocket and the environment

Eco-shopping at Grainger Delivery - kinder on your pocket and the environment. Eco-friendly shopping is here to stay folks and you’ll be greener than Kermit after a spinach and kale smoothie once you embrace what we’re doing at Grainger Delivery because the future is sustainable. On stilts.  Take Nil Living - Newcastle’s first zero-waste shop. A quick look at what they’re doing tells you that sustainability doesn’t have to suck with a load of meh products.  It’s got more sexy stuff than you can shake a stick at.  From bamboo toothbrushes, almond milk, soap, reusable coffee cups, beautiful soy candles, masks,...

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Geordie's love Fish!

Geordie's love Fish!

Geordie's love Fish! Nods to Newcastle’s seafaring past include a ring of seahorses on the Civic Centre tower and a bronze statue of River God Tyne on the side of the building. So it follows that the good people of the city love themselves some fresh fish and Grainger Market’s very own fishmongers Chirtons and Lindsay Bros are two shining stars in the North East.  How Newcastle’s love affair with the sea began Newcastle’s love affair with the sea began in 1296 when a wooden long galley was constructed at the mouth of Lort Burn, as part of a twenty-ship order...

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Craft Beers are here!

Craft Beers are here!

Grainger Market’s very own Firebrick Brewery has craft brewing down to an art and its 16 outstanding beer brands across both Mystical and Heritage ranges are soon to be available right here on Grainger Delivery.  Firebrick top beer picks  Here are some of our Firebrick Brewery top beer picks – so many to chose from! Porter is a style of dark beer that originated in England during the 1700s and Firebrick’s Parson’s Porter brings this beer bang up to date with a few nods to its roots. It’s nothing to do with Nicolas Parsons but hold on just a minute, we reckon it’ll...

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Squeeze me I’m fresh – three great greengrocers on Grainger Delivery

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Squeeze me I’m fresh – three great greengrocers on Grainger Delivery

It’s as natural as the weather for humans to smell and squeeze fruit and vegetables to check they’re fresh but there are three great greengrocers on Granger Delivery where you’re always guaranteed freshness  - Bryan Muers & Son, Hector Hall, and Hutton & Oliver....

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