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Top up your shopping with Milk&More

Posted by SussexMummy | Posted in Information | Posted on 19-12-2011

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In a time where we’re all busy, generally doing and thinking about half a dozen things at once we can all forget something or another. When you busy mums (or dads!) are at the supermarket doing your weekly shop how often do you get home and realise you’ve forgotten to buy milk? Eggs? Bread? Cereal? When I do this I generally can’t face traipsing back to my nearest supermarket to pick up the missing item, and this is for two reasons. Firstly I hate supermarkets, especially with a child in tow. My Little Man doesn’t have the patience for sitting in a trolley for ages as it is, and the overcrowded chaos generally sends us both potty. Secondly I know I won’t just pick up the missing milk/eggs/bread/cereal. I know for a fact that I’ll end up spending another £30 on bits and pieces that I don’t really need. What I needed was a solution – what I found was milk&more.
milk&more is run by Dairy Crest and products are delivered by your friendly local milkman, just now you can order things online, and it doesn’t just stop at milk and other dairy products. Bread, breakfast cereal, seasonal fruit and vegetables, drinks, soup, pet food, biscuits, tea, coffee and chocolate. The list is endless. In fact they now supply over 250 essential items direct to your front door. The products on offer are big brand names too, not unknown and potentially poor quality. Kelloggs, Tropicana and Cathedral City are all on offer, so you know you’re going to get good quality products in your delivery.
milk&more to provide an online food shopping experience that fills in those gaps between your big supermarkets shops, and is ideal for when you forget items. Deliveries are made early in the morning and are free with no minimum order value (though pay as you go/single payment customers are subject to a £2.50 minimum charge). You can order items up to 9pm the night before your next scheduled delivery and you can do all your ordering, paying and managing of your account online from the comfort of your sofa.
milk&more provide a wide ranging fruit and vegetable delivery. From individual items like a bag of apples or some carrots, you can also get fresh fruit and vegetable boxes delivered to your door. These are of course seasonal and depend upon what is available.
For me the best thing about milk&more is the convenience and the knowledge that you will be getting the same friendly milkman delivering to you each time. When you set up your account online with milk&more you are told which day’s deliveries are available to you and the name of your milkman, and that milkman doesn’t change. You will get the same person every single time you get a delivery. A totally friendly service.