Co-operative Food promotes gift ideas and offers for Father’s Day, 16 June 2013

Father's Day ales

Father’s Day ales

Co-operative Food claims shoppers looking to spoil their dad this Father’s Day (16 June 2013) can find a host of gift ideas at great prices in its stores.

From premium British ales to money-saving offers on whisky and chocolates, the community retailer claims it is a one-stop shop for everything shoppers need ahead of the special day, right on their doorstep.

The Co-operative’s hand-brewed premium British ales will make an ideal gift for real-ale lovers, the retailer says. The range consists of Organic Fairtrade Premium Ale, Truly Irresistible Gold Miner Ale, and Fairtrade Bumble Bee Honey Ale, all brewed by the Freeminer Brewery in the Royal Forest of Dean.

And, for dads that like a wee dram of whisky, shoppers can pick up some savings on branded bottles, including Glenfiddich 12-year-old Malt Whisky, which is now £21.99 (save £15.00); and Isle of Jura 10-year-old Malt Whisky, reduced to £23.25 (save £10.00).

In the bakery aisle, The Co-operative has a special-edition Father’s Day Decorated Gingerbread Biscuit, said to be perfect for sneaking into Dad’s lunchbox for a treat at a pocket-money price.

Dads with a sweet tooth will also enjoy The Co-operative Truly Irresistible Fairtrade Chocolates (170g) – a selection of gift-wrapped Belgian dark, milk and white chocolates, now £5.03 from £6.29. For some branded favourites at pocket-money prices, sharing-size bars of Cadbury’s Dairy Milk (360g) are down to £2.00, and Mars Celebrations (388g) are now £3.00.

Shoppers can also pick up a some men’s gift sets, including the Gillette Men’s Travel Gift Set, now £6.00; the L’Oreal Men Expert Travel Kit, £5.00; or the Mach 3 Father’s Day Gift Set, £5.00.   

Tech-loving dads can fill their boots with an iTunes gift card deal – £25.00 worth of music, TV, films or apps from the iTunes website for their PC, Mac, iPod Touch, iPad or iPhone – for £20.00.

There are also some wines on offer, including the Muriel Reserva Rioja (75cl), down to £6.99 (was £9.99). Alternatively, the Gran Tradicion Cava Brut NV is now £6.49 (was £12.99) and the Piper Heidsieck Brut Non Vintage Champagne (75cl) has £10.00 off, at £19.99 a bottle.

Finally, there is a range of Father’s Day cards available at The Co-operative Food, starting from £1.00.