Baking Soda in UK

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Baking Soda in UK

Post: #60078 Nikki
Sun Jun 03, 2007 8:14 pm

Anyone know where one can get a hold of baking soda in bulk?

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Post: #60089 madanna
Sun Jun 03, 2007 8:43 pm

yup lol

When i was using it for my nappies, I used to be able to get it in bulk from one of two bakeries in the town - and it wasnt badly priced either - try the independent ones before the chains as they seem to be more aimiable.

I also recommended it to all the people I sold nappies too and they didnt have any trouble getting it that way either

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Post: #60090 Annpan
Sun Jun 03, 2007 8:45 pm

I bought some online recently at summer naturals, very competitive pricing.
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Post: #60110 Jack
Mon Jun 04, 2007 6:07 am

Gidday

Try your farm supplies stores, especially ones that supply to dairy farms. Sometimes it is used as a suppliment to correct acidity in rumanants.
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Post: #60129 Nikki
Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:13 am

Thanks guys.

Wouldn't have a clue where was the nearest farm supply store, and our 'bakeries' are rubbish high street ones. (still in the city). Hopefully that helps someone else.

I will check online.

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Post: #60131 glenniedragon
Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:26 am

Chemists too a worth a try, good old fashioned cure for indigestion! I've boughts it by the kilo from Lloyds before.

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Post: #60133 possum
Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:56 am

try for it at the places where you buy stuff loose, I forget what the chain is called, but you can buy it by the kilo

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Post: #60139 Nikki
Mon Jun 04, 2007 10:36 am

Thanks.

I just found it online from a soap making company. So shop around amongst these. I found it for £4.80 for 5kg, pretty good I think. Cheaper if you buy more.
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Post: #60191 the.fee.fairy
Mon Jun 04, 2007 1:29 pm

What soap making company is that? I'd like to bulk buy it too.

for going down the sink, its Bicarbonate of Soda you want - baking soda has cornflour added to it.

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Post: #60197 Nikki
Mon Jun 04, 2007 1:48 pm

Isn't that baking powder?

Bicarbonate of soda and baking soda are the same thing.

The cheapest online, taking p&p and vat into consideration too, was http://justasoap.co.uk/catalog/sodium-b ... 01885571cd

This comes to £2.04 p/kg

However! I checked with T**co, and there it's £1.85 p/kg.

The p&p online is painful. Baking soda is just so heavy. So it's either local supermarket or chemist, etc, for true savings.

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Post: #60220 the.fee.fairy
Mon Jun 04, 2007 2:26 pm

aaah, maybe i was getting myself confused there then...

I#ll have a look at that site - it looks good. I want to make myself some bath bombs!

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Post: #61457 Andy Hamilton
Wed Jun 13, 2007 5:42 pm

Just been doing some research for the book on this topic, pool suppliers also sell it in bulk it goes by a different name though - sodium bicarbonate.
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Post: #61471 the.fee.fairy
Wed Jun 13, 2007 7:21 pm

oooh, never thought of them!

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Post: #61472 the.fee.fairy
Wed Jun 13, 2007 7:33 pm

http://www.edictchemicals.com

£5.25+vat fopr up to 10k shipping charges, and a 2kg bag of Bicarb is £2 something!!

Minimum order is £10.

I like this company...

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