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Cooks' Ingredients Bicarbonate Of Soda Waitrose 180g

3.4 out of 5 (17)

8 out of 17 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

life over 1 month *

Suitable for vegetarians


Price per 100g: 49.4p


Product Description

Cooks' Ingredients Bicarbonate of Soda

Bicarbonate of soda is a raising agent, which reacts with acidic foods such as lemon juice, buttermilk or cream of tartar to produce air bubbles that help a mixture to expand and rise. Often combined with baking powder to give an extra boost when baking, for example, gingerbread or parkin.

Product Information





Store in a cool dry place.

Cooking Guidelines

Make a simple baking powder by combining 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda with 2 tsp cream of tartar

Country of Origin


Country of Packing

United Kingdom


Waitrose Limited,
RG12 8YA,

Package Type


Recycling Information

Packaging recyclable



Raising Agent Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate.


Customer Reviews

3.4 out of 5

17 customers reviewed this product Average rating 3.4

8 out of 17 customers would recommend this product to a friend.

Rating: 5 star out of 5

Best so far

It works for me, very fine powder, using as a deodorant; drinking for heartburn, also for baking. Never had problem with lid-twist when opening.

Rating: 4 star out of 5

1 of 1 found this review helpful.

All fine to me for the price

I have no trouble with taking off the lid - it is a twist and lift action simultaneously, not just a lift. Admittedly plastic not ideal for this world but can now be recycled, and it keeps well in it.

Rating: 3 star out of 5

0 of 1 found this review helpful.

yes packaging not good but it is also lumpy

Everyone gives bad reviews about the packaging. But no one mentions the contents are not the best either. The powder is lumpy. A&H never is.

Rating: 3 star out of 5

2 of 4 found this review helpful.

Amen! Needs new packaging

Great product, great price, but frustrating packaging, as others have said. Why sell a plastic container with each dose of baking soda anyway? Arm&Hammer uses a recyclable cardboard box. I'd buy theirs, but it's too expensive, so here I am with a plastic pot that's difficult to open, difficult to close, and is going to clutter the planet for 50,000 years...

Rating: 3 star out of 5

4 of 4 found this review helpful.

Change the packaging!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

People have been complaining about the packaging for 2 years, and it's still the same. Getting the lid off, especially without spilling the contents is near impossible. How difficult would it be to change to a flip lid? Even selling this in a bag would be better.


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