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Third of Brits prefer global grub to national nosh

On average, Brits eat food from six different countries every day, according to Asda. From Greek yogurt for breakfast, to sushi at lunch and paella for dinner, many of our mealtime staples now originate from foreign shores. Sales of international foods have increased 40% in the last 12 weeks alone …

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Scots get fruity as strawberry sales soar

Scots may not be getting the best of the sunshine but they’re making the most of the local seasonal fruits, after data from supermarket chain Asda and Scotty Brand reveals strawberry sales are soaring. Scotty Brand strawberries, which are grown by Bruce Farms in Perthshire, have become a favourite for …

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From sloe gin ham and deer in duvets to a foot-long eclair, Asda reveals its Christmas spread

Gin is set to quench the nation’s taste buds this Christmas -not just with tonic but infused into savoury centrepieces and sweet treats. So says Asda, as it unveils details of its new products in preparation for the festive season. Gin has inspired several of this year’s products, including a …

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Asda appoints world’s first Sommeasier

Asda has appointed the world’s first ‘Sommeasier’ and created the ‘Sommeasier’s Guide to Wine’, to help shoppers navigate the world of wine. New research commissioned by the supermarket chain, which was conducted by OnePoll amongst 1,500 UK respondents between July 13 and July 14, reveals that although Brits have become …

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Amazon retains top spot for satisfied customers

Amazon has secured the top spot in the UK Customer Satisfaction Index (UKCSI), published yesterday (Wednesday July 12) by The Institute of Customer Service. The ecommerce giant leads the top 10 for the fourth consecutive time and is followed by high performers from the retail, tourism and banking sectors. UKCSI …

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Prince Andrew pays a visit to Asda

His Royal Highness, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, recently visited a new Asda facility at Warrington, billed as the world’s first automated retail distribution centre. The £100 million warehouse in Cheshire serves the chain’s supermarkets across Manchester and Liverpool, along with Cheshire, Lancashire and North Wales Prince Andrew was shown …

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Asda sets sights on becoming UK’s biggest craft beer retailer

Asda is massively extending its craft beer offering, reducing duplication of its existing beers and lagers range, and adding over 100 new craft beers including several exclusive products The supermarket chain said the introduction of the new lines will meet a growing customer demand for craft beer. Up to 10% …

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Asda revises payment terms to small suppliers

  Asda is reducing its payment terms for small suppliers to 14 days as part of ‘ongoing efforts to work more effectively’ with its supply base. The move will benefit around 1,200 small suppliers with up to £250,000 worth of business with the supermarket chain, which owns the George Home …

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