Tag Archives: Sainsbury’s

Wimbledon sees strawberry sales take centre court at Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s expects strawberry sales to increase by 700% during the British season (April to October) with sales peaking during the Wimbledon Championships. The tennis tournament at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon began on Monday (July 3) and runs until July 16. The supermarket chain claimed: …

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Sainsbury’s launches edible flower range

Sainsbury’s has announced the arrival of its edible flowers range Grown by local producers in the Vale of Evesham, the brightly coloured flowers include varieties such as tagete marigold, viola, dianthus, cornflowers, borage and nasturtium flowers. All can be used in summer salads, as cake toppings or to garnish smoothies …

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Sainsbury’s launches ‘avocado fix’ brownie

This week Sainsbury’s has introduced a new brownie pudding that mixes chocolate with avocado. The supermarket chain says its sales of avocados have soared by 41% in the past year. The fruit it is often referred to as a superfood because of its health benefits. The grocery multiple’s new Taste …

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Gin-trification on the rise as Sainsbury’s

This summer, baking gets boozy at Sainsbury’s with the launch of two new flavourings – Prosecco and Gin & Tonic – which hit the supermarket chain’s shelves this month. Sales of Prosecco and gin are up 40% and 25% respectively year-on-year for the retailer, while gin enjoyed record-breaking sales in …

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Sainsbury’s doubles its range of alternative milks

Sainsbury’s has doubled its range of non-dairy milks in 300 stores nationwide in response to customer demand. Modern milk substitutes such as oat, almond, rice, coconut and hemp have now joined soy in the rapidly increasing choices of alternatives for shoppers who avoid dairy milks, for health or personal preference …

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Sainsbury’s opens 100th store in Scotland

Sainsbury’s has reached a milestone in Scotland with the launch of its 100th store in the country. The 6,800sq ft branch on Gordon Street in Glasgow, which was opened by Keith Brown MSP and Sainsbury’s chief executive Mike Coupe last week, has created 64 jobs. The outlet represents more than …

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Sainsbury’s sweetens in-store food offer

Sainsbury’s is trialling a partnership with luxury patisserie brand Patisserie Valerie, as part of its commitment to offer customers ‘a distinct and differentiated choice of quality food’. Patisserie Valerie cakes are now available at patisserie counters in 12 Sainsbury’s stores at Balham, Finchley Road, Merton, Springfield, Cheadle, Kempshott, Chaddesden, Kimberley, …

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