Tag Archives: Tesco

Two Jack’s stores open in Cheshire and the Midlands

Two more Jack’s stores opened today (Thursday October 18) at Middlewich in Cheshire and Rubery in the Midlands. Part of the Tesco family, Jack’s is a new brand named after the supermarket chain’s founder Jack Cohen, which offers food and drink products that are 80% grown, reared or made in …

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Tesco doubles Wicked Kitchen range as demand for plant-based food soars

Demand for vegan food is rising so fast that it’s become the UK’s fastest growing culinary trend of 2018, according to Tesco. In the last year, sales of chilled vegan foods at the supermarket chain have soared by 25%, helping to swell the UK meat-free market to £310 million. As …

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Tesco banishes more ‘best before’ dates

Tesco is set to remove over 100 more ‘best before’ dates from its fruit and vegetables, as customers say it helps them reduce food waste. A survey of 2,010 people conducted by independent market research agency, Walnut Unlimited between August 8 and August 10 revealed 69% of the supermarket chain’s …

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Two Jack’s stores open in Merseyside

Tesco opened two shops under its new Jack’s brand at Edge Hill and St Helens in Merseyside last Thursday (October 4). The launch of Jack’s is part of Tesco’s centenary celebrations. Over the next six months, Tesco will launch 10-15 Jack’s stores in the UK. The first two branches opened …

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Tesco calls for national approach to recycling

Tesco has begun trialling in-store recycling machines to encourage customers to recycle plastic bottles, which pay customers for every plastic bottle returned. Under the ‘Reverse Vending Scheme’, the trial will take place at selected branches of the supermarket chain, in Borehamwood, Swansea, Edinburgh, Manchester and Birmingham. The first machine opened …

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Tesco launches Jack’s chain

Tesco has launched a new brand and stores named after the supermarket chain’s founder Jack Cohen. The retailer said: ‘Part of the Tesco family, Jack’s will bring customers great-tasting food at the lowest possible prices: eight out of 10 food and drink products will be grown, reared or made in …

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Jamie Oliver joins Tesco’s healthier eating campaign

Celebrity chef and campaigner Jamie Oliver is joining Tesco to help make it easier for the nation to eat well and live healthier lives. As a first step this month, Jamie will front up the supermarket chain’s ‘helpful little swaps’ in-store, where healthier alternatives offer reduced levels of sugar, salt …

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It’s Pimm’s o’clock in the Tesco freezer aisle

The English fruit cup brand Pimm’s is to be launched on British high streets as an ice lolly. Pimm’s POPS, which contain just 32 calories, will be exclusively available at nearly 700 Tesco stores across the UK. Tesco ice cream buyer Sonia Morland said: “These refreshing ice lollies are a …

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Tesco UK & ROI ceo steps down due to illness

Tesco has announced several changes to its board and executive committee effective from today (Monday July 16). Charlie Wilson will step down as CEO Tesco UK & ROI and from the board, but remain on the executive committee. In a statement, the supermarket chain said: ‘Following an operation to remove …

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Brits stock up on heatwave goods as BBQ fever continues

England’s World Cup trail and the heatwave moving into its third week has seen Brits continuing to host al fresco BBQ parties this week, according to Tesco. The supermarket chain reports that the high temperatures have created huge demand for BBQ food, beer, wine as well as ice and electric …

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