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Tesco to offer vegan foods in the meat aisle

From this month, flexitarians (who eat both meat and plant-based alternatives) will be able to find both next to each other in a new fixture in the meat aisle at larger Tesco stores. The supermarket chain said the move comes as more and more Brits reduce their meat consumption, either …

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Tesco trials removing plastic from fruit and veg

Tesco has removed a selection of plastic wrapped fruit and vegetable products from two of its stores. A total of 45 packaged foods have been taken out the Watford Extra and Swindon Extra stores including varieties of apples, mushrooms, peppers, onions, bananas and avocados. The supermarket chain said the move …

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Tesco launches gin made from surplus table grapes

A British fruit supplier and craft spirits producer have come up with a way to recycle an estimated 166 million surplus table grapes – by turning them into premium gin. Called HYKE, the gin goes on sale exclusively at 300 Tesco stores on Monday (March 18) and supports the supermarket …

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Demand for eco-cleaning products ‘at an all-time high’

Veganism isn’t the only way that Brits are becoming increasingly eco-conscious – demand for vegan household cleaning products are at a record high at Tesco. The supermarket chain has reported that in the last year, demand for eco-cleaning products that are environmentally-friendly and have not been tested on animals has …

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Tesco offers free food to charities and community groups this Easter

Charities and community groups across the UK are being invited to receive free surplus food from Tesco this Easter. Every month the supermarket chain redistributes a million meals worth of surplus food to good causes, as part of its Community Food Connection scheme, which is run in conjunction with food …

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Tesco to donate unsold Valentine’s Day flowers to charity

Tesco will give its unsold Valentine’s Day flowers and bouquets away to good causes this year ‘to make sure not a single stem goes to waste’. The supermarket chain said: ‘Despite high demand for bouquets in the run-up to Valentine’s Day, some stems and bunches will inevitably remain unsold despite …

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Haggis joins the vegan food boom at Tesco

Demand for the vegetarian/vegan version of haggis is rocketing at Tesco. The supermarket chain said that thanks to the vegan food boom, sales of its non-meat version of the Scottish delicacy have soared by 120% in the last year. The demand – at Tesco’s Scottish stores – is so strong …

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Tesco launches community cookery school with Jamie Oliver

Tesco has announced a new community cookery school programme supported by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, which will teach over 1,000 community cooks how best to use surplus food donations. The scheme, which has been developed in partnership with FareShare, will offer training and advice on how to prepare nutritionally balanced …

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Tesco launches Christmas ad campaign

Tesco launched its 2018 Christmas campaign with the first in a suite of TV adverts airing on ITV One on Tuesday evening (November 6). The supermarket chain said the ‘However you do Christmas, everyone’s welcome at Tesco’ campaign celebrates ‘the debates, rituals and routines that make Christmas what it is …

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