Tag Archives: Tesco

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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Two Jack’s stores open in Cheshire and the Midlands

Two more Jack’s stores opened today on 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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