Tag Archives: Waitrose

Heston brings sweetbreads to Waitrose & Partners

Heston Blumenthal is bringing back a forgotten cut of meat to Waitrose & Partners. The dish – Heston from Waitrose Veal Chop & Sweetbreads with Sauce Reform and a Sherry Vinegar Butter – is inspired by a creation on offer at the celebrity chef’s one Michelin star restaurant: The Hind’s …

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Waitrose launches own-label vegan and vegetarian range

As the number of consumers adopting a vegan, vegetarian and flexitarian diet continues to grow, Waitrose & Partners has reported that sales of vegan and vegetarian products are up 85% compared with last year. To celebrate this trend, the supermarket chain is expanding its offering with the launch of an …

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Sales of vegan and vegetarian food up 85% at Waitrose

Total sales excluding fuel were down 1% for Waitrose & Partners last week (to Saturday October 13) compared with the same period last year. Sales of vegan and vegetarian food increased by 85% as the supermarket chain added 30 new dishes to its range. The vegetarian, vegan and flexitarian products …

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The Great Vegan Bake Off effect hits Waitrose

Channel 4 series ‘The Great British Bake Off’ tackled Vegan Week for the first time ever on Tuesday (October 9), with contestants throwing out eggs and butter to create a ‘savoury pastry Signature without butter, a cracking Technical and a risky but spectacular Showstopper’. In light of Vegan Week, Waitrose & Partners …

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Waitrose shoppers opt for Autumnal dishes and festive fare

Sales at Waitrose & Partners excluding fuel were up 1.1% last week (to Saturday October 6), compared with the year-ago period. The supermarket chain’s personnel director Jo Walmsley said: “Sales of root vegetables, including onions and carrots, rose by 8.5%, as shoppers made hearty autumnal dishes at home. “Stone fruit …

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Waitrose to deliver and put away your shopping while you’re out

Waitrose & Partners says it is the UK’s first supermarket to deliver groceries to customers inside the home and put them away while they are out. The grocer will initially test demand for the new service, which is called ‘While You’re Away’, with 100 customers located within the delivery area …

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Waitrose celebrates tenth anniversary of its Community Matters scheme

This month Waitrose & Partners commemorates 10 years of its Community Matters ‘green token’ scheme. Under the initiative, shoppers are given a green token at the checkout to place in one of three boxes – each allocated to a different local cause. At the end of each month, a donation …

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Heston adds meat dishes to his Waitrose range

Waitrose & Partners will launch a range of meat dishes from internationally acclaimed chef Heston Blumenthal on October 10. The additions to the exclusive ‘Heston from Waitrose’ range are described by the supermarket chain as ‘restaurant-quality dishes centred around delicious, and sometimes forgotten, cuts of meat, all with a curious …

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Waitrose commits to removing 134 million plastic bags

Waitrose & Partners has committed to removing loose fruit and vegetable plastic bags by spring 2019 and 5p single-use plastic carrier bags by March 2019 in all its shops. The move will save 134 million plastic bags: the equivalent of 500 tonnes of plastic a year.   The retailer claims …

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Waitrose shoppers seek warming foods in autumnal weather

Total sales excluding fuel were down 0.6% at Waitrose & Partners last week (to Saturday September 22) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s customer director Martin George said: “More autumnal weather conditions prompted customers to seek out warming foods, with fresh soups up 9% and root …

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