Tag Archives: bakery

Tesco to adapt bakeries in large stores to meet changing customer demand

From May, Tesco will be making big changes in its large in-store bakeries. The supermarket chain explained: ‘Our bakeries are an important part of our offer for customers and will remain so. However, over recent years we’ve seen a big shift in customer tastes and preferences. ‘Customers are buying fewer …

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Christmas bakery sales up at Waitrose

Total sales excluding fuel were down 0.2% at Waitrose & Partners last week (to Saturday October 26) compared with the same week last year. “However, we still saw good sales growth in some categories,” said the supermarket chain’s customer director Martin George. “Supported by strong promotional activity, including our recently …

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Tesco bakeries help tackle food waste

Bakeries at Tesco are reviving a traditional way of tackling food waste – by turning surplus baguettes and batons into new bread products. The supermarket chain is trialling bread pudding and olive oil crostini made from surplus baguettes and batons at 24 Tesco stores across the UK. If the move …

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Bakery sales strong at Waitrose

Total sales excluding fuel were down 0.8% at Waitrose & Partners last week (to Saturday June 1) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s supply chain director Wim van Aalst said: “Sales of bakery were strong, led by products in our Scrumptious Summer range, including cakes (up 8%) and …

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