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Waitrose reports biggest week of vegan and vegetarian ranges sales outside of Christmas

Total sales excluding fuel at Waitrose & Partners last week (to Saturday January 12) were 3.8% higher than last year. The supermarket chain’s customer director Martin George said: “Our fresh categories in particular saw strong demand for the week, as many customers stocked up on fresh and healthy food including …

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Waitrose pledges to be black plastic packaging free by end of 2019

Waitrose has pledged to not sell any own-label food in black plastic beyond 2019. The retailer claims this is the earliest date that a supermarket has committed to removing black plastic from its shelves. Waitrose has already removed 65% of black plastic from its fruit and vegetable packaging, and will …

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