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Father’s Day celebrations leads to strong sales of treats at Waitrose

Sales excluding fuel at Waitrose & Partners last week (to Saturday June 15) were 2.6% lower compared with the same period last year, which saw warmer weather throughout the week. The supermarket chain’s commercial director Rupert Thomas said: “Colder and rainy weather led to sales of warming food, including gravy …

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Waitrose introduces a hot cross bun cheese in time for Easter

Total sales excluding fuel for Waitrose & Partners were down 9.9% last week (to Saturday March 30) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket group’s supply chain director Wim van Aalst said: “Comparisons are heavily distorted by the earlier fall of Easter last year, which means that we …

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Cheese fondue revival bubbles over

Waitrose & Partners has reported that its sales of fondue cheese increased by 15.7% in November compared with the year-ago period. The supermarket chain said: ‘Fondue is enjoying a revival, thanks to its nostalgic qualities and the fun it adds to social occasions, with guests gathering round and sharing the …

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Cheesy wedding cakes on trend at Waitrose

With the wedding season coming to a close, Waitrose has revealed that tiered cheese cakes have become increasingly popular among newlyweds, with sales of cheese wedding cakes up an average of 49% compared with last year. The most popular choices are five-tier cheese wedding cakes, with sales of the Florence …

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Judge Serve an Ace with their new Cheese Servers

Judge Cheese Board Set, PP562 and Cheese Serving Set, PP563   These stylish, slate cheese boards are ideal for dinner parties and lazy lunches and make the perfect present for any cheese lover. Made from high-quality natural slate, each cutting board is attractively decorated with the names of everyone’s favourite …

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Waitrose introduces Prosecco cheese for ‘toasting’ the New Year

Waitrose claims to be the first UK supermarket to launch a Prosecco cheese. Arriving in shops on December 4, the grocer describes it as ‘perfect for adding a sparkly twist to a festive cheeseboard’. The Ubriaco Prosecco DOC, affectionately referred to as ‘drunken cheese’, is a traditional Italian cows’ milk …

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