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Asda shakes up fruit & veg aisle with reusable bags and plastic-free herbs

  Supermarket chain Asda is taking the next step in its efforts to reduce plastic use by introducing reusable fruit & veg bags and stripping all the plastic off its growing herbs range. Customers nationwide can purchase the reusable bags, which are made from 100% recycled plastic bottles and are …

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Tesco gives out 100 million pieces of free fruit to kids

Tesco stores have now given out more than 100 million pieces of fruit, as part of its Free Fruit for Kids scheme. Parents can grab free fruit, including apples and pears, from stands in the fruit and veg aisle for their children to snack on while they do their shopping …

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Melons replace pineapples as UK’s fastest growing favourite fruit

Melons have overtaken pineapples as Britain’s fastest growing fruit with their current popularity at an all-time high, according to Tesco. The supermarket chain now stocks 10 different varieties including a citrus flavoured one with orange flesh and another with white flesh. And next month it will launch a bright yellow …

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Tesco trials removing plastic from fruit and veg

Tesco has removed a selection of plastic wrapped fruit and vegetable products from two of its stores. A total of 45 packaged foods have been taken out the Watford Extra and Swindon Extra stores including varieties of apples, mushrooms, peppers, onions, bananas and avocados. The supermarket chain said the move …

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Fruit, ice cream and BBQ meat sales boom at Waitrose

Total sales excluding fuel for Waitrose last week (to Saturday May 12) were up 3.8% on last year, as warmer weather influenced customers’ purchases. The supermarket chain’s personnel director Jo Walmsley said: “The week saw our biggest sales of ice cream this year, up 55% compared with the same week …

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