Tag Archives: Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s saddles up with Deliveroo for takeaway trial

Sainsbury has teamed up with online delivery company Deliveroo to bring hot pizzas straight from the supermarket’s counters to customers’ homes. The two-month trial, which launched yesterday (Monday July 22) in five branches – Cambridge, Selly Oak, West Hove, Pimlico and Hornsey – is billed as the first time that …

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Sainsbury’s removes plastic bags for fruit and veg – and launches reusable bags trial

Sainsbury’s launched a trial at its Lincoln and Kidlington superstores yesterday (Monday July 22) which removes plastic produce bags for loose fruit and veg. Customers can bring their own containers into store – or purchase a reusable drawstring bag made from 100% recyclable materials for 30p. This is the supermarket …

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Sainsbury’s unveils UK’s first signing store

Sainsbury’s has today (Thursday July 18) unveiled the UK’s first signing store in Bath, as part of its 150 Days of Community initiative. The sign above the superstore’s door changed to Signsbury’s overnight, in a move to ‘celebrate community inclusivity and encourage all colleagues and customers to sign with one …

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UK first no and low alcohol pub set to open in London

Sainsbury’s to preparing to launch ‘The Clean Vic’: a traditional pub which will only serve non-alcoholic and low (up to 0.5%) ABV (Alcohol By Volume) alternatives to wines, beers and spirits. Billed as the UK’s first ever no and low alcohol pub, the pop-up will open its doors in London …

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Sainsbury’s launches new recycling scheme

Sainsbury’s launched a Reverse Vending Recycling trial at its Braehead Superstore in Glasgow yesterday (Tuesday July 9), allowing customers to return plastic bottles and drinks cans in exchange for money off their shopping. Braehead becomes the first Sainsbury’s store in Scotland, and only the third in the UK, to offer …

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Sainsbury’s unveils UK’s first meat-free butchers

The UK’s first meat-free butchers opened its doors to the public today (Friday June 21). Launched by Sainsbury’s during World Meat Free Week (which runs from June 21 to June 23), the traditional style butcher in East London offers an array of cuts and joints derived from 100% plant-based alternatives …

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Sainsbury’s to install water bottle refill stands in 326 supermarkets

Sainsbury’s customers will soon be able to fill their own reusable water bottles in 326 of the supermarket chain’s cafes across the country From August, fresh water stands will be available in the cafes. Sainsbury’s already offers 25p off hot drinks across all cafes when customers bring reusable cups. The …

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Sainsbury’s to remove plastic bags for loose fruit, veg and bakery items

Sainsbury’s has committed to removing 489 tonnes’ worth of plastic bags which are currently used for loose fruit, vegetables and bakery items. By September, paper bags will be available to customers for loose bakery items. Customers buying loose fruit and vegetables will either be able to bring their own bags …

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BBC One commissions ‘Inside The Supermarket’

BBC One has commissioned a six-part documentary series following 12 months in the life of Sainsbury’s – Britain’s oldest supermarket. With unprecedented access over the course of a year, ‘Inside The Supermarket’ follows the pivotal points of the retail calendar including Mother’s Day, Easter, the summer holidays and the run-up …

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Sainsbury’s makes bold commitments to cut plastic packaging

Sainsbury’s has announced that it will end the use of dark coloured plastics (which are difficult to recycle) across fresh foods by the end of 2019 and entirely by March 2020 – and will remove all plastic packaging from Christmas crackers this year. The supermarket chain will also introduce a …

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