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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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Scots get fruity as strawberry sales soar

Scots may not be getting the best of the sunshine but they’re making the most of the local seasonal fruits, after data from supermarket chain Asda and Scotty Brand reveals strawberry sales are soaring. Scotty Brand strawberries, which are grown by Bruce Farms in Perthshire, have become a favourite for …

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Wimbledon sees strawberry sales take centre court at Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s expects strawberry sales to increase by 700% during the British season (April to October) with sales peaking during the Wimbledon Championships. The tennis tournament at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon began on Monday (July 3) and runs until July 16. The supermarket chain claimed: …

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