Tag Archives: Tesco

Mini heatwave helps create bumper British strawberry crop

Strawberry lovers take note – a bumper crop of British fruit has just gone on sale at Tesco in time for Wimbledon finals weekend. According to the supermarket chain, the recent mini heatwave has led to strawberries in some regions growing faster than planned. As a result of the extra …

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Tesco bakeries help tackle food waste

Bakeries at Tesco are reviving a traditional way of tackling food waste – by turning surplus baguettes and batons into new bread products. The supermarket chain is trialling bread pudding and olive oil crostini made from surplus baguettes and batons at 24 Tesco stores across the UK. If the move …

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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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Shoppers create soaring demand for exotic vegetables

Demand for vegetables from Africa, Asia, North and South America and the Caribbean has rocketed at Tesco stores. And their popularity is not restricted to the supermarket chain’s major inner city branches either, with sales soaring in towns across the country. Among the most popular exotic vegetables at Tesco over …

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Tesco calls for more businesses to publish food waste data

Tesco published its annual food waste data on May 14, revealing that 63% more food was redistributed to charities, community groups, colleagues and animal feed. The retailer halved the amount of food safe for human consumption going to energy recovery compared with last year and is now 81% of the …

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Tesco installs more Changing Places facilities to help disabled shoppers

Tesco has installed 35 Changing Places facilities in its stores across the UK to help those with complex disabilities use toilets safely and comfortably. A Changing Places toilet is a fully accessible toilet with additional specialist equipment of a height-adjustable adult-sized changing bench, an overhead track or mobile hoist, a …

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Tesco launches ‘Meat & Veg’ range to help health-conscious customers

In a bid to help customers live healthier lives, Tesco has bolstered its range of meat by launching a ‘Meat & Veg’ range. Lamb and beef products are combined with vegetables to make scratch cooking easier, removing the need to buy vegetables separately to make the base of dishes such …

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Tesco to offer vegan foods in the meat aisle

From this month, flexitarians (who eat both meat and plant-based alternatives) will be able to find both next to each other in a new fixture in the meat aisle at larger Tesco stores. The supermarket chain said the move comes as more and more Brits reduce their meat consumption, either …

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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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Tesco Mother’s Day cards go on sale in support of Race for Life

Tesco has launched a range of Mother’s Day cards to raise funds for Cancer Research UK, On the back of each Hallmark card, eight women – who all work for the supermarket chain – share how their lives, or the lives of those close to them, have been affected by …

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