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Tesco pledges to remove one billion pieces of plastic from products by the end of 2020

Tesco has today (Friday November 1) announced it will remove one billion pieces of plastic from products for sale in UK stores by the end of 2020 as a part of its ‘4Rs’ plan to tackle the use of plastics in its business. The supermarket chain’s 4Rs [Remove, Reduce, Reuse …

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Tesco launches new Clubcard Plus

Tesco is launching a new loyalty subscription service called Clubcard Plus. New and existing Tesco Clubcard customers can subscribe to the new Clubcard Plus for £7.99 a month and get up to four benefits each month: 10% off two big shops in-store (exclusions and limits apply); 10% off selected Tesco …

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Tesco ceo Dave Lewis to step down next year

Tesco announced today (Wednesday October 2) that Dave Lewis has decided to step down as Group CEO. He will leave the supermarket chain next year and will be succeeded by Ken Murphy. Chairman John Allan said: “It is with regret that I have accepted the resignation of Dave Lewis as …

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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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Tesco removes plastic carrier bags from online business

Tesco will stop using carrier bags to deliver groceries from its online business as part of its work to use less plastic. The move will mean that 250 million fewer carrier bags will be delivered to customers’ homes each year and nearly 2,000 tonnes of plastic will come out of …

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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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