Tag Archives: Tesco

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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Tesco launches gin made from surplus table grapes

A British fruit supplier and craft spirits producer have come up with a way to recycle an estimated 166 million surplus table grapes – by turning them into premium gin. Called HYKE, the gin goes on sale exclusively at 300 Tesco stores on Monday (March 18) and supports the supermarket …

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Demand for eco-cleaning products ‘at an all-time high’

Veganism isn’t the only way that Brits are becoming increasingly eco-conscious – demand for vegan household cleaning products are at a record high at Tesco. The supermarket chain has reported that in the last year, demand for eco-cleaning products that are environmentally-friendly and have not been tested on animals has …

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Tesco offers free food to charities and community groups this Easter

Charities and community groups across the UK are being invited to receive free surplus food from Tesco this Easter. Every month the supermarket chain redistributes a million meals worth of surplus food to good causes, as part of its Community Food Connection scheme, which is run in conjunction with food …

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Tesco to donate unsold Valentine’s Day flowers to charity

Tesco will give its unsold Valentine’s Day flowers and bouquets away to good causes this year ‘to make sure not a single stem goes to waste’. The supermarket chain said: ‘Despite high demand for bouquets in the run-up to Valentine’s Day, some stems and bunches will inevitably remain unsold despite …

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