UK Supermarkets

Green Party And Ex-Asda Boss Both Call For Ban On Single-Use Plastics

Natalie Bennett | Posted 16.10.2017 | UK Politics
Natalie Bennett

In one week, the Green Party and former Asda boss Andy Clarke have come to the same conclusion: we have to end the use of unnecessary single-use plastics. That perhaps surprising political convergence is a sign of just how far the issue has risen up the agenda.

Aldi And Lidl Go Head-To-Head In Tatler's Guide To 'Posh' Dining For Cheap

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Notorious for its luxury focus, Tatler has briefly turned its back on upmarket retailers in favour of bargain goods from Aldi and Lidl. The publicatio...

Tesco Recalls Multiple Items Including Chocolate, Toys And Quorn Products

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Tesco is recalling a number of products - from chocolate bars potentially containing Salmonella to pastry slices which may contain glass. The supermar...

This Gif-Filled Twitter War Between Supermarkets Has Divided The Internet

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 08.08.2017 | UK

When Emily Cousins tweeted to ask whether Aldi or Lidl the better budget supermarket, she really had absolutely no idea what she’d just started. The...

10 Ways To Have More Money For Food

Thomas Church | Posted 22.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Thomas Church

Reduced to clear discount labels in supermarkets can save you a fortune. Every shop is different so ask when they start their mark downs. On average, the biggest price drops are a few hours from closing.

Three Michelin Star 'Fakeaways' Guaranteed To Impress

Thomas Church | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Thomas Church

Michelin Star meals don't need to come with the hefty price tag. Use the ideas of surprise and slow cooking to upgrade your meals at home, while still enjoying low prices at supermarkets.

An Energy Price Cap Won't Fix Corporate Abuses

Prem Sikka | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Politics
Prem Sikka

Isn't it interesting what elections do? In an effort to buy votes, governments suddenly start showing empathy with forgotten voters. The UK Conservative Party's plan to cap energy prices is the gimmick in point. Why hasn't the government done something durable to check the rapacious corporate appetite for exploiting consumers and citizens?

Why Tesco And Asda Own Brand Weetabix Taste Uncannily Like The Real Thing

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wondered why supermarket own brand cereals look (and taste) like their expensive counterparts? It’s probably because the products are made by t...

The Intense Pressure Of Ruthlessly Packing Your Bags At Aldi

Andrew Robinson | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Comedy
Andrew Robinson

The mayonnaise was hurled in the same bag as the ibuprofen, crushing the weak and vulnerable brioche buns in the process. The bread was bullied in to the bottom of another bag, resulting in the loaf being squashed and killed in action by the carrots and cheaply priced duck breasts. And the milk was required to share a bag with mouthwash and garden bin-liners. Complete mayhem.

Revealed: The Supermarkets Selling The Cheapest Easter Food Deals

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Being the host this Easter doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. Good Housekeeping has released its annual Easter guide of where to buy the cheapest ...

These Supermarket Substitution Fails Highlight The Pain Of Online Shopping

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

New research by Which? has revealed the most bizarre supermarket alternatives people have received when ordering online. (And it’ll make you feel sl...

The Woman Who Thought She Could Manage Her Children In The Supermarket

Lucy Fisk | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Parents
Lucy Fisk

So this afternoon I made the classic mistake of thinking that I could just 'pop' into Tesco with the boys in tow. All I needed was milk and honey, surely as a woman in her thirties who has a mortgage, car finance, a job and many other responsibilities I could manage this?

The Real Junk Food Project Brighton

Lucy Maddox | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Maddox

"These are all the way from Peru, look at these beauties," Sarah beams as she offers me some blueberries. "They have flown half-way round the world on...

The 'Broken' Supermarkets

Fabian Siegel | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK
Fabian Siegel

Direct-to-Consumer models such as meal kits, which enable people to cook without having to visit the supermarket and perpetuate the food waste generated through its model, are not only creating convenient and healthy cooking habits, but also helping to make the food industry sustainable. By changing the way we approach our food shopping we can make big changes to the effect our food industry has on the environment. The changes must come from each and every one of us.

Salad Bags Are 'Breeding Grounds For Salmonella', Experts Warn

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Packets of supermarket salad are breeding grounds for the type of bacteria that causes food poisoning, researchers have said. A new study found that ...

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Slams Supermarket ‘Arms Race’ In Fiery 'Wonky Veg' Speech

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall slammed supermarkets for taking part in an “arms race in pursuit of appearance” when it comes to so-called “wonky ve...

A Coeliac, A Diabetic And A Vegan Walk Into A Bakery...

Laura Krippner | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Krippner

There is an ever increasing awareness of dietary requirements for both those with specific illnesses and those who choose not to eat (or use) animal derived products. It seems that the free-from sections of supermarkets are growing on a weekly basis,

Why Size Matters When It Comes To Your Water Footprint

Anna Koklanakis | Posted 30.09.2017 | UK
Anna Koklanakis

So next time you find yourself browsing the supermarket aisle, take a moment to think about the positive impact you could make through what you choose to cook for dinner tonight.

Sainsbury's Food Waste Shows Hunger For Change

Edd Colbert | Posted 23.09.2017 | UK
Edd Colbert

Supermarkets are finally feeling the pressure when it comes to food waste, and Feedback will be monitoring them closely over the next year to make sure that they 'taste the difference' between ambitious gestures and committing to effective long term actions to prevent food waste.

New M&S Pie Sparks Fierce Debate Over Whether It's Racist

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK

A woman has sparked a heated social media row, after she accused Marks & Spencer’s of creating a pie that celebrated the deaths of millions in Brita...

People Are Losing Their Sh*t At Sainsbury's 'Worse Than Brexit' Meal Deal Change

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 07.09.2016 | UK

2016 has been a rollercoaster year, and a tragic one for many: the death of some of our most-loved celebrities, Remainers’ bitter at a vote for Brex...

Sainsbury's Launches 'Slow Shopping' For Elderly And Vulnerable Customers

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK

A British supermarket is trialling a weekly ‘slow shopping’ session to help elderly or vulnerable people shop in a “safe” and relaxed environm...

We're All In Denial About How Much Food We Waste - And We Can't Afford To Ignore It

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 28.08.2016 | UK

The majority of Brits are in denial about the amount of food they waste, according to new figures which show almost 60% of people think they waste bar...

Nutritionist Reveals The 10 Foods Supermarkets Should Offer Discounts On

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A London-based nutritionist has revealed the 10 food items she believes supermarkets should be offering promotions and discounts on - instead of fizzy...

A Cage-free Day Is Dawning

Philip Lymbery | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK
Philip Lymbery

Today (29th July 2016), marks a truly momentous moment for egg laying hens. Asda and Lidl have finally caved, and pledged to go cage free on all their whole shell eggs. These announcements follow a burst of cage free commitments from Aldi, Iceland, Morrisons and Tesco that have also pledged to phase out cages for laying hens.