UK Supermarkets

It's Time We Lifted the Lid on the Supermarket Supply Chain

Rosie Boycott | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK
Rosie Boycott

Many businesses waste more food in a day than a consumer wastes in a year. We need to stop the rot. Roughly a third of the food grown worldwide is wa...

Morrisons Just Announced An Incredible New Unwanted Food Initiative For Charity

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 01.11.2015 | UK

Morrisons has announced it will donate all of its unwanted food to charity rather than throw it in the bin. We're rolling our food waste initiative...

Haunted Co-op Shop Closing Early On Halloween Because Staff Are Too Frightened To Work

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK

A Co-operative in Whaley Bridge is closing early on Halloween, after staff reported paranormal occurrences at the store. The decision to close an h...

Aldi's Wage Rise 'Shows Other Supermarkets Paying The Living Wage Is Achievable'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK

Aldi has become the latest supermarket to pay above the government's National Living Wage, raising staff wages to £8.40 an hour. The discount chai...

Supermarket Accidentally Plays PORN On The Tannoy, Makes Children Cry

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Comedy

A mum from California was left mortified while shopping with her two sons when the audio of a porn film began playing on the store's PA system. Gin...

All My Children Hear Is Blah! Blah! Blah!

Kathryn Berens | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Parents
Kathryn Berens

The expression of greatest bewilderment however is reserved for when I go down the self-indulgent path of telling my children that before they were around, I had a job (and a life?) - I worked, I earned money, I even wore clothes other than my tracky bums.

Louise Ridley

The Slow Demise Of Lads Mags In 6 Stages | Louise Ridley | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK

The news that Playboy magazine may no longer feature nude models is no surprise. From next March, the print version of Playboy will offer "women in...

Those Tesco Anti-Theft Bag Tags Were 'A Mistake', Company Concedes

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 11.10.2015 | UK

A Tesco store's decision to place anti-theft tags on its five pence plastic bags was a "mistake" the company has conceded, as shoppers report heighten...

Morrisons' 'Rugby Ball Pizza' Looks A Bit Like Something Naughty...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.10.2015 | UK Comedy

Be warned, this might be the most NSFW pizza you ever see. Getting into the Rugby World Cup spirit, Morrisons decided to launch a themed pizza, dec...

Are We Addicted to the 'Convenience' of the Supermarket?

Rebecca Heslop | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Heslop

There's also a common misconception that using seasonal produce will limit your choice. In fact, there are a huge variety of crops harvested at different times throughout the year; it's simply a question of adjusting shopping and cooking habits accordingly.

One Of Britain's Biggest Supermarkets Just Did Something Brilliant For Its Staff

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK

Morrisons has been praised for offering more than "warm words" for its workers by committing to pay the living wage for its workers from next March. ...

The Definite Guide to Spotting a Brit

Kathryn Berens | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kathryn Berens

What is it to be British? What are those peculiarly British traits which set us apart from other nationalities? What is a cliché and what is actually for real? Here is a definitive guide to the basics of being British.

7 Times Tesco Won The Internet

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK

Every now and again, Tesco appear in headlines for all the right reasons. Their ingenious Twitter take-downs and brilliant humanitarian gestures a...

Louise Ridley

Morrisons Closures Yet More Evidence That We've Fallen Out Of Love With Supermarkets | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

British supermarkets are endangered. We're no longer buying our bread and sausages in quite the same way, and the casualties are our supermarkets l...

The NFU Needs to Appoint a Head of Campaigns

Paul Brannen | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK Politics
Paul Brannen

Photo credit: Daniel Rowe While watching a TV report on dairy farmers removing milk from supermarket shelves I experienced a 30-year flash back. A ...

One Tesco Worker's Act Of Kindness Is Helping Migrants In Calais

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 05.09.2015 | UK

A Tesco community care manager has donated boxes of airbeds, toys, toiletries and clothes to a Muslim chaplain who requested a discount on tents to ta...

Someone At Aldi Is Going To Get In Trouble For This...

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 05.09.2015 | UK

Budget supermarket chain, Aldi, has been forced to change the packaging of its gourmet crackers after social media users pointed out that the label ha...

These Are Britain's Filthiest Food Stores

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK

Before you pop to the shops tonight to stock up your kitchen, check this list. The filthiest food shops in Britain have been revealed and there's a...

That Tesco Ribena Ban Is Even More Confusing Than You First Thought

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK

The internet was sent into a frenzy after Tesco announced that they'd be axing Ribena, Capri-Sun and Rubicon in an attempt to crack down on childhood ...

Tesco Has Banned Ribena And The Internet Is NOT Happy About It

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 28.07.2015 | UK

On Monday, Tesco announced the sad news that Ribena, Capri-Sun and Rubicon will no longer grace their shelves. The decision to remove the drinks w...

Struggling Dairy Farmers Forced to Diversify to Survive

Morgan Meaker | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK
Morgan Meaker

Every day, dairy farmers Andrew and Jane Charlesworth lose £130. They're not even close to making a profit. "Milk has become a throwaway commodity," says Andrew. "It's cheaper than water." The Charlesworth's story is typical. Dairy farmers up and down the country are struggling.

Here's Why Tesco 'The Brand' Could Use A Little Help

Suzanne Hoare | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK
Suzanne Hoare

My sister just got back from Tesco. "Something weird just happened," she said. Little did I know 'something weird' would involve a red pepper. "I ...

Tesco - Very Little Seems to be Helping

Fiona Hotston Moore | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK
Fiona Hotston Moore

Tesco was for many years a celebrated, expanding emblem of great British business success. But with that status also comes a responsibility to be an ambassador for good corporate governance.

Bank Holiday Opening Times For All Your Supermarket And DIY Needs

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK

Here comes another luscious bank holiday! Originally assigned as the Monday after Pentecost known as Whit Monday, the Spring bank holiday is now t...

High Street Blues?

simon baldwin | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Politics
simon baldwin

The election result was a big shock: no one predicted the Conservatives would win an outright majority and no one forecast the SNP tsunami. It has shown us that the old rules no long apply. What once was does not have to be. Despite the perceived political differences, if towns and cities across the UK grasp that, the future doesn't have to be blue.