UK Supermarkets

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 01.08.2016 | 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.

The Full List Of Yoghurts Customers Are Being Warned Not To Eat Amid Rubber Fears

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK

Five of the country’s biggest supermarkets have been forced to recall a number of yoghurt products over fears they contain rubber and pose a health ...

Sainsbury's Has An Ingenious Food Waste Solution For Your Black And Bruised Bananas

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK

Sainsbury’s is ramping up its drive against food waste with a push to get people to make bread out of bruised and blackened bananas. One in five Bri...

Asda Substituted This Woman's Eyeliner For Something Totally Ridiculous

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to online food shopping, receiving slapdash (and, quite frankly, ridiculous) substitutes for items you ordered is enough to turn you gre...

Why Food Shopping in the Summer Holidays Is Hard

Sarah Willingham | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Parents
Sarah Willingham

When the children break up, the contents of my purse seem to just disappear! School holidays are expensive with childcare, entertainment, buying new uniform and now, according to recent reports, the average family food shop doubles over the six week break! Children love to snack and having them at home for every meal soon increases the food bill...

Man Submits Carrot Batons Complaint To Tesco In The Best Possible Way

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Tesco probably wishes they hadn’t asked this customer to elaborate after he submitted a complaint about his groceries. Aaron Swift from Manchester, ...

Aldi Has Had Multiple Food Ads Banned For Being 'Unfair'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK

Three ads for Aldi claiming customers could make significant savings compared with the “big four” supermarkets have been banned for being unfair a...

'Pieces Of Hard Green Plastic' Fears Sees Asda Recall Vegetarian Burgers

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK

Asda has recalled some of its veggie burgers over fears they could contain "pieces of hard green plastic". The Food Standards Agency said on its site:...

Sainsbury's Is Giving People Fridges With Cameras Inside Them To Slash Food Waste

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK

Sainsbury's is giving families fridges with tiny cameras inside, to let them see what food they've got at home when they are out shopping. The superma...

Ocado Food That Would Have Been Binned Is Now Served In 'Pay As You Feel' Cafes

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK

Ocado is teaming up with a network of cafes to send surplus food that would have gone to waste straight to charity. The online supermarket has partner...

Nutripocalypse: The Nutrition Labelling Overload

James Cronin | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
James Cronin

Adding more labels to grocery products, while representing an intuitive and reasonably cost-effective way to communicate nutrition information to consumers, is not without its fair share of weaknesses however.

Rejoice! Supermarket Prices 40% Cheaper Than A Year Ago

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For those looking to give their junk food-filled diet an overhaul, now might be the time, as popular supermarket items have dropped in price by as muc...

Here Are All The May Day Bank Holiday Opening Hours You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 02.05.2016 | UK

Although May Day itself is on 1 May, the bank holiday in 2016 will be held on Monday, May 2. Many people will be making the most of the long weekend b...

Asda Wonky Veg Boxes Have Already Stopped 160 Tonnes Of Produce Going To Waste

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK

Asda says it has seen a "unprecedented" response to its 'wonky veg' boxes, selling more than 160 tonnes of misshapen fruit and vegetables since launch...

This Asda Has Launched A 'Quiet Hour' For People With Autism

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK

An Asda superstore in Manchester has been praised for introducing a 'quiet hour' to make shopping easier for people with autism and disabilities. The ...

Supermarket Products Are Shrinking But The Prices Aren't, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The sizes of your favourite supermarket products are shrinking but the prices are not, a new study has found. A report by Which? found that everyday ...

Aldi Has Recalled These 'Dirty' Biscuits Over Hygiene Fears

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

Aldi has issued a product recall for biscuits sold in its shops which have been manufactured in a "dirty" factory. The supermarket warned customers no...

'Unidentified Item in the Bagging Area' - Shopping With a Toddler

Nick King | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Parents
Nick King

The checkouts are busy. No, they are overwhelmed. So despite having a full trolly we go for the self service check outs. In the style of a Hannah Barberra cartoon, where a mini devil sits on one of the character's shoulders while a mini angel sits on the other, voices debate in my head as I make this choice.

Britain's Supermarkets Just Did Something Wonderful For Food Waste

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK

Supermarkets including Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons have signed up to a radical pledge to slash their food and drink waste by a fifth over...

A Taste of the Future of Food

Dr Richard Swannell | Posted 15.03.2016 | UK
Dr Richard Swannell

Let's kick off with some figures on food. Consider, that one third of all food that is produced globally, is wasted. This costs the global economy up to $300billion a year, and for the average family in the UK - that translates to around £700 per year. And all this is happening whilst almost a billion people around the world go to bed hungry each night.

Food Waste: The Illogical Equation

Millie Morris | Posted 09.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Millie Morris

As I watch 50 moist, perfectly round mini quiches mercilessly thrust into a waste bin, flakes of pastry and cheese fluttering from their industrial tray into a dark gaping mouth, my stomach sinks. The caterer promptly puts the tray down and continues her waste rampage, efficiently ridding the kitchen of leftover food from an event.

Now You Can Do Your Grocery Shopping On Amazon

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK

Online retail giant Amazon has pushed further into the British grocery market by joining forces with supermarket Morrisons. The company has secured...

Food Banks Braced For One-Third Donations Hit After Asda U-Turn

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 22.02.2016 | UK

Food banks are facing donation cuts of up to a third because Asda executives scrapped collection points from stores, a leading charity has claimed. ...

Are You Ready to Eat 'Wonky' Fruit and Veg?

Jenny Dawson | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jenny Dawson

Most of the time we start with the recipe and then collect the ingredients to fit around what we need. But its time to start thinking about what we have in our fridge, what's best in season or what is there an abundance and how can we can incorporate it into a recipe - or how we make it the best it can be!