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Earlier this month British retailer Tesco has outlined an ambitious plan for emissions reduction across its operations and value chain as it becomes one of the first retailers globally to have its *net-zero **science-based targets validated by the ***Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi), the official body that validates climate targets. Tesco’s targets include stretching
UK shoppers are increasingly cooking international dishes at home to save money – and experimenting with adventurous flavors from across the globe. Tesco, the UK’s biggest supermarket, has revealed that sales of ingredients and meal kits for a range of global cuisines have been consistently rising in the last year, as customers look for
Customers picking up fresh Ground beef (mince) in some Tesco stores will notice a big change in how it’s packaged. Instead of the traditional tray/top wrap pack, shoppers will see two lines of beef in new pillow packs. The supermarket is trialing the new packaging, which uses 70% less plastic, on two lines: 500g
Tesco shoppers are being encouraged to help an ongoing in-store and online allergy awareness and fundraising campaign in early June to support medical research into food allergies. For the fourth year running, Tesco is working with The Natasha Allergy Research Foundation by donating 10p from every Tesco-owned Brand Free From product customers purchase in
In an industry-first, British grocer Tesco has begun recycling used plastic food trays back into packaging - creating a fully circular packaging solution for its range of core chilled ready meals. The change is in collaboration with leading packaging manufacturer Faerch and will see customer-recovered PET trays - collected via European curbside waste -
UK retailer Tesco has launched a brand-new Premium Meal Deal, offering a premium main, snack, and drink for just £5.00 for Clubcard members. The new meal deal, which sits alongside the supermarket’s iconic regular meal deal, gives shoppers even more choice when it comes to quality on-the-go food at great value prices.
British retailer Tesco has acquired the brand and intellectual property of Paperchase, after the struggling stationery retailer collapsed into administration. The retailer will add the brand to its portfolio of Retailer-owned Brands. However, the purchase does not include Tesco the 106 stores across the UK and Ireland. Jan Marchant, Managing Director of Home and
Plastic waste such as drinks bottles which is at risk of getting into the sea, is now being collected and recycled and used again in retailer Tesco’s fresh fish Retail-owned brand packaging. The British supermarket’s fresh Salmon, Haddock, Cod and Sea Bass ranges will be sold for the first time in trays that contain
After six years at the helm, Derek Sarno, Tesco’s Director of Plant-Based Innovation is set to leave the British retailer this month, ushering in the next stage of Tesco’s plant-based strategy, with new ‘veg-led’ products which incorporate more vegetables in their recipes set to feature prominently across the category in the future.Sarno was instrumental in