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Sainsbury’s recalls chicken meals featuring misleading labelling

The supermarket giant said a number of products labelled as “Just Cook Chicken Breasts with Piri Piri sauce” actually contained chicken and bacon lattice instead – which includes milk and wheat in the ingredients.
The pork, milk and wheat were not mentioned on the label.
The food could be fatal for those with wheat or milk allergies, […]

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Sales of Lesser Known Fish Soar as UK Consumers Continue to Switch the Fish

    Sales of Lesser Known Fish Soar as UK Consumers Continue to Switch the Fish

Sainsbury’s has launched a major new study into fish consumption and attitudes in the UK which shows a marked shift in consumer buying habits as more and more people purchase lesser known, alternative fish which are more abundant in our oceans. Following a year of high profile awareness campaigns of sustainable fish, including Sainsbury’s own […]

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New Labelling From Sainsbury’s to Help Stop £2 Billion of Food Being Wasted

    New Labelling From Sainsbury’s to Help Stop £2 Billion of Food Being Wasted

New labelling currently being rolled out across Sainsbury’s stores around the UK will advise customers to freeze food as soon as possible up to the product’s use by date. WRAP research shows that 60% of consumers beleive that food has to be frozen on the day of purchase, which is reinforced by current labelling. Changing […]

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Sainsbury’s Becomes Largest UK Retail User of AD

    Sainsbury’s Becomes Largest UK Retail User of AD

Sainsbury’s has become the UK’s largest anaerobic digestion (AD) retailer after signing a ground breaking deal with Biffa, the waste management specialist. The three year deal means all food waste from Sainsbury’s will be sent to AD plants around the country. The deal will see food waste collected from Sainsbury’s distribution centres across the UK, […]

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First UK Craft Beer in Cans

    First UK Craft Beer in Cans

BrewDog, Scotland’s largest independent brewery, has officially announced the launch of its flagship beer, Punk IPA, in cans. Punk IPA will be the only craft beer available in cans in the UK.
The 330ml cans will initially be available exclusively from Sainsbury’s nationwide and the supermarket group will now also stock the brewer’s popular 5AM Saint […]

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UK Grocery Market Growth Slows as Consumers Show Caution

    UK Grocery Market Growth Slows as Consumers Show Caution

The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, for the 12 weeks ending 20th February 2011, show that the market is subdued as shoppers watch their pennies. Overall market growth slowed slightly this period to 3.9% compared to 4.2% last month. However, both Sainsbury at 5.2% and Morrisons at 4.5% outperformed, growing ahead of the […]

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Sainsbury Relaunches Taste the Difference Own Brand Range

    Sainsbury Relaunches Taste the Difference Own Brand Range

UK supermarket group Sainsbury has relaunched its premium ‘Taste the Difference’ range of own label food and beverage products. The new range will feature over 1,000 products with hundreds of new lines introduced right across the store.
As well as refining the existing recipes in the range Sainsbury has launched a new Taste the Difference Bistro […]

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Premiumisation in UK Grocery Market Puts Pressure on Asda

    Premiumisation in UK Grocery Market Puts Pressure on Asda

The latest grocery market figures from Kantar Worldpanel, for the 12 weeks ending 5th September 2010 show respectable growth in the market at 4.3%, ahead of grocery inflation at 2.7%. Despite the recent media scare around soaring food prices, Kantar Worldpanel still expects grocery price inflation to be held to around 4% by the year-end.
This […]

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