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Auchan is releasing ” food-trucking” option

Auchan is releasing ” food-trucking” option

  The giant French-based supermarket Auchan has released its new food trucking option for its customers in France after the successful trails in Vietnam to allow consumers see the production of their organic items from the “farm to the fork”. Auchan (according to thenextweb) said the service is now ready to be applied in France, where […]

Morrisons launches “Too Good To Waste”

Morrisons launches “Too Good To Waste”

 Morrisons are launching a new offer to prevent food waste. The retailer is getting involved in a “better before date” innovation to sell fruits and vegetables before the end of their shelf life, yet are good to be consumed.  The retailer is offering a box of fruits and vegetables that weights 1 Klg with only £1.00. […]

Iceland wins the 2018 Supermarket Survey Award

Iceland wins the 2018 Supermarket Survey Award

  Environmental Investigation Agency has declared the winners of their 2018 supermarket award based on a survey of the best supermarket Plastic Policy.   The evaluation tackled reducing single-use plastic, eliminating non-recyclable plastic, influencing suppliers and transparency. Checkingoutonplastics.org stated:  “Based on their survey responses, retailers were scored on their commitments to reduce single-use plastic, eliminate non-recyclable plastic packaging, engage […]

The First Lidl store in NY

The First Lidl store in NY

  As promised the first Lidl store opened its doors to those excited customers who have been waiting all along the night to take part extraordinary the opening ceremonies on Monday Dec 10 at 6:00 AM.   Customers had the chance to experience an extra ordinary experience shopping at Lidl  and trying the fresh products where […]

Twelve New Retail Members from China and GLOBALG.A.P. Form Strategic Cooperation

Twelve New Retail Members from China and GLOBALG.A.P. Form Strategic Cooperation

China Ants Alliance (CAA) was established by twelve retailers from six provinces in China. It is operated and managed by Zhengzhou Ant Hezhong Business Management Co. Ltd., which implemented a board management system. Currently, the CAA has 32 corporate members from 19 provinces and municipalities. Its members operate over 1,300 supermarket stores serving 10 million […]

M&S TRIAL NEW PLANT GLITTER

M&S TRIAL NEW PLANT GLITTER

Marks and Spencer are trialling a new plant glitter in store, which aims to cut plastic waste from our favourite sparkles. Traditional glitter is a microplastic, and can be potentially harmful in the environment, so Marks and Spencer were looking for a more eco-friendly alternative. The new plant glitter, Deco Bioglitter® has been developed and […]

Six million naked swedes in Asda…as retailer cuts back on its plastic use

Six million naked swedes in Asda…as retailer cuts back on its plastic use

Retailer removes plastic wrapping from its swedes as part of its ongoing plastic reduction scheme This week, Asda is going full swede ahead with its plastic pledge, removing plastic wrapping from all its whole swedes. Digital Press Kit Download high res photos, videos, reports, and infographics Each year, the retailer sells almost 6 million swedes, with the […]

Asda Foundation launches £200,000 fund to fight holiday hunger

Asda Foundation launches £200,000 fund to fight holiday hunger

New Healthy Holiday Fund will provide charities with grants of up to £1000 each to run activities during the school holidays The Asda Foundation has today announced the first wave of charitable grants from its Healthy Holiday Fund, with a total of £200,000 available to good causes across the UK. The grants – up to […]