Tag Archives: Tesco

Tesco dropping plastic-wrapped multibuy packs is step ahead of its rivals, says GlobalData

Media Release January 28, 2020 Tesco is taking the war on plastic to the next level, recently announcing plans to reduce 350 tonnes of plastic per year by getting rid of its plastic-wrapped multibuy packs of beans, soups, sweetcorn and tuna. As well as the bonus of being an ethical …

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Tesco removes 67m pieces of plastic as it scraps tinned multipacks from all its UK stores

Media Release January 24, 2020 183,000 tinned multipacks are bought every day at Tesco. Today it has announced it will become the first UK retailer to remove them from all Tesco stores and replace them with plastic-free multibuys. This will see 67 million pieces of plastic eliminated. Tins will be …

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Tesco and WWF to map environmental impact of food production

Tesco and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) have launched a new metric to map the environmental impact of some of the UK’s most popular foods. According to Tesco, the Sustainable Basket Metric will track the environmental impact of a sample of some of the most regularly purchased foods …

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Using technology for a good cause

UK-based enterprise digitisation company, TAAP, can provide a retailer with a waste management solution in partnership with charities. The InStore Food Surplus technology gives access to available food donations in a ‘virtual basket’. Retail World spoke to TAAP Account Director Andrew Murphy (pictured) at CEBIT in Sydney last week. Mr …

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Tesco’s meat aisles now contend with plant-based food

A new own-brand range of affordable plant-based foods has been launched by Tesco into 450 of its stores. This will see the British grocery chain have one of the largest selections of plant-based foods on the UK high street. Plant-based food trend of decade Tesco’s plant-based food has become the …

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Tesco to maximise convenience with Metro stores changes

Tesco is implementing operational changes to the way it runs its Metro stores in the UK. According to the retailer, they will simplify and reduce processes and administrative tasks across all 153 Tesco Metro stores. Tesco says these changes will allow them to serve shoppers better and to run the …

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What is it like to work at the UK’s top retailers?

Working in the retail sector offers a much more positive experience than those in other sectors, finds a new report. Based on LinkedIn’s annual report of the most sought-after companies to work at in the UK, Power House Truths has curated and dissected over 210,000 employee reviews to see where …

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Jamie Oliver teams up with Tesco to tackle food waste

Jamie Oliver and Tesco are collaborating on a new training program to teach people to cook with donated food. According to the UK supermarket giant, The Tesco Community Cookery School with Jamie Oliver “will teach over 1,000 community cooks on how best to use surplus food donations to help stop …

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