Tag Archives: Tesco

Pay rise for Tesco UK’s sustainable dairy farmers

Tesco’s Sustainable Dairy Group Farmers (TSDG) in the UK will soon receive more money for the milk they produce. From November 1, Tesco will increase the price it pays farmers from 30.17ppl (54.38¢) to 31.24ppl (56.31¢). This higher price follows Promar updating its yearly cost tracker budget for the year …

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Sainsbury’s and Tesco combat food waste

British supermarket Sainsbury’s has pledged its support to an ambitious new Food Waste Reduction Roadmap developed by IGD and Wrap. According to Sainsbury’s, tackling food waste is one of the business’s key areas of focus. It has undertaken a variety of initiatives for a number of years now, it says. …

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Tesco UK launches Jack’s and celebrates centenary

Tesco UK has launched Jack’s – a new brand and stores inspired by and named after Tesco founder, Jack Cohen. According to Tesco, Jack’s will bring customers great-tasting food at the lowest possible prices. The retail giant says eight out of 10 food and drink products will be grown, reared …

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Tesco UK re-surfaces car park – with plastic bags

A UK branch of Tesco has found an innovative use for waste plastic – re-surfacing its car park. It did so using the equivalent weight of 225,000 plastic bags, thereby saving more than 900kg of plastic from landfill. The retail giant worked in partnership with MacRebur, a plastic-road company. It …

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Tesco to launch discount chain to take on Lidl and ALDI

A new Tesco discount chain could launch in the UK as early as September to take on cut-price German giants, according to media reports. Industry insiders have speculated the new chain will be called Jack’s in honour of Tesco’s founder, Jack Cohen. Tesco declined to comment. The UK company has …

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Tesco and Carrefour ‘strategic alliance’ gives suppliers the jitters

Retail giants Tesco and Carrefour have announced a “long-term, strategic alliance” that is causing nervousness among some suppliers. The alliance will cover the strategic relationship with global suppliers, the joint purchasing of own-brand products and goods not for resale. The move is widely seen as a response to the growing …

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Tesco to remove ‘best before’ dates to cut down on food waste

Tesco is set to remove ‘best before’ consumption guidance dates off close to 70 fruit and vegetable lines in its latest move to help reduce food waste. The move is being made to help prevent perfectly edible food from being thrown away. It follows a recent campaign by the National …

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International news: Tesco’s Colleague Shops to minimise food waste

Major UK retailer Tesco has launched Colleague Shops across its UK stores to give staff the opportunity to take food approaching its expiration date as part of the company’s wider work aimed at preventing food waste. Dedicated storage areas and fridges will be set up in back-of-store colleague rooms to …

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Tesco to cut 800 jobs in reducing hierarchy

Giant retailer Tesco has eliminated three management roles within its UK business structure, which it says will involve a net 800 job losses. The role of people manager has been removed from 757 large stores, including all Extra and Superstores outlets and some larger Metro stores. The role of compliance …

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International news: Tesco rolls out contactless loyalty card

Thames Card Technology has completed a project with Tesco to launch the UK’s first contactless loyalty-card program. Several million cards are now in the hands of customers and many more will be issued over the coming months. With 66 per cent of global shoppers enrolled in loyalty programmes (Nielsen) and cardholders …

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