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ALDI overtaked LIDL in being the UK§s cheapest supermarket in June

Aldi has been named as the nations cheapest supermarket in the month of June, beating rival Lidl for the first time in seven months and saving customers over £25. According to the...

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Private labels step up their efforts

Lidl takes transportation into its own hands Lidl has bought a container ship and rented another three, with the goal of managing the constant problems in the supply chain better....

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Popularity of English wine reaches all-time high

Customer demand for English wine has reached an all time high with sales up 47% year on year, according to Waitrose. The retailer also added that vine plantings have increased...

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Waitrose wins award for animal welfare app

Waitrose has won the Best Retailers Innovation Awards for its role in developing a “groundbreaking” animal welfare app in collaboration with Scotland’s Rural College. The project that has allowed the...

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Waitrose sells ‚tearless’ onion

Waitrose offers tearless onion to its UK customers under the name Sunion. The ’brown, tearless and sweet’ onions have taken over 30 years to perfect. The produce was originally developed...

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Waitrose stocks Sunions “tearless onions” to prevent kitchen crying

Onions that do not reduce cooks to tears have all but been a mythical illusion until now with Waitrose unveiling a sweet range of onions called Sunions which will be...

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Waitrose: Further bans on single-use plastic bags

Waitrose’s objective is to scrap 40 million single-use plastic bags per year by removing them from deliveries. Bags for life – which cost 10p – will also be discontinued in...

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Waitrose Trials Vans With Wireless Charging Technology

Upmarket UK retailer Waitrose & Partners is testing electric vans equipped with wireless charging technology for delivering goods to customers. Funded by Innovate UK, the pilot is being conducted in...

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Waitrose Signs Up To Organic Potato Pledge

Waitrose & Partners is set to be the first major retailer to sign up to The UK Robust Potato Pledge, which will see the group move away from the use of...

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Online Deliveries At Waitrose To Go ‘Bagless’ By September End

Upmarket UK retailer Waitrose & Partners has announced that all Waitrose.com deliveries and in-store collections will be bagless, effective 27 September. The initiative will remove an estimated 40 million plastic...

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Waitrose Debuts Bag-In-Box Wine For Waitrose Duchy Organic

Waitrose & Partners is introducing an organic wine in a bag-in-box format to its Waitrose Duchy Organic range. This is the first bag-in-box wine to be offered by the UK retailer. Originally...

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Waitrose To Roll Out Own-Brand Compostable Coffee Capsules

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Waitrose Bans Plastic Toys with Kid’s Magazines

Waitrose will step up its efforts to reduce single-use plastic by no longer selling children’s magazines containing disposable toys. The retailer was inspired to act after hearing about the campaign by...

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Waitrose Introduces App To Monitor Farm Animal Happiness

Waitrose & Partners has commenced trialling a mobile application that will help the retailer assess the emotional wellbeing of cows in its supply chain. The app has been introduced with the aim to...

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Seaweed Set To Be The Superfood Of 2021, According To Waitrose

Waitrose & Partners has declared seaweed the must-have ingredient of 2021, with sales of the product up 23% last year when compared to 2019 and 71% higher when compared to 2018....

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Waitrose To Relaunch Eco-Friendly Household Cleaning Range

UK retailer Waitrose has announced plans to relaunch its eco-friendly household cleaning range ECOlogical with packaging improvements and new fragrances. The retailer will use recovered and recycled ‘ocean-bound plastic’ for...

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Guinness is now also available in alcohol-free version

In Ireland and the UK Guinness has put a new non-alcoholic beer on the market, called Guinness 0.0. The new beer is sold in 440ml cans in a 4-pack format...

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Waitrose Lowers Prices Of Own-Label Products

Upmarket UK retailer Waitrose & Partners has announced that it is lowering the prices of a range of own-brand products by an average of more than 15%. Price cuts will...

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Waitrose Removes Shrink Wrap From Multi-Pack Cans Of Own-Brand Grocery

Upmarket UK retailer Waitrose & Partners has announced that it has removed plastic shrink wrap from multi-pack cans of private-label tinned grocery products. The shrink wrap, mostly made of single-use...

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Waitrose To Introduce ‘Skin Deep’ Multi-Tone Plasters

Upmarket UK retailer Waitrose & Partners has announced plans to launch plasters for different skin tones under the private-label brand, Skin Deep. Priced at £2.40 per pack, the plasters will...

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Waitrose & Partners Opens New Store In Dubai

Waitrose & Partners has announced that it has opened a new convenience store in Dubai in partnership with Fine Fare Food Market LLC (FFFM). Waitrose Al Barari is the retailer’s...

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Waitrose Sees Increase In Demand For Organic Food And Drink

An increasing number of consumers are expressing interest in organic food and drink, with the lockdown contributing to a growing interest in provenance and animal welfare, a recent study by...

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Waitrose Introduces Heston’s Full English Sandwich

Upmarket retailer has Waitrose & Partners has introduced a Full English sandwich by celebrity chef, Heston Blumenthal. The Heston from Waitrose Full English sandwich includes a coffee flavoured mushroom ketchup...

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Waitrose doubles online weekly orders

Now processing 150,000 online orders per week, this represents more than double the number Waitrose.com was processing at the start of the year. As it ends its 20-year relationship with...

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Waitrose to double online capacity with new fulfilment centre

On 7 May Waitrose opened a 6-acre customer fulfilment centre in London in a bid to double its online grocery orders by September. The centre created 370 jobs, which will...

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Waitrose To Relaunch Essential Waitrose Brand

Upmarket retailer Waitrose & Partners has announced plans to relaunch its private-label brand, Essential Waitrose. The retailer will add more than 200 new and improved products to the range in...

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Waitrose to speed up payments to vulnerable suppliers

Waitrose has donated £200,000 to its Foundation communities in Africa and Central America Waitrose has launched new initiatives to support its suppliers during the coronavirus pandemic. The upmarket grocer will...

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Vegan Pencakes from Waitrose

In time for pancake day on 25th February, Waitrose & Partners has exclusively launched first-to-market, ready-made vegan pancakes from Squeaky Bean. With veganism at an all time high, searches for...

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Bread is Back on the Menu

The UK’s appetite for bread is on the rise – as Waitrose & Partners is seeing a resurgence in sales of bread. Searches for sourdough have increased by 65% in...

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Waitrose & Partners Launches ‘Love Your Gut’ Soups

Upmarket UK retailer Waitrose & Partners has launched a new range of private-label, gut-friendly soups under the brand Love Your Gut. The range has been developed by nutritionists, and presently...

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