Lidl To Sell Supermarket-First Carbon-Neutral Cheddar By End Of 2021

Lidl GB has announced that, alongside one of its longest-standing suppliers, Wyke Farms, it is to create carbon-neutral Cheddar by the end of 2021. This is part of Lidl’s commitment to reduce carbon across its supply chain and support more sustainable farming practices. In a supermarket-first, the discounter is working directly with Wyke Farms, and its farming base, on the carbon-neutral Cheddar project. Through sustainable working practices, the supplier will aim to save 22.5 million kgs of CO2 per year, the equivalent weight of more than 1,875 double-decker buses. At…

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Lidl launches super Fairtrade chocolate bar

Lidl launches its first own-brand super-Fairtrade chocolate bar. Way to Go! chocolate bars come in three delicious flavours, from classic dark to caramelised almonds & sea salt, and cost just £1.99 each – which is £1.50 cheaper than the leading brand A premium from every bar sold will support a living wage for cocoa farmers in Ghana Getting your chocolate fix just got even sweeter! Lidl has just launched a sustainable own brand Super-Fairtrade chocolate bar Way to Go!, which helps close the income gap of cocoa farmers and push…

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Neighbourly set up new fund to support community organisations helping those most at risk during Coronavirus crisis

Neighbourly set up a new Community Fund, backed by their partner businesses, to support the Neighbourly causes that will be most affected by the Covid-19 outbreak. M&S Family (including M&S Bank and M&S Energy), Lidl, Aldi, Danone UK & Ireland and Coca-Cola European Partners have created a new fund to support community organisations helping those most at risk during the Coronavirus crisis and are urging other businesses to join them. The Neighbourly Community Fund will funnel vital funds directly to community causes across the UK to ensure they can deliver…

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Lidl launches ‘Too Good to Waste’ fruit and veg discount box to cut back on food waste

Lidl UK has announced that it will become the first supermarket to introduce ‘Too Good to Waste’ fruit and vegetable boxes, containing items that are no longer considered at their perfect best, but are still perfectly good to eat. The trial is taking place in 122 Lidl stores and has been designed to tackle fruit and veg waste in store, which is one of the biggest contributors to supermarket food waste and could, if rolled out nationwide, help save 10,000 tonnes of surplus produce a year. It is hoped that…

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