Pink Lady® supports The British Bee Charity with Morrisons on-pack promotion

Pink Lady® apples has partnered with The British Bee Charity to develop a new on-pack promotion called Bee Pink designed to inspire and delight consumers whilst helping to protect British bees. The UK’s leading apple brand will be offering Morrisons shoppers the chance to win one of ten bespoke bee bundles and 150 runner-up prizes. The main prize bundle will include a Sophie Allport china bee mug, beeswax candle, beeswax lip balm (made with beeswax from The British Bee Charity), wildflower seed bath bomb and honey from The British Bee…

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Morrisons leads green farming revolution with pledge to have first net zero British farms by 2030

Morrisons has pledged to be the first supermarket to be completely supplied by ‘net zero’ carbon British farms by 2030, five years ahead of the market. Over the next nine years, Morrisons will work with its 3,000 farmers and growers to produce affordable net zero carbon meat, fruit and vegetables. Morrisons expects that the first products to reach net zero carbon status will be eggs as early as 2022, followed by lamb, fruit, vegetables, pork and beef in the years to follow. UK agriculture currently accounts for 10 per cent…

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Morrisons asks food and drink brands to help fight war on plastic

Morrisons has asked its branded suppliers to help fight the war on plastic, as part of its commitment to reduce the amount of the material in its stores and supply chain operations. The supermarket made the appeal at its annual supplier conference, to which 1,600 suppliers were invited. Morrisons is asking its branded suppliers to reduce plastic in both product packaging and on the shelf display packaging, as well as in the materials in which these products are transported to stores. It is hoped that this will remove thousands of…

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Morrisons Plans to Become the First Supermarket to Remove All Plastic Carrier Bags at Checkouts

Morrisons is planning to remove all plastic ‘bags for life’ from its checkouts if a trial in eight stores proves popular. Single use 5p carrier bags were removed from most major supermarkets in 2018, but customers are still buying plastic ‘bags for life’, which are stronger and thicker. In some cases, there is evidence they are being used once before being binned. Morrisons is therefore planning to remove all plastic bags for life from checkouts and is offering large reusable paper bags at 8 stores from this Monday (17th Aug).…

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Morrisons To Help Restock Britain’s Foodbanks

Morrisons is to help restock the nation’s food banks during the coronavirus outbreak by producing extra food from its foodmaking sites and distributing more food from its stores. Morrisons is the UK’s largest fresh foodmaker and will be running its bakery, egg and fruit & veg packing site for an extra hour every day to make, prepare and pack food required to restock the food banks. Morrisons will also be sending deliveries of ambient food – such as canned goods and pasta – to its stores to also give to…

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