Sainsbury’s could help to feed over half a million pregnant women and children as cost-of-living rises

Sainsbury’s has announced that it will once again top up the Government funded NHS Healthy Start scheme by £2 – a move that could help feed more than half a million pregnant women and children in need of support over the coming months. The retailer will be providing a £2 coupon every week over the next six months to customers using a Healthy Start card in Sainsbury’s, starting this week on Wednesday 12th October, until Tuesday 11th April 2023. The NHS Healthy Start scheme helps to encourage a healthy diet…

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Sainsbury’s switches all coffee pods from plastic to aluminium, saving over 10 million pieces of plastic each year

Mornings just got a latte better, as Sainsbury’s announces it has changed its entire coffee pod range from plastic to aluminium pods, allowing customers to recycle them at home. The new aluminium packaging means the range is now fully recyclable and will help to save over 10 million pieces of plastic each year. The change is across the whole Sainsbury’s coffee pod range, helping customers up and down the country to recycle more at home. The move comes after Sainsbury’s was the first UK retailer to label its own-brand aluminium…

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Sainsbury’s latest labelling changes could save up to 17 million food products going to waste each year

Sainsbury’s has announced major changes to its date labels on packaging for 276 own brand products in a bid to help reduce food waste in homes. From the end of August, the retailer has begun the removal of ‘best before’ dates from a raft of fresh produce including pears, onions, tomatoes, and citrus fruits from over 100 product lines, and a further 130 products including potatoes will follow. The move builds son the work Sainsbury’s has’ done in recent years to remove dates from over 1,500 lines including, pineapples, pumpkins,…

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Sainsfreeze: Sainsbury’s opens first-of-its kind walk-in freezer store

Sainsbury’s has announced the opening of Sainsfreeze, a new walk-in freezer concept store that will show customers how to freeze unexpected foods, saving surplus food going to waste and helping people save money. Opening in London’s Boxpark, Shoreditch, between 27-28 September, the first of its kind walk-in freezer looks like a regular Sainsbury’s from the outside, but once inside customers will be greeted with frozen groceries that they would usually buy fresh. Upon entering customers will be greeted by shelves stacked with fruit and veg, dairy, meat, fish and baked…

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The rise of self-trolling: new survey reveals Brits are their own biggest critics, saying more than 1,000 self-deprecating comments each year

As a nation we struggle with our self-confidence, with the average adult saying more than 1,000 negative things about themselves each year. From our hair to weight, new research from Tu Clothing has revealed that more than a fifth (21 per cent) of Brits are their own biggest critic, with 27 per cent admitting they wouldn’t dream of saying some of the things they say about themselves to others. A typical day sees the average man say or think three negative things about themselves – 1,095 times a year –…

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