Tesco to launch Buy One to Help A Child this summer with the aim of providing three million meals for children

Tesco customers can now help provide millions of meals to feed children this summer and beyond, thanks to a new UK-wide scheme announced today.   Currently, 2.3 million children in the UK live in households that have experienced food insecurity in the last six months[i], a situation that has worsened during the pandemic.   To help ensure children do not miss out on meals Tesco will make a donation for every piece of fresh fruit and veg bought in its stores from July 19th to August 8th.  Over the three-week campaign, Tesco expects to sell enough fruit and veg to…

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Tesco and plant-based meat brand Beyond Meat launch new ready meal range

Tesco’s exclusive plant-based Wicked Kitchen range is partnering with Beyond Meat to launch a line of frozen ready meals in the UK this week. It’s the first time that Beyond Meat, which is known for its restaurant-quality vegan food, has collaborated with another food manufacturer in the UK.    Plant-based food continues to be the biggest culinary trend this century with current demand for chilled meat free food growing by nearly 40 per cent in the last year at the supermarket, according to latest Kantar data (March 2021). But now…

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Tesco takes 20% off the price of its Soleil sun protection range to cover the VAT and help the nation stay safe in the sun

Tesco has announced that it is taking care of the VAT on sun protection, by permanently reducing the price of these products in its own label range, Tesco Soleil, by 20 per cent. Cases of skin cancer are increasing despite up to 90 per cent of cases being preventable by being sun safe. However, research by Tesco reveals that over half (57 per cent) of UK adults said they think sun protection is expensive, with 29 per cent of those surveyed stating that they would wear sun protection daily if…

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Tesco to hold extra summer Food Collection for children and families.

Tesco is to hold an extra UK-wide Food Collection in its stores to support children and families this summer. During the collection, which will take place in large Tesco stores from July 15 to 17 and in Express stores from July 12 to August 28, customers will be urged to donate long-life food to the Trussell Trust and FareShare to help them in their vital work to support families in communities across the UK. Tesco will once again be topping up all customer donations with a 20% cash donation to…

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Fifty million pieces of plastic scrapped from beers and ciders at Tesco

Tesco has become the first major retailer to scrap soft plastic rings and shrink wrap packaging from all beers and ciders in its UK stores.    The ground-breaking move, made in hand with many of the leading drinks giants, will lead to 50 million fewer pieces of unrecycled plastic being produced each year.   The plastic rings are reviled by environmental groups and those with a green conscience as they can contribute to our oceans being choked up and also endanger wildlife such as birds and turtles.   Tesco will stop receiving…

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