Ribena is to cut plastic straws and replace them with cardboard in major boost for eco-drive 

Ribena is to cut 41m polluting plastic straws from cartons and replace them with cardboard in major boost for eco-drive Ribena are set to replace their plastic straws with easily recyclable paper ones The switch to paper straws will save around 16 tons of plastic every single year Working with Tesco, Ribena developed a paper … Read more

Clothing from Tesco and Sainsburys looks exactly like high-end designer brands  

Sainsbury’s and Tesco lure lockdown shoppers with stylish clothes that look just like designer pieces but cost as little as £16 – so, can YOU tell them apart? Shoppers have been going wild for supermarket clothing during lockdown Sainsbury’s Tu Clothing and F+F at Tesco have become popular with shoppers Lookalikes include £20 faux skirt very … Read more

The miserly, feuding former German PoW brothers who founded Aldi

The opening of a new supermarket in the Birmingham suburb of Stechford nearly 31 years ago unfolded with neither fanfare nor razzmatazz. There were no adverts to speak of, not even an ‘opening soon’ sign hanging outside. Cosseted by the comfortable embrace of familiarity (Tesco, Sainsbury’s et al), shoppers greeted this new retail arrival, with … Read more

Supermarket own brand cereals beat big names in blind taste test

The own brand cereals that taste BETTER than the real thing! Supermarket versions of Special K, Shreddies and Weetabix beat big name originals in blind test (and they’re cheaper, too) Good Housekeeping Institute rated Asda’s Special Flakes Cereal at 78 out of 100 Beat Kellogg’s Special K by one point with Sainsbury’s version one point … Read more

Stella drinkers complain as lager’s alcohol strength LOWERED to 4.6%

Stella Artois has lowered its alcohol strength to 4.6 per cent in a health drive by Belgian brewers.  The amount of alcohol in the Belgian lager – for which the slogan ‘reassuringly expensive’ ran in the UK from 1982 to 2007 – has been reduced from 4.8 per cent due to ‘health and wellness trends’. … Read more

Chicken sold in Tesco, Sainsbury’s and B&M urgently recalled over salmonella fears

Chicken nuggets sold in Tesco and Sainsbury’s and B&M are urgently recalled over fears they contain salmonella Food Standards Agency recalls three chicken product amid salmonella concerns FSA tells public not to eat SFC Chicken Poppets and Take Home Boneless Bucket It also put out an alert for Vestey Foods’ Chick Inn 32 Jumbo Chicken … Read more

Tesco shoppers are told to check their bank statements after thousands are charged TWICE

Tesco shoppers are told to check their bank statements after thousands are charged TWICE due to ‘technical error’ Thousands of Tesco customers are warned they may have been double-charged Retailer said a ‘technical error’ had triggered a wave of overpayments nationally Issue stretches back to February 6 at shops in Borehamwood and Newmarket ***Have YOU been … Read more

Shrove Tuesday: FEMAIL reveals the delicious pancake day recipes you can try at home

Jamie Robinson, Executive Chef at Tesco, has pulled together his ultimate tips and tricks for achieving perfect pancakes this Shrove Tuesday.  He told FEMAIL: ‘A little twist to give your pancakes great texture is to replace half of the flour with cornmeal. Not only will this help you achieve that perfect golden pancake colour, but … Read more

Cadbury’s new Mini Egg Easter Egg named 2021’s must-have treat in Good Housekeeping blind taste test

Cadbury’s new Mini Egg Easter Egg is named 2021’s must-have chocolate treat in Good Housekeeping’s blind taste test – while Aldi pips M&S to win best supermarket hot cross buns The Good Housekeeping Institute has revealed the results of its blind taste test  Cadbury Mini Eggs Easter Egg, £12 for 507g was chosen as the … Read more

‘Pimlico Pusher’, 40, is spared jail for shoving female pensioner towards moving bus

A mother known as the ‘Pimlico Pusher’ who shoved a pensioner towards a moving bus after a row in a supermarket has avoided jail. Amelia Doris, 40, was caught on CCTV attacking Linda Lancaster on Vauxhall Bridge Road, central London on May 29, 2018.  Ms Lancaster had tried to avoid Doris by walking around the … Read more