Tesco

First commercial volumes of vertically-grown strawberries set to hit the shelves in Tesco

First commercial volumes of vertically-grown strawberries set to hit the shelves in Tesco

A new way of growing fruit and vegetables in the UK is starting to gather pace as from this week,...

July 5, 2021

Tesco buys 400t of surplus strawberries created by recent warm weather

Tesco buys 400t of surplus strawberries created by recent warm weather

The sudden arrival of warmer weather after a dismal, cold and wet spring, has quickly brought on an abundance of...

June 15, 2021

Northern Ireland food company secures £250k deal with supermarkets

Northern Ireland food company secures £250k deal with supermarkets

Northern Ireland food company White’s Oats has secured a new contract with supermarkets Tesco and Sainsbury’s Northern Ireland for its...

December 2, 2020

Sunniest spring on record leads to bumper crop of British strawberries

Sunniest spring on record leads to bumper crop of British strawberries

The sunniest UK spring on record has led to a bumper crop of extra sweet British strawberries with many growers...

June 9, 2020

Farmers For Action calls for Tesco boycott over vegan ad campaign

Farmers For Action calls for Tesco boycott over vegan ad campaign

Agricultural lobby group Farmers For Action has backed calls urging shoppers and farming families to boycott Tesco. The retailer’s latest...

October 30, 2019

Kantar predicts an Easter boost for UK supermarkets

Kantar predicts an Easter boost for UK supermarkets

The latest UK grocery market share figures from Kantar show slow growth, largely thanks to a late Easter. The figures...

April 6, 2019

Tesco’s new budget chain pledges to back British farming

Tesco’s new budget chain pledges to back British farming

A new budget UK supermarket brand launched by Tesco has pledged to stock its shelves almost exclusively with British produce....

September 21, 2018

Tesco’s search for ‘break-through’ agri-tech innovator

Tesco’s search for ‘break-through’ agri-tech innovator

This year, Tesco is partnering with the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in London in October to give agri-tech companies the...

July 28, 2018

Tesco launches cost of production contracts for its 160 British lamb farmers

Tesco launches cost of production contracts for its 160 British lamb farmers

Tesco is set to make a multi-million pound investment in the British lamb industry by introducing improved cost of production...

July 24, 2018

1,600 farmers set to benefit from new multi-million pound beef deal

1,600 farmers set to benefit from new multi-million pound beef deal

The UK’s largest supermarket chain has announced a new multi-million pound British Aberdeen Angus beef deal. 1,600 British farmers are set to...

July 12, 2018

British food producers score in this year’s World Cup as BBQ meat sales soar

British food producers score in this year’s World Cup as BBQ meat sales soar

Sales of meat, strawberries, beer and salad are up as Brits turn the summer into a huge nationwide World Cup...

July 11, 2018

Tesco’s operating profit up nearly 40% in the first half of 2016

Tesco’s operating profit up nearly 40% in the first half of 2016

In the first half of 2016 Tesco Group reported an increase in operating profits of 38.4%, which equates to £515m...

October 5, 2016

Tesco drops young bulls from its branded beef range in the UK

Tesco drops young bulls from its branded beef range in the UK

Tesco UK has confirmed that it will be removing young bulls from its branded beef range in the UK from...

May 11, 2016

Tesco UK cuts milk price (but its still the best price in Britain)

Tesco UK cuts milk price (but its still the best price in Britain)

Tesco has today confirmed that for three months from May 1, it will pay its British dairy farmers 28.69 ppl...

April 4, 2016

Tesco criticised by farmers for using ‘fictional farms’ in own branding

Tesco criticised by farmers for using ‘fictional farms’ in own branding

Tesco has been criticised by the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) for using fictional farms in its branding for it’s Everyday...

March 27, 2016

Tesco cuts part of Glanbia’s milk supply contract

Tesco cuts part of Glanbia’s milk supply contract

Glanbia has lost part of its milk contract to supply own-brand milk to Tesco to Arrabawn and Aurivo. Following a...

March 25, 2016

Tesco figures show continuing reduction in Campylobacter levels

Tesco figures show continuing reduction in Campylobacter levels

New figures released by Tesco UK show that the retailer is continuing to reduce the levels of Campylobacter in its...

February 28, 2016

Demand for organic fruit jumps in UK, as organic sector grows on 2014

Demand for organic fruit jumps in UK, as organic sector grows on 2014

Demand for organic fruit in the UK over the past year has grown by 8% across the market, Tesco has...

February 27, 2016