ASDA

FUW slams Asda for removing 100% British beef pledge

FUW slams Asda for removing 100% British beef pledge

The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) has written to Asda regarding the supermarket’s decision to step away from its pledge...

January 13, 2022

Rademon Estate Distillery ‘gins’ new Asda deal

Rademon Estate Distillery ‘gins’ new Asda deal

Rademon Estate Distillery has secured a contract with Asda to supply two new gin products to the retailer’s stores across...

June 14, 2021

Asda to launch new packaging range to cut down on 450t of plastic waste

Asda to launch new packaging range to cut down on 450t of plastic waste

Asda has announced that its launching new packaging across its entire chicken range, which the retailer claims will save 450t...

April 26, 2021

New ‘luxury’ Welsh Lamb product set to hit the shelves for Easter

New ‘luxury’ Welsh Lamb product set to hit the shelves for Easter

A new “luxury” Welsh Lamb product will be available in a leading supermarket just in time for consumers to celebrate...

March 27, 2021

Asda commits to 100% British beef following similar moves in the sector

Asda commits to 100% British beef following similar moves in the sector

Asda has committed to sourcing 100% British beef, as well as increasing the proportion of UK-based suppliers and UK food...

October 6, 2020

‘Even plant-based foods result in the death or the destruction of life’

‘Even plant-based foods result in the death or the destruction of life’

Following this week’s media coverage of supermarket giants Tesco and Asda’s intentions to substantially grow their ranges of plant-based foods,...

October 5, 2020

Minister Poots meets with retailers over Polish beef imports

Minister Poots meets with retailers over Polish beef imports

Northern Ireland’s Minister of Agriculture Edwin Poots has met with retailers to voice his concerns over Polish beef imports. Farmers...

April 7, 2020

Gilfresh ‘carves’ the way as Asda’s first NI-based pumpkin supplier

Gilfresh ‘carves’ the way as Asda’s first NI-based pumpkin supplier

For the first time, Northern Ireland supermarket shoppers will be able to buy pumpkins which have been grown on home...

October 6, 2019

Agri-food sighs relief as regulator blocks Sainsbury’s and Asda merger

Agri-food sighs relief as regulator blocks Sainsbury’s and Asda merger

A proposed merger between two of the UK’s largest retailers – Sainsbury’s and Asda  – has been blocked by the...

April 25, 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

6 million naked swedes…as retailer cuts back on plastic

6 million naked swedes…as retailer cuts back on plastic

Supermarket giant Asda has vowed to remove the plastic wrapping from its swedes as part of its crackdown on unnecessary...

August 16, 2018

Suppliers could be squeezed in Sainsbury’s and Asda ‘marriage of convenience’

Suppliers could be squeezed in Sainsbury’s and Asda ‘marriage of convenience’

British Sainsbury’s suppliers are likely to come under pressure as buyers are shoehorned into Asda’s approach to business, MPs warned today. Environment,...

June 20, 2018

Supermarket’s local produce sales up 8%

Supermarket’s local produce sales up 8%

Sales of locally produced food in Asda’s Northern Ireland stores grew by 8% in 2017, proving that customers are actively...

April 7, 2018

Supermarket slammed for ‘unscrupulous’ treatment of farm suppliers

Supermarket slammed for ‘unscrupulous’ treatment of farm suppliers

Supermarket chain Asda has been slammed for its “unscrupulous” treatment of farm suppliers in the UK. The latest investigation by...

September 8, 2017

Downpatrick meat processor secures ‘sizzling’ deal with Asda

Downpatrick meat processor secures ‘sizzling’ deal with Asda

Downpatrick-based meat processor, Finnebrogue Artisan, has been awarded a new UK-wide contract which will see it supply a range of...

May 12, 2017

Dale Farm suppliers to receive milk price boost from Asda customers

Dale Farm suppliers to receive milk price boost from Asda customers

Asda is the first supermarket in Northern Ireland to sell Dale Farm Farmers’ Milk, giving its customers the option to...

November 21, 2016