Sainsbury’s set to ditch plastic bags for loose fruit and veg

The supermarket giant pledges to combat the plastic problem   In an exciting move that will make Sainsbury’s the UK’s first supermarket to do so, the retailer has pledged to ditch plastic bags for all loose vegetables, fruit and bakery items.   The hope is to remove an additional 1,284 tonnes of plastic this year.…

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Celebrate World Meat Free Week with Sainsbury’s plant-based pop-up butchers

Shroomdogs for all   In celebration of World Meat Free Week, which runs from June 21-23, supermarket giant, Sainsbury’s, will open a plant-based pop-up butchers, located on Bethnal Green Road in London.   At first glance, the three day pop-up shop will look no different than a traditional meat butchers. However, the sausages hanging in…

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100% Fat-Free Vegan Bacon is coming to Sainsbury’s throughout the UK

The plant-based meat-alternative producers, Vivera, have announced the release of 100 per cent fat-free vegan ‘Bacon Pieces’     Initially, the ‘bacon’ will be sold exclusively in a number of UK-based Sainsbury’s stores, but as the year progresses, Vivera have reported that the plant-based product will be introduced into other European countries.   At the…

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The Vegan Guide to Shopping at Sainsbury’s

British supermarket Sainsbury’s is riding the plant-based wave by offering customers more vegan options than ever. Sainsbury’s has always been a go-to for specialist products. The supermarket was one of the first UK grocers to sell extra virgin olive o…