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Morrisons offers discount for food suppliers

Morrisons offers discount for food suppliers

Published on May 14th, 2020
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UK retailer Morrisons has announced it will be offering a 5% discount to all agricultural suppliers as recognition of their efforts to guarantee the functioning of the supply chain during the current pandemic, reports Fruitnet.com. The discount will benefit the 2,700 operators who supply Morrisons with fruit and vegetables, as well as other products, and will be valid until July 12th.

Morrisons teams up with Deliveroo for contact-free delivery

Morrisons teams up with Deliveroo for contact-free delivery

Published on Apr 09th, 2020

To help UK consumers cope with the current lockdown, retailer Morrisons has partnered with Deliveroo to offer on-demand delivery in 30 minutes to families struggling to secure delivery slots. The partnership is aimed at expanding delivery capabilities, with Morrisons now offering 70 “essential household” items via the Deliveroo app. The service is available from over 130 Morrisons stores across the UK on new £35 lockdown food boxes

Morrisons to expand Wonky range of fruit and vegetables

Morrisons to expand Wonky range of fruit and vegetables

Published on Apr 26th, 2018

UK supermarket chain Morrisons has announced plans to promote imperfect fruit and vegetables. The firm’s range of ‘Wonky Produce’ includes products of with defects such as missing stalks, extreme curvature, imperfect colouring and smaller sizes. A spokesperson for the retailer said that prices would be approximately 60% of the regular-priced goods but would taste just as good. The range includes chillies, frozen mixed berries, with wonky avocados and kiwis to be added soon. By the end of 2018, 33 products from 22 countries should be available.

Morrisons says Britain set for best asparagus crop in a decade

Morrisons says Britain set for best asparagus crop in a decade

Published on Apr 21st, 2015

Britain could have its best crop of outdoor grown asparagus in nearly ten years, Morrisons vegetable buyers have predicted.

In a press release, the UK retailer said intelligence on growing conditions from its farmers, and a forecast three month heat wave, would mean 2015’s asparagus crop could increase by up to 20%.

Big ad spends help Aldi, Lidl grab more of UK market

Big ad spends help Aldi, Lidl grab more of UK market

Published on Apr 13th, 2015

German discounters Aldi and Lidl now hold an 11% slice of UK grocery sales.

According to Nielsen figures for the 12 weeks to March 28, Aldi’s sales grew 17.9% year-on-year, to reach a 6.2% share of the grocery market, and Lidl’s sales rose 10.8%, for a 4.9% share – cementing their positions as the UK’s 5th and 7th biggest supermarkets, respectively.

Lidl biggest spender on TV & press ads

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