Tesco and Waitrose follow rivals with banana price rise Subscription

02 Dec 2016 | By Beth Gault

Increasing import costs cited by Tesco as price of iconic SKU rises from 68p to 72p

tesco finest ready meal

Tesco's new Finest ready meals inspired by street food

01 Dec 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The new range enters a buoyant chilled ready meals category up £72.5m in value

Tesco staff worker employee

Tesco employs 15,000 extra shop floor workers for Christmas Subscription

01 Dec 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The temporary festive workers will join regular shop floor staff plus thousands of head office employees in stores

Tesco app

Tesco launches further expansion of PayQwiq digital wallet

01 Dec 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The retailer will award up to 500 Clubcard points as an incentive for first-time users

Tesco mince pies promotion

Tesco Mince Pie Man back on the streets Video Subscription

29 Nov 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The Mince Pie Drop will target 18 towns from Aberystwyth to Portsmouth

Tesco food waste app

Tesco calls for food waste entrepreneurs to join BackIt

29 Nov 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Hannah McCollum, founder of ChicP, has become the first food waste entrepreneur to join the platform

Philip Clarke Tesco

Philip Clarke to avoid charges over Tesco accounting scandal Subscription

29 Nov 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Three other former Tesco directors face trial next September in connection with the overstatement of its profits in 2014

fsa sticker

Tesco defends FSA over self-regulation model Subscription

24 Nov 2016 | By Ian Quinn

’By 2020 local food safety officers on the ground will not be able to carry out their functions’ warns Tim Smith

tesco direct

Tesco backtracks on Black Friday next-day click & collect promise Subscription

23 Nov 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The retailer has also warned customers to expect likely delivery delays

tesco farms

Tesco to take on discounters in own brand with price pledge Subscription

18 Nov 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco is to benchmark thousands of food and drink products against Asda and the discounters

Dave Lewis

Tesco head office staff take to the shop floor Subscription

17 Nov 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco head office staff have pledged to work a total of more than 10,000 days in stores in the run up to Christmas

tesco finest wyke cheddar

Wyke Farms to supply Tesco with its Finest Cheddar Subscription

17 Nov 2016 | By Kevin White

Four variants of Wyke Farms Somerset Cheddar was selected by the supermarket according to a specific taste profile

frozen pizza chicken

Surya Foods launches 60 frozen world food SKUs into Tesco Subscription

14 Nov 2016 | By Carina Perkins

The new Tesco lines include Dayat, Gino’s Pizza, Hortex, Humza, Sympli, Jawo, Bantuway and Vadilal

david beardmore

Tesco sugar axeman David Beardmore takes up Lotus role Subscription

11 Nov 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Beardmore launched an award-winning campaign for sugar reduction in May 2013

Tesco Bank

Tesco Bank reassures customers 'normal service' is resumed Subscription

09 Nov 2016 | By Ian Quinn

All 9,000 customers hit by cyber-attack have been fully reimbursed, the bank says

soft drinks sugar

Tesco drops 5% soft drinks sugar cut in wake of levy Subscription

07 Nov 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has been praised by health campaigners for taking huge amounts of sugar out of its products thanks to its reformulation

tesco furby ad

Tesco set to be cheaper than Argos on toys this Christmas Subscription

07 Nov 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

This year will be Sainsbury’s first Christmas following the acquisition of Argos

tesco recipe kit meals

Tesco joins Waitrose with launch of recipe box range

03 Nov 2016 | By Lisa Riley

The supermarket giant’s 12-strong Recipe Box line-up has rolled out into a dozen of the retailer’s stores

Drunken Berries

Drunken Berries achieves Tesco BackIt funding target Subscription

01 Nov 2016 | By Lisa Riley

The mixer lineup is made with gin and brandy blended with puréed berries

FIFA video game Xbox Playstation

Fifa 16 launch change leads to gaming fall at Tesco and Asda Subscription

01 Nov 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

HMV overtook Amazon in the 12 weeks to 27 September, to become the UK’s largest physical music retailer

tesco hq

Tesco faces £100m claim over profits overstatement Subscription

31 Oct 2016 | By Ian Quinn

More than 125 institutional funds allege it breached the Financial Services & Markets Act

black friday

Tesco readies 'most aggressive' Black Friday deals push yet Subscription

28 Oct 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco was forced to apologise to customers in 2015 as its deliveries buckled under the volume of orders from Black Friday

john worth pears

Tesco to launch poached apples and pears to cut waste

27 Oct 2016 | By Beth Gault

The move follows the launch of wonky pears under its Perfectly Imperfect range last week

Tesco sign with Christmas hat

Tesco continues toy wars with three for two Christmas deal Subscription

27 Oct 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco is also running a TV advert that sees a team of young toy testers putting their most loved toys through their paces

Tesco free from

Tesco and Alpro develop chilled free-from fixture

24 Oct 2016 | By Kevin White

The new fixture starts rolling out this week to Tesco stores nationally

tesco christmas ad 2016

Humbug! Tesco mum is annoyed by Christmas... for a bit Video

11 Nov 2016 | By Mark Dishman

The pumpkins are still rotting as Guy Fawkes smoulders, but we’ve had Poppy Day so it’s full steam ahead for Christmas!

tesco streatham martin francis

Tesco Streatham High Road: Grocer 33 store of the week

27 Oct 2016

We’re entering the busiest period and Halloween is the first big test before Christmas

Tesco's Marmite shelf grab

Unilever's demands are driven by adverse currency headwinds Subscription

14 Oct 2016 | By Adam Leyland

We all knew food price inflation was on the way

marmite one use

Trading disputes: the price of Brexit Britain Subscription

14 Oct 2016 | By Adam Leyland, Ian Quinn

As The Grocer revealed earlier this week, fmcg giant Unilever stopped deliveries to Tesco


Unilever-Tesco scrap: who are the winners and losers?

13 Oct 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Latest comment from one of the biggest rows of the year


Tesco v Unilever: what the analysts say

13 Oct 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Here’s what experts had to say about the stand off between Tesco and Unilever on prices Unilever

tesco hq

Could Tesco's pension deficit derail its impressive recovery? Subscription

07 Oct 2016 | By Alec Mattinson, Edward Devlin

Tesco revealed its pension deficit ballooned an eye-watering £3.2bn to £5.9bn in the first half, but what does it mean for the turnaround at the supermarket?

dave lewis

Tesco’s ‘big six’ questions Subscription

05 Oct 2016 | By Ian Quinn, Edward Devlin

Dave Lewis hailed its first-half results as proof the retailer was “out of crisis”. Here are the big six questions raised by today’s announcements


Tesco results: what the analysts say Subscription

05 Oct 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Analysts full of praise for CEO Dave Lewis as “the tanker is turned around”

disabled parking credit Flickr user steve p2008 under the Creative Commons Licence 2.0

10 fine ways Tesco could charge its shoppers more Subscription

04 Oct 2016 | By Ian Quinn

A fine idea: 10 more ways Tesco could clamp down on irresponsible shoppers

Horse attached to tesco trolley

Tesco the Horsegate villain rides to FSA's rescue

30 Sep 2016 | By Adam Leyland

This demonstrates just how desperately short of resources the FSA and the local authorities it relies on have become

tesco perfectly imperfect wonky cucumbers

That Tesco is leading the way on food waste is amazing

09 Sep 2016 | By Adam Leyland

It’s easy to be cynical about the supermarkets. Especially when it comes to tackling food waste

Sign in

Newsletter Sign-up


I wish to receive the following newsletters:

For Members

Become a Gold Member to receive these newsletters:

Become a Platinum Member to receive these newsletters:

Become a member of The Grocer



CLICK HERE to search for the products, services and companies you need in the definitive guide to the UK food and drink industry.