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Haggis joins the vegan food boom at Tesco

Demand for the vegetarian/vegan version of haggis is rocketing at Tesco. The supermarket chain said that thanks to the vegan food boom, sales of its non-meat version of the Scottish delicacy have soared by 120% in the last year. The demand – at Tesco’s Scottish stores – is so strong …

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Waitrose shoppers celebrate Burns Night and start spring cleaning

Total sales for Waitrose last seek (to Saturday January 27) excluding fuel were up 0.7% on the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s commercial director Rupert Thomas said sales of foods associated with Burns Night – which was celebrated last Thursday (January 25) – rose 18%, with the Scottish …

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Waitrose shoppers sate healthy appetites – and get prepped for Burns Night

Weekly sales excluding fuel at Waitrose were up 1.3% last week (to Saturday January 20) compared with the same week last year. The supermarket chain’s customer director Martin George said shoppers looking to increase their fruit and vegetable intake showed a healthy appetite for the retailer’s newly launched range of …

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