Tesco selling "bumper yield" of raspberries at £1 a punnet

Supermarket Tesco says it will sell 150g punnets of British-grown raspberries for £1 for the next two weeks.

Image: HW
Image: HW

Its berries buyer Jordan Blandford said: "This summer’s unpredictable weather has led to our suppliers having excess crop. This week our raspberry supplier Berry World have picked a huge amount. We have worked with them to take more and offer the bonus berries to customers at a discounted price."

Britain's largest grocery retailer says it will take an additional 140 tonnes of raspberries over the fortnight.

"We want to support our British farmers and stop any raspberries from going to waste," Blandford added.

"British raspberry farmers are able to make more profit from their bumper yield and customers benefit from low-cost fresh fruit."

Tesco says it has already offered customers bonus deals on strawberries, carrots, cauliflowers, cherries, lettuce, lemons and celery over the past 12 months.


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