As you walk through Sainsbury’s supermarket aisles you might be surprised to find that some of our products – including asparagus, peas, beans and grapes – come from one of the world’s oldest, driest deserts in southern Peru.
Our Sustainability Plan and our values underpin all the work we undertake at Sainsbury’s. That’s why we’re proud of our long history in sustainable sourcing, and of our position as the UK’s leading retailer of sustainable fish. We’ve led the retail sector in respect to Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certifications for last six years, while consistently being voted their ‘Supermarket of the Year’ since 2014.
One of the values at the heart of our business is to make a positive difference in the communities we serve. We bring this to life in a number of ways, such as through supporting local charities with fundraising and in-store awareness-raising activities, working with the Royal British Legion and Poppyscotland on their annual Poppy Appeal, and raising vital money for Comic Relief.
We want to be the most inclusive retailer where people love to work and shop. So we were delighted to be announced as a winner of the Business Disability Forum’s Disability-smart Awards this week at the ceremony in London – the second consecutive year that we have won.
With Bonfire Night less than a week away, our focus turns to fire safety as thousands of people prepare to buy fireworks or attend displays.
As more and more of our customers across the country join in Halloween celebrations, this year we introduced our largest ever selection of creepy costumes, petrifying props and terrifying treats. Like any other occasion, quality and value are top of our customers’ shopping lists. And because safety is an area we, and the parents who shop with us, won’t compromise on either, our dress-up range has been carefully designed with safety in mind.
As Sainsbury’s opens its new flagship supermarket in Nine Elms, Vauxhall, South West London, Mike Coupe discusses how Sainsbury’s wants to give customers everything they need under one roof.
Today marks the start of the tenth annual Seafood Week, a fin-tastic eight day campaign to promote the wide range of seafood available in the UK.
Sourcing with integrity is one of the five core values that our business is built around. We know that customers not only want great value for money, but great values behind their products too and they put their trust in us to act responsibly. This is why we’re working hard to set the highest standards for sourcing products and materials not only in the UK, but around the world.
"For there to be true progress in combating food waste, there has to be a spirit of transparency and collaboration."