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Judith Batchelar: Fair’s fair

Fairtrade Foundation kicks off their ‘Great British Fairness Debate’ today to celebrate 20 years of Fairtrade. So, over the next couple of weeks they want to highlight that when people make a conscious effort to buy Fairtrade products, like coffee, it empowers the coffee bean farmers to get a fair price for what they grow.

By Judith Batchelar on 29 September 2014

Freedom Foodies Blogger Round Up

Sainsbury’s celebrates 20 years of Freedom Food with the help of eight fantastic bloggers, their recipes and farm visits to showcase why Freedom Food is so important.

By CR & Society team on 26 September 2014

Peter Mossendew: Property Graduate Scheme – One year on

The Property Division at Sainsbury’s is a hidden world, only those lucky enough to work here really understand the exciting and crucial role it plays in driving the business forward. You name it, we’re involved in it. Having had the privilege of being on the Property Graduate scheme for the last year, I wanted to give the outside world a glimpse of what we get up to.

By Our Graduates on 19 September 2014

Back to basics with ‘ugly’ fruit and vegetables

We’ve been asked over recent weeks and months if we sell ‘ugly’ fruit and veg. Firstly I don’t think any of our produce is less appealing than any other, but the questions have prompted me to think about the times when we have decided to reduce the specification on the fresh produce we source so we can make the most of the crop when we’re hit with unseasonal weather.

By Judith Batchelar on 17 September 2014

Summer Series Wrap-up

To celebrate a great summer of sport we invited a selection of bloggers to our Summer Series sporting events, which have been held in various locations across the UK in partnership with British Athletics. We did this to give them and their families a chance to experience British Athletics up close and personal, embracing the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games.

By CR & Society team on 08 September 2014

Our Fairtrade banana partnership with Banafrut

At Sainsbury’s, we are proud that since 2007, 100% of our bananas are Fairtrade. As our customers tuck into a delicious piece of fruit, they know it’s not just good for them but also for the people growing those bananas.

By Judith Batchelar on 08 September 2014

Claudia Barnett: 11 essential items every Fresher forgets

While I am on my year-long-placement with the Sainsbury's Corporate Affairs team, many of my uni mates are preparing to head back to uni. To the Freshers reading this, I wanted to share with you some information that I wish I'd known when I started.

on 08 September 2014

Tuval Rockman: How we save water

In 2011 we made a commitment to reduce the amount of water use by 50% against our 05/06 baseline. In March 2013 we achieved this goal but continue to work to reduce our usage further.

on 02 September 2014

Back to School lunchbox essentials

With the return of the packed lunch, why not take a peek at our lunchbox essentials to get you started for the first week back to school.

on 29 August 2014

Kathryn Eastwood: Sainsbury’s does property

Sainsbury’s property portfolio is vital to its business. Without it, there would be no stores to trade from, nowhere to hold goods awaiting distribution and no offices to coordinate these processes. But most people are at a loss as to what our Coventry-based Property Department actually does. Hopefully, I can shed some light on what goes on in our Midlands Store Support Centre!

By Our Graduates on 20 August 2014

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