Sainsbury’s celebrates the first (sign of) Noel

Landscape Tt D Noel Belgian Chocolate Tiffin

Tomorrow *Thursday 30th June* Sainsbury’s will host the Christmas 2016 press show. Celebrating Christmas in June might sound premature but in fact it’s a major focus for the business all year round, as a huge amount of planning goes into what is both our most important trading time as well as our customers’ favourite season.

Tomorrow is the first chance to showcase our Sainsbury’s Christmas 2016 food, drink, fashion and lifestyle ranges to media.  

Susi Richards, Head of Product Development at Sainsbury’s says, “We know our customers want to really impress during this special time and so alongside our Sainsbury’s development chefs, we spend a lot of time looking at the latest food trends emerging from across the world - be it from restaurants, street food or social media - to create some stand-out ‘talking pieces’, such as our truffled mac’n’cheese bites and luxurious lobster & king prawn brioche rolls.”

The product developers, for whom Christmas is a 365 day operation, have embraced burgeoning food trends to create an array of tempting treats for this Christmas.  Here is a sneak preview of some top picks from the festive food range, available to try at tomorrow’s event*:

  • by Sainsbury’s Turkey & Sausage Garland with Bramley Apple & Cider
  • Taste the Difference Scallop & Black Pudding with Bacon Jam
  • Taste the Difference Pigs in Blankets in Yorkshires with Ale & Shallot Gravy
  • by Sainsbury’s Chorizo Jam & Smoked Cheddar Croquettes
  • Taste the Difference Lobster & Prawn with Smoked Chilli Butter and Hot Brioche Rolls
  • Taste the Difference Root Vegetable Polenta Centrepiece
  • Taste the Difference Christmas Cheese Stack
  • Taste the Difference Crémant de Loire
  • Taste the Difference ‘Noel’ Chocolate Tiffin

*These products will be showcased as part of the Sainsbury’s Christmas Press show tomorrow. This event is only for media and not open to the public.

About the event

  • Date: 30 June 2016

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