30 August 2018
At Asda, we're delighted to introduce a brand new function to our Supply Chain team. This new team is dedicated to optimising our supply and distribution plans. Working with all stakeholders, including our vendor base, they will introduce logic,…
30 August 2018
The combination of the hot weather and a lack of rain has made it difficult for a lot of our growers across the UK and the rest of Europe. Carrots in particular have been much more difficult to grow.   Carrots usually take around 140 days to…
28 August 2018
Asda are delighted to celebrate Princes for graduating to full member status of the Ethical Trading Initiative. The attachment below highlights their fantastic progress.     Princes Full Member of ETI     Jo Scott, our Senior…
28 August 2018
The retailer today reports a 20% year on year sales increase on whole head and prepared mangoes. Asda works closely with overseas growers to ensure the perfect mango eating experience year round.   Asda has reported a 20% year on year sales…
28 August 2018
Today (16th Aug 2018), Walmart has reported its Earnings Results for the second quarter including results for Asda for the period (1st April 2018 – 30th June 2018)   The supermarket has seen a fifth quarter of positive growth as it posts a 0.4…
15 August 2018
Nikki Dixon, Senior Manager for Plastic Reduction, writes about why we’re taking plastic off the popular British veg.   ​   Since we launched our Plastic Unwrapped strategy in February, we’ve been on a journey to remove avoidable plastic…
10 August 2018
Significant price investment will see prices of core Free From lines up to 40% cheaper than other retailers. The retailer has also added over 100 NEW lines to its existing Free From range.   Asda has announced a significant price investment on…
06 August 2018
The Asda Foundation has today announced the first wave of charitable grants from its Healthy Holiday Fund, with a total of £200,000 available to good causes across the UK.   The grants - up to £1000 each - are part of a new fund set up by the…
05 August 2018
With the popularity of craft beer showing no signs of slowing down*, Asda is proud to announce the launch of the supermarket’s first own-brand craft beer line.   In collaboration with award-winning Yorkshire-based craft brewery, Bad Co, Asda…
04 August 2018
A big well done to all our customers and colleagues who've been taking part in this summer of Pride.  We lit up our Home Office in Leeds city centre to show our support for this weekend’s Pride events in Brighton, Belfast and Leeds. Read our blog…