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New and Exclusive International Wines

Our wine team has been working tirelessly, sourcing some fantastic new wines from all corners of the globe. The new wines have now launched in Asda stores, right in time for the British summer. Our wine team are certain you’ll find a bottle that you love: “There's something for everyone and every occasion. From our gold medal winning Wine Atlas Negramaro to the Casa Luis Gran Reserva or to the silver medal winning Extra Special Rose from Australia. From Prosecco to Sauvignon,...

Posted: Thursday 22nd Jun 2017

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Strawberry Season

Thanks to the warmer weather in May, we’ve seen a spike in the growth of our strawberry crops resulting in an increased number of the nation’s favourite red berry. Our growers have seen an increase in crop production of 30% versus the predicted harvest. This is great news for our customers as due to the bountiful number of strawberries harvested, Asda have introduced a new 700g punnet of berries, alongside it’s existing 300g pack. The launch of the larger punnets benefit UK gr...

Posted: Thursday 22nd Jun 2017

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Walmart Associates Week

At the end of May, 15,000 Walmart colleagues from all corners of the globe gathered in Bentonville, Arkansas for Associates Week – five days of activities, events and experiences including the annual Walmart Shareholder’s Conference. Those in attendance had the opportunity to learn from one another, celebrate the previous year and see what Walmart has planned for the future.  As well as the Shareholder’s Conference, the week’s events included concerts, visits to loc...

Posted: Friday 16th Jun 2017

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Flower Power

Our flowers have won Asda the Multiple Floral Retailer of the Year award at the 2017 FPC Fresh Awards. Over 8,000 supermarket shoppers voted online in January and through to April to decide the winner of the award. Customers agreed that Asda is the one-stop shop, for quality, variety and value for money flowers. Our buyers work tirelessly to ensure we source the very best flowers at the very best price. The flowers are then packed and wrapped at our Whittlesey site before being distributed to ...

Posted: Friday 16th Jun 2017

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Asda Foundation - 10K Series

Izabela Bielenica, keen runner and one of our Finance Administrators, is the poster girl for the 2017 Asda Foundation 10K Series. Launched over 10 years ago, the races raise funds for the Jane Tomlinson appeal and are famed for their fun, friendliness and fantastic atmosphere. Izabela will be running again this year in the Leeds, Hull and York 10K, aiming for a time of 50 minutes. The flat, fast course in Leeds combined with the enthusiastic spectators and spectacular Town Hall finish makes th...

Posted: Friday 9th Jun 2017

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