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Scandal as bags of fresh air found to be bulked out with crisps

Britain’s supermarkets are rocked by allegations that their own-brand bags of fresh air are being half-filled with crisps in order to bulk out the packaging.

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Posted: May 17th, 2010
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Tesco’s expanded regional range to include frozen fried Mars Bars

Supermarket giant, Tesco, is to feature more regional food in its stores with its new ‘Best of British’ product range.

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Posted: Nov 2nd, 2009
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Church divided over supermarket advertising strategies

The Church of England is divided once again over the use of supermarket-style deals to advertise Christianity on the mass market.

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Posted: Jul 29th, 2009
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Happy, uncomplaining farmer shunned by farming community

'nothing to moan about, really'The farming community is shunning a Shropshire farmer who told a local television news reporter that he was happy and had no complaints about his job. ‘Sunny’ Jim Jones, who has worked the land for thirty years, was filmed leaning against his tractor watching his herd of Friesians contentedly grazing under sunny blue skies; ‘I am up with the lark for the milking and out in the fields with the owls. It’s a great life I wouldn’t change for anything in the world.’ When asked by the reporter what he would like to complain about he stunned the TV news crew by saying ‘Well, nothing really.’

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Posted: Apr 9th, 2009
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Supermarket counters credit crunch with new ‘Sod ‘Em’ Unfair Trade range

‘Tested on animals, just to be sure.’

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Posted: Oct 3rd, 2008
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