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Did You Know… 30 May, 2017

By Donna Ahern
Did You Know… 30 May, 2017

Did You Know… UK retailer Tesco has developed a resealable salad bag? The UK retailer introduced the new bags following research which found that salad-leaf products are among the most wasted food SKUs on supermarket shelves.

Did You Know… Lidl Slovenia has committed to reducing the content of added sugar and salt in its private label products by 20% by 2025? The goal will be met gradually and achieved in close cooperation with the retailer's suppliers, with whom the retailer will prepare concrete measures.

Did You Know… While good schools, leafy streets and low crime are all factors when choosing where to live, supermarkets may also have significant impact on house hunting trends? Homes near a supermarket command a premium of more than £21,000, research from Lloyds Bank reveals, when compared with the rest of the area.

Did You Know… Aldi's $8 Rosé Has Been Ranked One of the Best in the World? It beat out bottles three times its price, according to Hailed for its hints of "strawberry, white fruit and subtle spice," this pale pink delight is now right at the top of our shopping list.

Did You Know… Aldi Suisse has provided its stores in the Italian-speaking region of Ticino with collection locations for recycling plastic cartons and bottles? The decision was made in reaction from the positive response to the introduction of the first recycling collection points in eastern Switzerland and the Zurich area back in 2016.

Did You Know… Lloyds Bank found that homes within easy reach of a local supermarket command a premium of £21,512 on average compared with property prices in nearby areas? Reported by the, properties close to a Marks & Spencer have the second highest premium, with homes worth an average of £29,992 more than homes further away, the research found.

Did You Know… Nestle SA has announced that they will be reducing the salt content by 20% on one of their most popular items, Maggi noodles. This is in response to consumer and government demands for healthier product choices.

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