Supermarket

Nutella

Chaos Ensues After French Supermarket Reduces Price of Nutella

“It was like an orgy," one supermarket employee said of the chaos.
Mayukh Sen
1.26.18
Supermarket

A Supermarket Is Selling a 'Cauliflower Steak' That's Just Cauliflower Wrapped in Plastic

It costs £2 and looks sad.
Mayukh Sen
1.9.18
Pizza

Supermarket Manager Asks Employees to Accept “Plentiful” Pizza as Payment for Overtime Work

The manager acknowledged it was “a big ask,” but promises their unpaid labor will be worth it, because pizza.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.21.17
Pizza

Someone Worked Out How Much Frozen Pizza You Buy in a Year

According to new figures from market analysts Kantar Worldpanel, UK sales of shop-bought pizza have risen to almost £1 billion. Bottom line: you probably eat a lot of frozen pizza.
Daisy Meager
2.22.17
christmas

Why There Could Be a Brussels Sprouts Shortage This Year

British farmers have warned that they may struggle to produce enough Brussels sprouts in the run-up to Christmas.
Phoebe Hurst
12.8.16
Supermarkets

Here’s How Long You Could Survive If You Got Trapped in a Supermarket

A British astrobiology scientist claims to have figured out how long the average British supermarket could keep an adult fed and watered for.
Phoebe Hurst
2.22.16
britain

Brits Can’t Deal with Curved Croissants So This Supermarket Will Only Sell Straight Ones

British supermarket Tesco has announced that it will no longer sell curved croissants because customers find it “easier to spread jam on a straighter shape with a single sweeping motion.”
Phoebe Hurst
2.19.16
love

This Supermarket Says Cucumbers Make Great Valentine's Day Gifts

According to a branch of Tesco, the cat-terrorising vegetable makes a great romantic gift.
Phoebe Hurst
2.3.16
bread

This British Supermarket Is Going to Stop Selling White Bread

Marks and Spencer has announced that from April, its entire pre-packed bread range will be fortified with extra fibre. Basic white bread just got a little less basic.
Phoebe Hurst
1.20.16
Aisle Check

Heaven Is the Food Court at a Suburban Japanese Supermarket

I took a delicious snack tour of Mitsuwa, a huge Japanese supermarket and food court in New Jersey, and came out knowing a lot more about milky soft drinks and pickled root vegetables.
Ashok Kondabolu
12.31.15
honey

British Farmers Are Ditching the Supermarkets

UK farmers are ditching the supermarkets and selling directly to shoppers through new online organisations like The Food Assembly. Aesthetic specifications are non-existent and you’re free to sell whatever you want for whatever you can get.
Michael Segalov
12.21.15
WTF

This Supermarket Ad Suggests Faking Your Own Death to Bring Your Family Together

Maybe Whole Foods needs to take a page from their book and embrace its inner nihilist. After all, nothing says “Happy Holidays” quite like some Spanking the Monkey-level black comedy.
Alex Swerdloff
12.3.15