Viet Nam News HCM CITY — Saigon Co-op on Friday opened a new Co.opmart supermarket in Cần Thơ City’s Bình Thủy District, the 106th Co.opmart store in the country and third in the city. Located at 35-37 Cách Mạng Tháng Tám Street, Co.opmart Bình Thủy has a total business area of 2,400sq,m and an investment cost of more than VNĐ55 billion (US$2.36 million). It stocks more than 30,000 items, including fresh and processed foods, cosmetics, clothes and household utensils, 90 per cent of which are high-quality Vietnamese products. The new outlet would provide people in the city, and especially the district, with one more place to buy goods with clear origin, good quality, and reasonable prices, especially on the upcoming New Year and Tết (Lunar New year) holidays. For the upcoming Tết, Saigon Co.op, owner of the Co.opmart, Co.op Xtra and Co.op Food chains, plans to stock nearly 150,000 tonnes of goods … [Read more...] about New Co.opmart supermarket opens in Cần Thơ
PUBLISHED: 13:17 20 December 2018 Charlotte Smith-Jarvis Which supermarket makes the best mince pies? Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto Archant We sampled a selection of mince pies from a range of supermarkets – budget to splurge. Here are our front runners. Tesco Finest 6 All Butter Mince Pies (£2)Well-filled and served warm with a dollop of alcohol-infused cream these could make a great dessert.There was plenty of filling and a firm but buttery pastry but that dash of brandy promised on the packaging wasn’t noticeable. They could have been more generous with the booze.6/10M&S 6 All Butter Mince Pies (£2.50)“No complaints here – great with a cup of tea,” said one tester.Most enjoyed these pies, saying they had really buttery, crumbly pastry and a generous filling (which was at times a bit claggy).Overall a good flavour which ticked all the boxes.7/10Aldi Classic Mince PiesQuite average tasting with pastry which … [Read more...] about What’s the best supermarket mince pie to buy in 2018?
0 Have your say Plans for a 74 new homes and a new supermarket in Peterborough have been refused by councillors. The application would have seen the demolition of all the buildings on the old British Sugar site at Oundle Road, Woodston, but was defeated yesterday (Tuesday) because the proposal does not have enough affordable housing as part of the project.A packed meeting at the Town Hall heard from protesters including Cllrs Andy Coles, Alan Dowson and Lucia Serluca who objected saying that the developers had not sufficiently considered the impact on the local communityCllr Serluca said: “Residents are rightly concerned about the levels of traffic in the area which continues to grow year on year. There is a school nearby, a nursery and the Valley Park Local Centre with its shops right next to this proposed development.“The number of traffic movements, if this Lidl store were build would eclipse the current levels, and I believe cause severe … [Read more...] about Plans for new Peterborough homes and supermarket rejected
Police are investigating a burglary at a north Derbyshire supermarket. Officers were called to reports of a burglary of the Co-op supermarket in Eckington at 3.40am on Friday, December 14.The offenders stole cigarettes, a large quantity of cash and CCTV equipment, Derbyshire police said.Anyone with any information should contact Derbyshire police by calling 101 and quoting incident number 18000605808. Find out who has appeared before the courts in Chesterfield … [Read more...] about ‘Large amount of cash’ stolen from Derbyshire supermarket
0 Have your say The winter vomitiing bug norovirus may be contained in fruit and vegetables sold in supermarkets, food experts have warned. Researchers conducted a survey that found that one in every 20 lettuces harboured the virus, which causes people to suffer from vomiting and diarrhoea. And one in every 27 punnets of raspberries contained the bug which can be deadly in the very young and the elderly.The researchers said their findings highlighted serious hygiene issues with food suppliers and retailers. They told the paper: “Norovirus is the commonest cause of gastrointestinal disease in the UK causing millions of cases annually.“One should not expect to find a norovirus in one’s lettuce or raspberry. “When the virus is detected it is clear that guidance [on food hygiene] is not being adhered to and that in consequence the pathogen is entering the food supply chain.” The scientists tested 568 lettuces, most of which were grown … [Read more...] about Norovirus warning: vomiting bug ‘found in supermarket fruit and veg’