Supermarkets have developed over the years to become a driving force on the way that food is grown, sorted and packaged. A number of supermarket and department stores chains produce their own brands. They also either sell, or give away plastic carrier bags that are designed for single use. In the old days these would have been paper, a much more sustainable product and also biodegradable.........
SUPERMARKET and RESTAURANT LINKS :
Aldi (UK) (discount supermarket chain) This UK site includes details of current weekly special offers (with an option to subscribe to a free email newsletter), store locations and new additions to the range of regular products.
Alldays (UK convenience store chain) http://www.alldays.co.uk
Asda (UK supermarket chain) This UK supermarket chain was originally established by Associated Dairies, hence the name, but recently taken over by Wal-Mart.
Auchan (hypermarket chain) This hypermarket chain is based in France but also has a few stores in other countries, including the USA.
Big W (UK hypermarket chain) Part of Woolworths, with similar store layout and range of good to the US KMart, Pamida, ShopKo, Wal-Mart, etc.
British Home Stores (BHS) (UK department store chain)
Budgens (UK supermarket chain)
Burger King (UK) - Includes a restaurant locator current special offers.
Carrefour (supermarket chain) This supermarket chain is based in France but also has a large number of stores in several other European countries and other parts of the world. http://www.alldays.co.uk
Co-Op Stores (UK) (UK retail chain) This site covers the UK Co-op's supermarkets and other shops. There are separate Co-op organisations in some other European countries.
CostCo (UK division of the US membership warehouse retail chain)
Farmfoods (UK supermarket chain) This chain sells mainly but by no means exclusively frozen food.
Iceland (UK supermarket chain) http://www.iceland.co.uk
Harry Ramsden's Fish And Chips Includes details of menu items and locations.
John Lewis Partnership (UK department store chain) http://www.johnlewis.co.uk
Kaufhof (German department store chain)
Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) (UK) This site includes details of menu items.
Kwik Save (UK supermarket chain) A few years ago the Kwik Save chain was purchased by Somerfield.
Lidl (Germany) (European deep discount supermarket chain)
Lidl (UK) (European deep discount supermarket chain) Includes details of store locations, weekly specials, price reductions and a facility to subscribe to a weekly specials email newsletter.
Littlewoods (UK department store chain) http://www.littlewoods.com
Londis (UK supermarket chain) http://www.londis.co.uk
Marks And Spencer (UK department store chain)
McDonald's (UK) - Fast food chain http://www.mcdonalds.co.uk
Migros (Swiss supermarket/hypermarket chain)
Netto (UK) (discount supermarket chain) Includes details of locations and current special offers, and links to Netto sites in other countries featuring 'Smart Shopping'. By taking a no frills approach and cutting out all those unnecessary extras, we can offer you premium quality at the lowest prices in Britain. By only paying for what you want and nothing else we can give today’s busy customer a different and fresh alternative to grocery shopping. And most importantly of all, save you time and money, every day of every week.
Poundland (UK discount retail chain) All items in Poundland shops cost £1.
QD Stores (UK discount retail chain)
Range, The (UK retail chain) This chain has a small number of large stores with a layout similar to K-Mart and Wal-Mart, but UK prices.
Safeway (UK supermarket chain) Most of Safeway's 479 supermarkets in Britain have now been acquired by Morrison's, hence may be re-branded.
Sainsbury's (UK supermarket chain) http://www.sainsburys.com
Somerfield (UK supermarket chain) http://www.somerfield.co.uk
WH Smith (UK retail chain) - WH Smiths sells books, magazines, stationary items.
Spar (UK) (European convenience store chain) - This is Spar's UK site.
Spar (International) - This site covers Spar's operations in all countries.
Subway (UK) - The Subway submarine sandwich chain has 150 locations in UK & Ireland
Superdrug (UK retail chain) Superdrug is primarily a chemist. http://www.superdrug.com
Tesco (UK supermarket chain) http://www.tesco.com
T J Huges - Discount department store chain.
Upim (Italian department store chain)
Waitrose (UK supermarket chain) Part of the John Lewis organisation.
Wimpy's (UK fast food restaurant chain) Includes details of menu items and a restaurant locator, but no prices. http://www.wimpyburgers.co.uk
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Jamie Oliver - Happy Days Tour Live!
Jamie's London restaurant, Fifteen. Jamie Oliver's approachable cooking style, energy and passion is an inspiration to many in the kitchen. Though at times a bit goofy, this DVD is a lot of fun, and you really get to see Jamie do what he does best -- make a big mess, prepare some interesting dishes, all while having a jolly good time!
The purpose of Fifteen is to inspire disadvataged young people to believe that they can create for themselves a career in the restaurant business. We have had 22 young people graduate and many of them are now working full time in some of the world's best restaurants.
It is now two years since Channel Four's show, 'Jamie's Kitchen' followed the trials and tribulations of Jamie's attempts to open a restaurant and create chances for young people. It has been 24 months of tremendous ups and downs. We are now supporting our third group of young people - all of them unemployed when we recruited them, many of them homeless or in care, others living with learning difficulties.
All profits from Fifteen go to the Fifteen Foundation (the charity formerly known as Cheeky Chops), to provide these young people with the working environment in which to expand their knowledge and practical experience.
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