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4.10.19

Supermarket Pulls Chocolate Easter Ducklings After Complaints of Racism

The color choices for Waitrose's “Crispy Duckling, Fluffy Duckling, [and] Ugly Duckling” have sparked controversy.

12.4.18

Pigs in Blankets Tea Will Not Get You in the Christmas Spirit

Sainsbury's latest festive food monstrosity will make you wish it was already February.

11.1.18

What the Waitrose Editor's Vegan Joke Tells Us About the Absurd 'Free Speech' Debate

Why does a question of basic professional etiquette have to become a national debate about freedom of expression?

10.31.18

What Vegans Think of the Waitrose Food Editor Who Joked About Killing Them

“The only reason for him to step down should have been on the grounds that his joke was offensive to good banter.”

10.18.18

British Supermarket Chain to Rename ‘Sexist’ Sandwich After Customers Complain

The sandwich contains a condiment similar to Gentleman's Relish.

9.12.18

Waitrose Comes Under Fire for Bougie ‘Student Essentials’ List

“Mama, to the condiments aisle!”

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2.7.17

How Korean Seaweed Got Turned into a Health Food

For decades, Korean laver (seaweed) was barely eaten outside of the Korean community. Today, itsu, Waitrose, and countless organic retailers sell Westernised versions of the stuff, promoting it as a low-calorie snack.

7.14.16

I Went to a Crazy ‘Christmas in July’ Show to Find Out What You’ll Be Eating in December

All those mince pies and festive canapés are developed by supermarkets months in advance, and displayed at garish summer press events. Prepare for glitter and eggnog Wensleydale.

7.12.16

The Trials and Tribulations of Being Caught with a Waitrose Bag in Aldi

What happens when you accidentally turn up in Aldi with a glaringly conspicuous Waitrose bag? Or find yourself in Iceland with a party pack of 72 sausage rolls and only an M&S Food bag to transport it home with?

12.7.15

Mr Christmas Reflects on the Events of 2015 While Taste-Testing Festive Snacks

What does the man who celebrated Christmas every day think of this startlingly bleak year?