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Our chefs have been travelling the world to find fresh new flavours and ingredients for an exciting new range of grab & go lunch options.

High in Protein Wild Salmon & Mixed Bean Rice

We’ve got more than 40 new salads, grab boxes, wraps and snacks to choose from … like this oriental-inspired High in Protein Wild Salmon and Mixed Bean Rice.

Everything in the range costs between £1 and £3 – look out for it arriving in stores this week.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 25 April 2017
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We’ve teamed up with with design colleges to support up-and-coming British design talent – like students Amy Cole and Christie White.

Christie and Amy

Amy and Christie won a competition we ran for students to create eye-catching work which could feature in our George Home range next year.

The pair, who are studying at Leeds College of Art, will be welcomed into Asda head office for a work experience placement with the George design team.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 24 April 2017
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Our brilliant colleague Jodie Boyd-Ward combines working at our Middleton store with playing wheelchair rugby league for England and Leeds Rhinos.

Jodie combines working for Asda with playing wheelchair rugby league
Top right picture courtesy of Sponge Beattie, bottom right picture courtesy of Mick Gill

Jodie has severe arthritis, so uses a wheelchair to play sport. She’s playing for Leeds Rhinos this weekend and has been selected for the England Wheelchair Rugby League at at the World Cup in July – and colleagues at the store couldn’t be more proud of her!

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Posted in News & Blogs on 21 April 2017
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Our fab colleagues Maureen Taylor and Irene Stacey have worked at Asda Stanley since it opened in 1977 – so colleagues made them guests of honour as the store celebrated its 40th anniversary.

Maureen and Irene

Maureen and Irene were given flowers, chocolates and a cake during a special presentation with colleagues – and customers got involved too by playing various games throughout the day.

“The presentation was a nice surprise for both of us,” said Irene. "We were really made a fuss of and it was lovely of the colleagues to organise it.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 19 April 2017
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When five-year-old Charlie Wakelin wrote a letter asking us how we make our Easter eggs “taste so brilliant”, we knew there was only one thing to do … invite Charlie to our Chocolate Factory!

Charlie at the factory

Our very own Willy Wonka – Asda chocolate developer Helen Cook – teamed up with the Easter Bunny to arrange an extra special behind-the-scenes tour for Charlie and his grandad Alan.

And Charlie got the chance to put the finishing touches to some of the 40 million chocolate treats our customers will be enjoying this weekend.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 13 April 2017