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This Christmas you will be able to buy this show-stopping Extra Special Whole Serrano Ham from Asda – at a show-stopping price!

serrano ham

The whole leg of ham is just £39 – including the wood stand – and will make a great centrepiece for your festive celebrations. It is carefully preserved using traditional methods so it will keep for weeks in your kitchen – ready to impress your guests throughout the festive season.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 21 November 2014
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Our fantastic in-store activities are a great way to get the whole family involved with some festive games this December while helping us to donate vital funds to charity – plus we’ll be giving away an “Extra Special” Christmas hamper stocked full of goodies to the winners!

Asda Christmas

Visit your local store between Saturday 6th and Friday 12th December to get involved with our Santa’s Workshop competition, where you can guess the number of elves on our activity board to be in with a chance of winning.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 20 November 2014
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Baby Joel made a surprise appearance at Asda Sefton when mum-to-be Rebecca Groves popped into store for some last minute essentials. Rebecca’s waters broke suddenly and she ended up giving birth to Joel in the store’s Baby Changing rooms with the help of check out colleague-turned midwife Philly McCabe.

Philly with baby Joel

This was the moment that Philly was reunited with baby Joel when he and his mum returned to store in Smithdown Road yesterday for the first time since Joel’s unexpected arrival.

Philly said: “Joel is just like I remember him – absolutely gorgeous!”

Rebecca, 19, from Walton, said: “Without her I don’t know what would have happened really. She was great.”

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Posted in News & Blogs on 17 November 2014
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A donkey sanctuary in Northern Ireland can begin building a sensory garden for visitors with special needs thanks to a donation from Asda.

Benji the donkey thanks Asda

Barbara Logan, our Community Life Champion at Asda Antrim, is a regular volunteer at the Donkey Sanctuary Assisted Therapy Centre in Templepatrick, Northern Ireland, and was delighted to hand over a donation of £18,000 from the Asda Foundation. The donation will pay for an interactive outdoor space complete with games, musical instruments and other sensory equipment.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 17 November 2014
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Beef joint

It’s awards season again and we’ve just come back from the annual Quality Food Awards with a clutch of top prizes!

We had winners from cakes to curries, including a top Christmas Q Award for our delicious Butcher’s Selection British Bone-in Beef Rib.

This delicious prime cut is expertly hand-trimmed and matured for 21 days for extra tenderness and a truly succulent flavour.

It’s just one of 28 Asda products that impressed the judges at the Quality Food and Drink Awards 2014.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 14 November 2014