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It wouldn’t be Halloween without pumpkins – and we’ve got a bumper crop this year at Asda with large pumpkins just £1.50 in store. Once you’ve got your pumpkin you’ll need a pumpkin carving kit – available in store – and a bit of imagination!

Simon McGinnis with his creations

We asked food artist Simon McGinnis to provide some inspiration. Simon’s a Man Utd fan who’s looking forward to the Manchester Derby this weekend so he carved Manchester United boss Louis Van Gaal and Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 30 October 2014
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Our Chosen by you Onion ring crisps come “highly” recommended – at a height of 10,800 feet to be precise!

Steve with the onion ring crisps

They were Steve Webster’s snack of choice when he and partner Angie Gardner went hiking on the Matterhorn last month in Switzerland.

The couple from Morecambe sent us this fantastic photo after their long hike, saying “Love your onion rings, see attached photo. Took to base camp at the Matterhorn Switzerland. Delicious at 10800 ft!”

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Posted in News & Blogs on 29 October 2014
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Cousins Maggie and Luca with the sausages

If you love toffee apples and sausages you’ll love our new limited edition Extra Special sausage flavour – out in time for Halloween and bonfire night!

Cousins Maggie, 4, and Luca, 5, pictured above at our Downpatrick store in Northern Ireland, were among the first to try them and gave them a big thumbs-up!

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Posted in News & Blogs on 29 October 2014
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Asda leads the way in tackling under-age sales through focused training and by measuring our own performance using independent test purchases.

Each month every one of our stores is visited by an independent test purchaser to ensure they are always asking customers who look under the age of 25 for ID to prove they are over 18 when attempting to purchase age restricted products.

Our Challenge 25 policy is designed to ensure that you are asked for identification if you look under 25 in order that you can prove you are the required legal age to purchase the product.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 28 October 2014
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid

The latest book in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney is coming soon! Diary of a Wimpy Kid – The Long Haul, which is the ninth book in the popular collection, is out on 5th November.

You can pre-order the hardback at Asda Direct now for just £5.

To celebrate we’re giving away all nine Wimpy Kid books – as well as the DIY book and the Movie Diary! We’ve got 30 sets to give away. For a chance to win simply fill in the form and tell us which book is your favourite.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 27 October 2014