Shoprite serves 100 million R5 deli meals
Shoprite - Apr 8th, 09:37
This week Shoprite served its 100 millionth R5 deli meal since launching the affordable meal options almost two years ago.
Despite escalating petrol and electricity prices, the VAT increase and the introduction of the sugar tax, Shoprite remains true to its business promise of low prices in order to bring consumers some much-needed relief. In fact, at the end of December 2018, Shoprite was selling more than 10 000 items at lower prices than the previous year.
Africa’s largest retailer works tirelessly to provide hard-pressed customers, pensioners and students with products that are affordable and accessible, such as the range of heavily discounted deli meals for just R5 or less which was launched in May 2017.
• fried fish - R5
• potato hashbrown - R2
• small pap - R3
• pancake - R3
• sweetcorn on a stick - R2.50
• vegetable soup – R3
Over the past two years, the following have proven to be the three most popular meals:
• large igwinya (vetkoek) – R3
• fried egg & tomato sandwich – R4
• hot dog – R3.50
Shoprite recognises the severe financial pressures which affect many South Africans and will continue to present consumers with innovative and value-added promotions so as to deliver the lowest prices on food and household essentials every day.
It subsidises the cost of basic food items and has extended its bread subsidy indefinitely, with its 600g in-house bakery bread retailing for just R4.99 since April 2016.
The Shoprite Group’s robust hunger relief programme aims to address the food security challenges faced by so many people across the African continent, and it has served more than 37 million cups of soup to communities in need, planted 62 food gardens and trained 1 302 small-scale farmers.
Over R509 million in surplus food from all of its stores has been donated to hundreds of non-profit organisations that collectively feed thousands of hungry people daily.
Shoprite is fighting for its customers in reaction to petrol and other price increases and will not stop doing so until no one is left hungry.
Pick n Pay rolls out R4 lifetime reusable bag made from recycled plastic bottles
20/09/2019 - 14:14
Pick n Pay is rolling out its new budget green People n Planet reusable bag nationally after a successful trial with customers earlier this year. The bag is expected to be in all stores by mid-October.
Shoprite targets rivers on World Cleanup Day
19/09/2019 - 14:59
The Shoprite Group has partnered with the South African Department of Water and Sanitation to host river cleanups on World Cleanup Day (21 September 2019) and everyone’s invited to join in.
Zara launches online store in South Africa
19/09/2019 - 11:58
Zara has launched its online sales in SA through its dedicated website zara.com/za. This marks an important milestone in the expansion of Zara’s integrated store and online platform into markets where it already has a store presence.
Pick n Pay launches collectable Rugby Super Cards
19/09/2019 - 11:28
Local sports fans can once again feel part of the upcoming rugby tournament thanks to the launch of Pick n Pay’s new Rugby Super Cards.
Ackermans launches ‘Moms4Moms’ educational platform to give mothers a helping hand
16/09/2019 - 14:03
According to a 2017 Statistic South Africa report, 61% of South African children are raised by only their mothers. This reveals that the majority of South African women have to navigate single-parenthood, as well as being the sole provider for their families.