A new variety of celery is available, initially from Waitrose. Celericious has a sweeter, less aniseed flavour and a slightly less stringy texture which makes it more versatile. It has taken eight years to develop and costs £1.18 a bunch.
Sainsbury’s and the second annual Million Meal Appeal, run by charity FareShare, are looking for volunteers for October 6 when shoppers are urged to buy one item from the Million Meal shopping list. The food is then distributed to needy families across the UK. Find out more at www.fareshare.org.uk
Lidl specials from August 30 include an electric salt and pepper mill for £6.99 and salad spinner for £2.99. From September 3, snap up a hiking fleece jacket for £11.99; and binoculars for £7.99.