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Tesco next down the pan?

Recruiting kids at that age is bloody atrocious.
It was a pads school. It probably save the MOD a fortune as it didn't have to spend any money on bog roll for decades.
 

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Apparently things went wrong with the nomenclature for this stuff

as it was supposed to have been for use as skin on the Horsa gliders because though it might wrinkle, it never tore.
 
Mine comes from my own experience. Our product liability insurers tell us what shelf life we can apply irrespective of the results of the preservative effectiveness test.

The supermarkets have no influence on the shelf life of a branded product. Heinz don’t apply a different life to beans sold in Tesco compared with the corner shop.
I'll tell him, that he and his bosses are lying then....

Tbh, I'll believe him with his direct knowledge and experience, over some person on an anonymous forum, who perports to be a business expert in this field.
 
The supermarkets have no influence on the shelf life of a branded product. Heinz don’t apply a different life to beans sold in Tesco compared with the corner shop.
Perhaps not to tins of beans but if those beans were sold as frozen beans then quite probably they would have to dependent on the customer Heinz were selling to...

How a product is stored during both transport and retail display will greatly affect shelf life. Storage temperature has the biggest effect, but light and humidity will also influence shelf life. Customers may have different requirements for the temperature and duration that the product will be stored at. Therefore it’s possible that one product may need to have more than one shelf life if the manufacturer has more than one customer.
Setting Shelf Life
 
I'll tell him, that he and his bosses are lying then....

Tbh, I'll believe him with his direct knowledge and experience, over some person on an anonymous forum, who perports to be a business expert in this field.
Fuck me, when will you people learn, you don't question the business Oracle.
 
Apparently things went wrong with the nomenclature for this stuff

as it was supposed to have been for use as skin on the Horsa gliders because though it might wrinkle, it never tore.
Is there a business opportunity to produce and supply personalised toilet paper? Wipe your arse (women, being made of sugar, spice, and all things nice have no need for such things) on a picture of a politician/celebrity/ex you dislike.
 
I've found exactly the same. Aldi has lost its way for me and turned into a sort of food only B&M. Their stuff might be cheap but it's become deadly dull. Think of a supermarket selling nothing but insipid value brands and you get the idea. Thankfully Lidl hasn't gone down that route... yet.
I suspect Aldi has 'found' rather than 'lost' its way. They are out to maximise sales and to do that they stock what their customers want to buy. Products that sell poorly are delisted to make way for stuff that sells well.

Lidl will be doing the same although I suspect they are targeting a slightly different demographic to Aldi and thus, the more 'exotic' lines survive.

We used to by pork schnitzels at Aldi - great for homemade Jäger and Zigeuner schnitzel. The bastards stopped selling them just because they hate me.
 
Is there a business opportunity to produce and supply personalised toilet paper? Wipe your arse (women, being made of sugar, spice, and all things nice have no need for such things) on a picture of a politician/celebrity/ex you dislike.
I though it was personalised. I enjoyed wiping my Gary on 'The Government'.
 
Take a look on the job websites and see how ASDA advertise various positions, and the requirements:
They're another supermarket who are massive pricks to their suppliers.

Their buying team visited the factory where my dad worked a few years ago. My dad's place were offering to make them the exclusive customer for what they made. Asda looked round, watched the production and all that shit then offered a deal that was ridiculously low. They were told that the company couldn't possibly supply for that price - "lay some of your staff off then" was the reply.

Luckily for the fellas who worked there it was a massive company (part of Unilever at the time) and they could afford to tell Asda to go and get fucked.
 
They're another supermarket who are massive pricks to their suppliers.

Their buying team visited the factory where my dad worked a few years ago. My dad's place were offering to make them the exclusive customer for what they made. Asda looked round, watched the production and all that shit then offered a deal that was ridiculously low. They were told that the company couldn't possibly supply for that price - "lay some of your staff off then" was the reply.

Luckily for the fellas who worked there it was a massive company (part of Unilever at the time) and they could afford to tell Asda to go and get fucked.
All businesses want the cheapest they can get.
 
Is there a business opportunity to produce and supply personalised toilet paper? Wipe your arse (women, being made of sugar, spice, and all things nice have no need for such things) on a picture of a politician/celebrity/ex you dislike.
Expensive process to print one off items like that.
 
We used to by pork schnitzels at Aldi - great for homemade Jäger and Zigeuner schnitzel. The bastards stopped selling them just because they hate me.
You and me both. Although they do frozen schnitzel it's been years since they sold the jars of sauces. Sniffle.
 
Is there a business opportunity to produce and supply personalised toilet paper? Wipe your arse (women, being made of sugar, spice, and all things nice have no need for such things) on a picture of a politician/celebrity/ex you dislike.
There probably is, although it's easy to write their name on the loo-roll before you wipe. I recommend using a sharpie rather than a biro. It's very cathartic. The DIY method also means you can smear the name of just one person at a time or several, whereas you'd be a bit restricted with pre-printed stuff.

Maybe selling the loo-roll packaged with the sharpie is the way forward? Or, even better and tapping into the 'mindfulness colouring-in' thing, you could print a blank outline of a face on each sheet to be coloured-in (with the supplied pack of felt-tips) to represent the hexing subject.
 
There probably is, although it's easy to write their name on the loo-roll before you wipe. I recommend using a sharpie rather than a biro. It's very cathartic. The DIY method also means you can smear the name of just one person at a time or several, whereas you'd be a bit restricted with pre-printed stuff.

Maybe selling the loo-roll packaged with the sharpie is the way forward? Or, even better and tapping into the 'mindfulness colouring-in' thing, you could print a blank outline of a face on each sheet to be coloured-in (with the supplied pack of felt-tips) to represent the hexing subject.
Too late dude.
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There probably is, although it's easy to write their name on the loo-roll before you wipe. I recommend using a sharpie rather than a biro. It's very cathartic. The DIY method also means you can smear the name of just one person at a time or several, whereas you'd be a bit restricted with pre-printed stuff.

Maybe selling the loo-roll packaged with the sharpie is the way forward? Or, even better and tapping into the 'mindfulness colouring-in' thing, you could print a blank outline of a face on each sheet to be coloured-in (with the supplied pack of felt-tips) to represent the hexing subject.
There was a UK based company that used to produce (to order) and sell toilet seats with pictures on them. They printed a picture of Saddam Hussein on one and sent it to the White House - occupied by Bill Clinton at the time. He wrote back and said he thought it was hilarious, but it had been extensively checked by the Secret Service.
 
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I'll tell him, that he and his bosses are lying then....

Tbh, I'll believe him with his direct knowledge and experience, over some person on an anonymous forum, who perports to be a business expert in this field.
Believe what you wish. Given that the average Tesco sells 30000 SKUs purchased from over 5000 different suppliers we could both be right. Or you could be confusing Sell By dates with are stock control dates with Best Before and Use By dates.

You could always read EU Regulation 1169 which is quite clear where the liability for food labelling lies. There are also numerous regulations about testing depending on the product, preservation method and packaging.

I’m inclined to believe the law, my own research and my insurers advice rather than second hand knowledge of some random bloke on an Internet forum.
 
Apparently things went wrong with the nomenclature for this stuff

as it was supposed to have been for use as skin on the Horsa gliders because though it might wrinkle, it never tore.
It was seen as bad form to write "Due to a budget shortfall, please wash & reuse" above the bog roll holder in the admin block toilets at Regents Park Barracks at some point in 1987...


...as was purloining the pink, soft bog paper out of the "ladies".
 

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