‘Buy one, get one free’ food deals banned

Supermarket food prices are set to rise, thanks to a new law banning so-called “super-promotions” such as “buy one, get one free” deals.

The law will ensure there are no repeats of scenes last year when Intermarché surprised everyone with a 70% discount on Nutella – and caused violent riots in several supermarkets.

Under the new law, which is set to come into force on ...

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