From 2 March 2020, UK retailer Tesco will replace plastic-wrapped multipacks with plastic-free multibuys on tinned food, eliminating 350 tonnes of plastic from the environment. According to the retailer, 183,000 tinned multipacks are bought every day at Tesco and the initiative will see 67 million pieces of plastic eliminated.
Going forward, tins will be available individually, with no plastic wrap holding them together. They will still be eligible for multibuy deals. The change applies to both Tesco own-brand products and branded products like Heinz beans, Green Giant sweetcorn and Princes and John West tuna.