From Queen Elizabeth, Prince William and Kate Middleton to David Beckham, Harry Potter, the Mini Cooper, and the Beatles; not to mention biscuits, spreads, and afternoon cups of tea; the world has truly grown fond of everything British. And now, for the first time ever, shoppers will have the chance to enjoy food and other merchandise imported from the UK on a daily basis because Tesco’s great British favorites are now available at SM Supermarket and SM Hypermarket.
“I am pleased that many of Britain’s favourite Tesco items are finally available for Filipinos to enjoy,” says British Ambassador Asif Ahmand. ” In the UK, Tesco is a household name and long-established brand. We would like to congratulate SM for successfully bringing Tesco to the Philippines.”
Tesco, the largest retailer and purveyor of Britain’s favorite food and lifestyle brand comes to the Philippines for the very first time giving Pinoys the chance to experience British living at home. Tesco’s wide selections of items embody the British lifestyle everyone from housewives to working moms and dads to their kids embrace. Tesco products ranging from snacks, sauces, beverages, baking needs, beans and condiments, to personal care, kitchen items and home aids can now be found on the shelves of select SM Supermarket and SM Hypermarket stores as Tesco’s sole distributors.
“We are looking forward to introducing a great range of Tesco products to customers in the Philippines,” enthuses Tesco Senior Commercial Manager for International Retail Luke Elliot.”We are excited to be able to offer the best of Tesco, and we believe SM is the perfect partner to reach out to Filipino families.”
Some must-try products from the Tesco line include milk chocolate oaties, tomato and chili pasta sauce, and reduced sugar strawberry jam. The British brand is not just unique but practical and budget-friendly enough to be included in shoppers’ weekly grocery lists for everyday use.
“We’re very proud to exclusively carry great selections of Tesco products as part of our already wide range of offerings,” says SM Supermarket President Joey Mendoza. “Tesco is a very practical brand; it’s great, it’s very useful, and affordable to everyone. It will surely be loved by Filipinos and we’re happy to be the only store where people can find their Tesco favorites.”
Initially, Tesco items will be available at SM Supermarket Makati, Aura, Megamall A and Mega B, North EDSA, Southmall, Pampanga, and Cebu as well as at SM Hypermarket Mall of Asia, Pasig, Clark, and North EDSA branches. With Tesco at SM Markets, everyone can live as the Brits do at home. All it takes is a visit to your favorite SM Markets store!