Our own-brand products are coming out on top in many taste tests in magazines, newspapers and on TV. Here are some favourites featured in October. And you can have a look at August’s and September’s if you missed them.
Don’t forget that by buying own-brand products you earn 5% for you and 1% goes to a good cause of your choice. Tell your friends and family to have a try!
Which? Best buy
Co-op Irresistible Dry Unsmoked Back Bacon
230g (6 rashers) £2.99
“This bacon was quite salty, which some judges liked and others not so much – worth considering if salty bacon is a deal-breaker for your morning fry-up. One judge said the slightly thicker slice meant it was ‘almost like gammon'”
Best magazine – five stars
Co-op Irresistible Pork and Caramelised Onion Sausages
“Deliciously juicy with a slightly spicy kick. Full marks!”
Delicious magazine – joint supermarket runner-up
Co-op Fairtrade English Breakfast tea bags
£1.69 for 50
“A strong, tannic brew with a vibrant colour and prominent fruitiness”
Woman and Pick me up magazine
Co-op Irresistible Keralan Chicken pizza
“Pizza and curry are two of the nation’s favourite foods and this pizza combines the two. The thin and crispy pizza base is infused with Indian spices, topped with chargrilled chicken, marinated in coconut curry, topped with mozzarella pearls, and finished with spinach”
ITV’s Saturday Morning with James Martin
Co-op Irresistible Viognier
13.5% volume (please drink responsibly)
Voted best by the group and taken back into the kitchen for James and his guests to try. Tasted against a £27 bottle from M&S.