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Cucumbers go 'naked' without their packaging at the Co-op

The Co-operative Food is to become the first retailer tin the UK to launch naked cucumbers. In a climate where British supermarkets are forever introducing greener initiatives, the Co-operative has taken the initiative to reduce unnecessary packaging. By removing the plastic shrink-wrap on whole cucumbers, it is estimated the retailer will save eight tonnes of plastic from going to landfill every year. Produce category buyer Carla Mills said: Cucumbers were the first choice for us as ...