Revealed! Supermarket rules for buying Easter eggs

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While buying Easter eggs is not considered an “essential” shopping item, it will be difficult to explain that for a household of excited children, come on Sunday morning.

But with the nation locked out and the government ordering people to leave their homes only when absolutely vital, and with certain restrictions in place to stop storage, many have not been baffled as to the rules in place for get Easter eggs.

Wales Online has reported the current restrictions on Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Aldi and Asda for the holiday weekend.

However, as always, members of the public are encouraged to visit supermarket websites to avoid shopping during priority time slots for the NHS, the elderly and the vulnerable.

The current restrictions in place for the likes of Sainsbury's, Tesco, Aldi and Asda for the holiday weekend have been revealed. In the photo, stock image

The current restrictions in place for the likes of Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Aldi and Asda for the holiday weekend have been revealed. In the photo, stock image

SAINSBURY’S

Last week, the supermarket announced that it had lifted restrictions on Easter eggs.

The CEO of Sainsbury said, “We have worked hard with our suppliers to improve the availability of our products.

“I’m happy to tell you that we will start removing the limits from Sunday [April 5]. Limits will remain in place for the most popular items, including UHT milk, pasta and canned tomatoes.

“We immediately removed the limits for Easter eggs because we know that families often want to buy more than three, and we have many in all stores and online. “

ASDA

Although Easter eggs are not limited by customer, the store urged buyers to adhere to the two-meter social distance rule.

During the weekend, Asda will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Good Friday, Saturday and Easter Monday, but will be closed on Easter Sunday.

TESCO

Before Easter weekend, Tesco announced that it has lifted its limit of three items per customer on most products, which means there is no longer any limit on seasonal chocolate.

However, restrictions still apply on toilet rolls and paper products, household and personal cleaning products – including hand sanitizers, packages and cans, including pasta and rice , fresh eggs and homemade pastry.

The supermarket also wants to remind shoppers to buy only what they need and has put in place additional security measures, such as a “one-in-one-out” system, as well as one-way aisles unique.

The Extras, Superstores and Metro stores will be closed in England, Wales and Northern Ireland on Easter Sunday.

ALDI

Although the number of Easter eggs is not limited to customers, social distancing measures are still in place. In the photo, stock image

Although the number of Easter eggs is not limited to customers, social distancing measures are still in place. In the photo, stock image

As storage problems decrease, store restrictions have been lifted, which means there is no limit on Easter eggs.

The supermarket donates nearly half a million Easter eggs to vulnerable families and children in partnership with Neighborly.

Each store will donate up to 50 Easter eggs each day until April 11 to raise people’s spirits.

Aldi will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Good Friday, Saturday and Easter Monday, but will be closed on Easter Sunday.

WAITROSE

The supermarket will maintain its limit of three products for certain groceries and a maximum of two packs of toilet paper.

However, this ceiling does not apply when it comes to Easter confectionery.

Waitrose is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Good Friday, closed on Easter Sunday and open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Easter Monday.

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