Marmite ‘crisis’ is settled
The Marmite scare is over!
Unilever has confirmed the “supply situation” with Tesco involving the price of Marmite and other products had been “successfully resolved” and that the items are “once again fully available”.
It comes as Unilever, the group behind brands such as Marmite, Flora and Persil, is believed to have demanded a 10 per cent price rise due to the falling value of sterling, halting deliveries to Tesco when it refused.
A “used” jar of Marmite has appeared on eBay for £100,000 as consumers respond to the news of a shortage of the spread.
The listing also throws in free postage... read more
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