uk, Adam Bullock, says: "Bulk buying
is often not as savvy as it seems.
The Food Warehouse, located in the former Poundstretcher unit, combines the convenience of bulk buying
with great value fresh, frozen and ambient food deals across more than 3,000 product lines, as well as including exclusive "when it's gone, it's gone" deals on a selection of homeware items.
isn't sustainable or sensible if it just leads to more food waste.
struck a chord with Peter Garside of Slaithwaite, who says: "In the early 1970s, I had friends who had a garage at Thornton Lodge, E&J Auto Services.
Despite money saving being a main motivation for bulk buying
, nearly one in five people admit that some of the items end up going unused and possibly binned, the study from website TopCashback.co.uk found.
Since then, many communities have used bulk buying
of electricity to save money.
A similar bulk buying
initiative is being launched in Manchester, with the company that offers the cheapest price winning the contract.
The ministry said it was up to individual retailers to put controls in place to tackle the issue of bulk buying
, whereby smaller groceries buy certain commodities en masse and then selling it at inflated prices.
But a spokesman for Tesco, last night rubbished the claims and said: "A bulk buying
policy is in place in situations where we would restrict certain items to individuals to ensure all customers can avail of offers."
That is due to bulk buying
of goods driving down prices and fierce competition with rival supermarkets.