Tag Archives: Esselunga

New things from Esselunga

  There is a term in the IT industry, ‘early adopter’ and I know there is one in grocery industry too for someone who will buy a new product to try it, especially if it has a tag calling your attention to the fact that it is new.  You know, I’m one of those.  Recent …

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We love you Esselunga, but you’re no Wegmans!

  In January, Ben and I were in the Esselunga shopping when this poster caught my eye.  Well, it was the listing of Trader Joe’s, Wegmans and Esselunga that caught my eye.  It seems that Boston Consulting Group did a survey.  From their website is this summary. IN THIS ARTICLE BCG surveyed more than 227,000 …

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Hmmmm, roasted fall veg

  We really like vegetables.  And will easily have 3 or 4 at a meal.  I am sure there is, but off hand I can’t think of a vegetable that I don’t like.  Some I can no longer eat because they don’t like me, but that doesn’t mean I wouldn’t  eat them if I could. …

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Esselunga lets me down

  I know it is rare that I write anything negative about Esselunga, the grocery store that Ben and I drive all the way to Arezzo to shop at.  But a string of happenings has caused me concern.  Last spring or early summer, shortly after cheddar cheese appeared at Esselunga, the pre-packaged, off the shelf …

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Esselunga Scores Again

I make no secret of the fact that we shop at Esselunga every week, a great place for normal groceries.  And we go to Lidl when they have specialty weeks (Asian week, British week) for the hard to find items that we need along with shopping the specialty stores in Arezzo, Florence, Rome or Nice.  …

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