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Andrea Felsted

Tesco Can Afford to Squeeze Heinz in ‘Beansgate’

Britain’s biggest retailer has a leg up on the food giant when it comes to the cost-of-living crisis.

Get ‘em somewhere else.

Get ‘em somewhere else.

Photographer: Oli Scarff/Getty Images Europe

Heinz canning baked beans in Tesco is only the start of the supermarket food fights. But this is one battle that Britain’s biggest retailer can win.

US grocery giant Kraft Heinz Food Co. has temporarily stopped supplying Tesco Plc with most of its products, including ketchup and baked beans, after the grocer said it would not pass on “unjustifiable price increases” to its customers.