Safeway Christmas 90’s

90’s Christmas commercial from Safeway.

Safeway was a chain of supermarkets and convenience stores in the United Kingdom. It started life as a subsidiary of the American Safeway Inc. before being sold off in 1987.

Safeway was listed on the London Stock Exchange and was a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index until it was acquired by Wm Morrison Supermarkets in March 2004. Most of its 479 stores were rebranded as Morrisons, with others being sold off. The brand disappeared from the UK on 24 November 2005.


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Bernard Mathews Roaster Chicken

1980’s advert from Bernard Mathews for his Roaster Chickens.

Bernard Matthews was founded by Bernard Trevor Matthews in 1950. Bernard Matthews is a British turkey farmer headquartered in Norwich in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, with 56 farms throughout Norfolk, Suffolk and Lincolnshire. All the company’s turkey eggs are hatched at their own hatchery at Great Witchingham, Norfolk and have been for over 55 years. The company breeds and rears both indoor and free range turkeys on its farms, making Bernard Matthews an integrated agricultural business. The Company is also the largest free range turkey farmer in the UK.

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McDonald’s

McDonald’s UK commercial from 1987

McDonald’s is the world’s largest chain of fast food restaurants, serving nearly 47 million customers daily. McDonald’s primarily sells hamburgers, cheeseburgers, chicken products, French fries, breakfast items, soft drinks, milkshakes and desserts. More recently, it has begun to offer salads, wraps and fruit.

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