Supermarkets are coming up with ingenious ways of hiding empty shelves – including single lines of products and removing aisles all together.
Shoppers have been left angered at the lack of food available in supermarkets across Britain, blamed on Brexit, a shortage of workers and ‘pinged’ workers.
In an attempt to distract from the glaring gaps on the shelves, supermarket staff have become creative in hiding the lack of stock.
Tesco in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, pulled a single line of squash bottles to the front of the shelves to give the appearance of being fully stocked.
They were also spotted lining up bottles of Persil and Ariel at the front of shelves, but couldn’t disguise their glaringly empty stock of flavoured water.
Sainsburys in Sutton Coldfield, West Mids., filled the empty shelves with cardboard boxes featuring pictures of the missing items.
One disgruntled Tesco shopper in Camborne, Cornwall, revealed entire aisles had been removed to eliminate the sight of empty shelves.
Tesco in South Queensferry, Edinburgh, used large Coke bottles to form a barrier stopping shoppers from glimpsing the desolate shelves behind.
Shopper Dionne Reed snapped the sight of the cereal shelves filled entirely with Crunchy Nut boxes at Jersey’s Co-op Grand Marché in St Helier.
Sharing the photo on her Facebook page, she said she was sad because she “just wanted Cheerios”.
There was no hiding the rows of empty freezers inside Morrisons in Pilton, Edinburgh, where all ‘Free From’ frozen products were completely sold out.
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