Bottled water is running low in some shops, as industry chiefs issued a fresh warning of wider shortages. The heat wave is believed to have fuelled a spike in demand for mineral water.
On Tesco’s website, several mineral water multipacks were showing as unavailable. And in a branch of Sainsbury’s visited by the Mirror on Tuesday evening, the section for water was almost stripped bare, with signs saying: “Please bear with us.
We’re experiencing high demand.” The jump in water sales is expected as temperatures soar. An industry insider said: “It makes sense that sales have gone through the roof in the last few days.” Sainsbury’s said any disruption to supplies was likely to be “store-specific.” However, it comes amid claims of bottled waterRead more on mirror.co.uk