By Katie Feehan For Mailonline
Published: 16:42 BST, 18 September 2020 | Updated: 20:41 BST, 18 September 2020
Sainsbury's has started selling bumper sized 2.5 kg cans of beans for just 63p to clear the stock it bought during the early panic buying days of the pandemic.
The Brakes Beans were originally on sale for £2.10 a can when the supermarket, like rivals, began to bulk buy essentials as they were besieged by shoppers clearing the shelves in March.
With their own brand manufacturing plants facing a shutdown due to the virus, the chains bought catering sized versions of everyday products from companies who usually supply hotels, restaurants and other food service firms.
Sainsbury's clearing food service cans of Brakes baked beans for as little as 63p to shift stock
But as supply problems eased and regular stock reappeared on the shelves, from flour to toilet