Sainsbury's selling 2.5kg cans of beans worth £2.10 for just 63p to clear ...

Sainsbury's is selling bumper sized 2.5kg cans of beans worth £2.10 for just 63p to clear stock it bought during height of coronavirus panic buying Supermarket chain teamed up with Brakes to fill their shelves when shoppers began bulk-buying out of panic when the coronavirus pandemic began in the UK Brakes usually supplies the food service industry but teamed up with the supermarket giant in a bid to meet increasing demand for essentials in March  Now demand has fallen, Sainsbury's needs to shift remaining stock from stores 

By Katie Feehan For Mailonline

Published: 16:42 BST, 18 September 2020 | Updated: 20:41 BST, 18 September 2020

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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

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

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