Tesco is biggest supermarket chain in the UK and starting next month, three quarters of their delivery fleet will be running on B50 biodiesel
. Tesco has 2,000 trucks and vans in their fleet right now, and the change to B50 will reduce their green house gas emissions by 70,000 tonnes per year. Tesco is following the trend of other British companies that are facing pressure from consumers to be more environmentally friendly. This includes their business operations as well as the products they sell which now include more locally produced meat and produce as well as more organic products. Tesco is also selling biofuels
, including biodiesel and ethanol
, from the filling stations at their stores.