UK: Outcry after Tesco drops saltires from Scottish berries

Supermarket giant Tesco has been criticised after it admitted removing an image of the Scottish saltire from punnets of Scottish berries.

The flag has been replaced with the union jack on boxes of strawberries and raspberries grown north of the border.

Tesco's official Twitter account told one customer that the move followed complaints from English customers.

But a spokesman for Tesco denied that, and insisted that it was intended to "provide consistency".

The decision emerged when one customer tweeted Tesco to ask why the Scottish flag no longer appeared on her raspberries.

When the supermarket's official Twitter account replied, they told her they had received "several customer complaints".

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