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Nothing fishy about these mangoes! Dagenham school pops in to Asda for food lesson

PUBLISHED: 13:49 12 February 2015 | UPDATED: 13:59 12 February 2015

William Bellamy Primary School pupils Olajide Tijani, eight, Ben Essien, eight, Chloe Edwards, nine and Ellie Cullen, nine, visited Asda in Chadwell Heath

William Bellamy Primary School pupils Olajide Tijani, eight, Ben Essien, eight, Chloe Edwards, nine and Ellie Cullen, nine, visited Asda in Chadwell Heath

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Schoolchildren learnt all about where exotic fruit and vegetables come from during a visit to Asda in Chadwell Heath.

William Bellamy Primary School pupils visited Asda in Chadwell Heath to find out how their fruit and vegetables arrive on the shelvesWilliam Bellamy Primary School pupils visited Asda in Chadwell Heath to find out how their fruit and vegetables arrive on the shelves

The pupils from William Bellamy Primary School in Dagenham enjoyed a grand tour of the supermarket.

They also tasted a wide range of fruit and vegetables and were told about all the different fish that were on sale and what parts of the country that they come from.

James Singh, the school’s events coordinator, said: “The children really enjoyed themselves and had fun while learning some new things about fruit and vegetables.”


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