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It’s only September and Asda is already selling mince pies – Cornwall Live

While some of us cling on to the final days of summer, it seems others are already embracing the Christmas spirit. 

There’s still be four months to go until Santa pops down the chimney but supermarkets are already stocking up on seasonal snacks, including the classic mince pie.

Shoppers were left surprised after discovering packs of mince pies have already hit the shelves at Asda.

The supermarket’s bosses say they are a “firm favourite” among customers .

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Shoppers mock Sainsbury’s for selling mince pies three months ahead of Christmas – Cambridgeshire Live

Stores are beginning to gear up for the festive season, with retailers stocking decorations and Christmas cards already – despite it being September. 

And, while there are plenty of people who are genuinely looking forward to the Yuletide season, some shoppers think it’s far too early.

Sainsbury’s is selling freshly baked mince pies in its bakery section.

A picture of the pies was posted on a popular money-saving Facebook group , and it is dividing opinions.

Some people are genuinely looking forward to eating their first mince pie of the year.

“Sainsbury’s mince pies are the best!,” one customer gleefully commented.

Whilst another posted: “I know they are early but they are the nicest mince pie.”

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Coles starts selling Christmas mince pies early, angering customers

Christmas has come very early this year.

Just days after revealing hot cross buns are being sold all year round, Coles has announced another festive classic is hitting the shelves full time.

This time it’s the classic fruit mince pie — usually enjoyed in December — that is being offered up early.

But instead of curbing mince-pie-cravings, the decision has created a furious debate.

Many Christmas lovers are branding the decision “gross”, saying the Australian retail giant has “destroyed the true meaning” of the tradition.

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