What to buy from M&S

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Andy picks out the plums and identifies the prunes in the current range of his ex-employer.

M&S was one of the first retailers to run a spring tasting event for the UK media. Held at their head office near London’s Paddington station, it was a relaxed affair that took place just after the easing of England’s COVID-19 restrictions on 17 May. It was a good opportunity to meet the new head of drinks buying, Andrew Shaw. Shaw was a competing buyer for Waitrose when I moved into the buying job at M&S back in 2007. It’s funny how things come...