Woolworths responds to rumours that Coles shopping bags will be banned from stores as of November 15

It's the rumour that refuses to go away.

October 28 2019

Woolworths spokesperson has confirmed to New Idea Food that the paper bags are a trial in some stores.

"We’re trialling paper bags in around 20 stores to test customer demand and will closely monitor feedback as we do."The vast majority of our customers bring their own bags to shop, but we know there are occasions when they forget or visit our stores unplanned.

"We continue to offer our Bag for Good and 15 cent reusable plastic bags to our customers in all our stores."

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Amy Sinclair is a former editor who loves all things food, cooking and eating - especially the eating! When she's not looking after her three children, you'll find her in the kitchen or busily hiding online shopping purchases from her husband.