Parents fed up with their children hankering after all the goodies as they wheel them around the supermarket can bribe them with the alternative healthy option.

All Tesco supermarkets and Extra stores, which include the Thornton Heath superstore and Purley Extra store (not Tesco Express shops), have a selection of fruits available, including apples, soft citrus and bananas, for parents to take to give to their children.It's available at more than 800 stores across the country and Tesco want it to be a long-term scheme.

You will be able to spot the fruit in a clearly marked unit at the front of the store.