Asda has revealed its 2022 Christmas food range during the same week a heatwave and record-breaking temperatures were experienced in the UK.

Products in the range will launch in Autumn and Winter this year and include a Double Smash ‘Jingle’ Reindeer Cake as well as a Tomahawk Wellington.

Customers can choose from 740 items so there’s something for everyone’s Christmas table.

The supermarket’s Extra Special range has grown to more than 280 items in all categories across the store.

5 ways to save money on your weekly food shop

Asda reveals Christmas food range 2022

Asda’s Christmas range is inclusive of all dietary requirements and the retailer has 61 Vegan Society approved and 51 festive Free From products.

To make the range suitable for all ages, the novelty character chosen for this year is Jingle the Reindeer.

There are 17 items with a Jingle the Reindeer theme including Mini Rolls and Gingerbread.

Key trends and flavours found in the range this year are charred, mushroom and citrus.

Surrey Comet: Extra Special Ultimate Tomahawk Wellington (Asda)Extra Special Ultimate Tomahawk Wellington (Asda)

Asda’s Christmas food range 2022

Here’s a list of some of the items from the festive range that you can expect to see on shelves at Asda.

  • Extra Special Mince Pies
  • Passion Fruit Martini Cocktail (dessert)
  • Extra Special Ultimate Tomahawk Wellington
  • Ultimate Blackthorne Dry Cured Smoked Salmon
  • Extra Special Ibérico Bellota Crostini Kit
  • Extra Special Raspberry and Dark Chocolate Nougat
  • Millionaire’s Edible Bowl Dessert

Sam Dickson, Acting Chief Customer Officer at Asda, said: “Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a little indulgence… and whilst 2022 continues to be a difficult year for many, the festive season presents an opportunity to take joy and comfort from the smallest pleasures, spending time in great company, with great food.

Surrey Comet: Double Smash ‘Jingle’ Reindeer Cake (Asda)Double Smash ‘Jingle’ Reindeer Cake (Asda)

“From new takes on Christmas classics, to trend-led dishes inspired by our three core flavour profiles, this year’s Christmas range delivers something to wow every guest at your dinner table, festive party, or family night in.

“We know that this year more than ever, families will be looking at ways to make their money go further, but that they don’t want to compromise on taste.

“Our amazing colleagues have been working incredibly hard all year to bring customers our biggest and most innovative range yet, delivering fantastic quality products at all price points, and we can’t wait to help shoppers make Christmas 2022 an utterly magic one!”