Herb supplier's robotic tech boosts glasshouse output Subscription

10 Jul 2015 | By Carina Perkins

Potted herb supplier Langmead Group has invested £3m in a fully automated glasshouse growing facility…

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New GSCOP probe threatened after BBG survey reveals agreement breaches Subscription

23 Jun 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Move from back margin to front margin is causing ructions in supplier-retailer relationships


Thorntons shares soar on Ferrero takeover offer Subscription

22 Jun 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Shares in UK-listed chocolatier Thorntons have rocketed up 43% after news broke this morning that Italian chocolate manufacturer Ferrero has agreed to pay 145p a share to buy UK-listed chocolatier Thorntons, valuing the company at £112m.

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Macknade: spotlight on a celebrated fine food independent Subscription

24 Jul 2015

Starting in a tent in the corner of a field, Macknade is now one of the most celebrated UK independent retailers…

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Farmers must be careful to keep consumers on side Subscription

03 Aug 2015 | By Kevin White

The current restrained protests have kept public opinion behind the farmers, but caution is needed

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Why suppliers have a fatal attraction to supermarkets

13 Sep 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Suppliers have a fatal attraction to the supermarkets, and the relationship is veering from high maintenance to bunny boiler.

Nisa truck lorry delivery rates high record

Nisa departures creating a symbol sector vacuum

13 Sep 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Senior management changes are always unsettling (think Tesco and Man Utd)…


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