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Scheme is designed to reduce risk of fraud and boost traceability
BRC survey found retailers directly import £5bn of food products and £15bn indirectly through wholesalers and manufacturers
Fishing for Leave says any dispute over access to UK waters after Brexit could quickly escalate to levels last seen during
Theresa May has announced a snap general election. Here’s how leading voices and organisations from the world of grocery have reacted to the news.
Volatile day for sterling as PM calls snap election Subscription
The surprise announcement is set to lead to a volatile day on the markets and for the pound.
Brexit patriotism has its price limits Subscription
One in five consumers are more likely to buy British food following the Brexit vote, research from YouGov has revealed
Coco Pops packs shrink as Kellogg's takes out sugar Subscription
A big box of Coco Pops has been reduced from 800g to 720g, while the 550g box now weighs 510g
The meaty snack has been trimmed from 25g to 22.5g while sharing bags of Doritos are now 180g, down from 200g
Spirits prices soar...and not just at Pernod Ricard Subscription
Some brands have been subject to double-digit price hikes
The price of UK food and non-alcoholic drinks rose 0.3% in February after 31 consecutive months of decline, according to the Office of National Statistics.
Finsbury Food Group has said “further cost recovery” will be required in the second half after flat first half sales
Move is a “last resort” to manage costs, insists Mondelez
The mults have kept a lid on the price of 250ml jars, but other SKUs are more expensive
Move is in line with the rest of industry, insists Batchelors owner
Brexit on Twitter
Amid distraction, we must trade in the here and now Subscription
As if the nation hasn’t been asked its opinion enough in the past three years
Worried about chocolate, prime minister? Then hunt for a plausible Brexit trade strategy Subscription
The great and the good maybe hopping mad over Cadbury dropping the word ’Easter’ from its National Trust egg hunt promotion, but what about a Brexit sweetner for food and drink trade deals?
Changes in business rates and unfavourable currency exchange are just two of the challenges facing retailers…
What was your favourite bit about Article 50 day?
Susan Kramer of the Liberal Democrats says food & drink faces tough times if the government doesn’t deliver a strong Brexit deal