Sainsbury’s has teamed up with shrinkage specialists Checkpoint Systems to slash levels of loss…
Tesco has appointed Catherine Friend as an assistant buyer on its wine team…
2 Sisters Food Group non-exec Andrew Cripps has been promoted to senior independent director…
A second bird flu outbreak in The Netherlands has been announced by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority (NVWA).
Confectionery cash & carry specialist Hancocks has thrown in a sweetener for its trade customers by simplifying its delivery charge structure.
Davin Nugent has stood down as MD of Kopparberg distributor Cider of Sweden.
The food industry has stepped up efforts to ensure it complies with new labelling rules that take effect next month.
Bakkavor has linked with the Prince’s Trust to give children a taste of the food industry.
Ocado has added a 14th ’spoke’ to support its two customer fulfilment centres
Asda’s new Christmas range is up to “five times cheaper” than competitors and will be available nationwide, the supermarket has claimed
Parfetts has been celebrating 10 years of trading at its Sheffield depot.
The Co-op Group is responding to fears over food safety issues such as campylobacter by adopting roast-in-bag packaging on all its whole chickens from January.
Media reports that supermarkets are knowingly selling chickens contaminated with campylobacter may mislead consumers, the British Poultry Council (BPC) has claimed.
Ukraine has banned the import of all live birds and bird products from the UK, Netherlands and Germany following the recent bird flu outbreaks in the three countries.
Click & collect locker operator InPost has appointed Jonathan Smith as UK chairman to lead its ambitious expansion programme.
Finish food group Raisio has acquired the rights to cholesterol lowering food brand Benecol in the UK, Ireland and Belgium
JTI UK has removed tobacco gantries from two London retailers who sold illegal cigarettes.
The Co-operative Group has launched a new promotion called swipe and win through which members can win prizes every day for the next three weeks.
Haribo workers are to be balloted on official strike action next week in a dispute over compulsory working over Christmas.
The Food Standards Agency’s food crime unit should have the same police-style powers as its Dutch counterpart, Professor Chris Elliott has urged.
The grocery industry will have an “enormous opportunity” to take the lead in using mobile and wearable technology to boost the shopper experience, the IGD has predicted.
Defra has revealed the bird flu outbreak on an East Yorkshire duck farm is the same strain recently found in The Netherlands and Germany.
Marfrig confirms plans for 2015 Moy Park float Subscription
Marfrig has pledged to float Irish poultry business Moy Park in 2015 unless derailed by another decline in market conditions.
A company behind a low-sodium alternative to salt said it is bemused as to why UK supermarkets have given it a wide berth whereas Malaysians have lapped it up.
Trade body Seafish has published a guide for suppliers to help them navigate new EU regulations on seafood packaging information.
The UK’s listed supermarket giants are “totally addicted to space” and must slash their overall store space by about a fifth, Goldman Sachs has warned.
B&M European Value Retail is in talks with six retailers to buy more stores as it looks to match its rapid revenue growth by expanding its estate.
The grocery market fell into decline last month, recording a 0.2% drop in sales for the 12 weeks to 9 November, according to Kantar Worldpanel.
Marks and Spencer has hired John Lewis’ Helen Weir as chief finance officer to replaced new Tesco CFO Alan Stewart.
The Wensleydale Creamery has unveiled a range of 90g taster packs featuring three of the brand’s most popular blended chee…
Mondelez is expanding its Belvita breakfast biscuit brand with chocolate and fruit-flavoured Belvita Tops…
Defra has ordered the culling of 6,000 ducks after an outbreak of bird flu was detected on a duck breeding farm in East Yorkshire.
Normandy dairy co-operative Isigny Sainte-Mère has unveiled a Christmas range that includes a Camembert with truffles…
Greene King is rolling out a fresh look for its Old Speckled Hen family of beers.
New research has claimed 77% of women want more gluten-free products in stores…
Sainsbury's unveiled its strategic review this week. Which action will prove to be the most important?
Food prices hit new lows last month as the big four supermarkets experienced the highest rate of deflation to date in October.
Unmanned aerial vehicles – better known as drones – are flying above potato fields in Lincolnshire…
The Elliott report response: so far, so good? Subscription
This week, bird flu and campylobacter were in the news again, but the horsemeat scandal still dominates the food safety de…
Chef Yves-Marie Le Bourdonnec has the most French name in the world. But his proclamation in a new documentary…
The Tate Modern revealed a foodie installation last week: Soul City (Pyramid of Oranges)…
It’s probably time to start planning Christmas dinner, isn’t it? Well, have fun stuffing your turkeys, suckers!…
Cadbury made its debut in the Christmas ad arena last year with an ambitious spot…
Yesterday’s confirmation from Brazilian Food Group Marfrig that it plans to list Irish poultry arm Moy Park in the UK next year has once more raised hopes a significant food supplier will find its way onto the stock market.
Today’s Kantar Worldpanel data on the grocers again shows an industry under pressure – but it is no longer just three listed supermarkets suffering in the fallout.
Pharma spin-off should have no ill effects for RB Subscription
Reckitt Benkiser confirmed the City’s worst kept secret today by finally announcing the float of its pharma business.
The Adult Soft Drinks market is now growing at a slower rate than the Total Soft Drinks market. Submissions deadline: 15 November
When ‘Super Mario’ Balotelli was signed at Liverpool, his legacy preceded him…
I used to go around my local neighbourhood (in Johannesburg, South Africa), asking anyone who was home if I could wash the…
Putting Palestinian food and drink on the map Subscription
When Zaytoun was set up 10 years ago as a community interest company to develop a market for artisan Palestinian food…