William Jackson Food Group has unveiled a raft of frozen launches under its Aunt Bessie’s brand…
Heinz has partnered with Warner Bros Consumer Products for new promo campaign After School Heroes…
Charles Wells has promoted MD of brewing and brands Justin Phillimore to chief executive.
McColl’s strategy of concentrating on premium convenience stores has been vindicated, according to chief executive James Lancaster, despite a 2.3% fall in third quarter like-for-like sales.
The brand has worked on the new recipes for the past two years…
The Labour MP wants other retailers to follow Tesco’s example
Nestlé UK is on the hunt for the next generation of chocolate makers as it seeks students for its new science degree in confectionery.
Booker has received regulatory clearance from the UK’s Competition & Markets Authority for its acquisition of Musgrave Retail Partners GB, which runs the Londis and Budgens chains in Great Britain.
Industry and health campaigners react to the legal guidance by the Advocate General over the Scottish government’s plans for minimum pricing
A “robust” trading performance from the food business has put The Co-operative Group back in the black, the business announced this morning
The Scottish government’s plans to bring in minimum unit pricing for alcohol suffered a massive blow this morning after the top legal figure in Europe said the policy was “difficult to justify”.
Tesco has named a consortium led by South Korean buyout group MBK Partners as the preferred bidder for its business in the country, according to reports.
The Competition & Markets Authority has cleared Booker Group’s acquisition of Londis and Budgens as Booker’s 10-week like-for-like non-tobacco sales rise 0.5%.
The retailer will pay suppliers 29.93 pence per litre until 28 February 2016
Tesco and Sainsbury’s have recalled own-label bran flakes over fears they may contain pieces of plastic.
The NFU has pointed out the cost of bovine TB would be far greater if no action is taken
Wrigley is looking to scare up business with spooky-themed limited-edition Starburst and Skittles for Halloween.
Asda’s Scottish stores are to stock 16 craft beers from a trio of local breweries in deals worth £325,000 in total.
Campaigners are threatening protests if retailers do not stop sourcing from salmon farms that cull seals
Soupologie is crossing soups and smoothies with the launch of what it claims are UK’s first ‘raw soups’.
Confectionery brand Candy Kittens has teamed up with Thorpe Park to launch its first on-pack promotion.
The research claims salt is a cause of obesity regardless of overall calorie consumption
The body last month claimed e-cigarettes were 95% less harmful than conventional tobacco products
Supermarkets need to radically overhaul their lamb fixtures if they want to boost flagging sales, according to new consumer research from AHDB Beef & Lamb.
Manflu moves into food market with chicken soup Subscription
Winter remedies brand Manflu has launched its first food product – a chicken soup boasting 13 vitamins and minerals.
Unilever-owned Ben & Jerry’s is looking to flag up its commitment to the environment with new ice cream variant Save Our Swirled.
UK-listed Russian supermarket chain Lenta is seeking to raise RUB5bn (£49m) via the bond markets to fund new store openings, Morrisons teeters on the edge of FTSE 100 demotion and the City is hit by more Chinese economic woes.
On a quiet day for grocery news, the major story is yesterday’s announcement by Poundland that it is launching an online service.
The average supermarket shop of £25.17 now falls below the contactless payment limit
Arla Foods saw overall revenues drop 3.8% in the first six months of the year as declining global milk prices hit the dairy industry.
Whitworths is to unveil a new line of dried fruit and nut snacks aimed at health-conscious consumers.
Premier Foods has unveiled a host of new products including a range of large cakes and sponges for sharing.
The new channel will offer recipes, advice and news on the latest food trends
Poundland has announced the launch of an online retail offer in the UK.
Apetito moves to Living Wage for its staff Subscription
The frozen food supplier said it would also seek accreditation as a Living Wage employer in future.
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Welcome to The Grocer’s 2015 Features List. Below you’ll find information on upcoming features. You can also download…
My Week… By Dave Lewis (as told to Bill Tush) Subscription
Well, well, that year just flew by. And what a year! I did send an invitation to all of the living former CEOs…
Holy Moly! Texas fair fries up some carroty treats Subscription
Congrats to the creators of the ‘Holy Moly Carrot Cake Roly, which won ‘Best Taste’…
Chessington unveils penguin treats for lolly lovers Subscription
As summer ends and ice lolly makers reflect on how the season’s treated them, at Chessington…
Twin Peaks and Friends restaurants pop up in London Subscription
As quirky pop-up restaurants become the only way for Londoners to eat out, the trend is getting a taste for TV…
Lenor does different with thoughtful online odes Subscription
We’re going online this week, where Lenor is building up a series of poetic odes to clothing…
It may come as a surprise, but many of the major UK fast food chains have restaurants across the NHS in England. What isn’t surprising..
Aldi flies the Union flag for Rio Olympics Subscription
Will Aldi’s sponsorship of British athletics prompt other retailers to start shouting more about their British credentials?
Will Poundland’s website prove worth the wait? Subscription
So Poundland has finally launched online. And no one could accuse it of rushing things.
Sunday should be kept special Subscription
Proposals to reform Sunday trading are badly thought through and should be scrapped, argues Steve Parfett
This year’s Focus On: Confectionery will explore the state of the British chocolate and sugar confectionery sectors and the burgeoning ‘healthy’ market, in three distinct articles
Packaging pulp inventory prices up slightly Subscription
A dip in global pulp inventories to 34 days of supply has prompted slight increases in cost
Hot topic: Sainsbury's pay rise Subscription
Both Mike Coupe and his fellow supermarket bosses will continue to face tough questions over pay
Sales at Tesco, Asda and Morrisons are again down and Sainsbury’s sales are flat