sustainability & environment


Arctic fishing: EU participates in Washington debate

28 Apr 2016 | By Carina Perkins

The international community is negotiating an agreement to prevent the opening up of unregulated fisheries in the Arctic

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Waitrose first with MSC Cornish hake

28 Apr 2016 | By Helen Gilbert

The white fish is caught in the Celtic Sea to the west of the UK mainland and south of Ireland

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Whole Foods Market supports City Harvest in food waste fight

21 Apr 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Charity to receive 5% of today’s gross sales at Whole Foods’ nine UK stores

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The Southern Co-operative switches lights to LED Subscription

21 Apr 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

The project will deliver savings of £375,000 a year for the society

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Retailers have to be part of making protein sustainable Subscription

18 Mar 2016

Protein is essential to the human diet, but the way we produce and consume it is wholly unsustainable

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Food waste: the final mile Subscription

18 Feb 2016

If supermarkets are to ensure more surplus food makes it to the hungry, retailers have to empower local people


Does the CMA's intervention with Asda mark the end of dodgy supermarket deals?

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Many retailers lead on sustainability

22 Apr 2016

In the wake of plastic bag charges and wonky veg, The Grocer has written a lot on sustainability lately

WC Rowe makes living wage commitment, man in bakery baking bread

Climate Change Agreement continuation is relief for suppliers Subscription

31 Mar 2016

“Though overshadowed by other measures announced by the chancellor in last week’s Budget”

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Dairy's nutritional case is formidable Subscription

18 Mar 2016

”The Dairy APPG report is a welcome contribution to the debate on dairy and health”

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