sustainability & environment

fish and chips

Fish & chip shops 'pose threat to Iceland fin whales' Subscription

24 Apr 2015 | By Carina Perkins

Conservation groups used the recent Seafood expo in Brussels to renew calls for retailers and foodservice operators to audit their supply chains and make sure there are no links to Icelandic whaling

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M&S slashes energy use from ventilation in store cafés

20 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

M&S has launched a new system called Cheetah to slash energy use from ventilation used at kitchens in its stores…

IGD waste initiative

IGD-led initiative eliminates 260,000t of food and drink waste Subscription

17 Apr 2015 | By Megan Tatum

The objective of IGD’s work has been to inspire and enable companies to prevent or redistribute waste, to build understanding of the most effective solutions and to share this widely

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Insect sector calls for 'legal certainty' in Europe Subscription

16 Apr 2015 | By Carina Perkins

The newly formed Platform of Insects for Food and Feed (IPIFF) said lack of legal certainty over insect protein in the EU was “jeopardising” investment in the industry

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Red meat is finally catching a break from the green lobby Subscription

10 Apr 2015 | By Carina Perkins

Long castigated by campaigners as ‘bad for you and bad for the planet’, red meat is finally catching a break…

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Oil price slump savings: will they be passed on to shoppers? Subscription

11 Jan 2015

As price crashes go, the recent oil price collapse takes some beating. Down by more than 50% in price…


What do you think of the Which? super-complaint on supermarket pricing?

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Palm oil collaboration

06 Feb 2015

Your recent article on ‘The palm oil predicament’

Waitrose 12

Shining the light on a key issue for the environment

29 Nov 2014

I was really interested to see your ‘Switch the Lights’ Campaign…

Plastic carrier bags

Plastic bar war must be kept up says Midcounties Co-op

26 Jul 2014

We have reduced our carrier bag usage by 2.1 million carrier bags across our food stores so far this year…

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