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The Box: an uninventive, less talented MasterChef test Subscription

26 Jun 2015 | By James Halliwell

I’m not sure James Martin is convinced his latest cookery show The Box is a winner…

Chris Elliott, of Queen's University, Belfast

Opinion: Maggi noodles recall brings testing times for Nestlé Subscription

26 Jun 2015 | By Chris Elliott

I heard the first rumblings about the Nestlé Maggi noodle issue in India early in June…

David Sables

GSCOP coverage is essential: shoppers have a right to know Subscription

26 Jun 2015 | By David Sables

The YouGov survey this week reported improvement across the board on retailer collaborative measures versus one year ago…

Thorntons chocolate

Ferrero's pursuit of its Cinderella is no Cadbury story Subscription

26 Jun 2015 | By Adam Leyland

There are a number of reasons why this deal has been broadly welcomed…

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Guilt lanes present more complex issues than headlines suggest Subscription

26 Jun 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Neither voluntary measures nor regulation can solve the obesity crisis…

Meurig Ryamond, NFU

Opinion: Time for Tesco to show support for British farmers Subscription

26 Jun 2015

Tesco made a number of commitments to British agriculture at the NFU annual conference in 2013…

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Questions remain unanswered in Müller's Dairy Crest deal Subscription

29 Jun 2015 | By Kevin White

Müller’s offer of processing capacity to competitors at two of its facilities is a curious one

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Attack on 'unhealthy' Morrisons is unjustified and completely misses the point Subscription

23 Jun 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

The Children’s Food Campaign complaint against Morrisons is a perfect example of a complaint for the sake of complaining

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GCA conference - headline figures conceal lack of change Subscription

22 Jun 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco’s rise doesn’t reflect the problems still rife amongst suppliers, many of whom are still scared or remain amazingly unaware of GSCOP

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Fruit snack packs should be required to be more honest Subscription

06 Jun 2015

Juice brands are forced to declare ‘from concentrates’ on packaging, but fruit snacking labelling doesn’t currently follow suit, leaving consumers confused and misled

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EU exit would be disaster for agrifood in Northern Ireland Subscription

30 May 2015

A referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU is now firmly in the offing, and the time for careful language is over

Police Supplier Fraud

MSC ready for the eco-label fraudsters in fish Subscription

27 May 2015

Are food labels the next target for fraud? Europol seems to think so

Poll

After recording its first loss, what should be the priority for Nisa now?

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Meurig Ryamond, NFU

Opinion: Time for Tesco to show support for British farmers Subscription

26 Jun 2015

Tesco made a number of commitments to British agriculture at the NFU annual conference in 2013…

DIAGEO SPIRITS

Diageo's Johnnie Walker proves its market power Subscription

18 Jun 2015

Rumours swirling around a potential takeover of Diageo have got the markets in a fizz…

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Quality pushes out brand as own label habits change for good

16 Jun 2015

The UK now has one of the strongest private label habits in Europe, and one which, after a period of static performance is once again in growth mode

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