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Jennifer Baker

Reputation management: three key words to keep in mind Subscription

29 Mar 2015 | By Jennifer Baker

The long days of winter are over and it’s time for a personal spring renewal…

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Food must be a priority for industry to face its challenges Subscription

28 Mar 2015 | By Sue Davies

The government needs to set targets to help drive reductions in the categories contributing most to our diet, as well as for fat and salt

The food-water connection has profound implications for policy Subscription

28 Mar 2015 | By Tim Lang

Globally, 70% of all potable water is used by agriculture, most of it for irrigation. And if you think that only occurs in arid regions, think again.

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Discounting has lost a generation of shoppers to suppliers Subscription

28 Mar 2015 | By James Moir

The recession had a profound impact on retail. In its wake lay high streets full of bargains…

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Should Drastic Dave get a new nickname - Lazarus Lewis? Subscription

27 Mar 2015 | By Adam Leyland

In little more than three months, and under conditions that were far worse than he could ever have imagined, Lewis rediscovered the pulse in the Tesco patient and surprised colleagues, rivals and the City with the speed with which he breathed new life into the business


The Truth About Sugar: Fiona Phillips joins predictable attack Subscription

27 Mar 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Like its presenter’s unforgettable stint on Strictly Come Dancing, The Truth About Sugar (BBC1, 9pm, 19 March) made for st…

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Easter a holiday apart as health-conscious Brits indulge Subscription

31 Mar 2015 | By Gavin Cleaver

Consumers express interest in low-sugar chocolate, but a lack of availability and a desire to indulge mean the Easter market remains a curate’s egg

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Protein wars recall great battles of the past... sort of Subscription

30 Mar 2015 | By Vince Bamford

The fact Weetabix has done anything in response to such a small competitor shows how potent the health market is right now

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Campylobacter headlines leave retailers with difficult task

27 Mar 2015 | By Carina Perkins

It’s a difficult balancing act for supermarkets, who are acting to tackle campylobacter but getting serious pressure

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Coca-Cola's commitment to choice in health debate Subscription

21 Mar 2015

The VP of Coca-Cola Enterprises GB speaks out on the iconic soft drink’s rebranding

Tablet technology

Mobile phone apps give brands direct route to shoppers Subscription

13 Mar 2015

Last week the mobile industry descended on Barcelona to Mobile World Congress…

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Could sugar provoke US-style class action litigation? Subscription

06 Mar 2015

Food and drink manufacturers are concerned obesity-linked diseases may result in US-style class actions


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Discounting has lost a generation of shoppers to suppliers Subscription

28 Mar 2015 | By James Moir

The recession had a profound impact on retail. In its wake lay high streets full of bargains…


The barcode can help battle food waste Subscription

21 Mar 2015

A recent report by UK waste experts Wrap warned one third of all food produced in the world ends up as waste…


Vouchers: don't rely on the small print Subscription

13 Mar 2015

A supermarket chain CEO recently highlighted the significant amount of vouchering and promotional activity in grocery…

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Satfat myth busted as Titania enjoys Valentine's Day

13 Feb 2015 | By Titania Touché

Arriving at the office early, I’m astonished to see Karoline (with a K), ploughing her way through a large platter…

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