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Professor Chris Elliott on why UK food needs the FSA Subscription

29 May 2015

The Conservatives could never be described as champions of the FSA

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FSA deserves some credit for its approach to campylobacter Subscription

29 May 2015 | By Julia Glotz

The FSA has made few friends with its combative approach to campylobacter…

Christine Tacon

Is GSCOP working for you? Action required - tell me about it! Subscription

29 May 2015 | By David Sables

Most suppliers have not really engaged wholeheartedly with this initiative…

Wasted food

Food waste is a challenge for the whole supply chain Subscription

28 May 2015

This week’s letters cover supply chains, Tesco and alcohol

Mary Berry Cooks

Mary Berry's Absolute Favourites: gentle, gimmick-free TV Subscription

28 May 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Leave it to good ol’ Mary Berry to ditch the stunts and take us back to basics in Mary Berry’s Absolute Favourites

food waste

How Florette is tackling the food waste challenge Subscription

28 May 2015

”Across the industry we must all take action to help meet wastage targets”

focus on bread, basket of bread

Baking brings home the danger of odours in marketing Subscription

28 May 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

If fresh bread is the nation’s favourite smell, what’s up with in-store bakeries? Simon Gwynn explores.

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Procter & Gamble's 3D skin printing is a fascinating first step on a huge journey Subscription

26 May 2015 | By Gavin Cleaver

While we shouldn’t expect anything soon, it’s wonderful to see private industry putting money into cutting-edge tech

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Trader Joe's customers

Bricks and mortar stores can get edge over digital with online Subscription

16 May 2015

Long-dormant tendencies towards play could unlock some valuable brand potential and huge benefits for the grocery sector

Obese belly

Making public health commitments count Subscription

04 May 2015

New research commissioned by Fishburn for a recent industry round table chaired by Professor Susan Jebb found 83% of consumers cannot name any public information campaigns

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General election reflects upheaval in grocery says Kantar Subscription

24 Apr 2015 | By Giles Quick

There are a number of parallels between the election and the grocery market


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High-strength alcohol bans could breach competition law Subscription

28 May 2015

Public authorities are increasingly asking retailers to help deliver social, health and other policy objectives

soft drink sugar

Tesco and sugar: More Drinks reflects on its partnership Subscription

21 May 2015

The battle against obesity and the war on sugar are clearly worthwhile, with Tesco leading the charge this week…

Coffee beans

Grocery needs new strategies for risky food commodities Subscription

17 May 2015

Supplies of everyday food products like chocolate, coffee and tea are based on increasingly risky sources

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OUTDOOR Pub lunch

Insect promotions are Karoline's latest way to create Buzz

26 Apr 2015 | By Titania Touché

I am envisaging a summer of decadent lunches on a sun-drenched Mayfair terrace…

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