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Buyers who ask smart questions are brands' greatest allies Subscription

26 Aug 2016

Brands tell us alert buyers who ask smart questions about supply chains, standards and quality checks make a real difference

Badger

Return of the never-ending argument: the badger cull is back Subscription

25 Aug 2016 | By Kevin White

Badger culling – that most inflammatory of topics – is back on the agenda this week

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Bake Off is back, and it's basically a religion now Subscription

25 Aug 2016 | By Megan Tatum

For the lucky dozen selected to enter ‘The Tent’ the pressure is clearly taking its toll

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Awards judging gives insight into the future of free-from Subscription

25 Aug 2016 | By Claire Nuttall

The whole free-from arena is hotting up more than ever with record entries into the 2016 Good Choice! Quality Food Awards

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Soho chefs are right to raise the profile of packaging waste Subscription

24 Aug 2016 | By Megan Tatum

Ed Baines one of a number of high-profile chefs to campaign on the issue

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Scrubbys Vegetable Crisps with Character: acid test Subscription

24 Aug 2016 | By Beth Gault

Scrubbys has made a move to revive the crisps category by creating a three-potato blend

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Potts’ Ocado deal clicks as a potential win-win for both parties Subscription

09 Aug 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

Ocado is setting to work on the store-picking model, which will allow Morrisons to provide an online grocery service across the country, while Morrisons won’t have to share its profits, and will pay less in terms of R&D costs

Morrisons Price Crunch

Morrisons plays the Brexit price reassurance card as Asda price war looms Subscription

01 Aug 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

This is clever marketing from Morrisons with a number of factors at play

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Post-Brexit good news for Britain’s food exporters Subscription

27 Jul 2016 | By Carina Perkins

It has been a big day for export announcements

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Recalls don't have to mean waste Subscription

16 Aug 2016

In the last year alone there have been more than 100 product recalls as a result of food not being correctly labelled

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Understanding beauty junkies to unlock category growth Subscription

09 Aug 2016

Much has been written about millennials: they’re digitally native; socially conscious; globally minded

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How will Brexit affect food labelling rules? Subscription

04 Aug 2016

The current food labelling regime is a patchwork of EU regulations, UK legislation and case law from both EU and UK courts

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What do you make of the childhood obesity plan?

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Third Party

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Sugar tax sets a dangerous precedent

24 Aug 2016 | By Gavin Partington

Manufacturers and retailers have been taking action for several years to reduce sugar and calorie intake from soft drinks

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Get ready for gender pay gap scrutiny Subscription

16 Aug 2016

Paving a clearer and more accessible path towards the top for women in the workplace is still a very real problem

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Post-Brexit, it's time to review e-cigarette advertising Subscription

09 Aug 2016

Brexit means e-cigarette brands and businesses now have a chance for recent EU decisions to be reviewed

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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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4 steps to turn supplier compliance into business growth

03 Aug 2016

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Staying on top of food safety - Fresh Insights Report

09 May 2016

Staying on top of food safety - Fresh Insights Report

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