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Elliott wrong to suggest retailers risk new Horsegate says BRC Subscription

13 Sep 2014 | By Andrew Opie

Professor Elliott’s Review recognises the strengths of the UK supply chain but also correctly identifies the change in min…

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Why suppliers have a fatal attraction to supermarkets

13 Sep 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Suppliers have a fatal attraction to the supermarkets, and the relationship is veering from high maintenance to bunny boiler.

Nisa truck lorry delivery rates high record

Nisa departures creating a symbol sector vacuum

13 Sep 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Senior management changes are always unsettling (think Tesco and Man Utd)…

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Alex Polizzi: The Fixer's Heck patch-up was must-see TV

12 Sep 2014 | By James Halliwell

In 1999, Debbie and Andrew Keeble took out a £15,000 loan to buy a new car, but decided to make sausages instead…

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Morrisons sales slump hides a silver lining Subscription

11 Sep 2014 | Updated: 12 Sep 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons’ interim results weren’t great. So why are some industry watchers seeing a light at the end of the tunnel for the supermarket?

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Fight for justice in global supply chains Subscription

11 Sep 2014 | By Fiona Gooch

At Traidcraft, we have just launched the Justice Campaign…


FSA U-turn is a Pyrrhic victory for industry

24 Jul 2014 | Updated: 25 Jul 2014 | By Julia Glotz

The poultry industry has successfully lobbied the FSA into U-turning on plans to ‘name and shame’ companies in its campylobacter survey, but it shouldn’t rejoice.

Focus On Hot Beverages

More tea, pharaoh?

23 Jul 2014 | Updated: 24 Jul 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Pyramid tea bags are better than round, we learnt this week.

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The new man in the Tesco hot seat

22 Jul 2014 | Updated: 23 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Much has been made of incoming Tesco CEO Dave Lewis’ lack of retail knowledge – but you don’t spend 27 years at Unilever without picking up a thing or two about retail.

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Feeding the world - and supporting food industry enterprise Subscription

04 Sep 2014 | By Emma Evison

There has never been a more exciting time to be working in the UK food industry…


Sugar reduction strategy will need to include sweeteners Subscription

30 Aug 2014 | By Steve Osborn

Action on Sugar’s confrontational stance on processed foods has laid down the gauntlet to the food and drink industry

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Sainsbury's Holborn should not feel Gaza conflict pressure Subscription

22 Aug 2014 | By Jonathan Arkush

In recent days we have seen a spike in shop protests, store invasions and boycotts of Israeli or kosher products…


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Fight for justice in global supply chains Subscription

11 Sep 2014 | By Fiona Gooch

At Traidcraft, we have just launched the Justice Campaign…

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Click & collect need not be costly for independent retailers Subscription

04 Sep 2014 | By Stuart Miller

Click & collect is truly here to stay. The freedom it has given customers is something they don’t want taken away…


Bread suppliers switch on to exciting taste fusions Subscription

30 Aug 2014 | By James Street

Craft baker Robert Didier is to launch a loaf of bread made with Champagne and 24-carat gold…

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Titania and Miranda get set for The Grocer's TNT contest

13 Sep 2014 | By Titania Touché

Miranda and I are thrilled that The Grocer is launching a TNT contest…

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Telogis - Keep Calm and Reduce Costs

06 Jun 2014

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