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Can ministers afford to leave farmers out of the GCA remit? Subscription

21 Oct 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Government plans to extend the role of Adjudicator Christine Tacon finally got off the ground this week

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The Apprentice returns to TV with yet more rampant idiocy Subscription

21 Oct 2016 | By James Halliwell

Awkwardness, sexism, passive aggression and rampant idiocy can only mean one thing

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Sainsbury's boss Mike Coupe comes under fire over food waste

14 Oct 2016 | By Megan Tatum

As Coupe fought off attacks from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Tristram Stuart, the CEO looked increasingly like the pantomime baddie

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Gino's Italian Escape: D'Acampo makes welcome return to roots Subscription

13 Oct 2016 | By Megan Tatum

Each episode sees D’Acampo explore one of seven Italian regions famed for their hidden cultural and culinary gems

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Mustard makes an impact in hip hop world

20 Oct 2016

Filmmaker Estelle Caswell details the hip hop history of fancy mustard Grey Poupon

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Bullet offers cheap thrills at Poundland

20 Oct 2016

One high street retailer is discreetly merchandising a ‘Vibrating Bullet’

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Fountain of fun for Italian pilgrims

20 Oct 2016

The Italian town of Caldari certainly knows how to look after people


With the remit of the Groceries Code Adjudicator set to be extended, who needs to be included?

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Unilever gained first mover advantage in Marmitegate spat

20 Oct 2016

Sir, It’s not as if there aren’t some upsides for Unilever in being “first mover” on the impact of sterling’s fall


Suppliers must prepare for cost pressures Subscription

20 Oct 2016

Sir, Fmcg suppliers need to be better prepared for potential cost price discussions with retail multiples

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Food suppliers are also working hard on waste

14 Oct 2016

Tackling food waste across supply chains is a key part of FDF’s Five-fold Ambition and new Ambition 2025 commitments



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