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Daily Brunch with Ocado: flat TV and a missed opportunity

17 Oct 2014 | By James Halliwell

Daytime TV has a well-deserved reputation for vacuous repetition, and the first episode of Daily Brunch with Ocado…

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The Great British Bake Off finale: perfectionism triumphs

09 Oct 2014 | By James Halliwell

To the final of The Great British Bake Off, and everyone was on splendid form…

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Fish and chips and the great open or wrapped conundrum

04 Oct 2014 | By James Halliwell

For centuries the greatest minds in history have pondered the biggest questions in life…

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Tesco's Cheshunt Four have been treated appallingly by the media

27 Sep 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Announcing its Scale for Good manifesto in 2013, Tesco admitted trust among its supplier base was lacking…


Dirty secret of grubby truffles

18 Oct 2014

Truffles! Here at Grocer HQ we’re always grating them over our microwave ready meal lunches…

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Prawn sandwich brigade line up for Roy Keane's book

18 Oct 2014

Infamously aggressive former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane has a new book out…

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Claw blimey! '50ft crab' menaces Whitstable

18 Oct 2014

An apparently slow news week has prompted at least two national newspapers to report on the story of a 50ft crab…


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Remember to resonate

16 Oct 2014

Price is the ‘elephant in the room’ and the major grocers are moving down different roads to lower prices.

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Nectar disappointment

16 Oct 2014

As someone that buys grocery shopping each week and reuses their bags but does not drive, I feel I have been hit…

Fiona Kendrick

The UK is doing its bit to support food exports

16 Oct 2014

The UK does have a significant presence at most of the major global trade fairs…



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