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A looming skills crisis will threaten rhetoric of control Subscription

28 Apr 2017 | By Kevin White

Brexit is going great guns, according to the government. And there’s no problem whatsoever in attracting migrant labour

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The Life Scientific: MacGregor looks back at food battles Subscription

27 Apr 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Back when schools still stuffed kids with salt tablets on sunny days, warnings that we were all slowly seasoning ourselves

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Post's purchase of Weetabix shows faith in post-Brexit Britain Subscription

21 Apr 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Weetabix is still a fundamentally British company not an international company based in Britain

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Dave Lewis still has work to do to sell the Booker deal Subscription

13 Apr 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco’s planned £3.7bn merger with Booker hung like a huge shadow over what was otherwise a resurgent set of results

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Celebs wade into world of food & drink

27 Apr 2017

Celebrity endorsements can be a big deal for brands, but stars are getting involved more directly

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Beer and peanuts: a pub treat for tired-out runners

27 Apr 2017

It’s not advised for runners in training, but apparently, beer and peanuts make a fine post-marathon recovery combo

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Fake News Ale tackles Trump

27 Apr 2017

Fake News Ale is the latest Trump-baiting NPD


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General Mills hails progress in the war on waste

27 Apr 2017

Sir, A number of major retailers are taking significant steps to further reduce food waste

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Sustainability tops agenda for plant-based

27 Apr 2017

Sir, We would like to correct some inaccuracies in Joanna Blythman’s Second Opinion column

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Coffee cup waste needs bring your own revolution

20 Apr 2017

Sir, If customers were to bring their own cups, then there would be no need to recycle



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