Organic products in a Danish Super Brugsen store

Organic Trade Board wins £9m in EU funding to grow sector Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Beth Gault

Money will help fund three-year campaign to boost sales, increase jobs and grow awareness of organic products

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Revolution Waves zero-sugar soft drinks land at Tesco Subscription

04 Jan 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The drinks have gone on to shelves at 32 Tesco stores across Yorkshire

Asda's new slimzone range

Asda takes on Slimming World with 50p cheaper Slimzone range Subscription

04 Jan 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

Slimzone comprises 13 frozen meals and meat products that can be incorporated by those following the weight loss organisation

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Bestway to offer extended healthy snack range in the new year

22 Dec 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Wholesaler believes range can generate additional sales and footfall

Dee Valley Turkey

'Stress-free' Dee Valley turkeys raised to classical music

15 Dec 2016 | By Beth Gault

‘Pampered’ free-range birds are ‘Rolls Royce of Christmas turkeys’, says supplier

Alf Turner Premium Scotch Egg

Alf Turner launches Premium Scotch Egg into Co-op

14 Dec 2016 | By Beth Gault

Butcher secured an £80,000 investment on BBC’s Dragon’s Den in 2012

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One Stop boosts Christmas offer with extended gift range Subscription

12 Dec 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

New products include McVitie’s Celebration Cracker Cake Bars and toys from Finding Dory and The Secret Life of Pets movies

Hoodies Sainsburys range

Haloodies wins Sainsbury's & Tesco listings for halal chicken

21 Nov 2016 | By Carina Perkins

The range is aimed at “millennial Muslims”

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Crosse & Blackwell canned veg hit by delistings Subscription

17 Nov 2016 | By Kevin White

The seven SKUs have struggled to make headway in a declining canned veg category dominated by own label

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Waitrose reduces sugar content by up to 30% in its cereals Subscription

16 Nov 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The reformulation project will reduce sugar by an average of 15% in 27 Waitrose own-label cereals

cider chaos

Somersby & Carling British Cider lose supermarket listings

11 Nov 2016 | By Lisa Riley

By the end of September Somersby and Carling British Cider had disappeared from the major supermarkets’ shelves

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M&S to cut its cloth, with food to make up half its offer Subscription

11 Nov 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

What do experts and suppliers think of M&S CEO Steve Rowe’s bold turnaround plan?

Iceland milk

Iceland follows Asda in raising milk to 99p Subscription

10 Nov 2016 | By Kevin White

Retailer has previously been a major driver in supermarket milk price war

Aldi Specially Selected Luxury Hamper

Aldi launches its first-ever Christmas hampers Subscription

08 Nov 2016 | By Beth Gault

The five-strong range includes The Exquisite Hamper, the most expensive at £98.37

Aldi craft wine

Aldi and Origin team up to launch craft wine range

04 Nov 2016 Updated: 05 Nov 2016 | By Beth Gault

The discounter hopes to appeal to younger drinkers who usually opt for beer or spirits

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Aldi makes debut in dine in for two battle Subscription

04 Nov 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty, Ellis Hawthorne

aldi dine in for two meal deal wine Aldi looks set to open another front in the price war by moving into the dine in for two market

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Mash Direct wins more listings at Asda Scotland stores Subscription

03 Nov 2016 | By Kevin White

Some of the supplier’s newest products went on sale in the retailer this week

tesco recipe kit meals

Tesco joins Waitrose with launch of recipe box range

03 Nov 2016 | By Lisa Riley

The supermarket giant’s 12-strong Recipe Box line-up has rolled out into a dozen of the retailer’s stores

Tesco free from

Tesco and Alpro develop chilled free-from fixture

24 Oct 2016 | By Kevin White

The new fixture starts rolling out this week to Tesco stores nationally


Tesco extends craft beer offering at Express stores

18 Oct 2016 | By Lisa Riley

The retailer is rolling out additional beers across 402 Express stores next week


Cotswold Fayre doubles its chilled foods offering to 240 Subscription

14 Oct 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

The new lines from 35 brands cover dairy, deli, desserts, dips, drinks, fish, pasta and vegetables

co-op halloween cupcakes

The Co-op's 'Local Shop of Horrors' treat for Halloween

12 Oct 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

The new range includes face paints, masks, teeth and fake blood, lights, garlands, and a pumpkin carving set

aldi autumn clothing range

Aldi unveils 1970s-inspired autumn clothing collection Subscription

07 Oct 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Discounter says its range undercuts H&M by 50% and Next by 60%

Aldi Aberdeen Angus steak

Aldi relaunches steak range with premium Aberdeen Angus meat

03 Oct 2016 | By Kevin White

Range is up to 40% cheaper than equivalent Waitrose offering

heston christmas persian pudding

Heston at Waitrose gets major makeover and extension Subscription

30 Sep 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Waitrose is relaunching its Heston at Waitrose range with more products and new “quirky” packaging

dairy cow

Free-range milk: sounds great... but what exactly is it? Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Kevin White

Two new rival “free-range milk” brands are imminent…

Christmas games. Morrisons Makes it

Grocers' Christmas results top City expectations Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Which of the supermarkets ‘won’ Christmas is a fight decided at the tills, but the winner of the battle in the City comes down to expectations.

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Rob Collins, Waitrose MD: The Big Interview Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Adam Leyland

Rob Collins has kept a low profile since taking over as Waitrose MD, but he has exciting plans to grow like-for-like sales

Food waste

An inward approach won't deliver progress on food waste

13 Jan 2017 | By Megan Tatum

For some, the voluntary pledge to cut food waste lacks teeth or ambition and misses out vast swathes of industry


'Remarkable' Christmas as major retailers all report success Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

All of the major food and drink retailers have come through the crucial trading period in decent fettle


Christmas 2016: a last hurrah for consumers? Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Adam Leyland

Henceforth the government should arrange for Christmas Day to fall on a Sunday – every year

Tesco milk aisle

Deflation weakens more as prices of fresh food creep up Subscription

12 Jan 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Deflation tumbled to its lowest level since mid-2014 over the Christmas period amid price hikes across fresh food

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Edible cannabis: has the UK got the munchies? Subscription

12 Jan 2017 | By James Halliwell

Edible cannabis is booming over in the US. So how is it sold and packaged? And will it ever hit the UK?


Global sugar prices up Subscription

12 Jan 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Sugar prices continued to rise as the Brazilian real strengthened against the USD


Cold weather in Spain pushes up tomato prices Subscription

12 Jan 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Harvest delays in Spain, due to cool conditions in November, caused Spanish tomato prices to rise

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Karl Mason, Masons Yorkshire Gin, on vinyl and breakfast Subscription

12 Jan 2017 | By James Halliwell

My first job was as a trainee accountant at a small family-owned business based in Northallerton

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How technology can aid consumer focus Subscription

12 Jan 2017 | By Martijn Bertisen

Delivering a superlative customer experience moved to the top of the agenda in 2016

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