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Gist and Dutch Flower Group extend logistics partnership

02 Oct 2015 | By Andrew Don

Dutch Flower Group (DFG), the biggest retail supplier of flowers and plants in Europe, has extended its contract with Gist

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Birds Eye reveals plan to rejuvenate flagging frozen foods Subscription

01 Oct 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Birds Eye has set out plans to unlock an additional £676m of revenue in frozen food over the next three years

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Nisa: 'we've cut costs by £3.3m while maintaining service'

29 Sep 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Some 95% of store deliveries were made on time, Nisa said

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Hain Daniels extends partnership with DHL Subscription

29 Sep 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The partnership will now also include co-packing

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Amazon Fresh launch put on hold after leaks to press Subscription

25 Sep 2015 | By Carina Perkins

Amazon has put the brakes on the UK launch of Amazon Fresh after details were leaked to the press

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Nisa wins £250m Ramsden International contract deal Subscription

25 Sep 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Nisa has secured a new five-year contract to supply Ramsden International worth £250m…

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Dailycer boosts production of own-label cereal with new line Subscription

19 Sep 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Own-label cereal supplier Dailycer UK is investing in a new £4.2m hi-tech production line for its Deeside factory in Wales


Adelie Foods signs up for Relex availability system Subscription

19 Sep 2015 | By Andrew Don

Adelie Foods has signed up supply chain specialists Relex Solutions to help improve its availability

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Wrap asking for £20k to join Courtauld 2025 Subscription

18 Sep 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Wrap could require fmcg companies to pay up to £20,000 a year to appear as signatories on Courtauld 2025


Menzies signs up to wnDirect supply chain contract Subscription

18 Sep 2015 | By Ben Adams

Menzies Distribution has won a contract with wnDirect to become one of its new supply chain providers

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Shadow environment secretary blasts supermarkets over waste

15 Sep 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Labour MP for Bristol East claims lack of transparency is used by the government as “excuse for inaction”

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Cold storage expert Reed Boardall wins Young's contract Subscription

11 Sep 2015 | By Andrew Don

Young’s Seafood has appointed Reed Boardall to handle the collection, storage and delivery of its foodservice business…

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Quality Foods fleet hit by licence suspension Subscription

11 Sep 2015 | By Andrew Don

The owners of the Quality Foods chain have spoken of their shock this week as their transport licence was suspended…

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Food waste disclosure Bill to be launched by MP Kerry McCarthy Subscription

03 Sep 2015 | By Ian Quinn

The Labour MP wants other retailers to follow Tesco’s example

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Approved Foods receives rush of offers after ITV appearance Subscription

30 Aug 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Approved Foods, the online short-dated grocery retailer, has been inundated with offers of supplies


Relex Solutions expands supply chain service to States Subscription

29 Aug 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Relex Solutions has teamed up with US private investment house Summit Partners

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'It's back to the bad old days in red meat' warns Elliott Subscription

28 Aug 2015 | By Julia Glotz

A year on from his post-Horsegate review, Professor Chris Elliott worries aggressive buying practices are back in parts of the market

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Blakemore Foodservice wins major new contracts Subscription

28 Aug 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Blakemore Foodservice has won two new high-profile supply contracts…

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Mondelez investing £75m in new Cadbury production line Subscription

28 Aug 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Cadbury has opened a new state-of-the-art production line at its chocolate factory in Bournville, Birmingham…

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Tesco and Morrisons join new logistics initiative Subscription

28 Aug 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Tesco, Morrisons and Boots have joined forces to smooth out inefficiencies in inbound logistics

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Bibendum PLB extends partnership with DHL Subscription

23 Aug 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

DHL and Bibendum PLB have extended their partnership for 10 years

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Amazon Fresh faces a tough challenge in the UK grocery market Subscription

31 Jul 2015

Fresh food delivery isn’t just a question of logistics. It’s a question of, well, fresh food


Will Amazon Fresh work? It depends how you measure success Subscription

24 Jul 2015 | By Adam Leyland

Is the loss leader a thing of the past?…

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John Lewis move poses questions for click & collect Subscription

03 Jul 2015

Retailers often look to the ‘pillars’ of British retail for best practices…

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Food waste study: the perfect base for a joined-up approach Subscription

19 Jun 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Baroness Scott tells The Grocer she is “staggered” at how food waste has captured the public imagination…

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Russian ban pushes down produce prices Subscription

10 Apr 2015 | By Edward Devlin

The loss of the Russian market has led to stockpiling of many fruits and vegetables, and pushed down prices

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Farmcare sets out life after The Co-op Subscription

13 Mar 2015 | By Julia Glotz

Farmcare will see a return to more traditional mixed farming methods


Mults’ milk price message failing, new consumer poll reveals Subscription

06 Mar 2015 | By Kevin White

The mults are keen to tell shoppers they pay farmers a fair price for milk but the message is getting lost

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Cumin problems mean it's time to ask tough supply chain questions Subscription

16 Feb 2015 | By Kevin White

News that traces of undeclared almonds and nuts have been found in ground cumin has this week provoked fears of a new food scandal

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Curry fans beware: Cumin price soars as Indian crop is delayed

19 Jan 2015 | By Claire Farrell

Curry fans beware: cumin prices have soared to a two-year high as extreme weather compounds reduced sowing…

Premier Foods

Premier is following a well-established supermarket playbook Subscription

05 Dec 2014 | By Adam Leyland, Alec Mattinson

The real surprise about Premier Foods’ demands for payment from suppliers is not that the company is doing it, but that it’s suddenly in the spotlight.

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