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Premier Foods introduces defibrillators to all UK sites

19 Apr 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Premier Foods has introduced defibrillators to all its UK sites – including Hovis ones…


Co-op Group stuck with 645 properties it doesn’t need

17 Apr 2014 | By Beth Brooks

The Co-operative Group has a portfolio of 645 properties that it does “not need or use”.

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Co-op takes over 54 pub sites for c-store rollout

07 Apr 2014 | By Beth Brooks

The Co-operative Group is to open 54 food stores on pub sites following an agreement with NewRiver Retail, which owns the pub portfolio of brewer Marston’s.

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Curry sauce supplier Little Turban outsources production

05 Apr 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

London-based curry sauce producer Little Turban is looking to extend distribution after outsourcing production…

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Food crime: how can we match consumers' high expectations? Subscription

12 Apr 2014 | By Sue Davies

Which? research has repeatedly shown that consumers have high expectations of food law enforcement…


Pity a supermarket CEO in light of the latest Kantar numbers

12 Apr 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Ouch. If you think Kantar’s 12-week numbers look bad, you should see the four-week ones…

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Is the high street's future beyond retail? Subscription

15 Mar 2014 | By John Prevc

The UK’s high streets are engaged in a battle for survival…


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Private equity has a hunger for food and drink brands

18 Aug 2013

There is a growing appetite among private equity firms to invest in food and drink,…

Here comes AmazonFresh

15 Jun 2013 | Updated: 26 Jun 2013

Last week saw the news that AmazonFresh, Amazon’s trial online grocery service for fresh produce, is about to go global…

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