technology & supply chain

Paper wine bottle

Paper wine bottle developer Greenbottle goes bankrupt

15 Apr 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

GreenBottle, the packaging specialist that developed a paper wine bottle, has gone into administration.

3D Printed Barbie Armour

3D printing: toy story’s next chapter or just sci-fi?

13 Apr 2014 | Updated: 14 Apr 2014

Check out Barbie’s latest addition to her spring wardrobe (above): a suit of shining armour, complete with sword and shield!

Cocktail Lemon

Fruit delivery service for London cocktail bars launched

13 Apr 2014 | By Julia Glotz

A new online delivery service specialising in fruit, veg and fresh juice targets the on-trade and bar sector in London…

Argentina wine 'needs more consumer education'

13 Apr 2014 | By Arabella Mileham

Consumers need educating about Argentinian wine if it is to realise its potential, a leading wine consultant has said…

more supply chain news

Tablet iPad ebook

Why retailers should get behind Wi-Fi Subscription

15 Mar 2014 | By David Atkinson

Waitrose is rolling out free Wi-Fi – and frankly I’m amazed more retailers and supermarkets aren’t doing the same…

Tablet technology

Science won't reveal the whole truth Subscription

08 Mar 2014 | By Chris Blythe

In a webinar I joined, Google Glass was presented as more cost-effective eye-tracking than current research technology…


A GM spud we just don't need Subscription

08 Mar 2014 | By Joanna Blythman

The latest push to get GM food on our plates came from the John Innes Centre in Norwich…


Should Sunday trading hours be relaxed?

View poll results

sweet solution screen shot

There's too much alarm over sugar and sweeteners

13 Apr 2014

The launch of health campaign group Action on Sugar in January sparked a debate around sugars in the diet…

Britain's 100 Biggest Grocery Brands

Pink Lady apples calls for Biggest Brands inclusion

05 Apr 2014

Each year I read with interest your table of Britain’s 100 biggest brands…

Tackle wider waste issue

24 Mar 2014

While it was heartening to read your story on consumers’ greater awareness of food waste, pre-consumer waste also needs consideration.

Don't let a price war hit quality

24 Mar 2014

So, Morrisons has fired the starting gun on a supermarket price war…

Grocer jobs Experts in FMCG

Search jobs
Sign in

Newsletter sign-up

I wish to receive the following newsletters:

Subscriber only alerts:



CLICK HERE to search for the products, services and companies you need in the definitive guide to the UK food and drink industry.


The Grocer's commentators and opinion makers