technology & supply chain

Red Apples

Royal Gala apple crop threatened by hot Brazilian weather

20 Apr 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Retailers are likely to find it harder and more expensive than usual to source Royal Gala apples this year…

Meat Carcass

Irish hit back at cattle trade stifling claims

20 Apr 2014 | By Julia Glotz

Irish meat processors have hit back at allegations they are trying to undermine livestock marts…

M&S Tablet

Shoppers call for more in-store tablet services

19 Apr 2014 | By Thomas Hobbs

Growing shopper appetite for in-store tablets is not being met by UK supermarkets, new research has suggested…

Asda trucks

Trucks to be made safer as MEPs vote for new design rules

19 Apr 2014 | By Thomas Hobbs

MEPs have thrown their weight behind a radical design overhaul for lorries, with bigger windows and rounder fronts…

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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 grocers be ramping up their food-to-go offers?

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Selling to real people

23 Apr 2014

It’s a well known fact that 20%-50% of purchasing decisions are achieved through word of mouth.

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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.

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