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Meat-free sector expresses relief after EU plant-based labelling vote

MEPs voted against a mooted ban on plant-based suppliers using terms such as ‘burger’ and ‘sausage’

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Battle of the burgers: plant-based category report 2020

The ‘bleeding’ meat-free burger has gone mainstream. So what are the next battlegrounds in the war of the plant-based patties?

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Central England Co-op security guard threatened with knife

The event took place on Thursday night at the Dyas Road store in Birmingham

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The shopworker abuse epidemic: what can be done to stop it?

Retail staff faced a huge rise in verbal and physical abuse at the start of the pandemic. New mask regulations could reignite the problem, or even make it worse

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Debbie Robinson big interview: how a leading co-op is coping with coronavirus

CEO Debbie Robinson has steered Central England Co-op through coronavirus-related abuse, safety and supply issues to support local communities


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  • Turkey industry calls for Covid-19 exemption for seasonal workers

  • FareShare renews donations appeal ahead of ‘winter of hunger’

  • Brakes invests in 10,000 reusable masks for staff

  • Brakes cuts 500 jobs and closes depots and call centres

  • Time is running out to enter The Grocer Gold Factory Manager of the Year 2020

  • Geo-targeted media is perfect for a nation in different phases of lockdown

  • Harlech Foodservice outlines £2m cost of ‘firebreak’ lockdown

  • Store closure rates have nearly doubled in the pandemic, data shows

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  • On the map: Welsh food and drink category report 2020

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  • Karen Betts: the diplomat with a passion for whisky

  • Jamie Oliver’s intervention could be a game-changer for food standards

  • How data sharing can rescue UK supply chains from a post-Brexit collapse

  • Lords revolt on Agriculture Bill is a positive step for British food standards

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