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Almost a fifth of household food binned, shows new UN report

In a global report, nearly every country found most food waste came from households

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How grocery can unite to take meaningful action on food waste

The Consumer Goods Forum has brought together 21 of the world’s largest retailers and manufacturers, says its director of sustainability Ignacio Gavilán

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Will Biffa’s Company Shop buyout cut down on food waste?

Biffa says the deal will help create a circular economy, but there are tensions between commercial and charity redistributors

Amazon Fresh

Amazon grocery suppliers protest new terms on Vendor Central platform

Brands using Amazon’s Vendor Central platform have raised concerns in recent months

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Amazon launches checkout-less first UK physical store in Ealing

The Amazon Fresh store is a “new convenience grocery format” for the e-commerce giant

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Amazon to debut standard and premium own-label food ranges

Both ranges will debut in Amazon’s new London store and soon be available online

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The Goodness Issue

How and why fmcg brands got political

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With social media affording more space than ever before for food and drink brands to have a ‘voice’, an increasing number are speaking out on political issues. So what are the benefits – and how can it backfire?

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