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Iceland installs first machine in DRS trial Subscription

21 May 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The Co-op is also launching a DRS trial with reverse vending machines across four major music festivals this summer

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Casillero del Diablo Rosé gets blended 'Summer Edition' Subscription

By Daniel Woolfson

There is “a strong move towards lighter styles of rosé, and the new Casillero bottling chimes with this trend”

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Waitrose trialling black plastic alternatives this months Subscription

By Marianne Calnan

Retailer is switching the black plastic on ready meals, drinks bottles and meat…

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Poundland links with Greencore for chilled food supply deal Subscription

By Steve Farrell

Previous chilled and fresh supplier Kerryfresh fell into administration in March…

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KP owner Intersnack buys Tyrrells Subscription

By Alec Mattinson

The owners of KP Snacks Intersnack has announced it has agreed to acquire Tyrrells from The Hershey Company

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11 incubator schemes looking for the next big thing in food and drink

By Megan Tatum

With a record number of entrepreneurs now looking to build their own business in the sector a growing number of programs are offering access to expert advice, space and cash. 

Store manager: Steve Jones

Sainsbury's Frome: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

By Ronan Hegarty

‘We have 10 colleagues who have been here since day one, which is great as they have lots of experience and knowledge to share’

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Should Fray Bentos make its tins easier to open?

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Grocer Own Label Awards

The Grocer Own Label Awards 2018: the winners

More than 1,000 entries were whittled down over a rigorous two-stage testing programme involving consumer and expert judges

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Banana republic, Forensic traceability

The recently announced Asda-Sainsbury’s merger brings with it the threat of an ever more powerful buyer

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Waste Not Want Not food waste campaign: The industry pledges its support

The Grocer has launched a major campaign on food waste. Here’s how it’s been received so far

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Webinars

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Plastic and the Packaging Conundrum

Plastic is the new public enemy number one. But how should the industry, which is so reliant on plastic as a packaging solution, respond?

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The Soft Drinks Sugar Levy Webinar

What does the Sugar Levy mean? Everything you ever wanted to know and never dared to ask

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Coca-Cola: How to Bring Sales and Operations Alive with Data

Implementing a robust Sales and Operation process at Coca-Cola

Whitepapers

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WHITE PAPER – Placing customer demand at the heart of your transformed supply chain

Supply chain transformation has turned out to be a lot harder to achieve than anyone thought, and many retailers are watching their original goals slip away in a continually changing retail environment.

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WHITE PAPER – Understand why today’s consumers demand more from convenience

Convenience, a growing sector predicted to be worth £47.1 billion by 2022, used to mean an acceptance of higher prices with limited choice, but that isn’t the case today.

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White Paper: Where do students shop for groceries?

With exclusive access into 130 universities and student halls across the country, every year Dig-In Box delivers over 5 million product samples directly into the hands of UK students.  In 2017 43,000 students completed our 30 question survey about their shopping habits, lifestyle and influences.

Reports

Focus On Soft Drinks

Playing the game: Soft Drinks Category Report 2018 Subscription

You’d expect the taxman to have lost a few friends last week when he began levying as much as 24p for every litre of sugar

Surveys

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News UK

News UK, a leading provider of digital and print media, is conducting research into the quality of retail activation in fmcg with the aim of understanding the challenges around aligning in-store activation.

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