28 November 2009

The Grocer

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  • Critical Eye... on bridalwear, bonding and dogs throwing up Subscription

    28 Nov 2009

    It was with a heavy heart that I sat down to watch Supersize vs Superskinny this week (E4, 10pm, 24 November). I was expecting the freak show format that seems so ubiquitous these days (and I wasn't reassured by the C4 website encouraging me to...

  • Daylesford Organic adds Ocado listing Subscription

    28 Nov 2009

    Daylesford Organic has secured online distribution with Ocado for 57 of its products as it seeks to extend availability beyond its luxury shop estate.Condiments, jams, sweet and savoury biscuits, milk, drinking yoghurts and meals made...

  • Devastating floods force retailers in Cumbria to close Subscription

    28 Nov 2009

    Supermarkets and suppliers in Cumbria were forced to close last week when they were caught up in the region's worst flooding in living memory.Booths' flagship store in Keswick, one of the worst affected areas, closed for three days. It...

  • Dhamecha building sixth depot in Hayes Subscription

    28 Nov 2009

    Dhamecha Cash & Carry is building a sixth depot more than five years after launching its search for a new site.The 100,000 sq ft depot in Hayes, west London, is expected to be completed by the end of the spring and will create 70...

  • Don Pumsey on why Aldi's Burgered off Subscription

    28 Nov 2009

    Talk about fast food! Armin Burger has to be the quickest takeaway in Aldi's increasingly revolting history, unexpectedly following Paul Foley into a fully merited obscurity. Still, you'd have thought a man with such a name would have had a bit...

  • Dr Oetker revamps its baking lines Subscription

    28 Nov 2009

    Dr Oetker is ditching the Supercook logo from its home-baking range as part of a design revamp of its 100-strong portfolio.

  • Editor's Comment: Choosing the 35 top women in the industry was a political nightmare Subscription

    28 Nov 2009

    Like a prick at the proverbial lesbian commitment ceremony, I feel uncomfortable writing about women in grocery, the subject of this week's cover story in The Grocer.

  • Drinks trade relief as MSPs vow to oppose minimum price plan Subscription

    28 Nov 2009

    Drinks bosses have reacted with relief to the news that plans for minimum pricing for alcohol are unlikely to become law in Scotland.

  • English Provender gets Very Lazy with its ingredients jars Subscription

    28 Nov 2009

    The English Provender Company has ditched its name from its ingredients range and elevated the Very Lazy strap to brand status.

  • Drink driving plans could cut limit to one pint Subscription

    04 Dec 2009

    A government reassessment of drink driving laws could see the legal drinking limit reduced to one pint of beer or a small glass of wine.