Asda swedes no plastic

Asda takes plastic off swedes in first of 'rolling programme'

Retailer is not removing plastic from cucumbers as it fears an increase in food waste

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Spoof dairy 'Scrumptious' campaign back for a second year

By Kevin White

The ‘refined’ Department of Dairy Related Scrumptious Affairs push, launching in October, has been given an extra £1.2m

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Brits 'more concerned' for independent eateries than chains Subscription

By Ian Quinn

More than half of Brits prefer to eat out at independent restaurants

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Quarter of M&S stores unable to accept card payments Subscription

By Marianne Calnan

‘Technical difficulties’ have also been affecting refunds and exchanges involving card-based transactions

Good Hemp

Good Hemp sells majority stake to PE investor Inverleith Subscription

By Alec Mattinson

Private equity investor Inverleith has bought a majority shareholding in plant-based food and drink brand Good Hemp after agreeing a ‘seven-figure’ deal.

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Chris Dee to lead food and home departments at Harrods

By Marianne Calnan

Former Booths CEO Dee replaces food and restaurants director Alex Dower

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

By Marianne Calnan

‘Our customer demographic is a huge variety so we need to provide a range of stock for their shopping missions’


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