ASDA Middleton Refill

Inside the Asda ‘sustainability store’ trial in Middleton

Asda has also launched ‘Greener at Asda Price’, a national price promise that loose and unwrapped products will not cost more than wrapped equivalents

baking flour

Asda’s sweeping price cuts could change the game for free-from shoppers

If Asda can sell a kilo of gluten-free flour for 33p, why can’t the other retailers?


Asda launches ‘store within store’ concept with toy retailer The Entertainer

The concepts will launch early next year, with The Entertainer having responsibility for range, pricing and merchandising

Finnebrogue new factory

Finnebrogue to open new £25m plant-based factory in County Down

The new plant will also see Finnebrogue create 300 new jobs


How to set up a free-from factory

Food and drink suppliers are spending big on free-from facilities. Here’s how… and why


Changing tastes, local sourcing and health credentials: 10 charts explaining UK attitudes to plant-based

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Sustainability and animal welfare are key reasons for purchase of plant-based milks, but taste has emerged as a crucial driving factor


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  • Waitrose to shut cafes at Christmas

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