The scheme has seen a 52% increase in products carrying the label since 2016
Business launched in April 2020 as an initiative to raise funds for NHS charities
Gut health challenger brand Bio&Me has appointed Mark Isaacson as COO as it prepares to scale the business and launch new products
Vimto maker Nichols has experienced a dramatic slump in sales and profits as it faced the “unequalled challenges” presented by the Covid pandemic. Plus, fierce competition keeps food inflation in check, according to the latest BRC-Nielsen shop price index for February. There are also trading updates from DS Smith and Smiths News.
Established in 1975 by founder and chairman Stanley Bernard, Sco-Fro is one the UK’s largest importers of own-label noodles and frozen sushi and surimi.
The Yorkshire-headquartered meat delivery firm is targeting sales of £100m with ambitious plans to continue disrupting the ind
A strong performance in the UK helped Lindt offset declines across the world as the coronavirus pandemic disrupted several areas of the Swiss confectionery giant’s business.
Müller Corner Creations by Dina Asher-Smith will go on sale in a six-pack format in Asda and Morrisons from March
The business has a longstanding trading relationship with Morrisons dating back more than 16 years
It will launch a range that meets the standards of the Better Chicken Commitment, but is not signing the commitment
Sainsbury’s introduced its Aldi Price Match – a pledge to match the discounter on 250 lines – in mid-February
Tetra Pak has become the first food and beverage packaging company to be awarded the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials Advanced Products certification
The ‘affordable’ range will meet the criteria of the Better Chicken Commitment, said Morrisons
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, which bought Burton’s in 2013, has hired advisors at Stamford Partners to run the process.
Neat has eliminated single-use plastics by producing plant-based cleaning concentrates in small glass containers and refillable aluminium spray bottles
Asda also announced new targets for its own Scope 3 emissions, covering inherent CO2 emmisions
The activity forms the latest part of the public body’s 20-year Love Seafood campaign
The move means the retailer will be able to source some of its beef directly from its own farm
It comes as the supplier posted a 10.5% increase in turnover for the year to 31 July 2020
Drivers have been reluctant to enter the UK since last year, but importers claim this has worsened since 1 January
The FDF said the new ambition “better reflected” current UK and international goals
A strong end to the year has helped Reckitt Benckiser register double-digit growth in 2020 as consumers turned to Dettol, Lysol and other hygiene brands to keep coronavirus at bay. Plus, EG Group strengthen board with new non-exec appointment, and Glanbia profits slump as Covid take toll on performance nutrition division.
In the past year, applications for financial support have increased by 55% and the number of helpline calls has risen by 74%
The deal follows the takeover of Mindful Chef in November last year as the Swiss food giant moved to increase its exposure to the flourishing direct-to-consumer market
The milk processors said they were discussing whether a potential merger could create the basis for ‘a viable long-term business’
The FSA says almost 500 cases of the bug have been linked to the contaminated products since the start of 2020
Burke is the latest Kerry executive to cross over to Noble after its appointment of Duncan Everett as CEO last year
A growing number of wholesalers are failing to meet suppliers’ 90-day payment terms, as a result of a cashflow crisis brought about by the latest lockdown
However, researchers warn the recent stalling of progress on salt reduction is endangering the potential for further health gains
It comes amid tight global supplies of cereals, with Arla warning the cost of production could rise by 6%
Volume sales increases were primarily attributed to the lockdown-related trend of scratch-cooking
Eight of the Northern Irish grower’s prepared veg lines went on sale across M&S’s 18 stores in the Republic of Ireland last week
A cheese shipment by Neal’s Yard was delayed by a week earlier this month because another company had incorrectly filled its paperwork
Eco toilet paper supplier The Cheeky Panda is raising £2m on Seedrs secondary market to help meet investor demand after a year of rapid growth.
In a trading update issued ahead of its annual results next week, the Birds Eye owner revealed organic revenues jumped by 9.5% in the final three months of 2020 as the Uk entered lockdown once more.
Under the umbrella of S-Ventures, Ohso will look to develop the product range, continue to grow its existing product lines and consider partnering opportunities with other major brands to use its technology.
The pork giant said it aims to become the world’s most sustainable meat business
He will take on the role of commercial director in May, tasked with driving the processor’s own label-focused strategy
We teamed up with Nielsen to review the performance of the leading brands, and own label, in 108 categories, from alcoholic drinks to tobacco, via condoms, bleach, ready meals and, of course, toilet paper
Food retailing done well brings excitement and sparks discussion, says Ged Futter, director of The Retail Mind
The new GCA seeks to understand the causes of retailer-supplier friction, not just the symptoms, says David Sables, CEO of Sentinel Management Consultants
‘Tell the GCA’ will offer a straightforward way for suppliers to report an issue in total confidence, says GCA Mark White