Sales of locally produced food in Asda's 20 stores in the north east of England have hit the £1m a year mark, according to regional food and drink group Northumbria Larder.
£35,000 for charity
May's National Doughnut Week raised £35,000 for The Children's Trust, a charity that provides care, education and therapy for children with disabilities, according to the event sponsor, Bakemark UK.
Truuuly Scrumptious Organic Baby Food has extended the withdrawal of batches of own-label frozen babyfoods to a further eight products. Last month the group recalled three products because they could contain pieces of plastic (The Grocer, 29 July, p16).