Somerfield was meeting with shopworkers' union Usdaw as The Grocer went to press on Thursday to discuss ways to resolve a row over changes to terms and conditions. Union members voted last month to reject the new standard terms.
No Dasani plans
Coca-Cola Enterprises and Coca-Cola GB have denied there are plans to resurrect the Dasani brand here. A spokeswoman said: "There are no plans to reintroduce Dasani in the UK in any way, shape or form."
JS cuts trans fats
Sainsbury's is to remove trans fats and flavour enhancers from all 15,000 own label food and drink products, with the exception of dairy and meat where they naturally occur, by 1 January next year.