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Company Shop sales squeezed by food price pressure Subscription

20 Jul 2017 | By Megan Tatum

The company also contributed £318k to its social enterprise arm Community Shop


Food & drink firms urged to enter Queen's Awards for Enterprise Subscription

19 Jul 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

Currently in their 50th year, the awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievement

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Waitrose gives plastic bag funds to marine clean-up charity

19 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The Marine Conservation Society will stage 1,000 clean-ups over the coming year to rid public areas of plastic…

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M&S announces 75-tonne Project Thin Air packaging reduction

19 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

M&S has reduced packaging on more than 140 of its lines, which has resulted in 152 fewer delivery lorries being on the road

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Ian Firth

Pride yourself on green credentials? Check your supply chain

14 Jun 2017 | By Ian Firth

Not all products that are farmed or made in an environmentally sensitive manner can boast equally sustainable credentials

Anna Rosier

The organic revolution forges ahead

01 Jun 2017 | By Anna Rosier

2017 marks 25 years of Organix, it’s Duchy Organics’ 25th birthday, and the 70th anniversary of the Soil Association


The gender pay gap at the BBC has been exposed. Is it an issue in grocery?

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Shame!... For whom? says SodaStream

12 May 2017

Sir, Plastic bottle pollution is killing our planet. That’s a fact

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Sustainability tops agenda for plant-based

27 Apr 2017

Sir, We would like to correct some inaccuracies in Joanna Blythman’s Second Opinion column

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Coffee cup waste needs bring your own revolution

20 Apr 2017

Sir, If customers were to bring their own cups, then there would be no need to recycle

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