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Greater clarity as to what craft beer is can only be helpful

28 Jun 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The US Brewers Association has launched a new seal of authenticity for craft brewers. Time for the UK to follow suit

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The timing of this latest round of Tesco job cuts doesn’t look good Subscription

28 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Can ’Drastic Dave’ justify these cuts and will Tesco’s promise that they are being done for good reason stand up to scrutiny?

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Booze boffins praise curves

28 Jun 2017

Oxford University’s booze-focused boffins have been testing how glass shape affects taste


Genoa bends rules of the sky for pesto

28 Jun 2017

The city is so proud of its sauce that passengers may now take more than 100ml on to flights

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What Unilever’s AI hiring experiment tells us about the future of grocery recruitment Subscription

27 Jun 2017 | By Julia Glotz

The fmcg giant is trying out a new way to hire for some entry-level positions, which is driven almost entirely by algorithms

Paul Cuatrecasas

Wholesalers: prepare for disruption

27 Jun 2017 | By Paul Cuatrecasas

Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market shows it is determined to dominate all areas of retail

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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


Why GDPR could spell data upheaval for retailers

08 Jun 2017 | By Duncan Brewer

Imagine having no or significantly less customer data: you’d be without a key competitive advantage…

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


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Wholesalers: prepare for disruption

27 Jun 2017 | By Paul Cuatrecasas

Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market shows it is determined to dominate all areas of retail


A business case for investing in food & drink startups

14 Jun 2017 | By Richard O'Gorman

the focus on natural, healthy, and organic products is creating opportunities for smaller, ‘authentic’ independent lines

Arnold Ma

Learn from Weetabix in China

08 Jun 2017 | By Arnold Ma

The recent sale of Weetabix to US company Post Holdings reminds us of how Weetabix struggled to gain share in China

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OUTDOOR Pub lunch

Insect promotions are Karoline's latest way to create Buzz

26 Apr 2015 | By Titania Touché

I am envisaging a summer of decadent lunches on a sun-drenched Mayfair terrace…

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