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As politicians panic, food is keeping calm and carrying on

18 Jan 2019 | By Adam Leyland

Retailers and suppliers are quietly sourcing alternative supplies, reserving warehouse space and building inventory


The worst Christmas for 10 years? Not for the major mults

11 Jan 2019 | By Adam Leyland

There goes another Super Thursday, though how super it was depends on which supermarket you’re talking about

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Will 2019 be another tumultuous year for food and drink?

04 Jan 2019 | By Adam Leyland

This week is a bit of a tease, news-wise: a case of calm before the storm ahead of next week’s Christmas trading results

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Upheaval, disruption and scandal: 2018 had everything

14 Dec 2018 | By Adam Leyland

In an up-and-down year, the triumph of The Grocer’s Waste Not Want Not food waste campaign is our highlight

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Hard times for energy drinks fan

16 Jan 2019

Energy drinks brands in this country have had a tough time of late

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A big week for risqué Parisian diners

16 Jan 2019

The cutting-edge restaurant scene in Paris really got shaken up last week

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Houmous boss takes the fight to baby wipes

16 Jan 2019

Plastic-filled wet wipes are increasingly flushed down our nation’s lavs, blocking sewers and building up fatbergs

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Fiji Water model makes a splash at Golden Globes

09 Jan 2019

Fiji hired model Kelleth Cuthbert to distribute its wares to red carpet-wearied celebs


What do you make of the Eat-Lancet diet recommendations?

View poll results

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UK retail is leading the way on environmental solutions

18 Jan 2019

The Environment Audit Committee’s parliamentary report on sustainable seas has arrived

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The UK is reliant on non-UK labour - deal or no deal

18 Jan 2019

Brexit uncertainty caused a shortfall that left fruit & veg unharvested last year

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UK could learn from Europe on recycling protocols

11 Jan 2019

The UK’s new waste and recycling strategy seems like a step in the right direction - but is it a step too short?

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