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Food waste efforts wasted without Courtauld collaboration

19 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The battle against food waste, sadly, will not be won unless the industry collaborates

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The first cut isn’t always the deepest. Sometimes it’s the following ones that prove fatal Subscription

18 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The latest news of job cuts at Sainsbury’s was perhaps to be expected after similar announcements from Tesco and Asda, but will they really deliver cost savings for the mults?

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The Co-op isn’t ailing. But it needs to stretch its wings Subscription

17 Oct 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

A casual observer of today’s grocery market share figures from Kantar would conclude that the Co-op is struggling

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Scotch can’t blame declining sales on alcohol duty hikes Subscription

16 Oct 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

If beleaguered Scotch brands want to get back into growth, they need to start considering how to appeal to rapidly changing tastes …

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Our food & drink highlights from Anuga 2017 Subscription

12 Oct 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Anuga, the world’s largest food fair, once again arrived in Cologne. We went along to check out the latest trends and NPD


“Prepare for the worst” is sound advice given the Brexit mess in government Subscription

11 Oct 2017 | By Kevin White

This begs the question: is government actually preparing for all eventualities?

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Supermarkets have the data to help shoppers eat healthily – but will they listen? Subscription

10 Oct 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Many experts believe some public health measures are doomed to fail unless supermarkets start favouring products that are less calorific


Experts ruminate on how to stop meat killing the planet Subscription

09 Oct 2017 | By Kevin White

The conference was the first in the UK to explore the impact of livestock production on the future of life on Earth. And the verdict wasn’t good …

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We must shine a light on our food security as Brexit darkness gathers Subscription

05 Oct 2017 | By Carina Perkins

“I could grow a tomato absolutely anywhere – underground, in a Tube carriage, on the Moon.”

Michael Gove Tory conference 2017

10 takeaways for food and farming from the Conservative and Labour party conferences Subscription

04 Oct 2017 | By Julia Glotz

 As the Tory conference draws to a close, here is the Grocer’s take on events in Brighton and Manchester


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The Jimmy effect: petcare category report 2017 Video Subscription

20 Oct 2017 | By Natalie Brown

Can the humanisation of petfood, with fresh and luxury lines, help restore overall growth to the petcare category?

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PDF: The Dairymen 2017 Subscription

19 Sep 2017

Grocer members can now download the PDF version of our annual supplement The Dairymen 


In the wake of the Brexit negotiations to date, which best describes your position?

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