The Grocer Blog: Daily Bread


Tesco court case has changed grocery forever Subscription

06 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Even to a lawyer who once prosecuted mass murderer Fred West, a courtroom ordeal such as this was unusual

Plastic pollution

Food and drink must be at the table when it comes to action on waste Subscription

05 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

You don’t have to be David Attenborough to work out there needs to be a step-change in the packaging used by the food and drink industry

energy drinks

An energy drinks ban based on no evidence would set a dangerous precedent Subscription

04 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

You cannot have ministers making decisions based on knee-jerk reactions about what is popular among parents

Pret allergen labelling

Is Pret making sufficient progress with its allergy labelling overhaul? Subscription

03 Dec 2018 | By Carina Perkins

CEO Clive Schlee announced on Friday the company had finally rolled out its first full ingredient labelling pilot

Paul Poolman

Paul Polman: fall guy, good guy, good bye Subscription

29 Nov 2018 | By Adam Leyland

Paul Polman has gone earlier than everyone expected, but there’s no doubt he leaves a strong legacy

me not meat fish campaign

Brexit and veganism are a growing threat to UK seafood Subscription

28 Nov 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Brexit isn’t the only iceberg threatening to sink seafood. Animal welfare campaigners have now turned their focus on fish

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Why an 80% profit drop needn’t worry Pets at Home Subscription

27 Nov 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Despite today’s results, the outlook for Pets at Home isn’t as gloomy as it seems

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Food and drink can help itself tackle climate change, but it must act now Subscription

26 Nov 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Today’s UK Climate Projections 2018 study makes for sobering reading

drinking craft beer

Retailers are leading the pack in Britain’s craft beer love affair Subscription

22 Nov 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

Take-home sales of craft beer have smashed the £100m mark this year, which certainly merits a toast

child eating cereal breakfast

The ASA Kellogg’s ruling is a win for low-sugar reformulations Subscription

21 Nov 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

The ASA has reversed its decision to ban a Coco Pops Granola ad that had been seen on children’s TV


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