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Wm Jackson fights poverty in Malawi

17 Nov 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Employees of William Jackson Food Group have just returned from a seven-day visit to Malawi’s Ntcheu district

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FareShare and Trussell elbow aside Ruth Jones for Tesco Christmas ads Video

06 Nov 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Jo and her co-stars will appear in future ads but none of its Christmas period commercials says Tesco

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Waste Not Want Not: How to turn food waste into gold Video

03 Nov 2017 | By Megan Tatum

If our Waste Not Want Not campaign hits our target of 100,000 meals, it would save charities £150m

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GroceryAid to run Barcode summer festival in Canada Water

02 Nov 2017 | By Emily Bright

Barcode Festival will take place in Canada Water on 28 June 2018

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Pallet burning on Bonfire Night 'costs UK economy millions' Subscription

01 Nov 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The average cost of a new pallet can be between £8 and £10

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Company Shop Liverpool hub to open in January

26 Oct 2017 | By Emily Bright

The superstore will act as a logistics hub to five smaller regional community stores to open in the next three years

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Beehive-building grocery leaders complete Tanzania charity task Video

25 Oct 2017 | By Megan Tatum

A team of 14 senior female leaders from the industry, including Sainsbury’s, Moy Park and William Reed, built 120 beehives in just 72 hours

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New money-off app enables diners to give to homeless charities

25 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Customers of The Dealer App can pass on savings of up to 50% in restaurants and bars to local good causes…

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Farm Africa's project making Kenyan farmers smile Video

19 Oct 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Farm Africa’s Growing Futures project is helping young farmers to carve a career out of the land

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Food & drink businesswomen visit Tanzania to build beehives

16 Oct 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Sainsbury’s director of brand Judith Batchelar leads the 14-strong group as part of the Food For Good campaign

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General Mills to fund 5,000 more Greggs Foundation breakfasts

12 Oct 2017 | By Emily Bright

Pledge comes on top of existing work to feed more than 950 pupils every day…

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Southern Co-op plastic bag charity funds reach £500,000 Subscription

04 Oct 2017 | By Emily Bright

The 250-strong group has donated all proceeds to charity and community causes

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NFRN hits out at Flintshire Council efforts to ban The Sun Subscription

28 Sep 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

NFRN said it was looking to protect the freedom of the press

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Cardiff Spar store celebrates raising over £30,000 for NSPCC Subscription

21 Sep 2017 | By Emily Bright

Spar St Fagans has been collecting money for the charity since 2011, with events ranging from dress down days to raffles

Piccolo

Piccolo to donate 100,000 baby meals to families in need

19 Sep 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The One to One initiative will see one babyfood pouch donated for each one sold, costing the startup c£250,000

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Unlocking people potential is key to success

14 Sep 2017 | By Andrew Thornton

For the past four years, Thornton’s Budgens has been experimenting with a different approach to managing people and doing business. It’s paying clear dividends, says owner Andrew Thornton

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Blakemore Foodservice donates £6,000 to its chosen charities

12 Sep 2017 | By Emily Bright

Employees fundraised for the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity and rare blood diseases charity Chelsea’s HLH Awareness Fund

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Nisa pays tribute to retailer by naming lorry after him Subscription

08 Sep 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Peter Barber died aged 64 in 1998, weeks after being diagnosed with cancer

Tesco Charity walk

Tesco staff to walk length of UK to raise money for charity

06 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The event kicked off yesterday and will finish on 5 October

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Thank you for cooperating with GroceryAid

25 Jul 2017

Sir, I was delighted to read Steve Parfett’s opinion piece in The Grocer regarding ‘The merits of cooperation’

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