Farm Africa

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

Farm Africa

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 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

Andrew Thornton

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

Grocery aid

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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Morrisons raises £1m for children and young people with cancer

25 Jul 2017 | By Benedict Cooper

The money has been raised in partnership with cancer charity CLIC Sargent

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Bridgethorne to benefit GroceryAid with special workshops

24 Jul 2017 Updated: 28 Jul 2017 | By Benedict Cooper

Funds raised from one-day training workshops in October will go towards the industry charity

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Company Shop sales squeezed by food price pressure Subscription

20 Jul 2017 | By Megan Tatum

The company also contributed £318k to its social enterprise arm Community Shop

Co-op backs Para Athletics

Co-op backs Para Athletics contender with store fascia message Subscription

12 Jul 2017 | By Benedict Cooper

Five stores in Manchester have had a #goodluckcarly messsage incorporated into their signage

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Community Shop passes £1m turnover mark and plans expansion Subscription

03 Jul 2017 | By Ian Quinn

North west is the next target region for the social supermarket chain

Kim and Mel with medal 2 CLIC Sargent volunteers

McVitie's donates 5p from Morrisons biscuit sales to charity

28 Jun 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Supplier wants to raise £100,000 for cancer charity CLIC Sargent in the two-week Snack & Give Back campaign…


Community centres luring shoppers from 'out of town' stores Subscription

28 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

New report finds 78% of shoppers visited a community shopping centre at least one a week

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Sainsbury's faces public backlash over fox killing

16 Jun 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

More than 46,000 people signed a petition to boycott Sainsbury’s after a customer witnessed the shooting of a fox

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