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Is the Price Right for the former Waitrose MD? Subscription

05 May 2017 | By James Halliwell

It’s not his business any more, of course. But Price will always love Waitrose

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Henry Dimbleby: Leon co-founder on bringing good food to the masses Subscription

12 Apr 2017 | By Megan Tatum

The co-founder of fast food chain Leon finds time to churn out cookbooks and columns and campaign to end sloppy school meals

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The Big Interview: Dan Jago, CEO of Berry Bros & Rudd Subscription

27 Mar 2017 | By James Halliwell

Two years ago, the oldest bottle shop in London was in trouble. It turned to former Tesco wine director Dan Jago

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Darren Blackhurst's Simple Charter Subscription

26 Mar 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Group commercial director Darren Blackhurst has helped Morrisons turn a corner. How has he done it?

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Alana Spencer: the Big Interview Subscription

16 Mar 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

If Alana Spencer can endure the trials of The Apprentice, surely she stands a chance of significant retail success

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Tesco CEO Dave Lewis on why rivals must work together on waste

09 Mar 2017 | By Megan Tatum

Supermarkets don’t usually share solutions, but for Tesco CEO Dave Lewis it’s not about glory

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James Mayer Big Interview: Danone's winning formula Subscription

27 Jan 2017 | By James Halliwell

The ‘breast is best’ debate remains endlessly contentious. But is Mayer sick of it?

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Rob Collins, Waitrose MD: The Big Interview Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Adam Leyland

Rob Collins has kept a low profile since taking over as Waitrose MD, but he has exciting plans to grow like-for-like sales

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James Lousada: the can-do caretaker of Conviviality's crown jewels Subscription

08 Dec 2016 | By Edward Devlin

You would think James Lousada would want to steer clear of selling booze to the supermarkets…

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Bidvest chief executive: the Big Interview Subscription

21 Oct 2016 | By Megan Tatum

Andrew Selley has turned Bidvest around by no longer ‘obsessing’ with rival Brakes

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The evolution of Deliciously Ella Subscription

12 Oct 2016 | By Megan Tatum

“There’s no part of us that says ‘eat for abs, go on a diet, calorie count’ – we’re the polar opposite”

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Lawrence Hene of Ocado: the big interview Subscription

29 Sep 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Ocado’s director of marketing and grocery talks Amazon, on-demand culture, price, profitability, and brand partnerships

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Steve Murrells: the Big Interview Subscription

23 Sep 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Since 2013, Co-op Food has “outperformed the market for 13 consecutive quarters, while c-store growth has been double-digit”

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Ornua Foods Europe CEO John Jordan: the Big Interview Subscription

14 Sep 2016 | By Kevin White

Brexit has fuelled ‘buy British’, but Ornua Europe CEO John Jordan says Irish dairy will always have a place in UK hearts

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Tristram Stuart, the original waste wonk

08 Sep 2016 | By Ian Quinn

Years before Hugh FW and Jamie Oliver waged war on waste, Tristram Stuart was fighting to push it up the global agenda

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Tim Mason Big Interview: Ups, downs, and a digital future Subscription

01 Aug 2016 | By James Halliwell

After a 30-year run at Tesco, Tim Mason bowed out when Fresh & Easy flopped. What went wrong? And what is he up to now?

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The Blakemore guide to survival Subscription

14 Jul 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Peter Blakemore’s Spar-centric empire keeps delivering despite the ever more brutal c-store environment (see MyLocal)

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Sophi Tranchell Big Interview: after the Divine intervention Subscription

02 Jun 2016 | By Megan Tatum

When Divine launched, the provenance of chocolate and the very concept of Fairtrade were unknown

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Big Interview: Douglas Lamont, Innocent Drinks Subscription

26 May 2016 | By Megan Tatum

Does the chief executive still think Innocent is the game-changing startup he fell in love with? 

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Does CMA boss Alex Chisholm get the Big Picture? Subscription

06 May 2016 | By Adam Leyland

The CMA has been criticised for its “pointless pseudo-academic analysis” and “conservative, micro-market approach”

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Andrew Joret of the British Egg Industry Council: Big Interview Subscription

28 Apr 2016 | By James Halliwell

Eggs are currently enjoying the best comeback since Elvis flew to Vegas

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Tulip CEO Chris Thomas: Big Interview Subscription

22 Apr 2016 | By Megan Tatum

Tulip CEO Chris Thomas knows all there is to know about the challenge of keeping Danish bacon on UK plates

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Wyke Farms MD Rich Clothier on Brexit, milk prices and Le Welsh Subscription

11 Mar 2016 | By Kevin White

The Wyke Farms MD has a tough enough task managing risks in a tumultuous dairy sector without Brexit entering the mix

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Good Hemp: The Big Interview Subscription

11 Mar 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Henry Braham and Glynis Murray have built a flourishing business selling milk and oil from hemp

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Sally Barker, SCA MD, on loo rolls, awkwardness and men Subscription

28 Jan 2016 | By Megan Tatum

SCA MD Sally Barker insists awkwardness is a “cliché”

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Melanie Smith joins Marks & Spencer as strategy director Subscription

25 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Smith will take up the newly created role next month

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Slush Puppie becomes accredited Living Wage employer Subscription

24 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The manufacturer is paying a minimum hourly wage of at least £8.45 per hour outside the capital and £9.75 in London

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Young Foodies creates online community for grocery disruptor brands

24 May 2017 | By Julia Glotz

The members-only portal aims to connect food entrepreneurs with like-minded individuals to help tackle day-to-day challenges

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CM Downton looks to boost workforce with apprenticeship day

24 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

30 young people from Gloucestershire attended its annual Apprenticeship Open Day in the village of Moreton Valence

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Miranda Curtis leaves M&S to focus on Foreign Office role Subscription

23 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Curtis was also chairman at Waterstones until 2016…

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Great Bear Distribution appoints Alastair Isbister CEO

22 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Isbister will report to Thomas van Mourik, CEO of Great Bear Distribution’s owner Culina Group…

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David Milner leaves Amplify in management shake-up Subscription

19 May 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Stuart Telford, senior vice-president of global operations, has also left the business

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Richard Reed joins Boots UK & Ireland as trading director Subscription

19 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Reed will start in the newly created role on 1 June

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Waitrose property director Nigel Keen steps down Subscription

18 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Keen will leave the business in January after 18 years of shaping its property strategy

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Bruce Alexander joins Kerry as out of home commercial director

18 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Alexander, who has worked for United Biscuits and Nestlé, joins from Lucozade Ribena Suntory

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Industry veteran David Salkeld joins Community Shop board Subscription

18 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The former Symington’s CEO brings 25 years of experience at senior level to the food redistribution business

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PepsiCo confirms it will close Walkers plant in Peterlee Subscription

11 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The announcement comes two months after the fmcg giant said it was considering the “crucial” cost-saving move

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