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Dave Curness, Store Manager of the Year Subscription

22 Jun 2017 | By James Halliwell

How many supermarkets do you know with an official Wet Squad? Sainsbury’s Redhill has one

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Bord Bia's Tara McCarthy: Brexit, borders and the Irish food & drink industry Subscription

02 Jun 2017 | By Kevin White

Brexit is the biggest strategic challenge the Irish food & drink industry has ever faced, says Tara McCarthy

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Henrietta Morrison of Lily's Kitchen: Big Interview Subscription

25 May 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Henrietta Morrison has made a success of Lily’s Kitchen despite cans up to 400% pricier than rivals

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PETA's Ingrid Newkirk: the animal advocate who won't give up Subscription

22 May 2017 | By Megan Tatum

However you feel about PETA, the world’s biggest animal rights group, plenty of Brits agree with them

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Matthew Barnes Big interview: 'Is Aldi plateauing? Nonsense' Subscription

12 May 2017 | By James Halliwell

Amid talk of turnarounds at the big four, there have been lots of questions asked about Aldi. In an exclusive interview with The Grocer, Matthew Barnes speaks out on like-for-likes, price gaps and his ambitious plans for store growth

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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

Tim Mason

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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Natures Way Foods CEO Susan Barratt to leave after 13 years Subscription

21 Jul 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

The CEO of Natures Way Foods is to depart the business after 13 years…

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Food & drink firms urged to enter Queen's Awards for Enterprise Subscription

19 Jul 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

Currently in their 50th year, the awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievement

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Neil Parish re-elected Efra Committee chairman

13 Jul 2017 | By Kevin White

The Conservative MP for Tiverton and Honiton saw off challenges by MPs Zac Goldsmith and Bill Wiggin

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Waitrose recruits first director of food service Subscription

13 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Simon Burdess, vice president of restaurants and bars at the InterContinental Hotels Group, will take up the newly created role in September

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Gist agrees to end pay disparity at M&S Hemel Hempstead site Subscription

13 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Gist has agreed to give 23 workers on local contracts the same pay and conditions as employees on national contracts

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Philip Ainsworth made marketing director at Pernod Ricard Subscription

12 Jul 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Ainsworth, who was previously marketing director for Wyborowa vodka, takes over from Patrick Venning…

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Taylor report puts spotlight on gig economy worker rights Subscription

11 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Companies such as Deliveroo could be forced to give workers more rights in the wake of the government review into modern employment practices.

Aldi Managers

Aldi seeks 4,000 new staff in recruitment drive

11 Jul 2017 | By Elinor Zuke

The roles are predominantly for store assistants, assistant store managers and deputy store managers

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JJ Food Service pledges to employ more women

10 Jul 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The wholesaler, which says 4% of its warehouse workers are women, plans for 20% female warehouse staff by next year

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Tributes paid as GroceryAid lynchpin Barrie Russell dies at 72

05 Jul 2017 | By Benedict Cooper

Russell was known for wry humour and “repertoire of catchphrases”

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Taskforce set up for Tesco Cardiff call centre closure Subscription

04 Jul 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Welsh government took action after MPs slammed Tesco’s “completely unacceptable” handling of the announcement…

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Sally Abbott made managing director of Weetabix UK & Ireland Subscription

03 Jul 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Her previous position has been filled by Francesca Davies, now marketing director for UK & Ireland

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