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Supermarkets losing share of games, DVDs and music to online Subscription

19 Feb 2018 | By Andrew Don

Morrisons was the biggest loser in terms of market share

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Sainsbury's adds six gourmet meals under Supper Club brand Subscription

12 Feb 2018 | By Andrew Don

The range will have an RSP of £7

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Sales of organic food & drink hit record highs

07 Feb 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Spend was up 6% to £2.2bnn. but supermarkets are missing out with £1 in every £7 spent on organic went to independent retailers

Masons Gin

Yorkshire craft gin brand Masons rolls out to 358 Co-ops

01 Feb 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

The Co-op has upped its gin range with a selection of six regional brands (including Masons) this month…

Waitrose Deli web

Waitrose adds food-market inspired lines to deli counters Subscription

30 Jan 2018 | By Andrew Don

Retailer is selling products from Ginger Pig, Tom’s Pies, Cornish Premier Pasties and Findlater’s Fine Foods

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McColl's uses Safeway to drive takeup of Plus loyalty scheme Subscription

24 Jan 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty

The convenience retailer has now launched the Safeway brand in 25 stores in the north west of England…

Asda multivitamin milk

Asda adds own label and branded fortified milk lines

15 Jan 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Retailer has launched whole and semi-skimmed multivitamin milk variants and listed Arla’s Fat Free Protein Milk


Beef producers claim Tesco prioritised Irish beef over Christmas

12 Jan 2018 | By Rachel Graham

NBA says it is ‘shameful for Tesco to blame the quality of British product for its absence on Tesco shelves’

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Tenderstem broccoli makes frozen debut with Iceland listing Subscription

09 Jan 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Brand licensor Coregeo said it was also eyeing listings with other supermarkets in response to positive feedback

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Co-op to grow vegan wine offer to 100 SKUs in 2018 Subscription

09 Jan 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

The retailer will “continue to challenge suppliers to make wines vegan, where they can”

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Aldi & Sainsbury’s join Veganuary with plant-based NPD Subscription

04 Jan 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Sainsbury’s has a range of ‘next-gen’ plant-based SKUs

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HelloFresh meal kits taken off shelves at Sainsbury's Subscription

22 Dec 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Recipe box company says move is only temporary due to ‘Christmas focus’…

Aldi CEO Matthew Barnes

Aldi predicts premium Specially Selected will reach £1bn in 2018 Subscription

19 Dec 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The discounter said sales of Specially Selected had already soared by 32% this year

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Feedback attacks Tesco Farms brands as 'Total Bull' Subscription

12 Dec 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Lobby group Feedback has awarded the supermarket what it claims is the first of a series of Total Bull awards

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Aldi launches scheme to boost small-scale Scottish suppliers

11 Dec 2017 | By Rachel Graham

The discounter has unveiled a Scottish Small Supplier Development Programme

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AmazonFresh to sell a golden goose this Christmas

06 Dec 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

An edible golden goose is available to purchase on the online grocery site for £98.50 over the festive period

Co-op Lebanese Wine

Co-op adds first Fairtrade and Organic certified Lebanese wine

05 Dec 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The wine, Côteaux les Cèdres, is produced by The Co-operative Coteaux Heliopolis

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Tesco trials Next fashion tie-up at Surrey Quays store Subscription

04 Dec 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco launch more than 50 concessions at various UK stores in 2017

Food Warehouse

Iceland launches premium gin range at The Food Warehouse Subscription

01 Dec 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Iceland’s own label gin, Towpath (43% abv), will hit shelves for the first time, and three SKUs from posh mixer brand Fever-Tree will sit alongside

Tesco Hearty Food Co ready meals

Tesco swaps Everyday Value ready meals for Hearty Food Co brand Subscription

16 Nov 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

A range of eight lines priced £1-£3.40 rolled out this week in seven classic variants

Sainsburys frozen chips

Sainsbury's updates frozen potato offering with 10 new SKUs Subscription

07 Nov 2017 | By Rachel Graham

The new line-up includes restaurant-style triple-cooked chips in beef dripping and frozen sweet potato wedges.

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Sainsbury's tempts shoppers to try lesser known fish species Subscription

02 Nov 2017 | By Rachel Graham

The Fishmonger’s Choice range went on sale in the chilled aisles of 210 Sainsbury’s stores on 1 November…

Sainsburys own label records

Sainsbury's launches Own Label vinyl record duo

01 Nov 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

the supermarket will begin with selling two vinyl compilation albums on Friday…

Belton Farm Red Fox

Tesco lists Belton's Red Fox and White Fox Leicester cheeses Subscription

01 Nov 2017 | By Rachel Graham

The brand, which launched during the summer, is now on sale in Tesco, Waitrose and Booths

Crediton Arctic iced coffee

Crediton Dairy adds caramel latte to Arctic iced coffee range Subscription

30 Oct 2017 | By Rachel Graham

The brand has secured listings in more than 450 Morrisons stores…

Minette Batters NFU president

Michael Gove fails to reassure NFU Conference delegates over Brexit Subscription

21 Feb 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Muted discontent among delegates, as farmers’ union elect first female president to oversee the Brexit transition

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Pat looks to help avert KFC's chicken crisis

21 Feb 2018

It is slightly odd about KFC, isn’t it?…

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No pain, no gain: Amazon UK boss Doug Gurr on connecting the supply chain Subscription

21 Feb 2018 | By Adam Leyland

With his penchant for ironmans and other feats of endurance, Doug Gurr is a glutton for punishment. But it’s the consumer’s pain he’s most focused on

KFC Chizza

Five new ways to eat pizza Video

21 Feb 2018 | By Emma Weinbren

From yorkshire puddings to a full English, the classic pizza is getting a makeover

Roger Burnley

Asda’s re-emergent mojo will need supplier partnerships to thrive Subscription

20 Feb 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Asda has its work cut out to recover some of the magic of its golden era, and must make good on its promises on renewed innovation and partnership with suppliers 

Samantha Lai, commercial officer at FareShare

My food & drink job: Samantha Lai, FareShare

20 Feb 2018

One of the best things about working for FareShare is knowing you are making a real difference to people’s lives, says Samantha

Kath Dalmeny

Light-touch meat regulation reveals alarming complacency

20 Feb 2018 | By Kath Dalmeny

We seem to suffer collective memory failure when it comes to the safety and integrity of our meat supply

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Taking Tacon down the farm was never going to wash Subscription

19 Feb 2018 | By Ian Quinn

It’s easy to see why the likes of the NFU and a variety of other farm campaign groups were attracted to the idea of the Adjudicator’s role being expanded. Sadly, they have been strung along by successive governments 

Nick Kirby

Suppliers failing to fill the 'digital shelf'

19 Feb 2018 | By Nick Kirby

suppliers need to raise the importance of e-commerce within their organisations or risk missing out on further growth

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Reasons not to write off Tesco-Booker's discounter plans Subscription

16 Feb 2018 | By Adam Leyland

Are we about to see the return of Tesco’s Fresh & Easy… in the UK?

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Shoplifting must stop being a crime without consequences

16 Feb 2018 | By Richard Pendleton

Assaults on retail staff are on the rise, amid a huge amount of quiet anger simmering among workers…

Supermarket violence

Murder on the shop floor: battling the rise of in-store crime Subscription

16 Feb 2018 | By Richard Pendleton

On a Saturday evening in January father-of-two Vijay Patel, working in the Rota Express store in Mill Hill Broadway, was killed over a pack of cigarette papers

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