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Icelandic dairy co-op MS Iceland's skyr makes debut in Aldi Subscription

17 Oct 2017 | By Rachel Graham

MS Iceland has expanded its Ísey Skyr brand offering in the UK with a new mango-flavoured variant

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The Co-op adds swathe of wine SKUs in data-inspired refresh Subscription

16 Oct 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Stores will be clustered with an “affluence overlay” to determine what is important to consumers…

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Asda to sell year-round duck lines under Extra Special tier Subscription

12 Oct 2017 | By Rachel Graham

Four new products, supplied by Faccenda Foods, hit shelves at the end of September

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The Snaffling Pig Co wins first big four listing at Tesco Subscription

10 Oct 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Three SKUs rolled out into 803 Tesco stores nationwide last week

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Pack'd rolls out trio of frozen Protein Smoothie Kits

10 Oct 2017 | By Carina Perkins

They blend blend frozen fruit and vegetables with whey protein and superfoods…

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Spoon Cereals rolls ancient grains muesli duo into Waitrose Subscription

09 Oct 2017 | By Carina Perkins

The new line-up is set to bring the “wow factor” to muesli…

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Sainsbury's extends Patisserie Valerie partnership trial Subscription

06 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The supermarket has increased the number of stores stocking the range from 18 to 28…

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Premier stores to get revamped ready meal range and new deals Subscription

05 Oct 2017 | By Emily Bright

Owner Booker wants to encourage shoppers to visit for everyday essentials

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Debbie & Andrew's chilled sausages hit by delistings Subscription

04 Oct 2017

The brand’s fresh SKUs have disappeared from Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s

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Waitrose to extend Cook Well recipe boxes after trial success Subscription

29 Sep 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The retailer is adding 60 new dishes to its Cook Well recipe box service

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Tesco continues free-from drive with beer fixtures Subscription

28 Sep 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Tesco has also added two new beers. Meantime Gluten Free Pale Ale and Old Speckled Hen Gluten Free

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Sainsbury's expands hit 'Gary' vegan cheese range

26 Sep 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Sales exceeded expectations by 300% since product went viral on social media

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Eat plans 'more exciting' flavours in cold food menu overhaul Subscription

22 Sep 2017 | By Emily Bright

The company is bringing in a finalist from last year’s professional MasterChef to overhaul its menu

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Wild meat range for Iceland Food Warehouse Subscription

22 Sep 2017 | By Kevin White

The frozen, hand-butchered range includes venison steaks, wood pigeon breast, cuts of pheasant, boar and partridge

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Abel & Cole launches new grass-fed dairy range Subscription

15 Sep 2017 | By Kevin White

Nine cheeses, two new artisan yoghurts and two handrolled butters were added to its own-label dairy range this week

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Spar to revamp wine range with everyday and exclusive lines

15 Sep 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Spar said it would maintain its “current mix of Spar brand and branded wines”

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Morrisons to drive further recovery by expanding The Best Subscription

15 Sep 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty, Edward Devlin

Morrisons is to double the size of its The Best premium own-label range by the end of the year

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Tesco pulls 24 own-label lines in overhaul of cooking sauces Subscription

14 Sep 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Own label accounted for a third of the cull, with 24 products dropped during the sizeable overhaul

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Nisa launches its first range of own-label fresh fish Subscription

12 Sep 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The buying group has added four salmon lines to its 850-strong Heritage own-label range

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Tesco unveils range of fresh vegetables aimed at children

08 Sep 2017 | By Beth Gault

Retailer says it wants to add a ‘touch of novelty’ through interesting shapes and sizes

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Asda demanded millions from suppliers or face delisting says GCA Subscription

08 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Suppliers were subjected to “aggressive tactics, such as inflexible demands made by Asda buyers”

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NFRN boss warns wholesalers against supermarket-style range culls Subscription

07 Sep 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Wholesale range and service ‘worse than ever’ says Paul Baxter

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One Stop teams up with Relex to build shopper profiles

05 Sep 2017 | By Emily Bright

Relex’s Behavioural Clustering solution highlights shopper trends using sales history and forecast data

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Asda demanded millions from suppliers to avoid delisting, says GCA Subscription

04 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Suppliers were subjected to “aggressive tactics, such as inflexible demands made by Asda buyers”

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Iceland tests craft beer offer with Food Warehouse promotion Subscription

31 Aug 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

It was “an opportunity to test the water where Iceland did not have a range before,” according to a spokesman…

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Peperami and 'Beefsy' unveil meaty art exhibition

17 Oct 2017

Do you like art? Do you like beef? Then you’ll probably like Peperami’s new exhibition!

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Tunnock's Terry takes a trip to space

17 Oct 2017

The Glasgow Science Centre last week sent ‘Terry’ – a Tunnock’s Teacake – into space

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How food to go will tackle EU worker exodus Subscription

17 Oct 2017 | By Emily Bright

In lieu of clarity from the government, businesses are formulating a backup plan

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Sainsbury's expands one-hour Chop Chop service across central London Subscription

16 Oct 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Express delivery will now be available to more than 1.7 million customers in zones one and two

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Marks & Spencer delivery has hurdles to overcome

16 Oct 2017 | By John Mercer

M&S’s long-anticipated venture into grocery ecommerce is under way and we put its new home delivery offering to the test

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Scotch can’t blame declining sales on alcohol duty hikes Subscription

16 Oct 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

If beleaguered Scotch brands want to get back into growth, they need to start considering how to appeal to rapidly changing tastes …

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10 packaging innovations of 2017

16 Oct 2017 | By Edward Churchfield

Innovations in packaging in the past 12 months have pushed the boundaries of design, cut costs and helped save the planet

Eric Winandy

Why retailers should get cool with hydrocarbons

13 Oct 2017 | By Eric Winandy

The retail sector has come a long way in becoming more environmentally sustainable…

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Fipronil scandal having knock-on effect on egg prices Subscription

13 Oct 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Egg prices are soaring following August’s fipronil scandal, which caused a shortage of processed eggs throughout the EU…

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Plain packaging: who's next? Subscription

13 Oct 2017 | By Megan Tatum

One colour. One font. Oh, and grim and grisly health warnings. Is the future plain for food and drink packaging?

Nick Barnard and Camilla Barnard of Rude Health

International issues: tackling exports as a small food brand

13 Oct 2017 | By Camilla Barnard

I’m sure there’s a business aphorism about the value of seeing challenges or problems as opportunities, says Camilla Barnard of Rude Health

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Denial won't make the government's Brexit problems go away

13 Oct 2017 | By Carina Perkins

“When in doubt, pretend it’s not happening” appears to be the new approach the government is using to deal with Brexit

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