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Waitrose has pledged to stop using black plastic packaging by the end of 2019. The retailer’s investment in alternatives to plastic continues with two of its Italian ready meal range to be trialled in what it describes as ‘cutting-edge’ widely recyclable packaging...read more
The annual Food Management Today Industry Awards lunch in January will welcome a new speaker - Robbie Glen, in addition to once again being hosted in London by John Torode of MasterChef fame. This will be the third Awards ceremony at which John has officiated, and the...read more
Following the announcement that Marks and Spencer is set to close 100 stores by 2022, the retailer has now unveiled its full year results. The retailer reported a 62.1% fall in pre-tax profit to £66.8 million in the year to 31st March. This was linked to a store...read more
Tesco is removing its ‘Best Before’ label on selected fruit and vegetables, to help prevent perfectly edible food from being thrown away. ‘Best Before’ labels are put on foods by retailers as a quality indication to show that although they are no longer at their best...read more
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has announced it is closing a further 14 stores, totalling over 100 store closures by 2022. It has been announced that 21 stores have already closed, and a further 14 are proposed for closure or set to close in 2018/19. This follows the...read more
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Overseas-owned companies are making up a substantial share of the UK food sector, accounting for nearly half (47%) of the turnover of the UK’s leading food companies. Research by the commercial law firm EMW shows this is a rise from 44% last year. Overseas owned...
Rabobank has warned the price of cod could rise by 18% should the UK leave the European Union without a free trade deal in place. The findings come from Rabobank’s latest report on the UK’s fishing industry, Fishing for Answers II. In the event of a hard Brexit, we...
With Red Tractor being a main foundation for British agriculture, it is urging the Government to ensure that food production is at the forefront and being made a priority. Jim Moseley, who is the CEO of Red Tractor Assurance, expresses his thoughts that food...
Post-Brexit trade barriers threaten to disrupt the supply and costs of food products, according to a new report from the House of Lords’ EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee. The report, Brexit: food prices and availability, suggests that around 30% of food eaten...
The Government is running out of time to make negotiations for an “orderly trade system after the Brexit transition” which could risk a huge impact on the food industry. This is according to a report by the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), which was...
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