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Tesco warns it may not list brands that use excessive plastics

Tesco warns it may not list brands that use excessive plastics

At four meetings with over 1,500 suppliers, Tesco set out its vision for the next stage of its packaging agenda. The retailer is committed to removing excess packaging from Tesco brand and branded products. Tesco also briefed suppliers that from next year, the size...

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Rationing considered by supermarket in event of No Deal Brexit

Rationing considered by supermarket in event of No Deal Brexit

A senior executive at a major food retailer has told the BBC it is considering introducing rationing. The aim appears to be to prevent firms that have not made their own no-deal Brexit plan from using food retailers as wholesalers, which it says has happened in the...

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FSS recommends eating out should be a healthier experience

FSS recommends eating out should be a healthier experience

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has called for significant changes to make food outside of the home healthier. FSS believes implementing these evidence-based recommendations is a positive and necessary step towards shaping the Scottish Government’s Out of Home Strategy...

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Scotland’s seafood exports to Japan increase fourfold

Scotland’s seafood exports to Japan increase fourfold

Scottish seafood exports to Japan rose to over 2,630 tonnes last year, up from 598 tonnes in 2017, and a contingent of seafood companies heading East for the Japan Seafood Expo 2019 (21st – 23rd August) is set to bolster the export trend, with this year’s delegation...

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Proseal celebrates a significant manufacturing milestone

Proseal celebrates a significant manufacturing milestone

Tray sealing specialist Proseal is celebrating a manufacturing milestone with the production, sale and installation of their tray sealing machine, serial number 5000. The machine was purchased by existing and long-standing local Cheshire customer, Forresters – one of...

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Cutting Edge joins Northern Powerhouse programme

Cutting Edge joins Northern Powerhouse programme

Food equipment supplier, Cutting Edge, has joined the Northern Powerhouse partnership. The company says the programme shares many of the same key principles that have driven Cutting Edge’s success over the last 25 years, with an ambition to promote innovation and...

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Rationing considered by supermarket in event of No Deal Brexit

A senior executive at a major food retailer has told the BBC it is considering introducing rationing. The aim appears to be to prevent firms that have not made their own no-deal Brexit plan from using food retailers as wholesalers, which it says has happened in the...

Asda blames dip in sales on Brexit

Walmart has published its earnings for the second quarter of 2019 including financial results for  Asda for the period1st April to 30th June 2019. Reporting a straight calendar quarter, which includes a benefit of the later Easter in 2019, the UK supermarket delivered...

How can food stockpiling be managed amid a no-deal Brexit?

Following news that Domino’s Pizza Group has spent £7million stockpiling ingredients in preparation of a no-deal Brexit, companies across the supply chain are facing the challenge of finding additional storage and cooling solutions to cope with demand. According to...

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