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Aldi extends its trial of plastic-free veg

Aldi extends its trial of plastic-free veg

Aldi, is to extend a trial removing plastic from some fresh vegetables as part of its campaign to cut packaging. The supermarket began selling five loose fresh produce lines without plastic wrapping in Scotland earlier this year. It is estimated that the move, if...

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Sainsbury’s launches UK’s first meat-free butchers

Sainsbury’s launches UK’s first meat-free butchers

Sainsbury’s has launched the UK's first traditional style butchers offering customers an array of cuts and joints derived from 100% plant-based alternatives. Open for three days starting today (21st June) in Bethnal Green, customers of the East-End butchers can choose...

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IGD forecasts UK food sales to grow by £24 billion by 2024

IGD forecasts UK food sales to grow by £24 billion by 2024

The UK food and grocery industry is forecast to grow by £24.1bn, or 12.5%, by 2024, bringing the market to a total value of £217.7bn, according to the latest forecasts from research organisation IGD. Highlights from the data include: Online and discount will...

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Mondelēz invests $6 Million in Reading science centre

Mondelēz invests $6 Million in Reading science centre

Mondelēz International, one of the world's largest snacks companies, announced it is investing $6 million in its Reading science centre in the UK to support the development of new chocolate, biscuit and candy products, serving over 150 different countries. Mondelez...

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Brexit insight

Food exports see biggest first quarter sales value on record

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published analysis showing that in the first quarter of 2019, food and drink exports increased by 10.7% (y-o-y) to £5.8bn, almost twice the growth rate of Q1 2018 (+6.3%) and the biggest first quarter sales value on record....

Industry reacts to PM resignation and EU elections

Following the Prime Minister's resignation on Friday, Secretary of State at Defra Michael Gove, has confirmed he is standing for the leadership of the Conservative Party, seeking to take over as Prime Minister from Terresa May. Gove was the eighth candidate to signal...

Brexit cliff edge avoided again – industry reaction

The EU27 have granted the UK an extension to the Brexit process, after extensive talks in Brussels on Wednesday evening. The new deadline of 31st October averts the prospect of the UK having to leave the EU without a deal on Friday 12th April. Prime Minister Theresa...

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