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Easter Egg-spectations for this weekend

Easter Egg-spectations for this weekend

According to Kantar UK Insights consumers have, despite the late Easter, already purchased £146 million of Easter eggs and 42% of households have bought hot cross buns. Easter is the longest bank holiday weekend and a key event for retailers with eggs starting to go...

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TED 2019 talk anticipates clean meat on public plates by 2020

TED 2019 talk anticipates clean meat on public plates by 2020

Speaking at TED 2019 (Technology, Entertainment and Design) Bruce Friedrich, food innovator and founder of the Good Food Institute asked the question, how can meat production be made more sustainable? Friedrich has apparently been a vegetarian for over 30 years, and...

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Social media is influencing the way Brits food shop

Social media is influencing the way Brits food shop

Research from retail tech app Ubamarket is advising supermarkets to galvanise new social media trends, as it shows 'end of aisle promotions' are no longer an effective in-store marketing tactic. This analysis appears to show an appetite for change as 56% of people...

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Aldi extends food donation scheme

Aldi extends food donation scheme

Following a successful trial, Aldi will donate surplus food directly to charities across the UK through a partnership with the community engagement platform, Neighbourly. The recent trial saw 24 of the supermarket’s stores paired with local good causes that have been...

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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...

Big rise in profits at Tesco

Supermarket giant Tesco has reported a 28.8% rise in annual pre-tax profits, with chief executive Dave Lewis explaining he is “delighted with the broad-based improvements”. Revenue grew 11.2% to £63.9 billion, and like-for-like sales rose 2.9%. including 1.7% at Tesco...

“Customs union will not solve Irish border issues for food”

Following reports that the UK is edging closer to adopting a customs union with the EU, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has warned that a customs union alone will not solve all of the issues around the border between Northern Ireland and...

Extension to Article 50 voted for by MPs

MPs voted by a majority of just one last night to force Prime Minister Teresa May to ask the EU for an extension to the Brexit process. In a bid to avoid any no-deal scenario, the bill, which was put forward by Labour's Yvette Cooper, will need to be approved by the...

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