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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has found that the proposed deal between Sainsbury’s/Asda could lead to a worse experience for shoppers across the UK. This is said to be through higher prices, a poorer shopping experience, and reductions in the range and...read more
In the latest meat, fish and poultry (MFP) market update from Kantar Worldpanel, chilled fish has seen the highest value growth, attracting 332,000 more shoppers. With Veganuary having minimal impact. Covering the 12 weeks to 27th January, Kantar has seen all fish...read more
Previously the company’s Joint Chief Operating Officer, Addo Food Group has announced Deborah Bolton as its new Chief Executive Officer. Stepping down from his position, Chris Peters, former CEO, will continue to be actively involved in the Addo Food Group, serving in...read more
Responding to the news that the Government has launched a series of consultations covering food waste, plastics, and recycling, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) has strongly welcomed the focus and called for tangible measures to be introduced....read more
Premier Foods strategy to sell its Ambrosia custard division has been cancelled following the departure of chief executive Gavin Darby in January, who launched the disposal process. Gavin Darby put Ambrosia on the market last November, allegedly following pressure...read more
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has revealed that more than 94 million animals were slaughtered without stunning in 2018. Following the release of the figures, both the RSPCA and the British Veterinary Association (BVA) has renewed calls for the UK Government to...read more
With just over a month to go until the 29th March deadline, concerns are growing around the implications of a possible no-deal Brexit. Stepping into the fray, John Perry, the managing director of supply chain and logistics consultancy SCALA, has commented on what he...
In a letter to Defra Secretary of State Michael Gove, over 30 food and drink trade bodies have asked that any non-Brexit consultations be placed on hold as a ‘matter of great urgency’, until the current Brexit uncertainty is resolved. The letter, which was signed by...
The Government has issued guidance on food and drink labelling in the event of a no deal Brexit, giving businesses a 21-month transition period for significant changes. While food businesses will have the 21-month transition period available there are some technical...
Members of the food industry have responded to the recent vote in the House of Commons regarding Brexit, calling for more speed in confirming a deal. MPs have voted in favour of re-opening talks with Brussels and against a proposal to delay Brexit in order to prevent...
Major retailers and foodservice operators have warned that their shelves will be empty in the short term as a result of a no-deal Brexit. Sainsbury's, Asda, Marks & Spencer, Co-op, Lidl, KFC and McDonald's are among the signatories of a letter to MPs stating that...
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