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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...read more
Market research from IGD Asia predicts the top five markets in Asia will account for 83% of the region’s grocery sales in 2023, and 78.8% of total growth over the next five years. The grocery market will be worth US$4264 billion by 2023, up from $3126 billion in 2018....read more
AHDB has appointed Nic Parsons as head of dairy development, responsible for the development and co-ordination of AHDB’s strategic dairy farm network. Nic will join AHDB in June from Tesco where he has been agricultural manager for dairy since 2014. Before this, he...read more
Food Management Today has confirmed that Pam Brook has returned as editor of the title together with its sister publication Meat Management. Brook has been associated with Yandell Publishing for well over two decades and had previous lengthy spells as an editor with...read more
Consumers are continuing to shop online, with sales of groceries in the UK hitting £12.3 billion last year, and expected to reach £13.6 billion this year, according to the latest research from Mintel. The organisation reports that the online grocery sector is still...read more
Last night, Thursday 21st March, after around eight hours of talks, EU leaders offered to delay Brexit until 22nd May if British MPs approve the prime ministers exit deal next week. Theresa May will return to the UK today and once again try to convince MPs in the...
The Food and Drink Exporters Association (FDEA), which works closely with companies of all sizes who trade internationally, has been impressing upon Government the huge frustration and concern felt by UK businesses in relation to the Brexit process. At the IFE show in...
During yet another historic evening at Westminster, MPs voted by 413 to 202 (a majority of 211) for the Prime Minister to ask the EU for a delay to the Brexit deadline. The vote means that the UK may not now leave on 29th March as planned. Mrs May said that Brexit...
Westminster saw MPs rejecting the idea of Britain leaving the EU without a deal last night (13/3/19) and clearing the way for Brexit to be delayed. In response, Theresa May said there was a clear majority against a no-deal Brexit, but that the legal default, if no...
Following the Prime Minister’s defeat in regard to her Brexit deal on 12th March, Presidents of the UK’s four farming unions have urged MPs to take whatever measures are necessary to remove the possibility of leaving the EU without an agreement. NFU President Minette...
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