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Charles Wilson has announced he will be stepping down as CEO for Tesco UK & ROI as well as from the PLC Board after being diagnosed with throat cancer in April. Wilson will remain on the Tesco Executive Committee, and will focus on leading the Booker business,...read more
The Food & Drink Federation is “encouraged” by Government discussions at a recent summit which outlined a ‘soft Brexit’. Responding to the Brexit Chequers Summit, Ian Wright CBE, FDF chief executive, said: “Every day UK food and drink firms feed and nourish the...read more
Greenyard Frozen UK Ltd has decided to recall a number of its frozen vegetable products from multiple major supermarkets after recent fears of them containing Listeria monocytogenes. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has reported that people using any form of frozen...read more
England’s success in reaching the World Cup quarter finals could see grocery sales rise over the weekend (Friday 6th and Saturday 7th July). Kantar WorldPanel has predicted a £860 million rise in grocery sales which is a 5% uplift on usual figures. Based on last...read more
Sainsbury’s has released its first quarter trading statement for the 16 weeks to 30th June, which shows a rise of 0.5% in comparison to 3% in the same period a year ago. Results also show like-for-like sales rising at 0.2% in comparison to last year’s 2.3%....read more
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A number of organisations involved in the UK’s food supply industry have put their names to a new manifesto setting out a variety of important principles designed to help ensure that Brexit is a success for the supply of food after the UK exits the European Union. A...
RSPCA Assured has launched a new campaign with the aim to help improve animal welfare post Brexit and encourage consumers to choose produce originating from high welfare farms. The campaign, titled ‘eat less, eat better’, sets out to encourage consumers to eat fewer...
Overseas-owned companies are making up a substantial share of the UK food sector, accounting for nearly half (47%) of the turnover of the UK’s leading food companies. Research by the commercial law firm EMW shows this is a rise from 44% last year. Overseas owned...
Rabobank has warned the price of cod could rise by 18% should the UK leave the European Union without a free trade deal in place. The findings come from Rabobank’s latest report on the UK’s fishing industry, Fishing for Answers II. In the event of a hard Brexit, we...
With Red Tractor being a main foundation for British agriculture, it is urging the Government to ensure that food production is at the forefront and being made a priority. Jim Moseley, who is the CEO of Red Tractor Assurance, expresses his thoughts that food...
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