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Ecolab must sell off Holchem says CMA

Ecolab must sell off Holchem says CMA

The CMA has decided that Ecolab must sell off Holchem to prevent potential price rises or a lower quality of service as a result of their merger. The decision follows an in-depth Phase 2 investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), which concluded...

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Approved Food welcomes move to re-word expiry labels

Approved Food welcomes move to re-word expiry labels

Approved Food has welcomed plans by a major manufacturer to change the wording on food expiry labels, making it clearer that goods past their ‘best before’ date are still perfectly good to eat. The company has campaigned for many years for better awareness of what...

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Unilever pledges to halve use of new plastics

Unilever pledges to halve use of new plastics

Unilever, owner of brands including Marmite, Ben & Jerry’s and Lipton has announced ambitious new commitments to reduce its plastic waste and help create a circular economy for plastics. Unilever has confirmed that by 2025 it will: Halve its use of virgin plastic,...

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Chicken sales top £2.3 billion

Chicken sales top £2.3 billion

Well-heeled Brits are helping to boost chicken sales, according to latest research from Mintel. Over the last year alone, the number of affluent Brits* visiting chicken outlets and restaurants has risen from 40% in 2018 to 45% in 2019. Almost half (47%) of those...

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Industry dinner for Women In Meat Awards set for a sell out

Industry dinner for Women In Meat Awards set for a sell out

Organisers report that the forthcoming annual Women In Meat Industry Awards dinner is set for another sell out occasion, as the initiative goes from strength to strength. Scheduled for the evening of Friday 15th November at the five star Royal Garden Hotel in...

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Asda blames dip in sales on Brexit

Walmart has published its earnings for the second quarter of 2019 including financial results for  Asda for the period1st April to 30th June 2019. Reporting a straight calendar quarter, which includes a benefit of the later Easter in 2019, the UK supermarket delivered...

How can food stockpiling be managed amid a no-deal Brexit?

Following news that Domino’s Pizza Group has spent £7million stockpiling ingredients in preparation of a no-deal Brexit, companies across the supply chain are facing the challenge of finding additional storage and cooling solutions to cope with demand. According to...

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