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sugary drinks

Consumers shift towards zero or low sugar products, sugar tax data shows

A new report from the Public Health England (PHE) has identified a consumer shift towards zero or lower sugar products with respect to the...

CCEP to replace plastic shrink wrap with cardboard for multipacks

Coca-Cola European Partners has announced that it will be replacing hard-to-recycle plastic shrink wrap with 100% recyclable cardboard packaging for multipack cans in Western...

Chilled sales set to soar at convenience stores

Convenience retailers are looking to cash in on chilled sales, devoting more space for the category in-store, notes fine food wholesaler Cotswold Fayre. The distributor’s...
Central England Co-op

Central England Co-op registers sales increase of 1.6% in ‘challenging market’

Central England Co-op has today reported its results for the first half of 2019, showing a 1.6 percent year on year rise in gross...

London to Paris cycle raises over £100,000 for GroceryAid

Over 70 riders from across the industry raised over £100,000 for GroceryAid with a three day cycle from London to Paris. The 240 mile journey started...

Over 70 c-stores benefit from Scottish food to go grant programme

Seventy-three convenience stores from across Scotland have benefited from the Scottish government-SGF food to go grant programme this year, four more than the previous...

Shopkeeper’s knife killer ‘was one-man crimewave’

A shopkeeper was stabbed for his store’s takings during a "one-man crimewave", the Old Bailey heard. Ravi Katharkamar, 54, died at Marsh Food and Wine...

STG to acquire Royal Agio Cigars for €210 million

Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) today announced the acquisition of leading European cigar company Royal Agio Cigars for €210 million (£186 million). The Danish company has...

SodaStream to take part in global climate strike 

SodaStream has announced that the company will be closing down its e-commerce platforms and head office operations in solidarity with the global climate strike on...

India bans e-cigarettes

India on Wednesday banned the production, import and sale of electronic cigarettes. The ban will be imposed through an executive order and will include jail...