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Food Foundation publishes guide to get us eating more veggies

Figures released by The Food Foundation have shown that despite an increased focus on healthy living in the grocery sector, UK consumers are still...

First ever ‘Wine Festival’ declared a success by Londis

Retailers were full of praise after Londis kicked off its first ever ‘Wine Festival’. The festival delivered sales growth of +60% across the Londis...

Bottle reward scheme a future option for Coca-Cola

After declaring its interest in discussing a bottle deposit scheme in the UK, Coca-Cola are looking to take further responsibility of its plastic bottles...

Food To Go demand central to new Spar’s offering

Tempting Food To Go hunters inside will be little problem for a new Spar store which has recently opened in Aldridge, Walsall. Blakemore Retail were...

Bestway Wholesale appoint Tony Holmes as Sales Director

Tony Holmes has been appointed Sales Director of Bestway Wholesale as the independent wholesaler looks to drive growth through a company restructure. The new set-up...

More local powers needed to fight illicit tobacco trade

Following the publication of the government’s new tobacco strategy, the ACS has asked for more powers to tackle the illicit trade locally in addition...

Butterkist popcorn snapped up by KP Snacks

KP Snacks has announced that it has reached an agreement with Tangerine Confectionery to buy Butterkist Limited, Tangerine’s popcorn business. Butterkist’s manufacturing site in Pontefract,...

Government were of little help when plain packaging introduced

A survey conducted with 198 Tobacco Retailers’ Alliance members has shown that the majority of retailers received no direct communication from national government in...

Government ‘sleepwalking’ into food crisis, says report

An 88-page report, written by food policy experts, has warned that Britain is ‘sleepwalking’ into a post-Brexit future of insecure food supplies. The report says...

GroceryAid provide further respite breaks following tournament   

Over 30 teams, consisting of retailers, suppliers and independents, strapped their football boots up to engage in a bit of healthy competition at Goals...