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Booker reveals further fresh food investment to secure ‘future footfall’ for retailers

BOOKER Group said it will continue to invest in fresh food to drive “the footfall of the future” for its retail stores after the...

Aldi and Lidl continue to play catch-up with supermarkets

The growth of the German discounters shows no signs of abating as both Lidl and Aldi recorded growth figures far above the top four...
Marks & Spencer sandwiches

Hard Brexit threatens Marks & Spencer sandwiches in France

A rare British gastronomic hit in France, the Marks & Spencer sandwich may no longer appear on Parisian shelves without a post-Brexit trade deal,...
STEM skills gap in grocery industry

IGD launches initiatives to tackle STEM skills gap in grocery industry

IGD announced initiatives to tackle the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills gap in the food and grocery industry. The research and training charity...

Nisa’s charity to get share from Co-op own label products

Nisa has announced a new funding model for its registered charity, Making a Difference Locally (MADL), which could see levels of donations increase. All Co-op...

Retailer’s alcohol licence revoked after bootleg alcohol seized from Sheffield shop

A SHEFFIELD retailer has been caught selling illegal alcohol in his shop only weeks after he was convicted for the same offence, The Sheffield...

Pepsi to drop artificial sweetener aspartame

PEPSICO is removing an artificial sweetener from cans of Diet Pepsi in the US following concerns from consumers about its safety. Aspartame will be removed...

Retail industry to take collective action for sustainability goals

Over twenty-five leading UK retailers signed up a series of pledges to tackle some of the biggest global challenges of the coming decades, as...

Asian Trader conference focuses on Living Locally

Living Locally was the theme of the second annual Asian Trader conference, held at the Westminster Park Plaza in central London. The conference, chaired by...

Government targets confectionery and biscuit manufacturers under new child obesity strategy

MANUFACTURERS of cakes, biscuits and confectionery have been “challenged” to reduce sugar levels in their products as part of the government's new strategy to...