Supermarkets news around the UK

13 June 2019

Sow stall use to crop up at Tesco's AGM

13 June 2019

The practice has been banned in the UK since 1999

UK retailers sign pledge to slash food waste by 2030

13 June 2019

Leading retailers back game-changing action

Raspberry season starts three weeks earlier than usual

12 June 2019

British raspberry season arrives early

Vertical farming startup raises $100m in funding

12 June 2019

Infarm uses the world’s most advanced 'modular farms'

Ocado invests £17m in high-tech indoor farming

11 June 2019

The online grocery firm is investing in vertical farm tech

Morrisons is selling £5 British meat feast for Father's Day

11 June 2019

The 620g 'Mighty Meat Feast' is 100% British

Increase in consumers buying British since EU ref

7 June 2019

British consumers are increasingly buying local produce

Lidl introduces method of production labels on chicken

31 May 2019

The move aims to combat consumer confusion over meat

Sainsbury's to launch 'meat-free butchers' in London

31 May 2019

It is witnessing a 'huge climb' in plant-based food sales

MP writes to six retailers over supplier payment concerns

27 May 2019

Committee writes to supermarkets on payment practices

British strawberries hit shelves early due to warmer weather

15 May 2019

British strawberries now on shelves in abundance

Retailers pledge to halve food waste by 2030

13 May 2019

Michael Gove describes food waste as a 'moral scandal'

Agri students raise a glass as their beer hits the shelves

9 May 2019

Muddy Wellies ale is marketed as a ‘drink with sole’

Tesco urged to drop use of sow stalls in its Thai operations

9 May 2019

Sow stalls were banned in the UK in 1999

Farmers help produce burger with one of world's most expensive meats

2 May 2019

The Scotch Wagyu burgers come from Japanese breeds reared in Scotland

Aldi becomes first retailer to stock this year's Scottish strawberries

29 April 2019

UK's first Scottish strawberries signals the start of summer

Sainsbury to stop selling barn eggs in 2020

26 April 2019

Clarification sought after Sainsbury's said it could abandon barn eggs

Sainsbury's-Asda merger blocked after food price concerns

25 April 2019

The CMA said the merger would reduce product quality and rise prices

Aldi launches six native cattle breed burgers to support Scots farmers

2 April 2019

The new range of burgers will champion Scotland’s native breeds

Extending retail shelf life of meat may bring benefits to farmers

28 March 2019

The UK is the only country that enforces this 10-day rule

'Too good to waste': Lidl launches 5kg 'damaged' fruit and veg box

28 March 2019

The industry-first initiative is designed to reduce fruit and veg waste

'Paramount importance' Co-op is held to account after Code breaches, NFU says

27 March 2019

Unreasonable notices can 'significantly impact' farmers' businesses

Co-op ordered to change after breaching Supply Code on two counts

26 March 2019

The Co-op has been ordered to make major changes to its 'governance and processes' after it was found to have breached the Supply Code of Pr...

Fruit and veg drop plastic packaging in Tesco trial

25 March 2019

Tesco said it will remove plastic packaging from 45 fruit and veg

Morrisons commits to Arla's new milk standards

21 March 2019

The move means 200 farmers will be directly supported by Morrisons

Aldi wins praise for its domestic sourcing of Scottish beef

18 March 2019

Aldi, Scotland's sixth largest retailer, won praise for its domestic sourcing

94 percent of beef in Scotland's supermarkets is local, survey finds

14 March 2019

Secret shoppers studied shelves to identify supporters of domestic beef.

Morrisons selling family packs of British meat for £10

12 March 2019

Retailer Morrisons is selling a family packet of British meat, containing sausages, mince, a pork loin joint and diced beef, for just £10. ...

UK scientists work on tech to 'smell' when produce goes off

11 March 2019

Scientists in the UK are working to develop new technology which will be able to ‘smell’ when fruit or vegetables are going off – potentiall...

Waitrose commits to improving broiler welfare

5 March 2019

Waitrose is the latest UK retailer to commit to a significant improvement in broiler chicken welfare across its entire supply. The superm...