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14 June 2018 | News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

Any move to force producers to provide information on the origin of ingredients in food will require the use of technology to help consumers, new rese...

Technology will be key in improving country of origin labelling, study shows

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13 June 2018 | Government,News,Supermarkets

An influential parliamentary committee has announced it will hold an evidence session into the proposed Asda and Sainsbury's merger due to concerns it...

MPs to grill Asda and Sainsbury's CEOs over proposed merger

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11 June 2018 | Meat Processing,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Sainsbury's is to stock a range of 'fake meats' next to real meat in a store trial looking to capitalise on the UK's 'flexitarian' and vegan market. ...

Sainsbury's to stock 'fake meats' next to real meat in store trial

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6 June 2018 | Dairy,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Aldi is to introduce a "We Love Milk" label to feature on milk it sells to outline its nutritional benefits. The new label will feature on Aldi’s C...

Aldi to introduce 'We Love Milk' labels to highlight its nutritional benefits

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6 June 2018 | News,NFU,Supermarkets

The NFU Has written to the Competition and Markets Authority expressing concern over the Asda and Sainsbury's merger. The farming union has officia...

NFU writes to CMA expressing concern over Asda-Sainsbury merger

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31 May 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,Supermarkets

Aldi has entered into an agreement with a Welsh supplier to buy up approximately 700,000 British-grown King Edward potatoes. The supplier, Puffin P...

Aldi buys 700,000 British-grown potatoes to stop them going to waste

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22 May 2018 | News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

Tesco has today announced that it will be removing best before dates from its packaging in an effort to cut down on post-farmgate waste. The UK's b...

Tesco to remove best before dates to cut down on post-farmgate waste

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18 May 2018 | News,Produce,Supermarkets

The British public want to buy more British food but not at an increased cost, with research showing even a slight price rise will show them ditch hom...

UK public want more British food but not at an increased cost

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8 May 2018 | Finance,News,Supermarkets

Suppliers will bear 70 percent of the brunt of Sainsbury’s and Asda's planned merger "efficiencies", which includes products reducing in price by 10 p...

Suppliers to bear 70% of the brunt of Sainsbury’s - Asda merger 'efficiencies'

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6 May 2018 | News,Supermarkets

Two influential parliamentary committees have written a joint letter to the Competition and Markets Authority highlighting their concerns over Asda an...

MPs write joint letter highlighting concerns over Asda-Sainsbury’s merger

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4 May 2018 | News,Pigs,Produce,Supermarkets

Latest shelf watch figures have highlighted the "vast difference" in Sainsbury's and Asda's approach to sourcing British pork. It follows news of a...

'Vast difference' between Sainsbury's and Asda sourcing policy, farmers say

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3 May 2018 | Finance,News,Produce,Supermarkets

The government has been urged to rethink its refusal to extend the remit of the Groceries Code Adjudicator in light of the proposed merger between Asd...

Government urged to extend GCA remit amid Asda and Sainsbury's merger

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30 April 2018 | Government,News,Supermarkets

A Green MEP is calling on the European Union to block the proposed Sainsbury's and Asda merger, saying it would work against the interest of food prod...

Green MEP calls on EU to block Sainsbury's and Asda merger

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30 April 2018 | Finance,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Two of Britain's biggest supermarkets have confirmed they will merge to create the country's largest retailer. The deal between Asda and Sainsbury'...

Asda and Sainsbury's merger to bring lower grocery prices

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25 April 2018 | Cattle,Meat Processing,News,Supermarkets

Marks & Spencer has launched a new food marketing campaign that shines a spotlight on its beef traceability standards, from farm-to-fork. M&S is no...

M&S unveils British beef traceability campaign based on DNA sampling

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6 April 2018 | Meat Processing,News,Poultry,Supermarkets

Sainsbury's has returned its Good Chicken Award after keeping the title for almost eight years due to failure in achieving higher welfare commitments....

Sainsbury’s returns Good Chicken Award after eight years

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3 April 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,Produce,Supermarkets

Asda has hit a milestone when it comes to food waste, putting its 1000th tonne of ‘wonky’ carrots on the shelf. The retailer has described the occa...

Asda puts 1000th tonne of 'wonky' carrots on shelf in bid to reduce farm waste

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3 April 2018 | News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

An American state has passed a controversial law forcing retailers to sell eggs produced in battery cages. The legislation has been passed by legis...

Controversial law passed forcing US retailers to sell battery eggs

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30 March 2018 | News,Produce,Sheep,Supermarkets

A secret shopper survey has found that the majority of supermarkets in Scotland are stocking British or Scottish lamb. NFU Scotland’s secret shoppe...

Survey finds majority of Scottish retailers back British farmers this Easter

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29 March 2018 | News,Produce,Products,Supermarkets

A new television advertising campaign will launch later this year highlighting the difference between British produce and imported produce. Red Tra...

Red Tractor to launch TV campaign to highlight British amid Brexit concerns

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21 March 2018 | Dairy,News,Supermarkets

Lidl has announced a long term partnership with Muller which will see them provide liquid milk to the majority of its UK stores. Starting from 1 Ju...

Lidl and Muller announce three-year milk partnership

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21 March 2018 | Animal Health,News,Poultry,Produce,Supermarkets

The UK's leading egg producer Noble Foods has committed to sourcing 100 percent cage-free eggs by 2025. The announcement will come in line with the...

UK's leading egg producer Noble commits to cage-free eggs by 2025

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20 March 2018 | Crops and Cereals,News,Supermarkets

Growers have achieved a record daffodil harvest which has produced 56 million individual flowers despite the recent severe weather. Named the natio...

Growers achieve record daffodil harvest despite recent severe weather

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17 March 2018 | Animal Health,News,Pigs,Supermarkets

The Co-op has announced it will sell all of its own-brand fresh pork from 100 percent outdoor pigs reared on RSPCA Assured farms. From July, the re...

Co-op bolsters welfare credentials by committing to 100 percent outdoor bred pork

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16 March 2018 | Government,News,Produce,Supermarkets

The government is failing to protect the food chain from the power of big business, according to the National Beef Association. The beef industry b...

Government failing to protect food chain from 'power of big business'

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