Supermarket news around the UK

18 July 2019



Food price hike warning if pesticides are banned

16 July 2019

Healthy eating could become unaffordable

Pig producers welcome extended isotope testing

11 July 2019

The move will 'help improve consumer trust'

Public urged to #BackScotchBeef during price slump

11 July 2019

Market conditions impacting viability of sector

Morrisons unveils £2m farm apprenticeship fund

11 July 2019

It is 'vital' to address future challenges farming faces

Shelf watch survey shows mixed support for UK pork

9 July 2019

There're some disappointing findings in the survey

1 in 5 UK meat products test positive for 'unspecified meat'

9 July 2019

It follows the horse meat scandal six years ago

Tests to highlight those who mis-sell foreign pork as British

3 July 2019

Retailers and small butchers will be targeted

Waitrose wins 'Best Retailer' for farm animal welfare

1 July 2019

Waitrose beat 27 retailers from across Europe

Beef farmers call for action to re-establish sustainable returns

28 June 2019

'Urgent action needed' to support British beef sector

Aldi rated best retailer at complying with Supply Code

24 June 2019

Aldi wins for the sixth year running

NFU calls for 'clear and unambiguous' food labelling

20 June 2019

The union gave evidence to a House of Lords hearing

Co-op signs pledge to promote fairness in ornamentals sector

13 June 2019

The retailer signs up to NFU's Plants and Flowers Pledge

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