Supermarket news around the UK

21 May 2020



Waitrose and ITV to help farms recruit 70,000 workers

20 May 2020

Campaign to support Defra's 'Pick for Britain' initiative

Retailers achieve record improvement in supplier dealings

14 May 2020

Survey shows retailer behaviour at record high

Morrisons unveils 10kg 'British Food Box' to support farmers

12 May 2020

The £45 box will contain British produced food

Lidl criticised for importing Dutch eggs amid safety concerns

7 May 2020

Lidl criticised for importing fresh shell eggs

Red meat demand now lower than pre-lockdown levels

5 May 2020

This is despite higher retail sales

Coronavirus: Morrisons sells steaks for half price to help farmers

1 May 2020

Demand from restaurants has collapsed

Waitrose launches 'biggest ever' steak promotional push

29 April 2020

Retailer encouraging public to buy more steak

M&S launches campaign to encourage support for British farmers

27 April 2020

Six-week campaign to put farmers in spotlight

Another processor shamed for importing Polish beef

24 April 2020

NI beef processor criticised

NFU president slams retailers for failing to stock British beef

24 April 2020

It comes as Great British Beef Week gets underway

Coronavirus: Morrisons offers 5% discount for farmer suppliers

23 April 2020

Retailer unveils measures to support farmers

Beef producers 'struggling to adsorb' impacts of Covid-19

23 April 2020

Farmers urge retailers to promote high-end cuts

UK retailers could cease caged eggs 'before 2025 deadline'

21 April 2020

Supermarkets could switch 'earlier than expected'

Coronavirus: Retailers urged to stock more British flowers

19 April 2020

More support 'needed to protect' ornamentals sector

Aldi launches value range of British-produced Wagyu steaks

17 April 2020

British Wagyu steaks launched nation-wide

Waitrose commits to stocking British during Covid-19 crisis

16 April 2020

Retailer will also provide quicker payments

Farmers call for retailers to be scrutinised on milk demand

16 April 2020

'Dairy sector needs support like never before'

Public urged to share experiences of food access during Covid-19

13 April 2020

Parliamentary inquiry gets underway

Coronavirus: NFU urges retailers to promote cuts of meat in-store

10 April 2020

Steaks and roasting joints now in high supply

Asda and Sainsbury's come under fire after imported beef 'gaffe'

9 April 2020

Beef industry body writes to both retailers

Coronavirus: Farmers tell retailers to act responsibly

8 April 2020

Farmers have seen disruption due to Covid-19

Coronavirus: Welsh growers urge public to buy direct

7 April 2020

Covid-19 has 'exposed supply chain flaws'

Coronavirus: Threats to food supply to be probed by MPs

4 April 2020

MPs to launch an inquiry food supply chain

Call to buy British as retailers import 400t of Polish beef

3 April 2020

Beef processor and retailers under fire

Retailers face flour shortage due to rise in home baking

3 April 2020

The UK is facing flour shortages

Coronavirus: Farmers who supply Morrisons to receive early payments

17 March 2020

The move will improve farmers' cashflow

Coronavirus: New measures to help maintain UK food supply chain

10 March 2020

Government extends retailers' delivery hours

Farmers urge retailers to stock more Scottish chicken

9 March 2020

Poor results from a Scottish shelf watch survey

Barn egg surge as retailers move closer to cage-free pledge

20 February 2020

Supplies of barn eggs have surged

New food delivery firm to source only from 'ethical' farmers

20 February 2020

It sources from farmers who address climate change