Supermarket news around the UK

16 October 2019



UK start-up aims to build over forty vertical farms

7 October 2019

The firm wants to shake up the UK veg market

All of Sainsbury's eggs to be free range by April 2020

7 October 2019

Sainsbury's lays out egg commitment

'Britain’s Biggest Farmers Market' campaign to boost Red Tractor

30 September 2019

£1m campaign to promote Red Tractor scheme

Asda wins Poultry Retailer of Year for third time in row

25 September 2019

Asda crowned poultry king in ceremony

Vertical farming units to grow produce for M&S

13 September 2019

Each in-store unit uses 95% less water

Retailer support for Scottish lamb stronger than 2018

29 August 2019

Results from the biggest shelfwatch ever

Scotch lamb shelf watch to commence

22 August 2019

How strong is support for Scotch lamb?

Tesco and Red Tractor drops farm at centre of abuse video

21 August 2019

Tesco has stopped supplies from the farm

Two-thirds of consumers unsure what Red Tractor assurance is

8 August 2019

Around half have never heard of it

Morrisons opens up beef supply chain to help farmers

31 July 2019

It is to accept bull calves from dairy farmers

Restaurants and retailers 'failing to support' farmers

24 July 2019

28 popular chains and supermarkets were visited

Butter boosts retail dairy growth

22 July 2019

Growth in retail dairy market has picked up

Beef crisis: Farming unions outline urgent measures

22 July 2019

Farmers are affected by an ongoing price crisis

Farmers tell retailers to increase Scottish beef

18 July 2019

Scotch Beef readily available but not at all retailers

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'