Supermarket news around the UK

4 April 2020



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

Aldi announces new way of sourcing Scotch beef

12 February 2020

It aims to provide long-term security for farmers

Farmers welcome Aldi's move to stock PGI Welsh Beef

11 February 2020

'Much needed boost' for livestock industry

Three UK retailers still allow routine farm antibiotic use, report says

30 January 2020

Aldi, Asda and Iceland urged to up their game

'Next big thing for meat': Aldi launches British Wagyu products

30 January 2020

The prized meat is produced in Yorkshire

Co-op's bacon lines to cut levels of nitrates by 60%

28 January 2020

The retailer is reducing nitrites in its bacon lines

Flood-hit farmers get help by Tesco to sell 'ugly' spuds

23 December 2019

Stickers on packets highlight flood impact

Pig producers applaud Asda for sourcing more British pork

11 December 2019

Asda has boosted its British pork products

Calls made for 'proper British' meat labelling

27 November 2019

Labels would encourage people to buy British

Waitrose to source 100% British lamb by 2021

26 November 2019

All its own label lamb to be British

Fund to help young farmers with studies

14 November 2019

Morrisons' apprenticeship levy now open

Government on lookout for new Groceries Code Adjudicator

12 November 2019

Christine Tacon is to step down after 7 years

Tesco used 'commercial power' to 'potentially undermine' farmers

5 November 2019

Farming union slams Tesco's recent advert

Vast majority think imported food must meet UK standards

28 October 2019

Most adults believe UK standards must not be lowered

Beef and lamb total retail sales on the up

25 October 2019

Retail sales grew over the summer

Aldi unveils beef traceability programme for Scotch beef

24 October 2019

Cuts of meat are matched with animal of origin

Public have high confidence in UK food safety, survey shows

24 October 2019

Brits have confidence in UK food and farming

Lidl invests £15bn in British farmer suppliers

16 October 2019

The retailer announces record investment

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