Supermarket news around the UK

11 December 2019



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

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