10 February 2021

Branston appoints ex-Princes exec Richard Fell as prepared potato MD

Potato supplier Branston has appointed food industry veteran Richard Fell to the newly created position of MD of its prepared team. The appointment would facilitate ambitious […]
10 February 2021

City snapshot: Heineken slashes 8,000 jobs as pandemic plunges brewer into the red

Top story Heineken is cutting 8,000 jobs around the world in a €2bn cost-saving drive to reshape the group and kick-start growth in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. […]
10 February 2021

Media Bites 10 Feb: Ocado, Tesco, Brewing and pubs

Ocado has reported a sharp rise in sales and profits at its online grocery business thanks to booming demand during the pandemic but said that customer […]
10 February 2021

Gillette razors axe plastic in favour of cardboard packaging

Gillette has put its core lineup of reusable razors into cardboard packaging, in a move expected to eliminate more than 66 tonnes of plastic. The fully […]
10 February 2021

Organic sales hit 15-year high as locked-down shoppers flock to category

A surge in demand from locked-down shoppers helped sales of organic produce in the UK rise by 12.6% to £2.79 billion in 2020 – the category’s […]
9 February 2021

Shareholders accuse Tesco of failing in fight against obesity

Tesco is facing a revolt from a coalition of institutional shareholders who claim it has been left trailing by other supermarkets in the fight to tackle […]
9 February 2021

Nisa to assign induction managers to new retailers for first three months

New Nisa retailers are being assigned an induction manager for their first three months as part of its recruitment drive. It means new recruits will have […]
9 February 2021

Northampton Nisa retailer records 1,000th delivery since November

A Nisa retailer in Northampton has hit its 1,000th home delivery mark since launching a partnership with Appy Shop in November. The store owner of Nisa […]
9 February 2021

Shellfish ban a ‘devastating blow’ for industry, government admits

The government conceded on Monday that British shellfish cannot be exported to the EU in what Defra secretary George Eustice described as a “devastating blow” to […]
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