23 February 2021

Industry appeal launched to raise awareness of #GroceryAidDay

GroceryAid is appealing for support from the fmcg industry to raise awareness of #GroceryAidDay on 2 March. The charity, which provides emotional, practical and financial support […]
23 February 2021

Nestlé expands DTC portfolio with acquisition of SimplyCook

Nestlé has doubled down on its investments in UK recipe kit players with the acquisition of SimplyCook for an undisclosed sum. The deal follows the takeover […]
23 February 2021

Medina and Freshways confirm merger talks underway

The long-rumoured merger between Freshways and Medina Dairy is a step closer after the liquid milk processors confirmed they were in discussions to establish “a sustainable […]
23 February 2021

UK must prioritise food security, Minette Batters tells NFU conference

NFU president Minette Batters has urged the government to pay “meaningful” attention to the issue of food security in a speech to the NFU conference. Batters […]
23 February 2021

Lifebuoy to install 11,000 sanitising stations at Tesco stores

Hygiene brand Lifebuoy has teamed up with Tesco to install 11,000 sanitising stations across a vast swathe of its stores.  The brand has also unveiled a new […]
23 February 2021

Lifebuoy to install sanitising stations at 11,000 Tesco stores

Hygiene brand Lifebuoy has teamed up with Tesco to install sanitising stations across 11,000 of its stores.  The brand has also unveiled a new sanitiser it […]
23 February 2021

HFSS ban could cost symbol group retailers nearly £30m, warns industry

The cost of the government’s ban on HFSS promotions could be as much as £30m for symbol group retailers, industry leaders have warned. A government technical consultation […]
23 February 2021

Major salmonella outbreak in frozen chicken traced to Poland

A series of recent frozen poultry recalls by the mults over a link to two ongoing outbreaks of salmonella has been tracked back to Poland, the […]
23 February 2021

Rural convenience stores achieve £16bn in sales over past year

Sales at rural convenience stores across the UK have soared by £1bn over the past year, according to the latest findings from ACS. The sharp rise […]
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