12 May 2021

Lidl and Wyke Farms team up to develop ‘carbon neutral’ cheese

Lidl and dairy supplier Wyke Farms have joined forces in a bid to create what the discounter claimed would be the first carbon neutral cheddar to […]
12 May 2021

Animal welfare action plan raises farmer fears over lower standard imports

The NFU has warned the government’s new action plan for animal welfare in England could exacerbate existing concerns that British food producers will be undercut by […]
12 May 2021

New discounter Mere looking for landlords across the UK

New discount food retailer Mere is looking for landlords across the country as it plans its expansion in the UK. The Russian-founded chain, which The Grocer […]
12 May 2021

Sainsbury’s to relaunch meal deals to ‘compete with high street coffee chains’

Sainsbury’s is hoping to challenge high street chains with a huge shake-up of its meal deal offer, The Grocer can reveal. An internal briefing document, seen […]
12 May 2021

Media Bites 12 May: Morrisons, THG, Just Eat Takeaway, Deliveroo

Morrisons has reported a surge in sales of fuel and takeaway meals in recent weeks, as life in the UK slowly returns to normal (The Guardian). […]
12 May 2021

City Snapshot: Diageo returns to growth as markets recovery from lockdown

Top story Drinks giant Diageo is restarting its programme to return £4.5bn to shareholders as its first-half performance benefitted from strong trading across its global markets. […]
12 May 2021

McVitie’s unveils hybrid Jaffa Cake doughnuts

Pladis is hoping to shake up the biscuits and cakes category with the launch of a new Jaffa Cake-doughnut hybrid. Called Jaffa Jonuts, its latest NPD […]
12 May 2021

Waitrose relaunching sandwich platters ahead of lockdown easing

Waitrose is bringing back its food sharing platters in anticipation of a wider return to office working and a predicted surge in social gatherings over the […]
12 May 2021

Major retailers renew calls for tougher sentences for crimes against shopworkers

The Co-op is leading a coalition of major retailers in urging the government to bring forward a new clause to its Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts […]
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