1 March 2021

Morrisons slammed for not going far enough on chicken welfare

Morrisons’ move to launch a new range of chicken that meets the criteria of the Better Chicken Commitment has been criticised by animal welfare group the […]
1 March 2021

Sainsbury’s asks suppliers for pricing talks after Aldi Price Match move

Sainsbury’s is asking suppliers for “lower prices” following the launch of its Aldi Price Match last month – to “give our customers more of what matters”. In […]
1 March 2021

Ocado boosts capacity with opening of ‘mini’ CFC in Bristol

Ocado has launched its ‘mini’ CFC in Bristol, which it says will give it additional capacity to onboard new customers.  The 150,000 sq ft facility – […]
1 March 2021

Budweiser Budvar to relaunch ‘Strong’ beer as Budvar Reserve

Budweiser Budvar is relaunching its upmarket ‘Strong’ 7.5% beer as Budvar Reserve.  The beer is billed as a “unique and complex”, and is matured for 200 […]
1 March 2021

Didsbury Gin relaunches Manchester Tart flavour with charity donation

Didsbury Gin is bringing back its limited-edition Manchester Tart flavour with a new purpose. The gin (40% abv), inspired by the classic dessert, features flavours of […]
1 March 2021

M&S introduces 360 work placements for young people

M&S is offering 16 to 24-year-olds work placements as part of a commitment to help young people get on the career ladder. The retailer is offering 360 six-month […]
1 March 2021

Refillable grocery store Earthly Matters opens in London’s Carnaby

A refill grocery store where customers are encouraged to bring their own containers has opened in Carnaby in London’s West End. Called Earthly Matters, the store features […]
1 March 2021

Whitby Seafoods unveils ‘category first’ battered scampi NPD

Whitby Seafoods has claimed a ‘category first’ after unveiling a new battered scampi product to Morrisons stores. Previously, the seafood was only sold in retailers in […]
1 March 2021

Media Bites 1 March: High Street/Budget, John Lewis/Waitrose, Danone

The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, is to offer 700,000 shops, pubs, restaurants, hotels and other businesses, grants of up to £18,000 each as part of a £5bn […]
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