4 February 2021

Cheap food is driving destruction of the natural world, says Chatham House report

Cheap food is driving the destruction of the natural world and prices must change to reflect the ‘true cost’ of food production to the environment and […]
4 February 2021

Hard seltzer sales hit £12m in 2020 – but has it lived up to the hype?

Brits knocked back almost £12m worth of hard seltzer in 2020, exclusive figures reveal. The US trend, which hit mainstream UK retail last year, is gathering […]
4 February 2021

Knorr claims first with range of salt-free stock cubes

Knorr is claiming a category-first with the launch of a range of zero-salt stock cubes. Launching in Vegetable, Chicken and Beef flavours, the new stock cubes […]
4 February 2021

Waitrose adds £1.50 to value of Healthy Start vouchers

Waitrose has become the latest supermarket to top up the value of the government’s Healthy Start vouchers. It is increasing the value of the £3.10 vouchers […]
4 February 2021

City snapshot: Unilever restores growth targets after end of year sales acceleration

Top story Unilever’s sales growth accelerated at the end of its financial year, giving the consumer goods giant confidence to restore its long term growth targets. […]
4 February 2021

Media Bites 4 Feb: Asda/EG Group, Amazon, carbon tax

TDR Capital and the billionaire Issa brothers aim to raise £950m from the sale of Asda’s distribution centres, which will then be leased back, while the […]
3 February 2021

Little Dish reports surge in sales during third lockdown

Little Dish has seen its sales surge with parents stuck home-schooling their children during lockdown. The brand said its sales were up 39% over the four […]
3 February 2021

Ocado to rebrand own-label packaging and driver uniforms

Ocado is to rebrand its own-label packaging range in the coming months, according to an internal presentation to key staff seen by The Grocer. The online […]
3 February 2021

Supermarkets and suppliers back ‘huge’ week of action on food waste

Major suppliers, supermarkets and an as yet unnamed celebrity have signed up as strategic partners to the first national week of action to tackle food waste. […]
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