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 […]
9 February 2021

Scottish food leaders call for policy change moratorium to recover from Covid and Brexit

Food and drink leaders in Scotland have urged the government to introduce a moratorium on major policy and regulation changes, to allow the industry to recover […]
9 February 2021

Harlech Foodservice targets £50m turnover by 2023 despite pandemic hit

Harlech Foodservice is targeting a turnover of £50m by 2023, despite losing more than half of its sales last year due to the pandemic. The North […]
9 February 2021

Chapel Down drops beer business Curious Drinks to focus on wine

Chapel Down is ditching its beer business Curious Drinks to focus on wine after the brewery’s sales were decimated by the pandemic. The upmarket winemaker has […]
9 February 2021

Climate risks pose £160m threat to food industry by 2026, report claims

The UK food industry is facing additional costs of £160m due to climate risks within the next five years, a new report has claimed. The new […]
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