News

  • Report: Snack Market Takes A Dive

    23 February 2007 News
    A new report has revealed that the UK sweet and salty snacks market has seen disappointing sales in the wake of Government efforts to reduce obesity by alerting consumers to the importance of a healthy diet.
  • Trends: Healthy Food Sales On The Up

    22 February 2007 News
    According to a new report, consumer concerns over health issues are boosting sales of food and drink brands that offer a clear health message.
  • Retail: Scottish Food Sales On The Up

    21 February 2007 News
    According to the Scottish Retail Consortium and Royal Bank of Scotland Retail Sales Monitor, food and drink sales in Scotland have shown their strongest growth since March 2005.
  • Health: British Poultry Is Safe, Says Fsa

    20 February 2007 News
    The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has sought to reassure consumers that poultry products from the UK are safe to eat in the wake of the recent high profile health scare regarding an outbreak of bird flu.
  • Retail: Waitrose Welcomes Dairy Report

    19 February 2007 News
    Multiple retailer, Waitrose has today welcomed the findings of the All Party Parliamentary Report on Dairy Farming.
  • Report: Labelling Scheme ‘misleading’

    19 February 2007 News
    According to The National Heart Forum the food industry's scheme, in opposition to the Government-backed Food Standards Agency's "traffic light" proposal, is "fundamentally flawed" and makes food look healthier than it actually is.
  • Retail: “don’t Predict Doom,” Says Top Adviser

    16 February 2007 News
    David Bush, head of Grant Thornton's retail services, urged retailers to “keep a sense of perspective” after the Office for National Statistics announced that January's 1.8% fall in sales was the sharpest since January 2003.
  • Packaging: Waste Not, Want Not

    16 February 2007 News
    The Women's Institute (WI) is to continue its campaign against excess packaging.
  • Retail: Save Our Small Shops

    15 February 2007 News
    As the plight of the independent retail sector hots up, the battle is on to save small shops on Scotland's high streets.
  • Retail: Shoplifting Proposals Slammed

    15 February 2007 News
    Plans to let first-time shoplifters off with simply saying ‘sorry' are being attacked by retailers who fear the Home Office is preparing to go even softer on criminals who target shops.
  • Suppliers: Greater Support In The East

    15 February 2007 News
    2007 is a year for new beginnings for Tastes of Anglia (TOA), the regional food and drink marketing group, with a new CEO and exciting plans ahead, the region looks set to benefit from increased support.
  • Welfare: New Rspca Adverts Plan To Shock

    14 February 2007 News
    Hard-hitting new adverts that show images of laying hens kept in wire battery cages have been rolled out by the RSPCA to convince shoppers not to buy eggs from caged hens.
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