News

  • Retail: Fsa Targets Small Firms

    24 May 2007 News
    The Financial Services Authority (FSA) has warned small retail firms they should comply with the organisation's regulations or risk running into trouble.
  • Trends: Sheep Is The New Goat

    23 May 2007 News
    Waitrose is reported strong growth in sheep's milk cheese over the last year, confirming that shoppers are not enticed to try new things.
  • Farming: Bringing Children To The Farm

    23 May 2007 News
    A Tees Valley community farm has been awarded top marks for 'Countryside Classroom' as part of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs' Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme (CEVAS).
  • Retail: Latest Plans Fail High Streets

    22 May 2007 News
    ACS, the campaigning voice of over 33,000 local shops, has criticised the Government over its proposed weakening of the planning system to make it easier for large retail developments to be built outside town centres.
  • Report: Sat Fats Still A Mystery

    22 May 2007 News
    Consumers in the UK have a low level of differentiation between saturated and unsaturated fat, and are frustrated at the lack of clear front-of-pack information on food products, a FSA study has found.
  • Media: Food Promotion Goes On Air

    21 May 2007 News
    Food Radio, the newly-launched integrated web portal, pod casting and radio programming channel has joined forces with market development consultancy, Food from Britain (FFB), to provide regional food and drink producers with another channel to promote themselves to consumers.
  • Wine: Bumper Year For Uk Wine

    21 May 2007 News
    The 2006 production figures for English and Welsh wines have just been declared, showing that the UK produced one of their highest volumes on record.
  • Business: Success For Taste Of Arran

    18 May 2007 News
    A successful business is not just about having a great product. In the increasingly competitive retail and food service markets, companies have to go the extra mile to make their product stand out from the rest.
  • Retail: Competition Probe Continues

    17 May 2007 News
    In a bid to secure more facts for its ongoing inquiry into the supermarket sector, the Competition Commission (CC) has sent out legal letters requesting suppliers to submit information.
  • Business: Food Incidents Report

    17 May 2007 News
    More than 1,300 food incidents were investigated by the Food Standard Agency (FSA) in 2006, the FSA's first Annual Report of Incidents has revealed.
  • Event: Going Organic

    16 May 2007 News
    The Soil Association will run a series of events across the country aimed at producers and growers willing to make the switch to organic.
  • Retail: What Your Customers Want

    15 May 2007 News
    According to new research from retail consultancy firm, Him! product availability is now the main priority for customers.
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