• Retail: Cumbrian Producers Listed

    25 June 2007 News
    Distinctly Cumbrian has just launched an online directory of Cumbria's food and drink producers in order to facilitate access to the area's specialities.
  • National Independents’ Week A Success

    25 June 2007 News
    My Shop Is Your Shop campaigners estimate that 45,000 independent retailers were involved in one way or another in the first National Independents' Week.
  • Business: Postal Strike Announced

    22 June 2007 News
    Postal staff are to strike a week today - Friday, 29th June - the Communications Workers Union (CWU) has announced.
  • Industry: Organic Trade Group Formed

    22 June 2007 News
    The Soil Association has formed an Organic Trade Group, the first open membership group in the UK to represent organic businesses from multiple industries, with a single voice.
  • Labelling: Seasonality Under Fire

    21 June 2007 News
    Campaign group, The Food Commission, has called on all food manufacturers and retailers to end the misuse of the term 'seasonal'.
  • Retail: Saying No To Foie Gras

    20 June 2007 News
    Department store group, House of Fraser has announced it is to stop selling foie gras pate on ethical grounds.
  • Spotlight On Speciality Food

    15 June 2007 News
    The nation’s most influential foodies will be gathering at London’s Olympia Exhibition Centre from 2nd to 4th September 2007 for the annual Speciality & Fine Food Fair.
  • Report: Cider Drinkers Celebrate

    14 June 2007 News
    Research has been revealed showing that some ciders may be just as good as red wine in promoting good health.
  • Campaign: Promoting Scottish Food

    13 June 2007 News
    NFU Scotland has launched a high profile, national campaign to encourage people to choose Scottish food and drink.
  • Event: A Taste Of Spain

    13 June 2007 News
    Foccus Gastronómico is the latest bi-annual, gastronomic trade fair, offering buyers and exhibitors the opportunity to forge stronger links with suppliers and retailers from abroad.
  • Retail: Local Sourcing A Priority

    12 June 2007 News
    A growing number of consumers consider locally sourced goods to be as important as friendly and helpful staff when deciding where to shop, a new study has revealed.
  • Retail: Card Transactions Increase

    11 June 2007 News
    Debit and credit cards now account for almost 64% of retail turnover, while cash accounts for 32% and cheques just two percent, according to new research from Visa UK and the Centre for Retail Research in Nottingham.
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