• Environment: Dreaming Of A Green Future

    27 February 2007 News
    With environmental concerns becoming more of an issue, the Government has pledged to work with the food and farming industry to develop a system of 'green' labelling for food.
  • Report: Make A Difference With Fairtrade Fortnight

    27 February 2007 News
    As fairtrade fornight begins, latest figures have revealed that sales are at an all-time high, prompting calls from the Fairtrade Foundation for even greater pressure for change
  • Business: Bank Note Gets A Revamp

    26 February 2007 News
    The humble £20 note will get a re-design as from 13th March, when the Bank of England brings in a revised edition which offers enhanced security for retailers.
  • 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.
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