• Retail: Grocery Sales Strong In January

    07 February 2007 News
    Last month was the best January for sales in three years and the grocery sector is leading the way according to the British Retail Consortium.
  • Food: Organic Food Row Continues

    05 February 2007 News
    Following hot on the heels of David Miliband's derogative comments about organic food, Egon Ronay has now described organic food as a con.
  • Consumers: Bird Flu Is No Risk Says Fsa

    05 February 2007 News
    With tests confirming that the avian flu which killed 2600 turkeys at a Suffok farm is the H5N1 virus, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) is advising consumers not to panic.
  • Business: Are You Web Safe?

    02 February 2007 News
    Hacking specialist, Encryption Ltd, is urging small business owners to be aware of the threats from malicious hackers, and to make sure their web designers take adequate steps to secure their website.
  • Retail: Making A Difference With Muesli

    02 February 2007 News
    With varying tastes and allergy concerns, many customers reject muesli because of the ingredients it contains. However, Longborough Farm Shop has found a solution to this problem.
  • Producers: Say Goodbye To Trans Fats

    31 January 2007 News
    British Retail Consortium members have voluntarily committed to remove trans-fats from their own-branded products before the end of the year.
  • Retail: New Deli Opens Its Doors

    30 January 2007 News
    A former mechanical engineer has opened a delicatessen after a complete career change.
  • Producers: Sussex Producers Shine

    29 January 2007 News
    The quality of local Sussex produce was highlighted when the winners of the Sussex Food and Drink Awards 2006/2007 received their trophies at a glamorous awards ceremony on 25th January.
  • Retail: Farm Shops Lead The Way

    29 January 2007 News
    In an article in The Sunday Times yesterday, Jenny Davey suggested that consumers are flocking to farm shops, at the expense of supermarkets, delis and convenience stores, but is this really the case?
  • Consumers: Better Meat Labelling Needed

    26 January 2007 News
    According to new research, 59% of consumers want to see food retailers displaying fresh meat in separate, clearly marked shelf space by country of origin, so they can make a more informed decision before purchasing.
  • Organic: Cutting Down On Organic Food Miles

    26 January 2007 News
    In new proposals put forward by The Soil Association to reduce carbon emissions, food which is imported to the UK by air may be denied the "organic" label.
  • Retail: Road Tax Plans Worry Small Businesses

    26 January 2007 News
    The recent Government proposal to introduce a ‘pay by the mile’ road taxation scheme will do more harm than good to independent retailers, it has been claimed.
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