Lack of trust in food prices at the top supermarkets persists in the UK, according to a leading analyst, and independent food stores were well-placed to seize the advantage.
Morrisons has received a “red alert” from leading City analyst Shore Capital, ahead of its full-year results to the end of January 2014, to be posted on Thursday March 13.
Britain’s obesity “crisis” is leading to mounting calls by health groups for tougher regulation to counter the marketing and sale of foods high in fat, sugar and salt in the lead up to next year’s general election.
British Sugar is investing £50M in its four existing UK sugar beet factories this year, a spokeswoman for the Associated British Foods (ABF) subsidiary has confirmed.
Compassion in World Farming (CiWF) chief executive Philip Lymbery has slammed UK dairy industry plans to drive up milk production to reduce the £1.2bn dairy deficit as “irresponsible” and “cruel”.
Fyffes has hailed its merger with Chiquita Brands as "transformative" in a move that creates a multinational with sales of £2.76bn, boosting scale and efficiency for both firms.
Premier Foods is backing Prince Charles’ charity, In Kind Direct, to support communities devastated by floods in the south west of England.
Dairy processor Meadow Foods has been ordered to pay more than £72,000 after two of its workers were badly scalded by hot water from a 600-litre tank.
Salt targets for foodservice operators have been issued by the Department of Health (DH) for the first time, although the jury is out on how realistic they are.
Updated salt targets for packaged foodstuffs are too soft on meat and cheese, a leading expert claims, as the Department of Health (DH) posts foodservice targets for the first time.