Supply Chain

The Asda and Sainsbury's merger is believed to be dead in the water following the Competition and Markets Authority's findings

Asda Sainsbury’s merger dealt ‘mortal blow’

By Aidan Fortune

The Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA’s) provisional findings on the proposed Asda and Sainsbury’s merger have been described as a “mortal blow to the deal” by economists.

Concerns have been expressed over the destination of animals slaughtered without stunning that have been deemed unfit for religious consumption

Fears over destination of non-stunned animals

By Aidan Fortune

Animal welfare groups have expressed concern over the potential of meat from non-stunned animals being sold to consumers unaware of how it was slaughtered.

T Soanes & Son has been on an investment and expansion drive over the past year

Soanes continues expansion drive

By Aidan Fortune

Yorkshire poultry supplier T Soanes & Son has announced further expansion to its business as part of its growth plans.

Mr Crumb director Jason Coyle displaying some of the products available to the US market

Mr Crumb gains new US listings

By Aidan Fortune

Irish stuffing manufacturer Mr Crumb has earned new listings in the US market, broadening its international footprint.

Winter safety and facial recognition feature in this round-up

Supply chain news round-up

By James Ridler

Advice for businesses to survive harsh winter weather and advances in facial recognition technology in the warehouse feature in this round-up of supply chain news.

Mondelēz is renting trucks and warehouse space to facilitate stockpiling

Mondelēz confirms stockpiling in UK

By James Ridler

Confectionery and snacks giant Mondelēz has joined the number of food and drink manufacturers stockpiling goods and raw materials to buffer itself from a worst-case scenario of a no-deal Brexit.

PepsiCo is working towards making its Walkers crisps packets 100% recyclable, compostable or biodegradable

Food firms boost environmental work

By Rod Addy

Top food manufacturers have slashed their environmental impact, with one group more than halving CO2 emissions from energy use in manufacturing in 2017, based on 1990 baseline data.

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