British Co-Operative Movement

Pennycook: his reported £3M pay package will be slashed by 60%

Co-op boss demands 60% pay cut – for himself!

By Noli Dinkovski

The head of The Co-operative Group has insisted on a 60% reduction in his overall remuneration package, after claiming the business was “on the right track”.

Integrated systems are reducing coding errors

Integrated systems are reducing coding errors

Integrated marking and vision systems are helping food and drink manufacturers to reduce product recalls and cut costs, according to coding and marking specialist Markem-Imaje.

Audits: The Co-operative Group will switch to unannounced audits on July 1 2016

Unannounced food safety audits to 'become norm'

By Noli Dinkovski

All major supermarkets are likely to follow The Co-operative Group’s decision to impose unannounced audits on own-label food producers, the head of a food safety certification body has warned.

Food industry people on the move

People on the move in the food industry

By Laurence Gibbons

Tesco, Morrisons, the Co-operative Group and northern retailer Booths all appointed new bosses this month as they look to protect themselves against the challenges of the changing retail market.

Leighton will lead the Group as part of its new management structure

Co-op appoints chair after leadership review

By Laurence Gibbons

The Co-operative Group has appointed former Asda boss Allan Leighton as its first independent non-executive chairman under its reformed governance structure.

Food and drink industry people on the move – in November

Food and drink industry people on the move – in November

By Laurence Gibbons

Len Wardle’s decision to quit his role as chairman of the Co-operative Group this month, amid drug revelations about a former colleague, leads our selection of people on the move in the food and drink industry.

Pennycook will take up the role on an interim basis from July 1

Co-op appoints former Morrisons man

By Laurence Gibbons

The Co-operative Group has appointed Richard Pennycook as its new group finance director, with effect from July 1.

Diabetic foods fuel debate

Diabetic foods fuel debate

By Sarah Britton

The diabetic debate has swung into overdrive following the Co-op Group's decision last month to stop selling foods aimed at people with...

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