Food Supply Chain

People are consuming the 'wrong calories' - tempted by supermarket promotions, which encourage shoppers to buy more food than they need, said Julian Wild

‘Promotions fuel obesity and waste’

By Michael Stones

Supermarket promotions tempt shoppers to buy more food than they need, which helps to fuel both obesity and waste, delegates to Fengrain’s conference near Peterborough were told recently.

Time for change: Peter Allan said the British Frozen Food Federation was adapting itself to meet the challenges of a changing world

Frozen food association BFFF restructures to meet new challenges

By Rick Pendrous

The British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF), which represents the UK’s frozen food manufacturing sector, is entering a period of significant change as it adapts itself to meet the challenges of a changing world, its new president Peter Allan has said.

Corridors of power: the Groceries Code Adjudicator will be a dominant influence on the food law landscape of 2014

Five top food law themes for 2014

By Michael Stones

Five top themes – led by the impact of the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) – will dominate the food law landscape of 2014, predicts law firm Roythornes.

Gwilym-Jones: wants the food chain to work much better

EC to consider adopting UK model for Groceries Code Adjudicator

By Rick Pendrous

The European Commission (EC) is considering the creation of an adjudicator to police supermarket abuse of power within the EU using the UK as a potential model, according to a member of the Cabinet of the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural...

Mary Creagh, shadow environment secretary

Food fighter

By Rick Pendrous

Shadow environment secretary Mary Creagh is fighting to see fair food for all, reports Rick Pendrous

Past is present

Past is present

By Rick Pendrous

If there is part of its name that sums up what the Provision Trade Federation (PTF) stands for it is the word 'trade'. However, reading through Providing for Britain: a new book published to celebrate the PTF's 125th birthday, you'd...


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