Olympic Games

Ready for the off: R&R boss Ibrahim Najafi gets a boost from George Johnston and Kelsea Purchall

Ice cream firm invests £10k in bobsleigh team

By James Ridler

Frozen desserts firm R&R Ice Cream has invested £10,000 in the British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association (BBSA) to help promote winter sports to Britain’s Young Athletes.

The Games were an Olympic success for food safety, said Wadge. See article for details of our free food science and technology webinar

Olympic effort creates food safety legacy

By Gary Scattergood

Innovative food safety techniques adopted during the Olympic and Paralympic Games have created a legacy for the industry, claims the Food Standard Agency's (FSA's) chief scientist Dr Andrew Wadge.

Tomlin will join the Board at Sainsbury in the new year

Sainsbury appoints new non-executive director

By Laurence Gibbons

Sainsbury has announced that Jean Tomlin will join its board as a non-executive director from January 1 2013, following the retirement of Anna Ford effective from December 31 2012.

Sainsbury benefited from 'a unique and special summer'

Sainsbury outperforms rival Tesco

By Mike Stones

Britain’s third-largest supermarket Sainsbury reported total sales for second quarter up 4.3% and like-for-like sales up 1.9 %.

70% of people quizzed at Olympic venues said they would now consider recycling at home

Coca-Cola recycles 10.5M Olympic bottles

By Laurence Gibbons

Coca-Cola Enterprises has revealed it succeeded in the “bold ambition” set out before the London 2012 Olympic games to collect and recycle every left over product put onto the Olympic Park.

Baldry: a common approach to kerbside collection would help to develop the market for recycled plastics

Coca-Cola calls for better recycling

By Rick Pendrous

More consistent kerbside collection of plastics is necessary to raise the "poor" recycling levels in the UK, according to the md of Britain's largest soft drinks bottler, Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE)

Jenkins says supplying the Olympic Games will be

Contract fillers

By Rick Pendrous

With contracts to meet for Olympic Games suppliers, Food Partners' sandwich business has never been busier, Wes Jenkins tells Rick Pendrous

Baldry: 'As far as Coke is concerned, we have one of the highest levels of zero calorie products across Europe.'

Green game

By Rick Pendrous

Coca-Cola Enterprises' md Simon Baldry shares his game plan for sustainability with Rick Pendrous.

Shoppers plan to beat the Olympic traffic jams by walking to their local shops. So retailers should stock up, advises Allied Bakeries

Allied Bakeries warns about Olympic food stocks

By Mike Stones

As 5.3M more visitors prepare to visit London for the Olympics next month, Allied Bakeries has warned retailers to make sure they are well stocked to meet demand from local shoppers. 


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