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”.

The food industry has eliminated 260,000t of food and packaging waste

Food industry ‘smashes’ its waste target

By Laurence Gibbons

Food and drink manufacturers and retailers have “smashed” their food and packaging waste target set as part of a voluntary arrangement by grocery think-tank IGD, an Asda boss has revealed.

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.

Campylobacter breeds on raw chicken and is destroyed by cooking

FSA campylobacter results make grim reading

By Rod Addy

Tests show campylobacter contamination increased substantially over the summer in shop-bought raw chicken and the food industry must do more to tackle the problem, according to the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

M&S topped the ranking of most authentic UK brands

M&S tops authentic brand league

By Rod Addy

Marks & Spencer (M&S) tops the rankings of the UK’s most authentic brands, according to a report from global communications agency Cohn & Wolfe.

ABP remains Sainsbury's primary beef supplier

ABP poised to start on £20M factory

By Rod Addy

Anglo Beef Processors (ABP) is set to kick off reconstruction of its £20M abattoir in Ellesmere, Shropshire, more than doubling its size, local council planners have confirmed.

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.


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