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The GCA is monitoring changes that Amazon is making to demonstrably comply with the 'Code'. Getty/akinbostanci

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Grocery suppliers call out Amazon

By Bethan Grylls

While fewer grocery suppliers are experiencing issues, according to the Grocery Code Adjudicator’s (GCA) 2024 survey, less than half believe Amazon is consistently complying with the ‘Code’ that governs best practices.

Asda publishes 2023 Brighter Living Report - here's the key takeaways

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96% of Asda’s own-brand packaging now recyclable

By Bethan Grylls

The UK supermarket’s latest Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report highlights strides made within the areas of packaging, carbon, community and employee wellbeing.

June 2024 has seen an influx of new product development, including Kallø stocks, Asda-own wine, and a new comer to the UK.

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NPD launches: June 2024

By Bethan Grylls

From bright blue cola, to own-label budget canned wine, to cinnamon flavoured butter, we offer you a detailed summary of the UK's latest product launches.

Godminster Organic Farm in Bruton, Somerset, is among the UK farms involved and supplies Ocado with White’s Organic Jumbo Oats via White’s and Godminster organic cheese

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UK farm project to show intensive farmers another way

By Bethan Grylls

Five UK farms are setting themselves up to be the gold standard in environmentally-friendly farming after research revealed that the deterioration of the UK’s natural environment could lead to an estimated 12% loss to GDP.

Lidl stores in Wales will now be stocked with 'fully' Welsh milk

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Pembrokeshire Creamery secures supply deal with Lidl

By Gwen Ridler

Pembrokeshire Creamery has signed a deal with discount retailer Lidl to supply its Welsh stores with milk produced and bottled in Wales, supported by its new £20m bottling facility.

Food Manufacture unwraps the Easter 2024 market. Credit: Getty/Bruno Netto

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Easter 2024: Trends, new product launches and cocoa prices

By Bethan Grylls

Food Manufacture cracks open Easter NPD, relaying the key trends for 2024 – from experimental flavours, to flat eggs, and free-from innovation – and looks at how unique weather events are impacting Brits’ pockets.

Producers and retailers need to optimise red meat labels to drive sales, urged AHDB. Image: Getty, 97

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Optimise red meat labels to drive sales: AHDB

By Gwen Ridler

Food businesses can drive red meat sales with optimised labels that provide inspiration, health messaging and reassurance on its impact to the environment and farming, according to new research from the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).

Minette Batters and David Potts annoucned plans to leave their respective roles at NFU and Morrisons

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People on the move in the food and drink industry

By Gwen Ridler

NFU president Minette Batters and Morrisons chief executive David Potts have announced plans to leave their roles, covered here in this round-up of people on the move in the food and drink industry.

Boots chief executive Seb James was a keynote speaker at the 2023 LIVE conference

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The Grocer and Retail Week launch LIVE 2024

By Gwen Ridler

The Grocer and Retail Week have joined forces to create a new two-day conference and exhibition bringing together the biggest and best in the retail and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sectors.

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