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The UK could benefit by up to £21bn through better data management

Better data quality would boost sales

By Rick Pendrous

Suppliers could increase sales by 1–3% by improving the quality of their product data, according to new research from barcode standards body GS1 UK.

JPS worked with Kraft Foods in the US on its new pack design for Philadelphia cheese

Jabil Packaging targets European food

By Rick Pendrous

Jabil Packaging Solutions (JPS), a US-headquartered smart rigid packaging specialist that works “below the radar” with some of the biggest global names in branded food and drink, is on a mission to raise its profile and grow its business in Europe as...

Nim’s Fruit Crisps has secured a listing in Tesco stores

Nim’s Fruit Crisps secures Tesco listing

By James Ridler

Healthy snack manufacturer Nim’s Fruit Crisps has secured a listing in Tesco stores nationwide, the company’s largest listing with a UK supermarket to date.

Morrisons has appointed Kevin Havelock as a non-executive director

Morrisons makes senior appointment

By James Ridler

Morrisons has appointed Unilever’s Refreshment division president Kevin Havelock as a non-executive director, effective from February next year.

Asda has recalled packs of baby food, after small pieces of plastic were found in one of the products

Plastic contamination sparks Asda recall

By James Ridler

Asda has been forced to recall packs of its own-label baby food, after one of the products was contaminated with small pieces of plastic.

Morrisons has posts sales and profit growth in its interim results

Morrisons reveals rise in sales and profits

By James Ridler

Morrisons has revealed a rise in sales and profits for the first half of this year in its interim results, released yesterday (September 14), as it sees results from its ‘Fix, rebuild and grow’ strategy.

Christine Tacon urged food and drink suppliers to familiarise themselves with the Grocery Supply Code of Practice

Suppliers urged to learn Groceries Code

By James Ridler

Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon has urged food and drink suppliers to familiarise themselves with the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP), in order to strengthen their hand in negotiations with retailers.

UK grocery price rise and shoppers buy less, according to a new Nielsen report

UK grocery market sees 2.9% growth year-on-year

By James Ridler

UK grocery sales have grown 2.9% year-on-year, according to a new report from information specialist Nielsen, as the European grocery market grew at the fastest rate in three years. 

Sainsbury had worked with suppliers to reduce prices

Sainsbury cuts prices after supplier talks

By Matt Atherton

Sainsbury has “worked with suppliers” to cut its prices lower than the other big four supermarkets, claimed the retailer in its first-quarter trading report.

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