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Tesco says its alliance with Carrefour will be governed by a three-year operational framework

Tesco asked to address Carrefour supplier concerns

By Noli Dinkovski

Tesco has been asked by a parliamentary committee to respond to concerns that its proposed strategic alliance with French retailer Carrefour would damage smaller UK-based food producers.

Higgidy posted a £2.1M growth in sales in its full year results

Pie maker Higgidy posts £2.1M sales growth

By James Ridler

Upmarket pie and quiche manufacturer Higgidy has posted a 10% rise in sales for the year ending September 30 2016, as it grew to be the third largest savoury pastry brand in the UK.

Campylobacter and Clostridium botulinum have both forced food recalls in the past week

Food poisoning bugs force recalls

By James Ridler

Campylobacter contamination has forced the recall of cooked chicken products sold by Tesco, while Clostridium botulinum contamination fears led to the recall of products sold by Lidl and Marks & Spencer (M&S).

Tesco is 'reviewing' its trial of automated delivery

Robot delivery service being ‘evaluated’ by Tesco

By Matt Atherton

Automated delivery of groceries took a step forward last month, after Tesco revealed it had trialled a robot delivery service, while Amazon devoted an entire site to developing drone technology.

Easter eggs and hot cross buns helped boost grocery sales

Confectionery sales sweeten grocery market

By James Ridler

Confectionery sales over Easter have helped boost the UK grocery market by £1bn in the first 12 weeks of this year, leading to an overall market growth of 3.7%.

Genius Foods plans to cut 115 jobs across its business

Gluten-free baker Genius to cut 115 jobs

By Matt Atherton

Gluten-free bakery company Genius Foods has announced it will cut 115 jobs across its business, including a reported 78 jobs at its Hull factory, as it plans to end production of its non-Genius branded products.

Tesco Stores Ltd has been fined £129M for overstating its profits in 2014

Tesco fined £129M for market abuse

By James Ridler

Supermarket giant Tesco’s subsidiary, Tesco Stores Ltd, has agreed to pay a £129M fine in order to avoid prosecution for market abuse, after overstating its profits in 2014.

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