Wyke Farms, the UK’s largest independent cheese producers and exporters, have been granted planning permission to re-build their Bruton based Dairy, doubling the capacity. The redevelopment is part of the companies 5-year plan for growth which is underpinned by
The maker of affordable, well-made and stylish beds and mattresses has announced today its international expansion.
Bags designed by young cancer patients will be sold at Morrisons nationwide to mark World Cancer Day
A trio of talented teenagers have helped design a bag to raise funds for the cancer charity that supported them through their own treatment for disease.
Petits Filous from Yoplait will return to TV screens this February. The advert will relaunch the brand’s successful Play Free campaign and this year will support the new Change4Life initiative, which encourages parents to “make a swap when you next
B&M, one of the UK’s leading variety retailers, has announced it is increasing its cargo into the Port of Liverpool by 30% following frustrations with delay-struck southern ports.
Tesco's decision to close 90 serve-over, fresh food counters in its larger stores and to provide either a full or flexible counter offer at the remaining 700 trading, is not hugely surprising, according to Catherine Shuttleworth, CEO at shopper marketing agency Savvy.
Shopping centre owner intu is investing more than £1 million to create an additional food offer at intu Watford following the launch of the centre’s £180 million retail and leisure extension last year.
Health remains a dominating macro trend in FMCG with almost a third of shoppers citing family wellbeing as an important factor in their purchasing decisions. It is therefore unsurprising that 10,399 consumers selected reduced sugar, low calorie and fat free
The snack brand, which turns unwanted fruit into air-dried crisps, appointed The Clerkenwell Brothers after a competitive pitch for its rebrand and positioning ahead of UK expansion this year.
The UK’s number one independent forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is rebranding 110 of its shops from SPAR to the Londis or Budgens brands having extended its shop supply agreement with Booker Retail Partners (BRP).
IGD has launched a major new event for the UK grocery industry. IGD Live will take place on the 6-7 November 2019 at London’s Tobacco Dock, offering delegates the opportunity to learn, connect and grow.
Alpen, the nation’s number one muesli brand, is extending its range with the launch of Alpen Create. The new product encourages consumers to enjoy muesli ‘their way’ and for the first time does not include raisins.
Service Management Group (SMG), a global customer experience (CX), employee engagement and brand research partner to more than 500 brands, has been selected by Topps Tiles to amplify its customer experience programme. Topps Tiles is utilising SMG’s robust CX technology
Today, Iceland launches the first in-store reverse vending machine in Northern Ireland, as it looks to continue its efforts to reduce the impact of single use plastics on the environment.
SSP Group plc, the leading global travel retailer, has chosen the Formula One-inspired Aerofoil for its chilled food cabinets, in another major contract award for Aerofoil Energy, the UK technology company. SSP operates an extensive portfolio of more than 500
Chicago Town, the UK’s number one frozen pizza brand, is helping convenience retailers get a big slice of the booming £6bn grab and go market with its exciting hot and fresh takeaway pizza concept – delivering a fantastic 50% margin.
The UK’s largest packaging compliance scheme, Valpak, is hosting a free, day-long seminar in Manchester to update industry on legislative shifts, design guidance, and best practice examples.
Ascot Racecourse has today announced a multi-year deal with luxury British accessories brand, Radley London. The relationship sees the brands launch an exclusive collection of occasion bags for Royal Ascot and the summer season, in a deal brokered by IMG.
Supermercato24, the first Italian same-day delivery service for online grocery, has announced an important partnership with LIDL, one of the leading grocery retailers in Italy. The partnership with Supermercato24 will allow Italian LIDL customers to shop their favourite grocery store
Merchant Gourmet, the UK’s market leader for pulses, grains, seeds and chestnuts, has partnered with England Hockey to launch a competition to visit the home of Great British Hockey and to gain expert insight into nutrition for professional players.
Last year was challenging for retailers, with numerous profit warnings, store closures and job losses. Familiar high street names such as Toys R Us disappeared completely, with many blaming online shopping for the decline.
Global information company The NPD Group says visits in the British out-of-home (OOH) or eat-out foodservice market will slide in 2019 and 2020. The market peaked at 11.35 billion visits in 2017 but dropped - 0.5% to 11.29 billion in
Over half (52%) of UK employees believe their personal technology feels more modern and is more user friendly than their workplace technology and a further 50 percent wishes their workplace technology performed in a similar manner to their personal technology.
Quintessential Brands appoints James Lousada as managing director of international commercial products arm
Award-winning international spirits company, Quintessential Brands, has appointed James Lousada as managing director of its international commercial products arm, Quintessential Brands Spirit Solutions.
Halo, the new multi-temperature fresh produce handling facility at DP World London Gateway has officially pledged to save over 1.5 million kilos of CO2 during the course of its 2019 operations.