All articles by Emma Twyning – Page 9

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    NFU appoints new East Midlands director


    The NFU East Midlands has appointed a new regional director.

  • Asda to revolutionise carrot market

    Asda to revolutionise carrot market


    Asda is taking the white Christmas concept to a new level with the introduction of a snowy-white coloured carrot, in time for the festive season.

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    Snack company expands school health initiative


    Kraft Foods - the purveyor of salty snacks and the famous Dairylea brand - is expanding a school health scheme, which educates children about healthy eating - including how to grow veg.

  • New prepared mushroom launched

    New prepared mushroom launched


    Netherlands-based mushroom specialist the Banken Champignons Group is expanding its convenience range with the launch of a new mushroom product ready-filled with cream cheese.

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    "Devious" Tesco forced to withdraw crisps


    A Hertfordshire-based crisp company has branded Tesco “devious” after it stocked its brand without permission.

  • Red Tractor widens guidelines

    Red Tractor widens guidelines


    Assured Food Standards is responding to consumer demand and increasing the amount of products in supermarkets featuring the Red Tractor logo.

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    FTA condemns UK road haulage costs


    The Freight Transport Association has supported conservative shadow transport secretary Chris Grayling in calling for a revised form of the Lorry Road User Charge (LRUC), similar to the one scrapped by the present Government in July 2005, to be introduced.

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    LCL launches Egyptian reefer service


    Lauritzen Cool Logistics (LCL) is continuing its global expansion with the launch of a new Egyptian reefer service, LCL Egypt.

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    Tesco to increase local with regional buying offices


    Tesco is to open a series of regional buying offices across the country, which will result in hundreds of new locally-produced lines being stocked in its stores, it announced today.

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    Children chuck out fruit, survey says


    Children regularly throw away the portions of fruit given to them in their lunch boxes, a new survey suggests.

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    Seed expert dies


    Abe Adema, marketing and sales director at Netherlands-based seed specialist De Ruiter Seeds, has died unexpectedly, the company has announced.

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    UK fast-food chains losing healthy incentive


    Fast food chains across Britain are quickly losing incentive to stock healthy alternatives for diners, with lack of demand seeing thousands of salads thrown away each day, according to a Times survey.

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    Mandarins could cut liver disease


    Mandarin sales could benefit from the latest health buzz as new research suggests they could cut the risk of developing liver cancer.

  • Sundowner sales soar

    Sundowner sales soar


    Sales of Sundowner apples received a significant boost in July and August, rising by 48 per cent compared to the same period in 2005.

  • Sainsbury's launches green packaging

    Sainsbury's launches green packaging


    Sainsbury’s is the latest supermarket to try to improve its green credentials with the launch of compostable packaging on 500 own-label products.

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    BPC launches competition to inspire chefs


    The British Potato Council (BPC) has for the second year launched a competition to find the best potato dish in Britain in a bid to inspire chefs to include more potatoes on menus.

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    Sheffield children missing out on 5 A DAY


    Parents in Sheffield are not helping their children eat their recommended five daily portions of fruit and veg, with two thirds of children claiming they do not have any included in their evening meal.

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    Baby Ava makes firm retail strides


    New miniature strawberry variety Baby Ava is gaining increasing market exposure following a successful start in Tesco stores over the last 10 days.

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    Dried super berry hits Tesco shelves


    Tesco is launching a new dried super berry claimed to fight aging and cancer, while boosting your sex drive.

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    Yes Peas! launches bumper recipe selection


    The Yes Peas! Campaign 2006/2007 has released its biggest ever selection of pea-based recipes to promote the vegetable to consumers.