Important developments in the UK’s food retail arena, with a focus on fresh produce procurement, distribution, marketing, merchandising, and new product development.
Wilson Country’s new season potatoes to hit Northern Ireland Tesco stores from next week
British shoppers spend more as UK supermarkets see total till growths of 12.3 per cent, Nielsen IQ data reveals
Better consumer engagement is the key to shaking up the banana category and increasing sales, says Fyffes’ Juan David Alarcón
Analysis conducted by The Grocer found a basket of everyday items at Lidl cost just £50.27, making it cheaper than competitors even with their discount schemes applied
Working with Fareshare and others, supermarket surpasses self-set 85 per cent target
Shoppers at Morrisons stores can win monthly prizes when they pick up a pack of Pink Lady apples
The new apple variety is riding high in the UK with adverts on London’s double decker buses this spring
Insect tracking tech rolled out on three Kent apple orchards, providing real-time data on precious pollinator activity
UK-first product launch is offering Fairtrade premium to coconut growers in Sri Lanka
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Tesco and Diabetes UK are urging younger men to get tested and eat more fresh produce
Kantar figures indicate inflation may have peaked, but prices remain historically high
A selection of pictures from Fruitnet’s Global Tomato Congress, which brought more than 300 people from 50 countries together at the Beurs-WTC in Rotterdam on 16 May 2023
The grower body wants more supermarket investment in selling and promoting British apples in stores this season
British apple growers appeal to UK supermarkets for support to return to profitability and stay in business
Enrique Soler and Salvador Cervera of Fedemco tell Fred Searle why they are confident wooden packaging will play an important role at British and European supermarkets as retailers’ push for sustainability continues
The UK’s number one salad brand and leading outdoor activities firm Go Ape launch joint on-pack promotion
Ministers will urge Rishi Sunak to increase immigration and food prices during Downing Street talks tomorrow
Discounter is making packaging more appealing to kids and removing cartoon characters from unhealthy products
If retailers don’t know how to correctly label products for the green lane, cross-border trade between Britain and Northern Ireland simply won’t work, group warns