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    Grocery guide for buying British

    The NFU has made it easier for shoppers to buy British. A new online supermarket sourcing guide shows where the major retailers source their meat, dairy and fresh produce. It’s taken 12 months to produce the guide, but it couldn’t… Read More

  • The Co-operative improves its back haul waste operation

    THE CO-OPERATIVE’S Cardinal food distribution depot at Godmanchester in Cambridgeshire has recently installed a newly refurbished baler from Middleton Engineering to process backhauled card and plastic packaging waste from stores across the region.              … Read More

  • New codes published for sustainable seafood sourcing

    THE SUSTAINABLE Seafood Coalition (SSC) – a coalition of major seafood suppliers, brands, supermarkets and restaurants – has launched a new scheme to make the labelling and sourcing of sustainable fish clearer for shoppers.            … Read More

  • The Co-operative introduces new environmentally sustainable bin bags

    THE CO-OPERATIVE Food is to introduce the UK’s most environmentally sustainable bin liners using household plastic from across the country in a bid to make use of some of the 700,000 tonnes sent to landfill every year.      … Read More

  • Tesco accused of selling “dirty tuna”

    CELEBRITY CHEF Hugh Fernley-Whittingstall and environmental campaign group Greenpeace have accused Tesco of stocking “dirty tuna”, which is caught unsustainably using nets that harm marine wildlife.                   The supermarket giant has been… Read More

  • Britain’s Bruising Banana Wars

    BRITAIN’S SUPERMARKET price wars are trapping tens of thousands of banana farmers and workers in an unrelenting cycle of poverty                     The Fairtrade Foundation today launches a new campaign Make Bananas… Read More

  • Breakthrough on code for dairy contracts

    THE DAIRY industry will soon have a long-awaited voluntary code of practice.    Arla, the UK’s biggest milk processor, announced late last night it would reverse its planned cut price it pays dairy farmers for milk. The company said earlier… Read More