• Foodservice Footprint F42-Review-10 Millenials drive demand for certified fish Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Waitrose Wahaca Toby Middleton Tesco Sainsbury's news-email MSC McDonalds Lidl Ikea ecolabel Aldi

    Millenials drive demand for certified fish

    Shoppers’ spend on eco-labelled fish has increased for a fourth year running, according to new research by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). Total spend on seafood carrying the MSC ecolabel in the UK exceeded half a billion pounds (£754m) in… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Unknown-27 FSA exempts supermarkets from campylobacter survey Grocery sector news updates  Waitrose Sainbury's news-email M&S Lidl FSA

    FSA exempts supermarkets from campylobacter survey

    The Food Standards Agency (FSA) will no longer publish results from the nine largest supermarkets as part of its annual campylobacter survey after agreeing for the retailers to publish results on their own websites. The FSA said the decision was… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint IMG_3362 Cage-free commitments heap pressure on caterers Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Tesco Subway Spar Sodexo Pret Premier news-email Morrisons McDonalds Londis Lidl Iceland Dr Tracey Jones Compassion in World Farming Budgens Booker ASDA Aldi

    Cage-free commitments heap pressure on caterers

    A flurry of retailer commitments to source cage-free eggs represents a seismic shift for the sector and puts pressure on foodservice operators to follow suit, according to Compassion in World Farming. Major UK supermarkets and convenience chains including Tesco, Aldi,… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Aldi Suppliers sunk by food price wars Grocery sector news updates Out of Home sector news  Tesco news-email Moore Stephens Lidl Duncan Swift ASDA Aldi

    Suppliers sunk by food price wars

    Tumbling prices caused by supermarket price wars were responsible for a huge spike in the number of food suppliers going out of business last year. The number of producers entering insolvency hit 162 in 2015, more than triple the number… Read More

  • Behind the headlines: Living with the Living Wage

    IT’S LIVING Wage Week. David Burrows assess the impact of the government’s higher mandatory pay rate and how foodservice companies can find the extra money. The association of Convenience Stores recently completed its annual survey of members. The results paint… Read More

  • Lidl under fire for extended payment terms

    GERMAN DISCOUNT chain Lidl has come under fire by British suppliers for its ‘unfair’ extended payment terms which forces many of them to wait four months for money.                     A number… Read More

  • Global benchmark on animal welfare rankings disappointingly low

    MARKS & Spencer, Waitrose and Coop Group (Switzerland) have been given top marks in a global annual farm animal welfare Business Benchmark report, with Burger King, Mars and Müller among 21 companies languishing at the bottom of the league table.… Read More

  • Now for fair pay

    AFTER FAIR trade and fair prices, the living wage is the next source of pressure for retailers and caterers.                             The local Co-op supermarket in North Berwick… Read More

  • Sainsbury’s and Marks & Spencer lead the way in sustainable seafood, says the Marine Conservation Society

    THE MARINE Conservation Society (MCS) says the lack of participation in its latest Supermarket Seafood Survey by some of the UK’s most well-known retailers is keeping consumers in the dark when it comes to choosing sustainable seafood.   MCS says… Read More

  • Supermarkets step up to the mark after horsegate

    THE ENGLISH pig industry’s latest survey of supermarket shelves shows retailers have increased their support for British-farmed pork, ham and sausages over the past 12 months.   The Porkwatch survey, which is conducted every two months, records the number of… Read More