• Space age is over for supermarkets

    SHOPPERS ARE turning away from megastores towards convenience. Combines with growing urban populations and stricter regulations on emissions this will test supply chain logistics to the max.                          … Read More

  • Courtauld Commitment Phase 2 helps delivers £3.1bn in savings

    THE GROCERY sector reduced food and packaging waste by 1.7 million tonnes which equates to 4.8 million tonnes of CO2eq under the Courtauld Commitment Phase 2 agreement. The final results released today from WRAP, show significant progress has been made.… Read More

  • Retail sector losing over £6bn through supply chain waste

    NEW RESEARCH from WRAP reveals that the UK grocery retail sector could be losing as much as £6.9bn as a result of food and packaging waste in the supply chain.   The new figures show that an estimated 7% of… Read More

  • Plastic bag tax ‘encourages shoppers to recycle bags’

    CALL FOR levy to be introduced nationwide as figures show public not prepared to pay extra to carry home their weekly shop.   British shoppers would be more likely than ever to use their own bags for their weekly grocery… Read More

  • Products shrink but prices don’t

    WITH RAW material prices on the increase and health groups encouraging some food brands to decrease their portion sizes, product shrinkage should be a good thing.   Not according to Which?   The consumer campaign group has discovered that products… Read More

  • Supermarkets adjudicator in place

    LARGE SUPERMARKETS have been told to treat their suppliers fairly, or face fines from the new Groceries Code Adjudicator.   In a change likely to be widely welcomed by suppliers and farmers, the Competition Minister Jo Swinson announced that the… Read More