Chobani has increased its Australian production from 25,000 cases a week to 25,000 cases a day in the past year, becoming the second best-selling yogurt brand in the nation’s top supermarket chain Woolworths, and announced ambitious expansion plans in...
A producer that makes private-label foods for Walmart, Target, and other high-profile retailers is initiating a widespread recall of its food products after inspectors turned up positive tests for Listeria monocytogenes at its plant.
French dairy giant Danone has called on British retailers to limit the sale of infant formula to two units per customer, in an attempt to curb “unofficial exports” of Western-manufactured milk powder to China.
Calls by town hall chiefs to force UK supermarkets to publish packaging statistics have been dismissed as a publicity stunt by an industry body, which said retailers already use the minimum of packing material.
Greater clarity on which supply chains areas to prioritise for action on waste could help food and drink manufacturers as well as grocery retailers identify opportunities to make cost and environmental savings, claims a UK government funded agency.
The rules that govern agreements between retailers and suppliers could be strengthened under a new proposal by the UK’s Competition Commission (CC) to protect manufacturers and others from restrictive practices.
Consumers in Britain will be forced to buy lower quality and less
safe foods if supermarkets continue squeezing the supply chain as
they do now, the National Farmers' Union has told a Competition
Milk producers have renewed their fierce criticism of low farmgate
prices in Britain, as the country's competition watchdog prepares
to open an in-depth probe into the market practices of top
In a major move that might help reduce the pricing power of the
UK's major supermarkets, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) yesterday
said it would refer the issue to the Competition Commission (CC)
for more detailed examination.
A dangerous strain of E-coli is feared to have contaminated
camembert cheese sold by more than a 100 British retailers,
including supermarket chain Waitrose, said the country's food
watchdog late Monday.
British farmers are planning another strike in protest over low
prices paid by retailers and processors for their goods, adding to
calls from MPs and lobby groups for mandatory legislation to force
supermarkets into line.
Britain's 'big four' supermarket chains may face pressure as the
Office of Fair Trading (OFT) withdraws its previous ruling
protecting the grocery sector from investigation by the Competition
Several months after the UK anti-GM movement reached its peak,
environmental group Greenpeace continues to lobby against
supermarkets that advertise milk as GM-free - despite it
originating from cattle fed on imported GM maize and...
Leading Norwegian dairy co-operative Tine is being investigated for
allegedly abusing its market position after it was said to have
paid a grocery chain to force a competitor's products off its
shelves, Tom Armitage reports.
The consumption of chilled foods in China has been limited by a
lack of refrigerators. That is until the last few years, when
rising incomes and the increasing every day use of cooling
equipment has started to bring about a dramatic...
Morrisons' takeover of Safeway is widely expected to lead to a new
price war in the British supermarket sector, with Tesco and Asda
both seen as likely to respond aggressively to the roll out of
Morrisons' EDLP policy to...