Britain's major supermarkets are today being blamed for distorting
the organic primary produce market, forcing 300 Scottish farmers to
switch to conventional agricultural practices to stay in business.
Baugur, the Iceland-based retail group, has made a new proposal for
Britain's Big Food Group (BFG), a move that would almost certainly
mean the break up of the group but strengthen its main supermarket
banner, Iceland, writes...
A new bread factory, capable of increasing output by 50 per cent,
is being built by UK-based specialist bread supplier Jackson's
Bakery, giving the company an advantage as it strives to supply a
bigger portion of the foodservice...
A public complaint and a rap on the knuckles from the UK
Advertising Standards Authority has left the Kellogg company
red-faced over its recent Frosties cereal advert, and again thrust
children's advertising into the health spotlight....
A new bakehouse to be used exclusively to make gluten-free products
for those with special dietary needs has been opened by US-based
natural and organic supermarket Whole Foods Market, giving the
company a lead in providing fresh...
Europe's organic food and farming sector got a major boost this
week with the adoption by the European Commission of a new action
plan to promote the sector. The challenge will be to ensure, and
maintain, consumer trust in premium-priced...
More than two billion sandwiches are consumed every year by
Britons, who spend roughly £3 each day on their favourite lunchtime
meal, according to a new study commissioned by the Asda supermarket
chain. But many people are taking...
Britain may be Europe's biggest snack food market, but changing
habits in continental Europe mean that even the staunchest
supporters of traditional gastronomy - the French - are
increasingly snacking between meals, according...
Britain's supermarkets are not doing enough to support the
country's organic farming industry, buying in produce from abroad
despite sufficient supplies in the domestic market, claims the Soil
Association. But there are...
German consumers eat more organic food than their counterparts in
both France and Britain combined, according to a new report from
market analysts Mintel. The German market alone is worth
more than €3.2 billion, but significant future...
The market for functional food products has grown steadily for
several years now, focusing primarily on the dairy sector. But
other sectors of the food industry, such as bakery and snacks, are
now beginning to see more functional...