A supermarket ombudsman could cost UK consumers “millions of pounds” in higher prices and hand negotiating power to the largest food makers, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has warned. Consumer...

Kraft Foods said today (15 December) that it had received clearance from US competition authorities to proceed with its proposed acquisition of UK confectioner Cadbury. Cadbury management has repeatedly...

It’s been billed as the ultimate in convenience and enjoyed phenomenal growth over the past few years but according to new research from Mintel, it seems many Brits are yet to click with online grocery...

A new report from the UK has shone the light on the current food security situation and called for greater action to deal with the threat. “If people go hungry then political stability goes out of...

Retail researchers British Retail Consortium and Nielsen in the UK have reported the lowest food inflation rate of the year, falling from 1.4 per cent in April, to 1.3 per cent in May. This is the second...

Eighteen major catering companies, including many high street fast-food brands, will introduce calorie information on their menus for the first time. The list of trailblazers, announced overnight by UK...

With Britain facing its sharpest economic downturn in 30 years, the National Farmers Union (NFU) is calling on the country’s largest retailers to take the lead in a new approach to corporate social...

In a move believed to be a world first, 37 of the UK’s leading food and consumer goods companies yesterday announced a major transport collaboration that will significantly reduce the environmental...

A summit, headed by UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, has discussed concerns about rising global food prices. The summit was attended by 25 experts including UN World Food Program Chief Josette Sheeran,...