Europe’s food retail industry is set to see the return of mergers and acquisitions, analysts at J.P.Morgan Cazenove said yesterday (12 October) as they started their coverage of the sector.In a report...

Nominations are closing at the end of September for the RSPCA’s Good Egg Awards, which celebrates medium- to large-scale organisations in the food service, hospitality, manufacturing or supermarket...

UK grocery retailer Sainsbury’s will roll out their “eco-friendly” milk bags and jugs across their milk range, after a successful trial of 2% fat milk bags, which sold at double the expected...

It’s a case of Junior Masterchef meets Ready Steady Cook in Sainsbury’s new taste of summer online campaign. Except there’s a twist: Contestants’ summer themed recipes will be judged...

Sainsbury’s has signed a marketing deal with Microsoft’s MSN UK brand to create a food and drinks channel on the portal. Sainsbury’s Food and Drink, which will publish food ideas and...

* New multi-million pound technology will help speed up shopping, saving customers nearly 500,000 hours each year * Self check-outs to be rolled out to all stores to increase customer choice of check-out *...

Peter Marks, the boss of UK retailer The Co-operative Group, yesterday (18 March) issued a “bring it on” rallying cry as the company prepares for competition from the likes of Sainsbury’s...

As Fairtrade Fortnight concludes in the UK, Ben Cooper takes a look at the way big business has moved into the Fairtrade sector and asks whether this has created reputational risks for the movement.With...

UK supermarket Sainsbury’s today announced its position as the largest retailer of Fairtrade products in the world, with sales of £218m, up 10% from last year. Sainsbury’s stocks more than...

In the wake of concerns about the waste created by ‘buy-one-get-one-free’ offers (BOGOFs), UK retailer Sainsbury’s has introduced a new, but similar offer, to tackle such concerns. The...