Tag Archives: Ocado

The robots are coming

Machines are replacing people on farms, food factories and McDonald’s restaurants. But fears that they will make humans redundant are overblown, writes Nick Hughes. When self-service kiosks began rolling out to McDonald’s outlets in 2015, staff could have been forgiven for fearing the worst. The machines, which looked like giant white smartphones, allowed customers to…
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Gluten free product sales on the rise

GLUTEN FREE products have increased in popularity and are taking up a larger proportion of our shopping baskets, according to shopping and comparison site mySupermarket.co.uk.                         Items containing no gluten across Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Aldi, Boots, Ocado, Tesco and Waitrose accounted for over 10%…
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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 the value of food and drink sales to households, money which could be used to…
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