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  • Foodservice Footprint Unknown-7 Doors open for free range milk Grocery sector news updates Out of Home sector news  news-email Free-Range Milk ASDA

    Doors open for free range milk

    Asda has become the first major UK supermarket to sell “free range” milk, according to the Guardian. From mid-week the retailer will sell milk carrying the “pasture promise” logo, which indicates that the product comes from cows grazed outside for… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Pig-injection FSA pledges action after E.coli revelations Grocery sector news updates Out of Home sector news  Waitrose The Food Standards Agency Tesco Sainsbury's news-email Morrisons FSA ESBL Emma Rose Coop ASDA Aldi

    FSA pledges action after E.coli revelations

    The Food Standards agency has vowed to tackle the use of antibiotics in livestock farming after new research found growing levels of resistant E.coli bacteria in supermarket meat. The study commissioned by the Alliance to Save our Antibiotics found that… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint IMG_3362 Cage-free commitments heap pressure on caterers Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Tesco Subway Spar Sodexo Pret Premier news-email Morrisons McDonalds Londis Lidl Iceland Dr Tracey Jones Compassion in World Farming Budgens Booker ASDA Aldi

    Cage-free commitments heap pressure on caterers

    A flurry of retailer commitments to source cage-free eggs represents a seismic shift for the sector and puts pressure on foodservice operators to follow suit, according to Compassion in World Farming. Major UK supermarkets and convenience chains including Tesco, Aldi,… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Unknown-7 Foodservice should tell its own ugly veg story Out of Home News Analysis  Waitrose Vacherin Ugly Veg Tesco news-email Matt Simister ASDA

    Foodservice should tell its own ugly veg story

    Never one to pass up a PR opportunity, Tesco chose the second week of Wimbledon to publish a blog from its commercial director Matt Simister on how its range of Perfectly Imperfect strawberries have been “literally flying off the shelves”… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint P6-2 Redistribution serves up 18 million meals Grocery sector news updates Out of Home sector news  Tesco Sainsbury's news-email Lindsay Boswell food redistribution FareShare ASDA

    Redistribution serves up 18 million meals

    A total of 9,072 tonnes of “waste” food was redistributed by Fareshare in 2015/16, 25% more than the previous year. It was enough to provide the equivalent of 18.3 million meals to people in need, but represents only 2% of… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint P21 Veggies let down by sandwich choice Grocery sector news updates Out of Home sector news  Waitrose Tesco Sue Dibb Sainbury's Pret news-email Morrisons M&S Greggs Eating Better Co-op Boots ASDA

    Veggies let down by sandwich choice

    High street sandwich sellers must do more to offer customers vegetarian and vegan options, an environmental group has said. Eating Better found that only 4% of over 500 sandwiches it surveyed were plant-based, meaning they did not contain meat, fish,… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint Aldi Suppliers sunk by food price wars Grocery sector news updates Out of Home sector news  Tesco news-email Moore Stephens Lidl Duncan Swift ASDA Aldi

    Suppliers sunk by food price wars

    Tumbling prices caused by supermarket price wars were responsible for a huge spike in the number of food suppliers going out of business last year. The number of producers entering insolvency hit 162 in 2015, more than triple the number… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint James-Foskett-Love-Potatoes-040609-300x200 Grocery guide for buying British Grocery sector news updates Out of Home sector news  Tesco NFU news-email Morrisons Co-Operative ASDA Aldi

    Grocery guide for buying British

    The NFU has made it easier for shoppers to buy British. A new online supermarket sourcing guide shows where the major retailers source their meat, dairy and fresh produce. It’s taken 12 months to produce the guide, but it couldn’t… Read More

  • Sainsbury’s makes big move on food waste

    SAINSBURY’S HAS launched a £10m project to tackle household food waste. The “waste less, save more” initiative will start with a £1m trial to test a number of approaches across a single UK town.   The supermarket wants to look… Read More

  • The news in review…

    FOODSERVICE COMPANIES are being challenged on milk prices. The spotlight so far has been fixed firmly on retailers but in the past day or so farming unions, ministers and, less surprisingly, retailers now want catering companies to open the books… Read More