Tag Archives: Groceries Code Adjudicator

Political Print: Food’s off the table at the Labour conference

Hopes of the party promoting a bold new vision were dashed with the shadow DEFRA secretary sidelined in Brighton this week. By Nick Hughes. It’s party conference season, hence it’s time for the Print to snap out of its summer hibernation to pore over the food and environment policies of our current and future leaders.…
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Food groups call for new GCA powers

A coalition of food organisations has called on the government to tackle unfair trading practices along the entire food supply chain as part of its review of the Groceries Code Adjudicator’s (GCA) remit. The Groceries Code Action Network (GCAN) said the watchdog's remit should be extended to give current GCA Christine Tacon the power to…
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Lidl under fire for extended payment terms

GERMAN DISCOUNT chain Lidl has come under fire by British suppliers for its ‘unfair’ extended payment terms which forces many of them to wait four months for money.                     A number of suppliers have complained to the supermarkets watchdog – the Groceries Code Adjudicator – about…
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Lords Grill Nando’s on food waste

NANDO'S, THE Sustainable Restaurant Association and its members, and the Groceries Code Adjudicator will be questioned by the House of Lords EU Sub-Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment and Energy tomorrow (Wednesday 18 December), as part of its ongoing investigation into the EU’s contribution to Food Waste Prevention.                …
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Supermarkets adjudicator in place

LARGE SUPERMARKETS have been told to treat their suppliers fairly, or face fines from the new Groceries Code Adjudicator.   In a change likely to be widely welcomed by suppliers and farmers, the Competition Minister Jo Swinson announced that the Adjudicator will have “more teeth” to protect suppliers from unfair treatment.   However, the British…
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