Produce Business UK Archive

  • Lidl

    Lidl continues its surge of supermarket openings in UK with No. 800

    Hitting the significant mark comes after the discounter opened 50 new stores in the past 12 months, creating more than 2,500 new jobs. Read more >

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    Commentary: Post-Brexit, where does the UK turn next in trade talks?

    The serious hard work begins, with pending discussions on a potential US–UK free trade deal, as well as similar trade deals with so many other countries, including China and Australia. Read more >

  • Tesco

    Report: Watchdog group claims Tesco stopped rivals from opening nearby stores

    The CMA says the retailer prevented competitors from opening supermarkets in 23 locations in England and Wales through restrictive convenants. Read more >


    Eat Them To Defeat Them returns with £10m campaign aimed at kids

    After successful 2019, Veg Power chair says, 'It's crucial that we build on this success ... and promote veg in more dynamic and creative ways.' Read more >


    Freshfel, Aprifel combine efforts to show students benefits of 'Healthy' campaign

    The groups converged on Brussels to talk about their three-year campaign to get Millennials on board with better eating while consuming 400g of fruits and vegetables daily. Read more >


    Study: Social media patterns show peers may influence fruit and veg choices

    University of Aston research on Facebook trends seems to suggest that eating habits of friends can shape behaviours of their followers. Read more >


    Lidl GB expanding its reach with larger warehouse facility in Wales

    The discount retailer has more than a dozen distribution centres now across England, Scotland and in Wales, where it currently serves 58 stores. Read more >

  • SAIN

    Sainsbury’s unveils new On the Go convenience stores that serve major cities

    Mansion House in London's Square Mile will be the first of its kind from the retailer as it expands its quick-service efforts in nine centres, including Edinburgh, Bristol and Glasgow. Read more >

  • berryworld

    BerryWorld looks to reduce environmental impact through packaging

    The UK company is waging its own battle on reducing plastics while working to make a sustainable difference in eight markets across the globe. Read more >

  • Veganuary

    Kantar results show month of moderation for the UK grocery sector

    Veganuary was a driving force behind a stable January, in which consumers bought more than two times as many supermarkets' labelled plant-based products than in December 2019. Read more >