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Focus: Sainsbury's shores up flank with Netto JV

In a surprise move, Sainsbury's has reacted to the continued growth of discount retailers in the UK with a venture to bring the Netto banner...

Packaging, provenance touted as ready meal drivers

Chilled ready meals is big business in the UK and it's a business still in growth. But only just about. Last year's horsemeat contamination...

Focus: Sainsbury's unruffled by UK price war

UK retailer Sainsbury's has downplayed concerns over increased competition around price in the UK grocery sector. The supermarket group has...

Daelmans eyes Europe with Fabulous Bakin' Boys buy

It had been referred to as "the growth star of the UK cake market" but earlier this month, maker of cupcakes and flapjacks, Fabulous Bakin'...

Latest Interviews

The just-food interview part one - Patrick Coveney 22 Nov 2013

Michelle Russell

Convenience food group Greencore has experienced an eventful few years. The Ireland-based manufacturer was beaten to the acquisition of the UK's Northern Foods. This year, Greencore was caught up in the horsemeat contamination saga that rocked the European food industry. However, the company has continued to expand in the UK and in the US. In part one of the just-food interview, Michelle Russell speaks to chief executive Patrick Coveney about the challenges of operating in a difficult UK market.


New York Delhi eyes growth away from supermarkets 2 Aug 2013

Dean Best

UK snacks firm New York Delhi has secured a listing with Australia's largest retailer Woolworths Ltd but the company insists it is aiming to grow without "selling out" to the large supermarket chains.

Latest News

Fruitypot launches Vimto Jelly Pouch 8 Aug 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Snack brand Fruitypot, a subsidiary of Caterer's Choice, has announced the launch of the Vimto Jelly Pouch in the UK.


Discounters' UK share to "almost double by 2019" 1 Jul 2014

Dean Best

Discount retailers' share of the UK grocery market will almost double by 2019, according to forecasts from industry analysts IGD.


MasterChef Food launches first cooking kit 11 Jun 2014

Hannah Abdulla

MasterChef Food has announced the launch of its first cooking kits.


Doves Farm eyeing growth at home and abroad 10 Jun 2014

Katy Askew

Gluten-free and organic firm Doves Farm plans to expand its UK sales through new product development, while also eyeing expansion in key overseas markets.


Quote, unquote: Innovation and trends in UK food 22 May 2014

Dean Best

Dairy Crest, Alpro, Mizkan Group, Asda and Sainsbury's were among the manufacturers and grocers that attended a conference in London to discuss the challenge of developing a food product that sticks in the UK grocery market.

Latest blogs

Kantar data adds to City nervousness over Morrisons 11 Feb 2014

Dean Best

The latest Kantar Worldpanel data on the market shares of the major UK grocers underlined trends that have been in train for months now - Tesco suffering, Sainsbury's holding firm and Aldi, Lidl and Waitrose continuing to make inroads. However, the fresh erosion in Morrisons' market share caught the eye.


Aldi takes swipe at Big Four with new Swap and Save campaign 9 Jan 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Aldi has embarked on an aggressive campaign to try to continue to draw shoppers away from the UK's Big Four supermarkets.

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Asda Stores Limited - Strategy and SWOT Report

Asda Stores Limited - Strategy and SWOT Report

Asda Stores Limited - Strategy and SWOT Report, is a source of comprehensive company data and information. The report covers the company’s structure, operation, SWOT analysis, product and service offe...

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