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Cleaning up Tesco will have mixed supplier impact

Tesco issued another profit warning this morning (9 December) that once again highlights the challenging task facing new CEO Dave Lewis. In...

Comment: Price is the word in UK grocery

It hardly even seems to count as news: the German discounters continue to make strides in the UK. The trend has been in evidence for years n...

Viewpoint: Baptism of fire for new Tesco CEO Lewis

Tesco's dealings with suppliers appear to be at the centre of the latest problem to emerge at the UK's largest retailer. And it is an issue...

How City reacted to Tesco's profit over-statement

Tesco seems to be lurching from one bad news story to another. The UK retailer today (22 September) admitted it had over-stated half-year pr...

Latest Interviews

Bitesize interview: Cricketer Farm MD Greg Parsons 28 Nov 2014

Dean Best

UK cheese maker Cricketer Farm supplies the country's major retailers with low-fat cheese, a category growing amid the rising consumer interest in health. However, in the last 18 months, the business has added a new brand - Cheeky Cow - to its portfolio, with half the fat of mature cheddar. MD Greg Parsons talks to Dean Best about the brand's early performance, the competition and how there are plans for "evolution" in 2015.


Interview: What are keys to success on Twitter? 17 Apr 2014

Katy Askew

With over 200m regular users worldwide tweeting more than 500m times each day, the potential on offer for brands to reach consumers via microblogging site Twitter is self-evident. To succeed on Twitter, brands need to become a relevant, informative and amusing part of an evolving two-way conversation. Katy Askew spoke to Twitter UK sales director Dara Nasr about how food manufacturers and retailers can insert themselves into the dialogue.

Latest News

Food industry quotes of week: Danone, Kellogg 12 Dec 2014

Hannah Abdulla

This week, Danone announced it was forming a new division for its operations in Africa and keeping its medical nutrition arm, which had been the subject of takeover speculation. Tesco issued yet another profit warning, but CEO Dave Lewis is convinced the company is taking the right steps for the future and outlined changes to the way the retailer will do business with suppliers. Elsewhere, Kellogg remained coy over union claims it was mulling the closure of two cereal plants in the US. Here is the week in quotes.


Food industry news of week: Danone, Cargill 12 Dec 2014

Dean Best

Danone this week gave the first tangible signs of its plans under new CEO Emmanuel Faber, including a new division to focus on growing in Africa. Cargill revealed it is considering an entry into Indonesia's poultry sector. Meanwhile, Tesco announced another profit warning but notably outlined changes to the way it will do business with suppliers.


UK mulls adding "five-a-day" mark to ready meals 9 Dec 2014

Dean Best

The UK government is considering allowing ready meal manufacturers to put the official five-a-day logo on their products.


Campylobacter in 70% of UK supermarket chicken 27 Nov 2014

Hannah Abdulla

More than 70% of fresh chickens being sold in UK supermarkets are contaminated with campylobacter, a survey by the Food Standards Agency has unveiled.


China Resources Enterprise food arm posts 9M loss 14 Nov 2014

Dean Best

China Resources Enterprise, the brewing-to-retail group, has reported a nine-month loss from its food division, as start-up costs from its rice business offset higher sales.

Latest blogs

Serious Fraud Office launches Tesco probe 29 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

The UK's Serious Fraud Office has launched an investigation into the GBP263m (US$424.6m) black hole in Tesco's accounts, the retailer confirmed today (29 October).


Tesco profits plunge, chairman departs 24 Oct 2014

Katy Askew

Tesco has reported a massive 92% drop in first half profits as the accounting fiasco continues to widen.

Company research

Tesco Corporation - Strategy and SWOT Report

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Tesco PLC - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Tesco PLC - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & All

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