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What could be implications of Tesco probe?

The Grocery Code Adjudicator launched a probe into Tesco's supplier payments today (5 February). Given Tesco has already taken moves to addr...

Premier Foods CEO expects UK supermarket rebound

Premier Foods CEO Gavin Darby has predicted the UK food group's brands will be the co-beneficiaries of a rebound at the country's largest su...

Global factors hold sway over UK milk prices

The price farmers are paid for milk has again made national headlines in the UK - and again it is the country's supermarket chains in the fi...

How will Tesco's strategy affect suppliers?

Contained in Tesco's trading update yesterday (8 January) were some key strategic initiatives that will have a profound impact on the compan...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Bennett Opie owner William Opie 22 Dec 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Family-owned UK company Bennett Opie is a varied business, selling products from pickles to compotes under its Opies brand at home and abroad and handling a fast-growing distribution arm in its domestic market. just-food spoke to fourth-generation owner William Opie about the company's recent rapid growth and its ambitions to expand further overseas.


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.

Latest News

Tesco delists Rachel's Organic yoghurt range 24 Apr 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Lactalis-owned UK dairy business Rachel's Organic has confirmed supermarket Tesco has delisted its yoghurt range.


Food industry news of week: Nestle, Danone 20 Mar 2015

Katy Askew

We attended the Consumer Analyst Group of Europe conference in London this week, bringing you strategic updates from the likes of Nestle, Danone and Glanbia. Elsewhere, General Mills reported further pressure on sales and earnings and we profiled the growing importance of e-commerce to baby food makers in China.


Tesco to de-list ABF's Kingsmill bread 19 Mar 2015

Katy Askew

Tesco has confirmed it is de-listing Associated British Foods' largest UK bread brand, Kingsmill.


Gulfood: Paganini eyes Middle East retail entry 11 Feb 2015

Hannah Abdulla

Irish ice cream producer Paganini is eyeing an entry into the Middle East's retail sector with the launch of its protein-heavy product Fitfuel.


Tesco "requests price cuts" on easing commodities 9 Feb 2015

Katy Askew

Tesco has reportedly sent out more than 3,000 emails asking its suppliers to cut prices in reflection of falling commodity costs.

Latest blogs

Booker's move for Londis and Budgens sign of the times 21 May 2015

Dean Best

UK cash-and-carry and convenience retailer Booker Group has struck a deal to buy the Londis and Budgens symbol retail chains from Ireland's Musgrave Group - and emphasised the changing retail landscape in the country.


A warning over future of 100 UK food and drink SMEs 16 Jan 2015

Dean Best

Just two weeks into 2015 and competition among UK grocers is heating up further. Will suppliers be caught in the crossfire? Corporate restructuring firm Begbies Traynor thinks so.

Company research

Tesco in Poland: Local Profile, 2013

Tesco in Poland: Local Profile, 2013

This is a detailed report covering Tesco’s store formats, private labels, history, key employees, and key financial and operational metrics in Poland....

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Tesco in the Czech Republic: Local Profile, 2013

Tesco in the Czech Republic: Local Profile, 2013

This is a detailed report covering Tesco’s store formats, private labels, history, key employees, and key financial and operational metrics in Czech Republic....

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Tesco in China: Local Profile, 2013

Tesco in China: Local Profile, 2013

This is a detailed report covering Tesco’s store formats, private labels, history, key employees, and key financial and operational metrics in China. Introduction and Landscape Why was the report w...

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