Blog: Dean BestBanking on some sunshine

Dean Best | 26 August 2011

The heavy rain in London today means only one thing: we are heading into a Bank Holiday weekend in the UK.

just-food is closed on Monday but don't let that stop you reading some of the latest insights, including our latest Sustainability Watch interview with the head of the Ethical Trading Initiative, an analysis of the prospects for Irish dairy and nutrition group Glanbia and a look at China's inflation rate - and what that means for consumers and food manufacturers in the country.

We're back on Tuesday 30 August.


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