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Livekindly Collective strikes another meat-free deal with No Meat acquisition

6 Jan 2021

The Livekindly Collective, the US-based meat-free firm, has added another brand to its portfolio through M&A.

Burton's, Dairy Crest among companies joining Courtauld Commitment

19 Sep 2016

Thirty additional companies, including Burton's Biscuit Co. and Dairy Crest, have joined the Courtauld Commitment 2025 in a bid to reduce the resource intensity of the UK's food sector. 

Iceland and Morrisons to end sale of eggs from caged hens

27 Jul 2016

UK retailers Iceland Foods and Morrisons have both announced plans to end the sale of eggs from caged hens in their stores by 2025.

UK: Discounters' share to almost double by 2019 - IGD

1 Jul 2014

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

IRELAND: Iceland eyes 50 stores in Ireland

26 Nov 2013

UK frozen food retailer Iceland Foods has indicated it could build a network of over 50 outlets in Ireland.

UK: Retailers commit to price transparency campaign

1 Aug 2013

Aldi and UK retailers The Co-operative Group and Waitrose have signed up to a campaign run by consumer watchdog Which? to support simpler, clearer and more consistent pricing in supermarkets in the country.

UPDATE: UK: Iceland eyes international, online growth

7 Jun 2013

UK frozen food group Iceland Foods has indicated it plans to expand its business by growing international and online sales.

UK: Iceland Foods sees profit dip

7 Jun 2013

Frozen food retailer Iceland has booked a mixed set of full-year results, as the bottom line was hit by one-off expenses.

ASIA: Iceland eyes expansion in Middle East

10 May 2013

UK frozen food retailer Iceland Foods has plans to expand its presence in Libya and across the wider Middle East region.

Consuming issues - GM debate comes down to question of trust

25 Apr 2013

The GM debate has re-emerged in the UK in the last couple of weeks with the news four major supermarket operators will allow their suppliers to use GM feed for poultry and eggs.

UK: Iceland Foods to begin online trial

22 Apr 2013

UK retailer Iceland Foods is to start trialling an online service in weeks.

CZECH: Horsemeat found in Iceland Foods beef steak

16 Apr 2013

UK frozen food retailer Iceland Foods has confirmed beef steak on sale at its store in the Czech Republic has been found to contain horsemeat.

Talking shop: Online opportunity in China, Thailand

5 Mar 2013

Online grocery retailing in China and Thailand promises great opportunities for international supermarket groups to crack these two diverse, challenging and potentially lucrative Asian markets. Andrew Don reports.

UK: Iceland acquires former Blockbuster sites

4 Mar 2013

UK frozen food retailer Iceland Foods has acquired a clutch of former Blockbuster sites, which were put on the block after the movie rental business went into administration last month.

HORSEMEAT: FSA second test results largely negative

25 Feb 2013

The UK's Food Standards Agency has released a second set of test results from the industry revealing 99% of products sampled proved negative for traces of horse DNA.

HORSEMEAT: UK FSA publishes first test results

15 Feb 2013

Results from the first set of UK tests on beef products for horsemeat have in the main cleared the country's retailers.

Comment: Horse meat scandal likely to widen

8 Feb 2013

As our understanding of the horse meat contamination scandal develops the number of food products drawn in is likely to expand, raising some fundamental questions about the security of our food supply.

UK: Tesco plans DNA tests on meat, ends Silvercrest contract

30 Jan 2013

Tesco plans to introduce DNA tests on all its meat products in the wake of the horse meat scandal, an affair that has led the UK retailer to drop one of the suppliers at the centre of the contamination.

UK: Grocers sign up to OFT code of conduct on promos

30 Nov 2012

Eight of the UK's major grocers have agreed to sign up to a set of "principles" on special offers and promotions on food and drink products.

UPDATE: UK: Iceland Foods "fully supportive" of OFT "principles"

30 Nov 2012

UK frozen food retailer Iceland Foods has said it is "fully supportive" of The Office of Fair Trading's (OFT) "principles" on special offers and promotions on food and drink products, despite having not yet signed up.

ICELAND: UK retailer Iceland Foods to open more stores in Iceland

27 Nov 2012

UK frozen food retailer Iceland Foods has outlined plans to grow in Iceland following the acquisition of a stake in its operating company in the country Ísland-Verslun.

UK: Iceland looks to expand fresh produce offering

26 Nov 2012

UK retailer Iceland Foods has said it wants to expand its fresh produce offering and is looking to source additional suppliers.

UK: Waitrose grabs "record" market share - Kantar

9 Oct 2012

Upmarket UK retailer Waitrose achieved its biggest share of the country's grocery market in the last three months, according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel.

UK: FY profits climb at frozen retailer Heron Foods

12 Sep 2012

Heron Foods has booked an increase in full-year profit as the UK frozen food retailer continued to open stores during 2011.

UK: Iceland agrees Cooltrader sale to Heron Foods

4 Sep 2012

UK retailer Iceland Foods has agreed the sale of its Cooltrader frozen food banner to Heron Foods for an undisclosed sum.

UK: Iceland appoints Foley as international director

3 Sep 2012

UK frozen food retailer Iceland Foods has appointed ex-Aldi senior executive Paul Foley as international business director in a bid to drive growth overseas.

UK: Dairy farmer protests target Arla Foods

16 Aug 2012

Protests by UK farmers over the price of milk last night (15 August) targeted dairy giant Arla Foods.

UK: Dairy farmers' Farmfoods blockade results in talks

7 Aug 2012

UK discount retailer Farmfoods has agreed to talks with farmers on the price it pays for milk after protests at three sites last night.

UPDATE: UK: Iceland agrees to talks amid dairy protests

3 Aug 2012

Iceland Foods has agreed to talks with UK dairy farmers after the retailer was targeted by a fresh round of protests last night.

UK: Dairy farmer protests target Iceland, Farmfoods

3 Aug 2012

Protests by UK farmers over the price of milk last night (2 August) targeted discount retailers Iceland Foods and Farmfoods.




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