Retailers on both sides of the channel were upbeat this week even as the businesses posted less than identical annual results. The UK's The Co-operative Group was bullish after bumper full-year profits, while German giant Metro Group insisted its plans to revitalise the business are working even as profits tumbled. The long-running debates on Kraft Foods' takeover of Cadbury and on nutrition labelling also reared their heads this week. Here is the best of who said what about the pressing issues in the food industry this week.