Blog: Dean BestNo laughing matter for The Laughing Cow

Dean Best | 1 February 2008

So, feisty French supermarket baron Michel-Edouard Leclerc has followed through with his delisting threat towards some of the country’s most popular foods.

La Vache qui Rit cheese has been one victim after Leclerc’s staff began pulling product from shelves today (1 February).

And, with Leclerc threatening to pull more lines if brand-owners continue to, as he claims, exploit rising commodity costs, a tense situation between retailer and supplier could get much worse.


BLOG

US food agency hints at direction of travel with "policy roadmap"

It's light on specific details but a new "strategic policy roadmap" for 2018 from the US Food and Drug Administration should give manufacturers a sense of where the agency could be looking to act this...

BLOG

Vegan tourist tales

I sampled some of the products launched in the UK in the New Year, aimed at those seeking to eat more healthily or cut down on their meat consumption....

BLOG

"We're evolving" - flagship US lobby group insists change coming as more members quit

Hershey and Cargill are the latest US-based food majors to have decided to leave The Grocery Manufacturers Association - and the lobby group says it is looking to change to meet the "disruption" in th...



Forgot your password?