Impulse-reliant confectioners should be wary of emerging technology that could spell the end for in-store checkouts as we know them, says a retail expert.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has paid tribute to the chair of one of its panels who has died.
Should manufacturers look to move gluten-free products into the retail mainstream or does the segment’s future lie in its niche positioning?
Irish NGO Safefood has called on supermarkets to make checkouts ‘sweet-free zones’ as part of its campaign to tackle childhood obesity.
Shares in the world's biggest food company were down by around 2% this morning as Nestlé announced its slowest sales growth in four years and missed profit expectations for 2013.
Slow Food has urged the European Commission to take a more holistic view of food sustainability, saying that food waste must be seen as part of broader sustainability issues.
UK-based food supplement certification service Informed-Sport has linked up with online supplement retailer Trusted Pro Supplements to showcase those products that have passed through the stringent quality control process....
The private label sector still has enormous growth potential, as it accounts for only 10% of global grocery value, according to a report from Euromonitor International.
Discount retailer Lidl has rolled out its Healthy Till program across its UK stores, removing all chocolate and sweets from checkouts except for Wrigley’s gum.
McDonald’s Hong Kong and Italian chocolate company Ferrero has joined forces to launch a limited edition Golden Moments series.
One year on from the horse meat scandal there is a huge variation in the levels of UK food standards in the UK, according to Which?
Leading retailers Tesco, Morrisons and Marks & Spencer (M&S) have all reported sliding sales over the Christmas period, with one retailer accused of delivering “a quite awful trading update”....
Stock cubes and gravies contain ‘high and unnecessary’ amounts of hidden salt, according to an analysis from Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH).
Supplements giant Herbalife has won an appeal against a verdict back in 2011 which tarred the firm's recruitment and selling structure as a pyramid scheme.
The Scottish government has shelved a standard for responsible food and drink marketing intended to tackle Scotland’s obesity problem, after food industry participants withdrew from discussions.
Supermarkets have boosted their purchases of British-farmed pork, ham and sausages since the horsemeat scandal, reveals new research from the English pig industry levy board BPEX.
Dry roasted nut maker Alrifai Nutisal has been acquired by Nordic confectionery firm Cloetta.
UK retailers like Morrisons’, Sainsbury’s and Tesco are backing an international ‘responsible’ fish oil certification earned by 100 processing factories in 9 countries and representing 40% of global fish oil...
Premium products, mega-spend marketing, and global ambitions are driving growth for Swisse Wellness, says its CEO, days after inking a ‘game-changing’ deal with PGT Healthcare giving it access to over...
Switzerland is the newest market for Japanese probiotic drink leader Yakult, which began selling there last month.
Tesco has recalled some of its own-brand ice cream cones because pain relief tablets have been found in two cornets.
A study backed by Wrigley has found that the confectionery-laden checkout zone is one of the highest areas for sales in stores, but is still underexploited by many retailers.
With the development of private labels, retail chains are more involved in the packaging industry, says Marco Pedroni, president, Coop Italia.
There is a ‘great opportunity’ to reduce meat and fish waste in UK households after a report showed no decline over a five year period compared to other sectors. ...
Heinz has changed the packaging on its Hot Sauces brand to reflect a growing trend for spicy food.