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Beef prices for shoppers could soar without trade deal

The retail price of beef could rise by as much as 29% if the UK does not reach an agreement on trade when it leaves the EU. 

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Standing out is increasingly important in a competitive market. Our expert gives tips on the best way to attract and retain customers.

Get your piece of the Christmas feast

Christmas is coming and our research shows that most shoppers plan to buy their festive meat from supermarkets. 

Provenance becoming more important with Welsh shoppers

Welsh shoppers are increasingly interested in where their food comes from, according to a new consumer survey from Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC). 

Chicken category wins big thanks to supermarket promotions

Chicken has seen value and volume sales growth thanks to retailer price reductions that have attracted more shoppers to the category. 

Spar launches ready-to-cook chicken

Spar has launched two new ready-to-cook chicken lines in an effort to make cooking chicken even easier and more convenient for shoppers this summer. 

Warm weather boosts meat sales

An early May heatwave has lead to a growth in meat sales as British shoppers fired up the barbecues. 

Shoppers shun supermarkets for online

Supermarkets may be losing trade as an increasing number of Brits turn to online to do their grocery shopping. 

New food label a hit with consumers

The RSPCA has said its new ethical food label, RSPCA Assured, which has replaced Freedom Food, has proved a success with shoppers four months after it launched. 

Welsh Government’s Farming and Food Minister Rebecca Evans at Asda in Cardiff
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Welsh Lamb receives new marketing push

In an effort to receive further backing for PGI Welsh Lamb, shoppers are being offered a luxury holiday for two to Antigua. 

Shoppers buying little and often

The big weekly shop may be getting smaller, according to research from IGD. 

Red Tractor embarks on major barbecue drive

Red Tractor Assurance (RTA) is running a major on-pack barbecue promotion this summer “to drive awareness and understanding of Red Tractor standards”.

Poultry sales see negligible effect from campylobacter coverage

While fresh whole chicken volumes are down, popular fresh cuts are still buoyant, suggesting that media focus on campylobacter has not put consumers off buying poultry.

Infographic: Christmas food and drink spend set to rise, but patterns to change

Spending on Christmas food and drink is set to grow this year, but shoppers will spread their purchases across a number of stores, with less emphasis on one large trip, according to food researcher IGD.

‘Savvy’ shopping now the norm, finds study

Food and grocery research and training charity, IGD, has reported that “savvy” shopping tactics have become the norm.

Red Tractor set to promote quality during dedicated week

Red Tractor has urged licensees to get behind Red Tractor Week (15-21 September), saying it is a great opportunity to promote their own quality assurance credentials.

High street consumers more confident, finds report

Consumer confidence is returning to the high street, with around one in five shoppers, or 19%, now expecting to be better off in the year ahead. Those numbers are the highest confidence boost since January 2011, when only 10% felt they would be better off.

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