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The Dalesman Group awarded for high standard of practices

Seasonings manufacturer The Dalesman Group has been awarded with an AA status following a recent British Retail Consortium (BRC) audit. 

Budget relief a ‘sticking plaster’ for long-term problem

Philip Hammond’s first Budget as chancellor has been criticised for not offering enough relief to counter a business rates increase. 

Meat supplier rewarded for manufacturing practices

Eurostock Foods, a value meat supplier with locations in Northern Ireland and Wigan, has been awarded with the British Retail Consortium’s (BRC) Global Standard for Food Safety (Issue 7). 

Smartphone searches for meat and poultry experience boost

Research has shown that grocery searches on smartphones for meat and poultry have increased 43% year-on-year for the third quarter. 

FSA acknowledges significant threat of antimicrobial-resistant E.coli

Following on from a report revealing concerning levels of antibiotic-resistant E.coli found in UK supermarket poultry and pork, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) has said it recognised the "significant threat" it poses to human health.

Super sleuth or superspy?

With ever growing integration of information technology into commerce, it’s become so much easier for those bent on criminal acts to be able to commit them. But while it may be a case of ‘locking the stable door after the horse has bolted’, it is still nevertheless important to investigate all fraud to stem the damage done, recover assets and prevent a future occurrence.

Guidance on free-from launched by BRC and FDF

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) have launched a guide, which provides food manufacturers, retailers and enforcement authorities with essential advice on making ‘free-from’ claims.

Retail food sales slow for October

Total food sales remained flat for the month of October based on like-for-like sales, although the three-month and 12-month rolling average experienced small growth. That’s according to BRC-KPMG retail sales monitor for October 2015.

Cutting, slicing and dicing feature: A cut above

Whether a major processor or independent, butchers are having to cut meat to satisfy changing consumer demands.

Deflation continues in fresh sales

The BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index (SPI) has reported further deflation of fresh food prices in September. 

Retail body hits back at Which? pricing complaint

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has denied allegations that British grocers are duping consumers out of hundreds of millions of pounds through misleading pricing tactics. 

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Valentine’s Day boosts meat despite deflation

Most meat categories enjoyed a Valentine’s Day boost to sales, according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel, but continued to be hit by deflationary pressures.

Industry welcomes Chancellor business rates message, but calls for greater reform

Industry bodies have welcomed continued business rate relief announced in yesterday’s Autumn Statement, but urge that more needs to be done to reach reform.

Chancellor commits to businesses rates relief

Chancellor George Osborne has announced another year of tax relief for small businesses and tax cuts for employers with apprentices.

Dip in food sales signals continuation of price wars

Food sales have experienced the deepest three-month average decline since 2008 according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Supermarket rivalry hits food inflation

Food deflation “deepened further” in July, due to intense competition, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

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