The European Commission is preparing guidelines to help national authorities identify and put an end to the "totally unacceptable" and discriminatory practice of dual quality foods, Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said yesterday.
The Slovak government has asked the European Commission to extend
its inquiry into Tesco and Carrefour's proposed supermarket swap,
fuelling speculation of a burgeoning reluctance to give global
retailers free rein in new markets.
British retailer Tesco, which this week became the first UK
supermarket to break the £2 billion profit barrier, plans to build
on a strong performance across Eastern Europe by adding more than
30 stores in the region this year, increasing...
Backed up by strong growth in the Czech and Slovakian markets, soft
drinks manufacturer Kofola has announced a 30 per cent increase in sales
turnover as it launches a series of new brands and extends its
reach into other markets in...
Slovakia's sole salt producer Solivary, which is based in Presov,
in eastern Slovakia, has confirmed that it is to invest Slovak
crowns 700 million (€17 mn) in a new salt plant in Zbudza, near
Michalovce in eastern Slovakia.
As the integration of Central and Eastern European candidate
countries into the European Union draws closer the Confederation of
the Food and Drink Industries of the EU (CIAA) this week welcomed
the Slovakian food and drink federation...