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Co-op Group, which runs many supermarkets in the UK, is a cooperative company. Its members choose some of its board. Source: Daniel Grizelj/Getty Images

Co-op Group to elect new directors at Annual General Meeting

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

At their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 20 May, members of the Co-op Group, a cooperative company which runs supermarkets across the UK, will vote on a range of motions, including their choice for member nominated director. These choices will affect...

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Is the era of the beverage multipack coming to an end?

By Rachel Arthur

With most consumers now horrified by excess plastic packaging, supermarket giant Tesco has scrapped multipacks completely for its own label drinks. Does this signal the beginning of the end for the multipack format?

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Leading supermarkets pledge to make UK shopping baskets greener

By Oliver Morrison

The CEOs of the ‘big five’ major UK supermarkets have committed to slash their impact across climate, deforestation nature and guide the whole food retail sector towards halving its overall impact on the natural world by 2030.

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What trends will shape grocery retail in 2018?

By Katy Askew

From immersive retail experiences to demand for hyper-local sourcing, FoodNavigator takes a look at the top five trends that will shape grocery retailing in 2018.

Sales opportunities exist for both beef and lamb in Germany, Bord Bía said

Bord Bía to home in on German market

By Aidan Fortune

Irish food board Bord Bía has announced plans to increase its investment in the German food market, with an emphasis on beef and sheepmeat.

L2: ‘Amazon Choice is becoming increasingly important as we transition to this world of voice’

‘Amazon Choice is becoming increasingly important as we transition to this world of voice’

Alexa… how can I win on Amazon?

By Elaine Watson

It’s well known that the brands that are growing the most rapidly on Amazon are not necessarily growing the most rapidly in grocery stores, so what are the most successful CPG players on Amazon doing differently?

Abu Dhabi redoubles safety inspections for Ramadan

Abu Dhabi redoubles safety inspections for Ramadan

By RJ Whitehead

Abu Dhabi food authorities have doubled down inspections over Ramadan, and at the time of writing have assessed almost 200 grocery stores, supermarkets and hypermarkets in the emirate.

German group buys two meat companies

German group buys two meat companies

By Oscar Rousseau

Private equity group Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG) has swooped on two family-run meat firms in a bid to create a chilled foods "market leader" in Europe.

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IGD: Top five food-to-go trends 2017

By Gavin Rothwell

With food-to-go taking a bigger bite of grocery markets around the world, Gavin Rothwell, senior retail insight manager at grocery research organization IGD, identifies the top five trends he believes will shape this sector in the future.

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Canada’s Welsh lamb deal ‘significant’

By Oscar Rousseau

A deal for Randall Parker Foods to supply over 300 Canadian stores with lamb has been hailed as a "major" moment by Welsh levy board Hybu Cig Cymru – Meat Promotion Wales (HCC).

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