Retail

CHINA

Metro sells 80% of its Chinese operations to Wumart

The deal is subject to regulatory sign-off and is expected to close by the second quarter of next...


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UK

British consumer is ditching pork

The latest report from Kantar shows a decline of almost 4% in volume, and over 3% in spend duri...


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NETHERLANDS

PLUS and Vion sets up unique, transparent supply chain

By choosing its own private supply chain, PLUS provides insight into the origin of its fresh and ...


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IRELAND

Irish farmers advise consumers to "stock up on beef"

The dispute between the Irish livestock sector and retailers may leave the shelves empty in the n...


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DENMARK

Denmark, one step closer to ban fluorine in food packaging

The National Food Authority expects the ban to take effect until July 2020.


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INTERNATIONAL

For consumers, food has become a service

"Consumers are not going to pay more for the product itself – the sandwich, the cheese – but fo...


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THAILAND

Thai retailer recruits CEO from Carrefour Italia

Stephane Coum was appointed CEO and President of Central Food Retail and he will be responsible f...


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DENMARK

Denmark is pushing for more animal welfare labeled products

From 2020, consumers must also be able to buy milk, veal and beef with the state-controlled anima...


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SOUTH KOREA

South Korea's retailers are adding new services

Retailers are embracing the opportunity to send the food directly to the consumer as the demograp...


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UK

Annual food waste in the UK is worth €10.6 billion

80% of 18-34-year-olds admitted to throwing away food each week, while 47% of 55-year-olds state ...


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