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Geodis Wilson has announced the appointment of Ashwani Nath as Global Vertical Market Director


Global freight management company Geodis Wilson has announced the appointment of Ashwani Nath as Global Vertical Market Director for the company’s Fashion & Lifestyle, Retail segments. Ashwani will be based in Amsterdam in The Netherlands, from where he will lead the business development of one of Geodis Wilson’s strongest segments. Transport and supply chain solutions […]

Moët & Chandon is new title sponsor for July Festival


Moët & Chandon is new title sponsor for July Festival 15th April 2014 – Moët & Chandon is expanding its international sports portfolio by becoming the title sponsor of one of Britain’s most famous horse racing festivals of the summer. The Moët & Chandon July Festival takes place over three days on The July Course […]

The UK Confectionery Market, Inflation, Innovation and Imitation


Inflation, Innovation and Imitation — The UK Confectionery Market According to Confectionery 2014, a new Market Update from market intelligence provider Key Note, the UK confectionery market grew by 4.1% in 2013. This is an encouraging outlook considering the threats, demands and constraints of inflation, innovation and imitation currently affecting the UK marketplace. Despite the […]

Indonesian Baking Giant debuts at Africa’s Big Seven


Indonesian Baking Giant debuts at Africa’s Big Seven Rising to the challenge of doing business in Africa’s lucrative consumer markets, Far East baking giant Sinar Meadow International Indonesia (SMII) will be at Africa’s Big Seven (AB7) for the first time this year to launch its wide range of baking and frying products to African buyers. […]



NORBERT DENTRESSANGLE PICKS UP ASDA SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATION AWARD Norbert Dentressangle has beaten off strong competition to lift the prestigious Innovation trophy at the Asda Supply Chain Excellence Awards held in March. The award recognises Norbert Dentressangle’s contribution in future-proofing the retailer’s new recycling and service centre in Bristol which went live in February. Following […]

Shared responsibility of Certified Sustainable Palm Oil to be discussed at RSPO conference


To be held in London on June 4th 2014, the conference will launch a new dialogue among industry players and NGOs in lead up to new EU food labelling regulation   London, April 10, 2014 – The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), an international multi stakeholder organization and certification scheme for sustainable palm oil, […]

Asda on Track to Achieve Sustainability Goals with Greener, Quieter Fleet


   Brussels, Belgium, April 9, 2014 – Asda, one of the United Kingdom’s leading retailers, recently purchased low noise whisper units from Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand. Features of the selected SLXe Spectrum Whisper™ units go hand in hand with the ambitious sustainability […]


Graham Donning and Stuart Bateman

Batemans, the family brewer based in Lincolnshire, received the award for ‘Beer of the Festival’ at the Manchester Beer and Cider Festival organised by the Greater Manchester branches of CAMRA, for its new Mocha Amaretto beer, from the Bohemian Brews range.   The award was presented to Stuart Bateman, Managing Director of the brewery, by […]

Alain Caparros S Contract to end 2018


During its last meeting, the Supervisory Board of REWE Zentralfinanz eG prematurely extended the contract of the CEO of REWE Group, Alain Caparros, by two years to 31.12.2018. Heinz-Bert Zander, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, explains: “The Supervisory Board of REWE Zentralfinanz eG has unanimously extended Alain Caparros’ contract by two years because future strategic […]

Recyclable packaging that will save over 1 million wasted eggs each year

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Recyclable plastic packaging that will save more than a million eggs from going to waste each year has been successfully trialed by Tesco. At the moment Tesco’s free range eggs are sold in pulp cartons and if an egg breaks in transit it can seep through the box and damage other packs beneath it. But […]

Retail and hospitality conference organised by LS Retail to be held in Iceland


REYKJAVIK, Iceland - Iceland-based software provider LS Retail is set to hold its conneXion 2014 retail and hospitality conference in Reykjavik, Iceland on May 13th and 14th 2014. conneXion 2014 brings together retail and hospitality expertise to show retailers and restaurateurs how the latest software and technology in the industry can benefit them. The conference will address the key […]

Gorgeous new sales manager to keep pace with growing demand

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Golden Valley Pallet Wrap Specialists (GVPS), the Gloucester-based hand and machine pallet wrap specialist, has appointed Liz Douglas as its new sales manager. Liz has extensive field sales experience in the packaging industry having held senior positions with a number of leading companies in the sector. Her principal role will be to oversee UK sales […]

Belvoir Fruit Farms gets exotic with new Coconut & Lime Pressé in a can


Premium soft drinks producer Belvoir Fruit Farms has added a brand new offering to its canned drinks range. New Coconut & Lime Pressé is a move away from the traditional English fruit and flowers predominantly used in the Lincolnshire based company’s products.   The pressé contains real coconut water from young green coconuts, real pressed […]

Stephen Fry and Felicity Kendal back campaign to bring back our brew breaks


The humble tea round is a tradition that is slowly becoming extinct in today’s fast-paced busy workplace with 2.5 million workers[1] in Great Britain saying they don’t have the time to put the kettle on for their colleagues. The research, released by older people’s charity Royal Voluntary Service, to coincide with its annual Great Brew […]

Rural insurer welcomes ‘budget for business.’

A day after it announced its sponsorship for the British Chamber of Commerce ‘small business of the year’ award, insurer NFU Mutual has welcomed measures in the Budget that will help rural businesses. Doubling Annual Investment Allowances will provide a massive boost to rural businesses, says to Sean McCann, personal finance specialist at leading rural […]

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