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Tesco UK extends additional financial support for dairy farmers until spring

Tesco UK extends additional financial support for dairy farmers until spring

Tesco has announced that it will extend its additional financial support for British dairy farmers until mid-April this year. Six...

February 15, 2016

New grocery laws set to be signed off

New grocery laws set to be signed off

New regulations aimed at regulating certain practices in the grocery goods sector are set to come into force shortly. It is...

January 28, 2016

Investigation finds Tesco UK ‘intentionally’ delayed payments to suppliers

Investigation finds Tesco UK ‘intentionally’ delayed payments to suppliers

The UK’s new Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon has told Tesco to introduce significant changes to practices and systems after...

January 26, 2016

Tesco sees half-year earnings drop 70%, sales down 1.3%

Tesco sees half-year earnings drop 70%, sales down 1.3%

Half-year earnings for Tesco UK and Ireland have dropped 70% compared to the same time last year. Overall Group operating...

October 7, 2015

33% of parents bribe their children to eat vegetables

33% of parents bribe their children to eat vegetables

Some 33% of parents have admitted to bribing their children to eat vegetables, according to a survey from Tesco. A...

August 14, 2015

Sainsbury’s edges ahead of Asda in UK grocery market share

Sainsbury’s edges ahead of Asda in UK grocery market share

Sainsbury’s has edged ahead of Asda with it share of the UK grocery market, the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel...

July 31, 2015

Campylobacter found in 73% of UK chickens

Campylobacter found in 73% of UK chickens

Some 73% of chickens in the UK have tested positive for the presence of campylobacter, the Food Standards Agency (FSA)...

June 1, 2015

Aldi’s brand value overtakes Tesco’s

Aldi’s brand value overtakes Tesco’s

Aldi’s brand is now worth more than Tesco’s, according to the Millward Brown and WPP’s Brandz Most Valuable Global Brands report....

May 29, 2015

Roscommon and Westmeath shoppers buy more milk than other counties – Tesco

Roscommon and Westmeath shoppers buy more milk than other counties – Tesco

Shoppers in Roscommon and Westmeath buy more milk than the rest of the country, new research from Tesco has shown....

May 26, 2015

UK supermarkets under scrutiny over pricing strategies

UK supermarkets under scrutiny over pricing strategies

UK supermarkets are coming under scrutiny for their pricing strategies with a consumer rights organisation launching a ‘super complaint’. After...

April 21, 2015

Ice cream sales up 50% as Lakeland Dairies secures Tesco contract

Ice cream sales up 50% as Lakeland Dairies secures Tesco contract

The recent sunny weather resulted in Tesco’s ice cream sales increasing by 50% compared to the same time last year...

April 15, 2015

Dublin grower to provide first season spinach this year

Dublin grower to provide first season spinach this year

Tesco is to be the first Irish retailer to stock new season spinach this year and it will be supplied...

April 11, 2015

Clare shoppers prefer grapes to spuds – Tesco

Clare shoppers prefer grapes to spuds – Tesco

It’s a given that Irish people love potatoes, but a recent survey by Tesco showed that Clare shoppers do not favour...

March 29, 2015

Tesco to cut its UK milk price by over 1p/L

Tesco to cut its UK milk price by over 1p/L

Tesco is cutting the price it will pay its farmers in the UK, by 1.08p/L, from May 1. Some 600...

March 26, 2015

Farmers’ David V Goliath struggle is finally accepted says McGrath

Farmers’ David V Goliath struggle is finally accepted says McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has given a cautious welcome to the initiation of negotiations between beef farmers and representatives of...

October 31, 2014

Ease of calving vital for Northern Angus producer

Ease of calving vital for Northern Angus producer

Calving ease is one of the key reasons why the Greer family from Ballyclare in Antrim chose to keep an...

October 19, 2014

Use of NI pork label by retailers welcomed

Use of NI pork label by retailers welcomed

The Ulster Farmers’ Union welcomed major retailers Tesco and Lidl show of support for local pork as both retailers roll...

October 5, 2014

First pumpkins of the season hit the shelves

First pumpkins of the season hit the shelves

The first pumpkins of the season have been harvested this week by Keelings Farms and are on their way to...

September 27, 2014