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20 October 2022
Ready-made sandwiches are a popular lunchtime bite as they’re tasty and convenient, but many people are unaware of just how logistically challenging it can be to manufacture these products. Company Shop Group has been working closely with a leading food manufacturer to ensure that surplus sandwiches do not go to waste. Read the full case study to find out more about a solution that allows sh...
20 October 2022
Company Shop Group worked closely with Premier Foods to unlock an opportunity to redistribute its iconic OXO cubes with defective packaging. Read the full case study to find out more about a solution that enables sorting, packing, and re-labelling of products to transform waste into an added extra for millions of meals. Have you got a case study to share? Get in touch: IGD is look...
20 October 2022
A major meat processor and packing business has been working closely with Company Shop Group to ensure that non-compliant, under-weight and over-weight packaged meats are redistributed through their membership-controlled store network. Read the full case study to find out more about a solution that provides processors with a secure redistribution route, financial recovery for stock, and the ...
20 October 2022
Surplus ingredients, components and work in progress (WIP) all arise well before a manufacturing process is complete. Company Shop Group has been working to redistribute WIP items that don’t meet the specification, or ingredients that run out of internal shelf life. Read the full case study to find out more about a solution that supports manufacturers to redistribute all the surplus bread th...
20 October 2022
The latest data from the ONS reveals that annual “all items” inflation increased again in September 2022. Food and drink inflation also continued to accelerate. ONS has released its latest findings covering September 2022. This shows that year-on-year inflation has increased slightly, recording 10.1% on the CPI index (compared to 9.9% last month) and 8.8% on the CPIH index (versus 8....
20 October 2022
The new Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced a number of changes to the Government’s Growth Plan and Energy Price Guarantee, ahead of the Medium Term Fiscal Statement on 31 October. A number of planned tax cuts included in the Growth Plan have been reversed.  These include: Corporation taxes will increase to 25% from 19% in April 2023. The cut to the basic rate of income ...
19 October 2022
Have you recently made a move into a new role or company? Or perhaps you’re taking on new responsibilities which mean building relationships with different people? Get off to the best possible start by watching this video that will open your eyes to the benefits of being unapologetically you at work! In this interactive webinar recording, you will: Explore why being your true self a...
18 October 2022
Lots of perfectly good glass drinks bottles go to waste as a result of damage. Redistributing these products can be difficult, especially in the beer, wine and spirit category. To overcome this, Company Shop Group has invested in a new inline bottle washing plant which deals with these products in a safe, environmental way, removing any broken glass and washing away sticky residues, so bottles ca...
13 October 2022
Your overview of economic and policy news with a focus on the food and consumer goods industry. Featuring the latest developments and guidance on the rising cost of living, the Ukraine crisis, labour shortages, COVID-19 and adapting to a new relationship with the EU. Government borrowing costs reaches 20 year high UK Government borrowing costs have reached a 20-year high, following ...
11 October 2022
IGD and our colleagues at the University of Leeds have won a prestigious award for our healthy and sustainable diets partnership ; specifically, for our first round of behavior change trials with Sainsbury’s.  Back in July we were delighted to win first prize in the Building Partnerships and Networks category of the Engaged for Impact Awards run by the University of Leeds. The aw...