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17 April 2019
Responding to external fat and saturated fat reduction targets, Dairy Crest set about reformulating its Cathedral Cheddar Cheese. The goal was to produce a high-quality lower fat mature cheddar, with 30% less fat, while retaining all the attributes of flavour and functionality of standard mature cheddar.   Being one of the leading British dairy companies and a responsible business, ...
17 April 2019
With 85% of British shoppers currently taking steps to have a healthier diet, 28% say they would prefer to buy healthier alternatives to chocolate eggs at Easter, according to the latest shopper insights from research and training charity IGD. The highlights from IGD’s research include: A quarter of shoppers (25%) will be catering for special dietary requirements over the Easter weeken...
15 April 2019
With Easter around the corner, here’s a timely reminder on why you must make the most of seasonal events. You can download our free report for inspiration on ways to capture seasonal spend . To create closer connections with shoppers Shoppers are increasingly looking to businesses to meet their needs and aspirations in areas like social and environmental responsibility, and health.  ...
15 April 2019
East of England Co-op, our 2018 winner, tackled one of the biggest challenges in our industry: the fight against food waste. It took a unique and fun approach to helping customers understand best before dates.  Co-op guide to dating East of England Co-op is the first major retailer to sell non-perishable goods past their best before date. The Co-op guide to dating demystifies best before ...
15 April 2019
Disney is committed to inspiring healthier future generations using the incredible power of its characters and stories. In 2014, Disney strengthened this in the UK through two programmes: Be healthy and Be active. It led to a wide range of programmes in 2018 to encourage healthier living. What the judges said Natasha Maynard, Nutrition and Scientific Affairs Manager at IGD, said: “Walt D...
15 April 2019
Asia will generate US$4264 billion of grocery sales by 2023 – almost the same as Europe and North America combined – according to new market forecasts from IGD Asia, the food and consumer goods research organisation. Findings include: Asia, the largest regional grocery market in the world , is expected to grow by a CAGR of 6% between 2018 and 2023 The grocery market will be worth ...
10 April 2019
Technological innovation is sweeping across Asia’s retail sector at a phenomenal pace, according to international consumer goods researcher IGD, offering enormous potential for retailers and suppliers to better meet shoppers’ ever-changing needs. Speaking at today’s China Chain Store and Franchise Association (CCFA) China International Retail Innovation Summit, Shirley Zhu, IGD Singapore Pro...
09 April 2019
Greencore, our 2018 winner, recognised it needed to change. Management training wasn’t delivering; there was a lack of accountability and high employee turnover. So, it created the Line Manager Framework and Grow with Greencore. These winning initiatives transformed the company’s learning culture. How Greencore did it Greencore’s very proud to have hand-crafted its learning programme. ...
08 April 2019
In a fast-changing industry, structured reflection can help you make sense of challenges and identify opportunities to navigate through them. Work through each step to build your knowledge. Step 1 Watch the webinar recording to: Learn about the business benefits See how to take a structured approach to reflection Be able to practice with some examples to get you started ...
03 April 2019
Every year in the UK, more than 10 million tonnes of food worth over £20 billion is wasted. The UK’s largest retailers and many of its leading food manufacturers and foodservice companies share a commitment to reducing food waste and now, we need your help. In a world first, IGD and WRAP launched the food waste reduction roadmap in September 2018 with the support of over 90 organisat...