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10 November 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. Food inflation to worsen A new forecast by IGD reveals that annual CPI food price inflation will peak between 17%-1...
09 November 2022
IGD’s CEO, Susan Barratt, contributes to the BRC’s Retail Sales Monitor, providing insight on UK food and drink sales. October’s food and drink sales were driven by inflation with volume sales over the period notably negative. Set against a turbulent backdrop with much uncertainty in both politics and the economy, shoppers are feeling cautious and are holding back their spending. The foo...
08 November 2022
A new forecast by grocery insight provider IGD suggests that the rate of food price inflation will peak at 17-19% in early 2023, then begin to slow over the next 12 months Food price inflation will be very broad, but most pressure on household budgets will come from meat, fruit and vegetables, dairy and bread (London, Tuesday 8th November 2022) : The rise in the cost of food and drink...
04 November 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. How bad is the economic storm? The UK is entering a period of economic difficulty with inflation eroding away househo...
27 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. New DEFRA Secretary of State The new Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak has announced changes to the cabinet . Therese C...
24 October 2022
Watch this webinar to learn about best practices for packaging lifecycle assessments for the food and consumer goods industry, with speakers Amanda Curtis and Michael Lenaghan. Find out more about the link between Lifecycle Assessments and packaging and how a standardised approach to LCA can help the industry to reduce the environmental impacts of packaging. .addAfter { position:relat...
24 October 2022
The past couple of years have undeniably been hard, with many people operating in crisis mode, and new uncertainties and challenges still arising. If there’s ever a time when we need to re-ignite our creativity, strengthen our relationships and innovate, it’s now! Watch the video for key insights and practical strategies that will enable you to discover your creativity and build your resilie...
24 October 2022
This report addresses the secondary and tertiary packaging of the industry, aiming to drive further improvements to help mobilise action around the shared ambition to halve the environmental impacts of the UK packaging system by 2030. For more information, get in touch at [email protected] . Download .addAfter { position:relative; } a.addAfter:after { content: ""; position: absol...
21 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.  Food price inflation rises again Food price inflation increased to 14.6% in September from 13.1% last month, the h...
20 October 2022
Company Shop Group partnered with Longley Farm, a Yorkshire-based dairy products manufacturer, to redistribute surplus stock from trials of a new product. Surplus was occurring because the minimum batch size that they could make on their equipment to produce the new product was greater than the initial sales volumes being taken by the retailers. Read the full case study to find out more abou...