Tag Archives: British Food retailers

Shurely Shome Mishake?

Hot Cross Buns without their Cross. Shome Mishake Shurely? Or is it PC gone made again? A Hot X Bun with a X is a Tea Cake by any other name – surely? Continue reading

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‘Cost Reduction’ – Tuneful Sounds to the Cost Accountants’ Ears

Chip away at a product’s integrity – that’s call ‘cost reduction’. More like a bo-weevil eating into a brand’s loyal following. Continue reading

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Stop there! Technology in Food is too far gone

We know between 3-5% of shoppers ever read back of pack – we also know how so many are consumers of those manufactured foods that are many hundreds of leagues away from the same, genuine¬†recipe if it was¬†made at home. … Continue reading

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Food Biz Scamming Latest – LOL!!

Food scams – ‘Somerset’ Brie from France. LOL or what? Who’s scamming who here? Continue reading

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Paris this weekend? Then please visit SIA 2011

Still time to get to SIA in Paris – the world’s greatest food fair by far. Still time for me to take a supermarket buyer or three there. It’s a menagerie of the best a farmer can do. Continue reading

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‘No Compromise Shopping’ – My Mantra

No Compromise Shopping for food – a dream or a reality? A reality of course. Let’s find the retailer who let’s me make it happen. Continue reading

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Step up to the Plate, Wm Morrison

“What’s the difference between a supermarket trolley and a non-executive director?”, asked Sir Ken Morrison last year before he stepped down. Answer: “You can get more wine into a non-executive director”. You have to love someone with that clip. I … Continue reading

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