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Know your buyer - Food Mentor

Know your buyer – expert tips for engaging a retail buyer and pitching your products

A couple of weeks ago we met foodie champion and UK grocery expert, Karen Green, at food founders event, Bread & Jam. We quickly realised that Karen had a wealth of knowledge and insights that could be valuable to our members

Industry news

06/11/2019

Sainsbury's sign up to productDNA

Sainsbury’s commitment takes productDNA adoption to more than 50 per cent of the UK grocery market

Sainsbury’s has become the latest retailer to sign up to productDNA, a new product induction platform designed to provide a single source of high-quality product data for the retail industry. More than 50 per cent of the retail grocery market has now committed to building the cross-indu

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05/11/2019

vegan burger listing

The vegan food bonanza that goes beyond food

Once considered a fad, the rise of plant-based living is changing the way brands and consumers view the grocery market.

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01/11/2019

Rise to the challenger

Rise to the challenger – smaller business in the ascendancy

GS1 UK joined Sainsbury’s, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), the Department of International Trade (DIT), data consultancy, Kantar, and the founder of condiment company, Mr Will’s, for the Young Foodies panel discussion on “Changing the Game for the Game-Changers”.

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29/10/2019

Bread, jam and barcodes

Bread, jam and barcodes

At the two-day event held at the prestigious Institute of Directors on Pall Mall, we had some insightful conversations with innovative, new food brands.

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29/10/2019

Amafest 2019 key takeaways

Key takeaways from Amafest 2019

A few of weeks ago we attended the Amazon Sellers Conference in Manchester. Here are a few of the key takeaways from the event.

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28/10/2019

Seller Sessions Corner – October 2019

Seller Sessions Corner – October 2019

Read the latest blog in our exclusive series with Seller Sessions, this month sharing editor Danny McMillian's golden insights from his Amazon road trip.

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21/10/2019

plastic bottle in water

Deposit return schemes – there’s never a convenient time for a revolution

With the publication of proposed legislation, the Scottish Government has reaffirmed its position to go ahead with a deposit return scheme (DRS) for the recycling of PET plastic and glass bottles and aluminium or steel cans between 50ml and 3L in size.

Industry news

16/10/2019

Patient safety

A patient safety issue surrounding the re-use of Global Trade Item Numbers

This is a joint alert from NHSX, NHS Digital, NHS Business Services Authority, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency and GS1 UK in relation to GTIN re-use. It has been identified that a number of manufacturers have re-used GTINs on medicines.

Industry news

15/10/2019

eBay UK Autumn seller release

eBay UK Autumn seller release 2019

The latest seller release from eBay has just been published The latest seller release from eBay has just been published.

Industry news

05/09/2019

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