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Mondelēz MD backs IGD campaign with visit to Bedfordshire school

Mondelēz International managing director Mike Taylor has attended Kempston Challenger Academy to educate pupils about the food industry as part of IGD’s Feeding Britain’s Future campaign.

WATCH: Bakery businesses feature in IGD skills promotion video

Bakery businesses feature in an employability skills promotional video produced by grocery research organisation IGD.

REVEALED: Five big trends driving the food-to-go market

Grocery research organisation IGD has identified the top five trends that will shape the food-to-go market for the future.

Almost two-thirds of early festive shoppers will return to stores to restock

The UK grocery market is expected to grow 1.2% over the Christmas period, with shoppers spending £20.6bn, according to forecast figures from IGD.

Cotswolds bakery scoops two awards

South Gloucestershire-based Marshfield Bakery has won a national IGD award and been named Manufacturer of the Year for SME at the Insider Magazine Made in the South West Awards.

Premier CEO Gavin Darby (centre), with Fiona Bruce and IGD president Andy Clarke
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Premier Foods recognised for charitable activities

Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods has been awarded for its charitable activities by food and drink charity the Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD).

Want to woo shoppers? Be less rational and more emotional, says IGD

Food and grocery businesses should think less rationally and more emotionally to win over shoppers, according to the boss of research and training charity IGD.

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Top change at Asda

Walmart has confirmed Andy Clarke will step down from his post as chief executive and president of Asda in July.

5 things you can learn about Greggs

Greggs' record annual profits off the back of a bold food-to-go strategy gives any bakery pause for thought. British Baker takes a look at the key factors which give the high-street baker its competative edge.

Grocery retailers set for strong Christmas

UK shoppers are expected to spend £20.3bn on groceries over the Christmas period, a 1.4% rise on last year.

IGD predicts online shopping surge

Up to 42% of British shoppers could be converted to online grocery shopping, according to food and grocery research and training charity IGD.

IGD: the health debate is at ‘tipping point’

The health debate around obesity has reached a “tipping point”. That is the view of Joanne Denney-Finch, chief executive of food and consumer goods research charity IGD. She told delegates at IGD’s Big Debate that the organisation’s analysis showed 56% of consumers were sceptical of nutrition advice.

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Quarterly food sales were up 0.5% in February
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Broad-based rise in food sales

Quarterly food sales were up 0.5% in February - the best performance since January 2014. 

Festive food and drink spending to reach £20bn

Spending on Christmas food and drink will increase by 1.2% this year to £20bn, it has been revealed.

Report shows young less keen to use freezers

A new survey has found that freezers are ‘neglected’ and have been dubbed ‘graveyards’ by younger consumers. 

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Andrew Higginson: Tesco woes have weakened the industry
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Tesco woes weaken grocery market, claims industry veteran

Tesco’s downward performance has weakened the grocery market as a whole, claimed a leading supermarket figure. 

IGD chief executive predicts a £31bn growth in Convenience, discount and online retailing
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IGD forecasts continued change to retail landscape

Convenience, discount and online retailing are predicted to grow by more than £31bn in the next five years and claim 43% of the grocery market.

Low food inflation hits sales

Food and drink sales have reached a new low in August.

High street consumers regain confidence

Shopper confidence is at its highest since January 2011, according to new research from  IGD ShopperVista.

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