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Müller plans dairy closures

Milk giant consults on East Kilbride and Aberdeen as it announces major investment in Bellshill THE future of two Müller Milk & Ingredients plants in...
Members of Lanark Business Group launch Totally Locally Lanark.

Lanark totals up the local touch

Businesses say spend a fiver and build your town’s economy CONSUMERS in a Scottish market town are being urged to think local, buy local and...
Alistair McGowan

Alistair’s all set for the big night

THE Scottish convenience retail industry’s biggest night of the year, the Scottish Grocer Awards is to be hosted this year by star comedian, impressionist...
MSPs have signed off on deposit return scheme regulations for Scotland.

Deposit return is go in 25 months

Scottish Parliament gives the green light to deposit return despite coronavirus warnings from industry

Court gives minimum pricing go-ahead

PLANS to implement Minimum Unit Pricing for alcohol in Scotland have been given the green light by the Scottish courts. The Court of Session in...

SGF and PayPoint launch forum

Convenience industry trade group the Scottish Grocers’ Federation and payments service company PayPoint have announced that they are to set up a regular schedule...

Aldi wins city overprovision appeal

FAST-GROWING discounter Aldi has won an appeal against a decision by Dundee Licensing Board to refuse it a provisional alcohol licence for a proposed...

Scottish Food & Drink Partnership unveils new vision for country

Double food and drink by 2030 A new strategy to drive growth in Scotland’s farming, fishing, food and drink industry has been unveiled by industry...

McColl’s signs up to Healthy Living

HEALTHY produce will step into the spotlight in over 100 McColl’s stores in Scotland as the group signs on to the Scottish Grocers Federation’s Healthy Living Programme.
Alcohol fridge

Minimum unit price guidance on way

The SGF is preparing to roll out advice to guide retailers through the introduction of minimum unit pricing

Landmark and Today’s merger gets green light

Landmark Wholesale and Today's Group are set to merge after members overwhelmingly backed a joint proposal from both buying groups' boards
Theresa May and EU flags

Brexit means challenges

Scottish independent retailers say Brexit is already affecting business
Envipco president Bob Lincoln (right) and Edinburgh South West MP Joanna Cherry watch school kids at the launch of the RVM trial

Date set for DRS

DEPOSIT return is set to go live on 1 April 2021. New regulations published by the Scottish Government outline how DRS will work in Scotland. While...
4 retailers

Retailers react to coronavirus

GROCERY sales are currently booming as fears surrounding the surge in coronavirus cases have led to shoppers purchasing more goods as they prepare for long stints indoors.

Industry fires Brexit warning shot

Leaders warn no deal could spell disaster for Scotland SCOTLAND’S food and drink manufacturers and wholesalers have come together to sound the alarm over Brexit. In...
Tesco healthier range

Health goals for Booker

Tesco has pledged to extend its commitment to healthier food to the Booker arm of its business, as well as its Central European operations.