Saturday 20th Apr 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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DEFRA on the look-out for food stockpiling

The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has hired Kantar Worldpanel to study shoppers’ buying trends in the run-up to Brexit in case it needs to take action to deal with food stockpiling.

Bidcorp looks for buyer for Best Food Logistics

Bid Corporation is considering its options for the disposal of Best Food Logistics, which hit the headlines in March 2018 when it won back a large part of the KFC contract it had previously lost to DHL.

Tesco to remove plastic from fruit and veg

Tesco is to trial the removal of a selection of plastic wrapped fruit and vegetables in favour of loose alternatives where available from its Watford and Swindon stores as part of its shift toward sustainable packaging.

Lidl rolls out £1.50 fruit and veg boxes to reduce waste

Lidl is to offer its UK customers five kilo boxes filled with fruit and vegetables which have become slightly damaged, discoloured or deteriorated but are still edible for £1.50, following a trial in August last year.

Ocado signs CFC deal with Australian supermarket giant

Australian supermarket group Coles has signed a deal with Ocado for two customer fulfilment centres, one in Sydney and one in Melbourne. It will also use Ocado’s store pick software for its home delivery services in less populated areas.

Robot fleet for Northern Arizona University

Starship Technologies and Sodexo have introduced a robot fleet of 30 at Northern Arizona University with six campus restaurants to provide nearly 25,000 students and staff with on demand breakfast.