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06 June 2022
Susan Barratt, CEO of insight provider IGD, addresses industry leaders at ShopTalk Europe With 40% of shoppers forecast to be in fuel poverty by the end of the year, IGD anticipates shoppers will be focusing more on value for money in the coming months over shopping sustainably. Taking to the stage at ShopTalk Europe this afternoon, IGD CEO Susan Barratt explores this shift and how indust...
01 June 2022
The ONS has revealed new data that suggests that prices of the lowest priced everyday items are rising at similar levels to overall food prices. Earlier in the year, the ONS committed to calculating food price inflation for the lowest cost ranges. This was following criticism of food price inflation figures from food poverty campaigner, Jack Monroe. Jack Monroe suggested that the ...
31 May 2022
Our life-long learning approach inspires and supports our industry colleagues throughout their careers, building knowledge and developing capability. We support businesses and people to thrive and help make the food and consumer goods industry more productive. Discover the learning opportunities available in 2022 across our free and paid-for programmes in our directory below. If you would l...
30 May 2022
As food waste reduction climbs the nation’s agenda due to the cost of living crisis, this webinar highlights the importance of sharing food waste data with WRAP and call on organisations to sign up to the roadmap and share their data. Watch this recording to: Find out how your business can set a target to halve food waste by 2030, measure and report food surplus and waste data in a consi...
27 May 2022
The Chancellor has unveiled a support package to help households across the UK manage the cost of living crisis. The measures, on top of the previous package of support announced in February and the Spring Statement , bring total government spending on the cost of living crisis to £37bn. The package includes: All households will receive a £400 discount on energy bills from the...
27 May 2022
Ofgem, the energy regulator, has forecast that the energy price cap is likely to rise by over 40% in October . This will push the average household bill up to £2,800 a year. The energy price cap is lifted twice a year, with changes primarily based on wholesale energy prices over the previous period. In the UK, wholesale natural gas prices make up a large proportion of this. The Russi...
26 May 2022
Your overview of economic and policy news with a focus on the food and consumer goods industry, featuring the latest developments and guidance on the Ukraine crisis, the rising cost of living, labour shortages, COVID-19 and adapting to a new relationship with the EU. Energy bills support The government has announced a package of measures to support households as they cope with ris...
25 May 2022
Four retailers – Co-op, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s and Tesco – will be trialling environmental labels in a virtual reality setting this summer, as the food industry moves one step closer to developing a harmonised environmental labelling scheme. The trials are the latest phase of a workstream kicked off by IGD at the end of last year, to mobilise the food industry to develop a harmonised solution ...
20 May 2022
This policy outlines what IGD expects of stakeholders (i.e. customers, suppliers and working group participants) in terms of compliance with relevant competition laws when they are working on supply side projects with a trading partner, or with another supplier with whom they do not compete. Supply side projects focus on issues which may affect the supply chain, such as distribution and wastage...
20 May 2022
Through Commercial Insight and Social Impact, IGD works to drive change that makes a tangible difference in the food and consumer goods industry. Commercial Insight uses in-depth commercial understanding to uncover rich and visionary data and insights – leading to actionable solutions for success. We reinvest our revenue into Social Impact to address relevant issues, aimed at uniting and mobil...