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Marks & Spencer’s profits dip as food sales fall

Marks & Spencer took a hit to its like-for-like food sales and profits last year

Marks & Spencer’s (M&S’s) £312.4M fall in profits in the year ending April 1 2017 exceeded market expectations, according to market analysts, as like-for-like food sales for the retailer fell.

The NFU is becoming 'increasingly concerned' about the fruit and vegetable sector

Fresh produce fears ‘growing’ after dry winter

Salad firm Growing Green was fined £120,000 for health and safety failings

Salad firm fined £120k for worker’s serious injury

Fyffes has been suspended from the Ethical Trading Initiative (Flickr/@nelli.es)

Fyffes suspended from Ethical Trading Initiative

Jim Moseley has been appointed chief executive of Red Tractor

New Red Tractor boss is Jim Moseley

Food Evolution aims to restore science to the global debate about GM technology

Food science gets the big screen film treatment

Mash Direct to supply Asda with five new products. Asda’s Brian Conway (left) and Mash Direct’s Clare Foster (right)

Mash Direct wins new Asda contract

Automation of leek packing reduces manual handling

Automation of leek packing reduces manual handling

Bakkavor's recruitment drive continues, with 86 vacancies posted at its Cucina Sano site

Bakkavor to hire 86 staff in recruitment drive

Two customers reported finding metal "pins" in green beans (Image courtesy of Sarah Parry)

Morrisons probes metal ‘pins’ found in green beans

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