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In-store farming: a growing trend
Over recent years we have seen a steady increase in the number of retailers around the world using in-store vertical farming units to grow leafy green vegetables. These units help create in-store theatre, along with enabling shoppers to select the produce, and the amount, that they want. In this report we showcase numerous in-store and out of store vertical farming case studies from around the world, and look at the potential future of this growing technique.
Tesco's sustainability strategy 2019/20
In this report we explore Tesco's sustainability strategy during 2019-2020, identifying key partnerships and initiatives which have supported it to embed sustainability targets. Furthermore, we help suppliers and manufacturers understand how Tesco is trying to address specific sustainability challenges, and what they can do to help Tesco achieve its key objectives.
Kolonial.no introduces climate dashboard
Pure play grocery retailer Kolonial.no has created a climate dashboard that visualises the carbon dioxide footprint for shoppers’ individual orders.
Sustainability in Q4 2020
13 sustainability case studies, we have spotted in the food and CPG industry, during the fourth quarter of 2020.
The rise of sustainability: what it means for people and processes in supply chain
More and more businesses have put sustainability at the heart of their strategy. But what does all this mean for people working in supply chain roles? We’ve surveyed the industry to answer this complex question.
Strategic outlook for Co-op
We look at the strategic priorities for Co-op, the UK’s largest consumer co-operative, as it balances its core values and long term goals with changes brought about by COVID-19.
Chipotle launches sustainability Impact Tracker
Chipotle has introduced Real Foodprint, a metric provided by HowGood, an independent research company. Chopotle’s app allows shoppers to build a food order to calculate a Real Foodprint.
Sustainability in Q3 2020
10 sustainability case studies, we have spotted in the food and CPG industry, during the third quarter of 2020.
Sustainability during COVID-19
Exploring how retailers and manufacturers globally are continuing to commit to and invest in sustainability initiatives. Furthermore, we investigate whether there has been an acceleration or pulled back from their sustainability initiatives during and as a result of the pandemic.
First meat producer to use certified compostable packaging
Devon based Westaways Sausages has become the first meat producer in the UK to use a revolutionary food grade packaging material that will disintegrate naturally.
Post-Coronavirus (Covid-19): how could sustainability evolve?
In these unprecedented circumstances, a sustainable food system is increasingly important to consumers. To help your business plan for the pandemic and beyond, IGD has developed hypotheses of how the UK sustainability agenda will evolve in the short and longer term.
How COVID-19 is reshaping the health & wellness agenda
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a seismic shift in how people live their lives. Health and wellbeing is playing more of a central role than ever before as people prioritise staying safe and well. In this report we focus on six hypotheses for how health and wellness trends may develop in the future. We showcase examples from around the world where things are changing as a result of the pandemic and consider what trends we saw before COVID-19.
Post-Coronavirus (COVID-19): how could health and wellness evolve?
In this report we have identified six hypotheses focused on how health and wellness trends could evolve both for individuals and households and wider societal trends.
Five must-see sustainable stores in Singapore
In this report, we highlight the best-in-class sustainable stores in Singapore, covering both local independent stores and retail chains entering the market from overseas.
Where to see sustainability trial stores in the UK
Following new developments from Sainsbury’s and M&S, this report summarises key locations to see refillable fixtures and other shopper-facing sustainability features in-store.
Partnering to win: Casino Group
This report demonstrates how Casino’s convenience banners have partnered with other retailers and specialist start-ups to gain insight and access to new channels and solutions. In conjunction with these other companies, the partnerships are allowing Casino to incorporate several new and innovative solutions and doing so more quickly and in a scalable, profitable way than if they had to develop them itself. In this report we look at: • Casino Group in numbers • How it is partnering with other food retailers • Which non-food retailers it is partnering with to win • The collaboration it has undertaken with technology providers • How it has partnered with logistic providers to expand its fulfilment options
UK coffee shop sector report 2020
This report covers the UK coffee shop market, its challenges and opportunities, and the latest trends. It includes profiles of the key players - Costa, Starbucks and Caffè Nero - as well as innovative smaller operators, such as Paddy & Scott's, Coffeesmiths Collective, Soho Coffee Co. and Grind. We look further afield for inspiration from Luckin Coffee, Dunkin Donuts, Coffee Like and Cafe X, and identify the implications and opportunities for suppliers.
Perdue Farms’ dissolvable packing foam
Perdue Farms, one of the largest meat processing firms in the US, has developed an innovative meat-packaging system that dissolves under running water.
In this report we present an overview of sustainable development and identify how the three sustainability pillars (environment, social and economic) relate to the food and grocery industry. Furthermore, we highlight examples of how technological advancements enable retailers to develop sustainability initiatives.
Cadbury launches ‘World-first’ paper packaging trial
Cadbury is trialling new paper packaging on its Cadbury Energy blocks in New Zealand. The paper is made from sustainably sourced paper and is recyclable.
Veganuary 2020: part two - food-to-go
We look at how vegan options for on-the-go consumers have developed this Veganuary and identify opportunities for further growth. Our findings are illustrated with examples from coffee shops, food-to-go specialists, fast-food operators and retailers such as Costa, Pret, Caffé Nero, Burger King, Subway, Greggs, Co-op and Boots amongst others.
Veganuary 2020: part one - retail execution
We review the latest activity from leading UK retailers and suppliers as they seek to help shoppers be vegan for January and beyond. With examples from retailers including Tesco, Co-op, Waitrose, Sainsbury's, and Amazon, amongst others.
Sustainability at discounters
Food discounters are now catching up with other major retailers in terms of sustainable developments and are sometimes leading the way. This report gives an overview on how Europe and North America based discounters are preparing and contributing to a more sustainable future.
Co-op reveals its new plant-based range
The Co-op has introduced its new plant-based range, called GRO. Available from 8 January 2020, GRO is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
Western Europe outlook 2020
We look at five key trends set to shape the Western Europe in 2020. Retailers are continuing to invest in private labels, health, wellness and lifestyle choices. At the same time, retailers are focusing on evolving existing strategies and creating innovative store formats.