At least 162 food production companies fell into insolvency last year, according to a survey by accountancy firm Moore Stephens
Christine Tacon is the first adjudicator, but her office has been criticised for being under-resourced and toothless
Chief executive Matt Davies says move 'is about celebrating success and the power of appreciation'
'We are making it more convenient for companies to donate than to waste'
The company has devised innovative strategies to combat the rise of the discounters, but has still suffered the worst year for sales in its history. Simon Neville reports on the latest of the big four to hit rock bottom
Consumer survey finds three-quarters of people regularly overspend due to special offers and bogof multi-buy deals
The UK Government has invested £160 million of taxpayers' money in plants that convert unwanted food into energy
UK Government faces calls to follow France in outlawing stores' food waste
But chief executive claims grocer’s worst excesses are now in the past
The grocer has axed 1,600 workers from the business in less than two years
Some retailers are operating reduced hours, while others have shut up shop altogether
Opening hours may be limited and vary from store to store today
Other supermarket chains are expected to follow suit
The supermarket claim they will raise £30m for charity over the next year