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Welcome to IGD's media centre where you can find our latest press releases and key industry facts, read speeches delivered by our experts on UK and international platforms, and keep up-to-date with daily food and grocery news.

Latest news

Stop thinking so rationally, IGD chief urges food and grocery

UK food and grocery businesses must engage with shoppers on a much more emotional level than they currently do in order to deliver growth, according to new research unveiled today...

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Asia's grocery market poised to accelerate

Asia will continue to be the biggest engine of growth in the grocery market and its sales will exceed that of Europe and North America combined within five years, according to new forecasts from research organisation IGD.

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Food and grocery industry toasts success at IGD Awards

Last night (Tuesday), some 500 leading figures from the world of food and grocery gathered at the annual IGD Awards in London, to celebrate the industry’s outstanding...

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People and skills critical for the future

George Eustice, Minister of State for DEFRA, met a group of young unemployed people taking part in IGD’s Feeding Britain’s Future Skills for Work Month yesterday, to learn...

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UK shoppers set to spend £20.6bn on Christmas food and groceries

The UK grocery market is set to experience 1.2% growth over the Christmas period, with shoppers spending £20.6bn, according to forecast figures from IGD.

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AmazonFresh and the UK market

As Amazon launches AmazonFresh grocery deliveries to 69 central and east London postcodes today, IGD Senior Retail Analyst – Multichannel Toby Pickard takes a closer look.

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In this section

  • IGD news and press releases

    View the latest IGD news and press releases covering our global retail insight, shopper research and our work bringing the industry together to deliver public benefit.
  • IGD speaks

    Read speeches and presentations that have been delivered by our chief executive, Joanne Denney-Finch, and other IGD experts at events around the world.
  • Contact press team

    We pride ourselves on delivering a first-class service to the world's media. Contact us for the latest statistics on the food and consumer goods industry worldwide.
  • Key industry facts

    Need some quick facts about the food and grocery industry? Here we offer you some headline facts and figures on employment, value, nutritional targets and more.
  • Daily news headlines

    See a round-up of today's main food and consumer goods retail stories from the UK press.

Food and grocery industry facts

Every day in the UK, our industry feeds almost 27 million households, nearly 64 million people, through the efforts of many hundreds of thousand people working in different parts of the food chain. We are proud of our people... and our achievements, some of which you'll find in this free PDF download.

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