Own Label vs Brand – A Different Perspective

Store brand, own label, private label, generic –¬†historically, the concepts have not carried a positive connotation among the consumer base compared to brand names, with the possible exceptions of luxury supermarket brand ranges, which are effectively a brand name in their own right.¬† Up until the current recession, own label products have not accounted for a very large percentage of sales, and were regarded as … Continue reading Own Label vs Brand – A Different Perspective

The salt regulation – “So quit eating junk”

This post has started as a reaction to a random question on the net regarding further reduction of salt in processed foods on top of the reductions which has already been made by the industry, and whether it is good, bad, and whether it is fair. Leaving aside the fairness question (it is not one I wish to tackle for the industry, I leave that … Continue reading The salt regulation – “So quit eating junk”