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Waitrose
Waitrose

Profile

Waitrose & Partners is a food retailer and is part of the John  Lewis  Partnership,  the  UK’s  largest  example  of  an  employee-owned  business.  Waitrose  &  Partners  has more than 340 shops in the UK and exports own-label  and  branded  goods  to  more  than  50  countries  worldwide. We champion local producers and sell over 1,400  locally  and  regionally  sourced  products  from  375 suppliers.

Competences & Capabilities

Waitrose   &   Partners   has   expertise   in   food   retail   with  complex,  integrated  and  short  supply  chains,  customer relations, product development, food safety and provenance and the science base developed over more  than  100  years  of  innovation  in  food  and  food  retail.

Waitrose

Doncastle Road RG12 8YA, Bracknell, United Kingdom

http://www.waitrose.com

Contact

Anna Traylor anna.traylor@s-p-g.co.uk

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

Waitrose
Innovation

Energy-to-Feed (E2F)

E2F will develop a sustainable source of protein & lipid from omega-3 rich microalgae cultivated using clean power sources (Geothermal/Hydro) & natural CO₂

Waitrose
Innovation

NMR-based MetabolomIcs foR orgAniC miLk authEntication (NMR-MIRACLE): Constructing an authentication service for the dairy supply chain 2020

This responds to an increasing consumer demand for commitment of the food industry to authentication of organic food across the EU

Waitrose
Innovation

HarnessINg Seaweed to Produce Iodine-forRtifiEd organic milk (INSPIRE organic milk)

Iodised salt and milk are the main sources of I in human diets

Waitrose
Innovation

Consumer and Manufacturing Driven Alternative Packaging Solutions from Agri-Food Waste Streams 2020

The issue of waste plastic in the food industry has led to strong consumer demand for producers & retailers to remove single use & reduce hard-to-dispose plastic

Waitrose
Innovation

NMR-based MetabolomIcs foR orgAniC miLk authEntication (NMR-MIRACLE)

The project will evolve existing nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) technology to foster the development of a testing service that distinguishes organic from conventional milk, at all supply chain  levels (farm, preproduction, retail), thus enhancing credibility of the dairy supply chain and consumer trust on the final product

Waitrose
Innovation

Improving trust on fish chain: Rapid and portable monitoring tools for a better control of whitefish

This project provides three rapid, hand-held tools for enhancing the trust in fish products

Waitrose
Innovation

Food Fortress for raw materials and ingredients in Europe – Gaining Consumer trust through transparency

This project aims at gaining consumer trust through improving the transparency of the supply chain using rapid-reactive and proactive risk management using a combination of technologies such as predictive analytics and multi-analytical tests

Waitrose
Education

Food System Master of Science Programme

Develop in-depth knowledge about food systems through studying consecutively at three distinct European academic institutions and use your knowledge to drive the future transformation of the food system