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Pops adds Frosé and Watermelon Martini to popsicle lineup Subscription

26 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The duo is joined in the frozen aisle by new non-alcoholic lolly Chilly Mango

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PDF: Soft drinks category report 2017

21 Apr 2017 | By Rob Brown

The countdown to the sugar tax is on, and Spreadsheet Phil must be rubbing his hands with glee

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Walkers Pay Pack push hits TV screens Subscription

21 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The commercial features a mum who discovers she has won £2,200 through a Walkers multipack – and immediately leaves home

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American heart journal report raises questions over sweeteners Subscription

21 Apr 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The report claims artificially sweetened beverages are associated with increased stroke or dementia risk

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The ‘houmousgate’ affair: how secrecy gave the story unwanted mileage Subscription

26 Apr 2017 | By Carina Perkins

By refusing to explain exactly what’s happened, retailers and suppliers have opened the door to hysteria

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Fresh Produce Consortium advises on worker caravans Subscription

26 Apr 2017 | By Kevin White

Guidelines follow spate of exposés on poor conditions for migrant workers in the fresh produce sector


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Rising food prices could boost the discounters Subscription

11 Apr 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Aldi and Lidl have been tipped to benefit from escalating grocery inflation after inflation remained at 2.3% last month despite rising prices for food, alcohol and tobacco.


Asda claims Grocer 33 victory by more than £3 Subscription

20 Apr 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The Walmart owned retailer’s £69.32 total was £3.41 cheaper than second-placed Tesco

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Outages cause rises in polypropylene and styrene prices Subscription

19 Apr 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Polypropylene prices are up, due to increased demand from the automotive sector


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