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Does Tesco's Carlsberg delisting square with Project Reset? Subscription

02 Oct 2015 | By Adam Leyland

Tesco’s delisting of Carlsberg boils down to the theory of probability

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Irwin's bakery offers new Rankin Selection lines in GB Subscription

01 Oct 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Northern Irish bakery Irwin’s is launching new versions of two Rankin Selection branded breads

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How healthy is healthy? Confectionery Category Report 2015 Subscription

02 Oct 2015 | By Vince Bamford

A new breed of ‘healthier’ snacks are taking on confectioners. But just how healthy are they and can they win?

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Wyke Farms gives Cheddar portfolio a revamp Subscription

03 Oct 2015 | By Lisa Riley

Wyke Farms has given its Cheddar portfolio a £1.6m revamp in a bid to achieve a four-fold sales increase

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Royal Greenland back in Waitrose with prawns Subscription

02 Oct 2015 | By Lisa Riley

Seafood producer Royal Greenland has secured its first branded listing with Waitrose in three years

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Birds Eye reveals plan to rejuvenate flagging frozen foods Subscription

01 Oct 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Birds Eye has set out plans to unlock an additional £676m of revenue in frozen food over the next three years

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Wiley’s Finest Alaskan fish oil wins Tesco listing Subscription

23 Sep 2015 | By Lisa Riley

The four-strong range is certified by the Marine Stewardship Council

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Coffee-to-go: how to cash in Subscription

11 Sep 2015 | By Megan Tatum

More and more Brits are expecting to be able to pick up premium cups when they visit forecourts and c-stores

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Lenor does different with thoughtful online odes Subscription

03 Sep 2015 | By Mark Dishman

We’re going online this week, where Lenor is building up a series of poetic odes to clothing…

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Vegan shadow farming minister insists she backs British farming Subscription

01 Oct 2015 | By Kevin White

New shadow environment secretary Kerry McCarthy has tackled concerns about her vegan lifestyle

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US snack bar range Kind launches in Tesco Subscription

17 Sep 2015 | By Vince Bamford

A US snack bar brand claimed to be enjoyed by president Barack Obama is next month making its UK debut

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Chia seed drink Wow Chia wins EU novel food approval Subscription

25 Sep 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

A British business is to launch Europe’s first chia seed drink after winning EU approval


Energy drinks category report 2015

19 Jun 2015 Updated: 13 Jul 2015 | By Natalie Brown

How are sales holding up? And what are energy drinks players doing to counter the criticisms?

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Butters and spreads category report 2015

12 Jun 2015 Updated: 13 Jul 2015 | By Emma Sturgess

How can brands fight back to have a year worth toasting? 

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Healthcare and supplements category report 2015

11 Jun 2015 Updated: 13 Jul 2015 | By Sonya Hook

Is the sector’s golden age about to be cut short? And is there any weight to the scare stories? 

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Frozen category report 2015

05 Jun 2015

What are suppliers doing? And how realistic is Birds Eye’s ambition?

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Scotland category report 2015

29 May 2015 | By Simon Gwynn

What’s that sound? It might just be the Caledonian lion’s roar, as Alex Salmond would put it


Oils category report 2015

22 May 2015

Cooking oil prices are on a slippery slope. Although volumes have risen a healthy 2.5% over the past year, value is down 2.8%.

Focus on Meat Free

Meat free category report 2015

21 May 2015 | By Beth Brooks

Why is the market still so small? And, given reports that more and more consumers are cutting out meat on health and environmental grounds, why is growth so sluggish? 

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Bread category report 2015

08 May 2015

Against a backdrop of declining market value - and high-profile delistings - suppliers and retailers are asking themselves how they can drive value back into the category

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Crisps, nuts and snacks category report 2015

01 May 2015

Why are crisps losing share to other savoury snacks? What kinds of snacks are enjoying the greatest growth and why? And what can brands do to rescue the humble potato crisp over the coming year?

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Soft drinks category report 2015

24 Apr 2015

How do the calorie reduction efforts of UK soft drinks players compare with those of their counterparts overseas? And how are the steps being taken affecting sales?

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Is halal meat getting fit for the future? Q&A with The Grocer Subscription

24 Apr 2015 | By Julia Glotz

What does the halal meat sector need to do to improve standards, enhance its image and stimulate demand?

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Meat sector reshapes but will it find greater profitability? Subscription

24 Apr 2015 | By Carina Perkins

After Horsegate and amid gruelling margin pressure, consolidation is high on the agenda in the UK meat sector

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How the bacon and sausage category is aiming to drive up sales Subscription

23 Apr 2015

However well the two go together, bacon and sausages are experiencing contrasting fortunes…

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Fish can be a winner in innovative and tasty new formats Subscription

23 Apr 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Shoppers may not be ready for a whole octopus in a can but they are hungry for fish and seafood innovation

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