Innis & Gunn

Innis & Gunn to supply its beer to China and Taiwan Subscription

21 Feb 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

Dxcel International will distribute the Scottish craft brewer’s flagship ale Original and golden ale Ossian

Sainsbury's in-store bakery gluten-free bread

Sainsbury's claims first with freshly baked gluten-free bread Subscription

27 Jan 2017 | By Beth Gault

The supermarket will provide six varieties from 188 of its in-store bakeries

Kit Kat Bites peanut butter variant

Kit Kat adds peanut butter to bagged Bites range Subscription

21 Feb 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The brand is also offering the chance to win a personalised four-finger bar

Vitalite Coconut

Dairy Crest adds coconut spread to Vitalite lineup Subscription

22 Feb 2017 | By Beth Gault

Launch follows brand revamp last year and the launch of own-label coconut spreads in the mults

Birds Eye breaded cod fillets

Captain Birdseye to front £4m campaign for coated fish Subscription

15 Feb 2017 | By Beth Gault

Iconic character has been limited to promoting fish fingers until now

sainsbury's frozen meat free products on website

Sainsbury's adds five SKUs to frozen meat-free lineup Subscription

16 Feb 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The supermarket advertised the addition of five new meat alternatives on its website this week

Plastic trash on a beach

P&G unveils washed-up plastic plan for Head & Shoulders bottle Subscription

19 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The supplier will roll out a recyclable pack made of post-consumer recycled beach plastic this summer

Teapigs Free Good Teas range 2017

Teapigs reveals trio of functional Feel-Good Teas Subscription

20 Feb 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Each of three variants comes in a box of 15 biodegradable ‘temple’ bags with an rsp of £3.99

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Spotless for less! Household Category Report 2017 Video Subscription

27 Jan 2017

The average price of household cleaning products, loo roll, facial tissues and detergents has crashed 8% in the past year

Andrea Leadsom at NFU Conference

Leadsom plays down prospect of lower quality US meat flooding UK Subscription

21 Feb 2017 | By Kevin White

Andrea Leadsom insisted the government would be ’clear’ in any free-trade discussions on production standards

Bear Sour YoYos, Blackcurrant & Apple flavour

Bear Nibbles adds sour flavours to YoYos fruit snacks range Subscription

22 Feb 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

The NPD will be available in Strawberry & Apple, Mango & Apple and Blackcurrant & Apple variants

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Welsh botanical soda Lurvill's Delight bubbles back Subscription

16 Feb 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Lurvill’s Delight was made until 1910 in South Wales

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Kings of convenience: ready meals category report 2017 Video Subscription

17 Feb 2017 | By Andrew Lusher

The TV dinner is dead. Long live posh dishes fit for a king! Ready meals are up £40m thanks partly to such options

Pizza focus on

Who's ahead in the great pizza race? Pizza category report 2017 Video Subscription

16 Feb 2017 | By Alex Wright

The supers are taking on the takeaway parlours with increasingly premium chilled pizzas - so who’s ahead and who’s eating dust?

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Fags of the future? Tobacco Category Report 2017 Video Subscription

10 Feb 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Philip Morris boss André Calantzopoulos says the future of tobacco is smokeless. So how big can heated cigs get?

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Snuffed out? E-cigarette category report 2017 Video Subscription

09 Feb 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Vaping is a hot growth area with sales up £17m in the past year. Are new rules about to extinguish growth?

cereal offender

Cereal offenders: Cereals Category Report 2017 Video Subscription

23 Jan 2017 | By Amy North

At the forefront of the war on obesity, how much progress are the big brand bad boys making in reformulation?

spoilt brats

Little emperors: Infant care category report 2017 Video Subscription

20 Jan 2017 | By Natalie Brown

Parents are forking out more on feeding their little ones, with the price of milk formula and branded babyfood soaring

jam spreads

A sticky situation? Jams & spreads category report 2017 Video Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Robyn Vinter

A weak pound in the wake of the Brexit vote is pushing up prices of jam & spreads. How can players get out of this jam?

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Bad eggs? Easter category report 2017 Video Subscription

06 Jan 2017 | By Amy North

Easter eggs are shrinking yet prices are staying put or rising: ‘rip-off Britain’ or innovative NPD and marketing?

sobriety

Zero-proof pioneers: adult soft drinks category report 2016 Video Subscription

08 Dec 2016 | By Natalie Brown

It looks like booze, is priced like booze, tastes like booze, yet it’s non-alcoholic. Can adult pop save soft drinks?

Big squeeze

Feeling the squeeze: food on the go category report 2016 Video Subscription

02 Dec 2016 | By Julia Glotz

Rising costs and doubts over migrant workers post-Brexit finds sandwich suppliers on the front line of an uncertain future

 hydroponics

Fresh produce heads for the bunkers, and a good thing too Subscription

02 Feb 2017 | By Kevin White

Popular with suburban marijuana growers, hydroponics - the method of growing plants without soil - could be the solution to our growing vegetable ’crisis’

tuna

Surging supply-side costs for Thai tuna could hit retail prices Subscription

02 Feb 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Surging supply-side costs for Thai tuna could push up the price of cans in supermarkets this year

pork

EU pork prices higher year on year Subscription

09 Jan 2017

EU pork prices remain higher year on year as exports to China were up 76% year on year…

cultured meat burger

Meat the future... and how to market it Subscription

06 Jan 2017 | By Megan Tatum

A cluster of PR-hungry cultured meat startups claim we could be grilling sausages and burgers, created without slaughtering



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