Alcohol

Mults offer fewer alcohol deals than in summer 2015 Subscription

25 Aug 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Shoppers toasting Team GB’s record medal haul in Rio are less likely to have bagged a booze bargain than last summer

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Who will see sales rise as Bake Off returns to screens? Subscription

25 Aug 2016 | By Amy North

Areas tipped for a boost include glitter decorations and free-from

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Candy Kittens sweets get 'emoji-inspired' rebrand Subscription

25 Aug 2016 | By Beth Gault

The new packaging will launch this week in Waitrose stores nationwide

Badger

Return of the never-ending argument: the badger cull is back Subscription

25 Aug 2016 | By Kevin White

Badger culling – that most inflammatory of topics – is back on the agenda this week

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New controls set to push up tuna prices Subscription

25 Aug 2016 | By Beth Gault

Increased restrictions on tuna fishing could push up prices, which have already risen significantly year on year

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Birds Eye says tough conditions will persist as sales dive again Subscription

19 Aug 2016 | By Edward Devlin

The decline in sales at Birds Eye has accelerated with another £31m wiped off the top line in the challenging frozen market created by the supermarket price war.

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Unilever's Kind To Skin line-up gets two new lines Subscription

04 Aug 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The Hydrating Cleansing Oil and Dual Effect Eye Make-Up Remover are rolling out now

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Fruit tea habit costing Brits more as prices rise in mults Subscription

11 Aug 2016 | By Carina Perkins

British millennials are shunning traditional cuppas in favour of fruit and herbal teas, says Mintel research

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Paul Clarke gets sales & marketing role at Spectrum Brands Subscription

17 Aug 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

Clarke joined the company in 2014 as sales controller for the appliances division

Badger

Return of the never-ending argument: the badger cull is back Subscription

25 Aug 2016 | By Kevin White

Badger culling – that most inflammatory of topics – is back on the agenda this week

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Scrubbys Vegetable Crisps with Character: acid test Subscription

24 Aug 2016 | By Beth Gault

Scrubbys has made a move to revive the crisps category by creating a three-potato blend

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Coconut water: a fair target? Subscription

25 Aug 2016 | By Julia Glotz

Rapid growth has created vulnerabilities. So what is the sector doing to safeguard standards and keep supply chains secure?

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Flying the flag: Hot Desserts Category Report 2016 Subscription

18 Aug 2016 | By Robyn Vinter

British favourites spotted dick and jam roly poly are steaming ahead. Can their growth boost the wider hot desserts market

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21st century roast: Sunday Roast Category Report 2016 Subscription

18 Aug 2016 | By Kate Halliwell

Sunday roasts are on the wane as Brits enjoy their midweek chickens with a side of Netflix. How are retailers responding?

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Scruffed up: male grooming category report 2016 Subscription

04 Aug 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

With the category now in significant decline, are NPD and brand engagement enough to cure male grooming’s hangover?

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All trick, no treat? Halloween Category Report 2016 Subscription

28 Jul 2016 | By Kate Halliwell

Halloween sweets sales have fallen through the floor – only fancy dress and pumpkins are in significant growth

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Home Baking Category Report 2016 Subscription

21 Jul 2016 | By Amy North

Once they baked in the glory of Hollywood and Berry, but now brands are up against own label and range rationalisation

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Trouble for tin: Canned Category Report 2016 Subscription

20 Jul 2016 | By Andrew Lusher

Ambient food sales have crashed £84.5m as Brits switch to chilled and retailers pile high and sell cheap

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Functional food & drink category report 2016 Subscription

11 Jul 2016 | By Natalie Brown

Functional lines are racing to the rescue of the health-conscious but are they getting the spotlight they need?

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The new normal? Free-from category report 2016 Subscription

11 Jul 2016 | By Natalie Brown

Innovation is flourishing as free-from options have firmly arrived in the mainstream as a lifestyle choice

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An adult affair: Lunchbox category report 2016 Subscription

01 Jul 2016 | By Emma Sturgess

Are packed lunches boxing clever? They’re back in strong year-on-year growth, up 1.9%

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Drinking games: beer & lager category report 2016 Subscription

20 Jun 2016 | By Carina Perkins

With cider and lager sales falling fast, could this year’s summer ?of sport help give the sector the shot in the arm it needs?

butcher

What's behind the return of the independent butcher? Subscription

22 Jul 2016 | By James Halliwell

In 2016, after years of decline, the number of independent butchers went up for the first time on record

halal

AHDB launches video to 'set the record straight' on halal Video

08 Jul 2016 | By Carina Perkins

AHDB Beef & Lamb has launched a new video designed to set the record straight on the realities of halal slaughter

tuna

Rising demand drives up yellowfin tuna prices Subscription

01 Jul 2016

Thai canneries have been increasing their imports of yellowfin tuna

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Salmon losses in Chile and Norway see global prices rising Subscription

12 May 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Global supplies are feeling the pinch from Chile’s toxic algae attack

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