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Diageo's Alexander & James e-commerce platform to close Subscription

19 Jan 2017 | By Lisa Riley

The site, which focused on premium spirits, will cease trading on 31 January

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Warburtons adds free-from Newburn Bakehouse crumpets Subscription

17 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The NPD is free from gluten, wheat and milk

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Lindt sales boost from higher-than-average UK growth Subscription

19 Jan 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Lindt said it was now the fastest-growing chocolate brand in Great Britain, where it now has 13 retail shops, as group sales rise 6.8% to CHF 3.9bn (£3.1bn) in 2016.

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Milk prices hit two-year highs as supplies tighten Subscription

19 Jan 2017 | By Kevin White

Tightening milk supplies have pushed UK farmgate milk prices to their highest levels in almost two years

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Illegal treatment of tuna with nitrites persists says EU Subscription

19 Jan 2017 | By Kevin White

The EU called for trade bodies to report any suspicion to their respective food regulators

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Ice Kitchen wins £150,000 investment for adult lollies Subscription

10 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Outlay was from the Jamin chain of candy stores in the Netherlands

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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

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Heath & Heather unveils new look and Organic Super Tea Subscription

03 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The NPD’s ingredients include ginseng root, turmeric and coriander seeds

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Building affinity by making it personal Subscription

24 Nov 2016

Many household brands now employ personalisation as a long-term engagement tactic as they seek to connect with consumers

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Major recall of fish and chicken products over traceability concerns Subscription

16 Jan 2017 | By Beth Gault

Products were sold by supplier MDA Products to Frozen Value, Factory Foods and Home Bargains stores, which have all carried out recalls

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Nim’s to launch kids snacks after record raise on Backit Subscription

19 Jan 2017 | By Carina Perkins

The Kent-based supplier surpassed its £20k campaign target by raising £22,761 of pledges from 71 backers

Coca-Cola Zero Sugar Tastes More Like Coke ad

Coca-Cola Zero Sugar gets £4.5m Tastes More Like Coke push Subscription

16 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Activations include a 20-second TV commercial that will run until the end of February

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Cereal offenders: Cereals Category Report 2017 Video Subscription

19 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?

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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?

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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

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For the chop: cheese category report 2016 Video Subscription

24 Nov 2016 | By Nick Hughes

Cheddar has been hit hard by the axe of range resets. So who’s still saying cheese, and where’s growth coming from?

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The big pig-out: Pies & Meat Snacks Category Report 2016 Video Subscription

17 Nov 2016 | By Natalie Brown

Scotch eggs, sausage rolls and pork pies are hogging more share of pastries as pork scratchings win growth in meat snacks

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Cod almighty! Fish & seafood category report 2016 Video Subscription

11 Nov 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Frozen fish is finally back in growth, driven by Britain’s growing appetite for cod and backed by a haul of premium innovations

World Cusine

Streets ahead: world cuisine category report 2016 Video Subscription

10 Nov 2016 | By Megan Tatum

Latino street food is reshaping the world food rankings. But will Brexit’s impact on imported goods pour water on the part

Focus on Pasta

How to feed a hungry mob? Pasta Category Report 2016 Video Subscription

03 Nov 2016 | By James Halliwell

With pasta, of course! Sales are booming, but Brits are turning away from jarred pasta sauces and cooking their own

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Cranswick wagers on China with Dunbia pork plant deal Subscription

25 Nov 2016 | By Edward Devlin

It looks a shrewd move despite razor-thin margins in Ballymena

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How suppliers are protecting the Arctic from trawler damage Subscription

11 Nov 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Named after the Old Norse for ‘cold coast’, the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard is located in the Barents Sea

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Brazilian beef boosted by US trade deal Subscription

11 Nov 2016 | By Carina Perkins

A bilateral trade agreement between Brazil and the US has increased Brazilian beef prices

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Lamb's festive spot at risk as prices soar Subscription

10 Nov 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Lamb risks losing out this Christmas as farmgate prices run high in the wake of the Brexit vote



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