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The thirst for new craft beers may run its course Subscription

20 Jul 2016

Will there really be growing demand for as long as producers of all scales offer something ‘new’?

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A cheesy way to mark Parma Violets' 70th birthday

22 Jul 2016

“What flavour is this? Is it some kind of medicine? Where do you even buy these things, grandma?”


Butter boosted by weak pound and lower production Subscription

20 Jul 2016 | By Carina Perkins

The UK butter market has been given a boost by soaring exports and a drop in production

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Brits eat more seafood but remain short of recommended intake Subscription

19 Jul 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Brits are eating more seafood than five years ago - but are still falling short of dietary recommendations, according to new data.


Oppo Ice Cream told to amend ‘superfood’ references online

20 Jul 2016 | By Carina Perkins

”We’d like to extend a thank you to the complainant”, says the brand

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Unilever to take Dollar Shave Club global after $1bn deal Subscription

22 Jul 2016 | By Julia Glotz

Unilever is expected to turn Dollar Shave Club into a global male grooming power player

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Butterworth & Son Suffolk Special Blend: acid test Subscription

30 Jun 2016

The tea category is at risk of going off the boil, with value sales cooling by 3.5% to £579.8m


Domestos to donate sales to Unicef sanitation programme Subscription

14 Jun 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The tie-up aims to help 25 million people gain improved access to clean toilet facilities


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

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Seabrook launches sampling for Food Heroes Lattice sharing range Subscription

11 Jul 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

More than 6,000 peel & share packs will be included in Degustobox

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Marketers have not been listening to consumers Subscription

20 Jul 2016

Sir; Brexit is a statement from the people who buy our products and our brands that we are not listening to them

Focus on lunchbox 2016

Lunchbox category report 2016

04 Jul 2016

Are packed lunches boxing clever?

Focus on Healthcare & Supplements 2016

Healthcare & Supplements Category Report 2016

10 Jun 2016

Sales through the major multiples have surpassed those of painkillers

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Butter & Spreads Category Report 2016

10 Jun 2016

Value is melting away as brands have had to slash prices

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Scotland Country Report 2016

06 Jun 2016

What secret is Scotland food and drink hiding under its kilt?

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Frozen Food Category Report 2016

31 May 2016

With more retailers bringing frozen luxury products to the masses under the banner of own label, how are the sector’s biggest brands performing?

Focus on Oils 2016

Oils Category Report 2016

20 May 2016

Is extra virgin olive’s dominance of the market, with its 22.6% value share, under threat?

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Meat-free category report 2016

13 May 2016 Updated: 20 May 2016

Sales are booming, up 6.2% to £268.6m on volumes up 7.2%

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Bread & Bakery Category Report 2016

06 May 2016 Updated: 16 May 2016

What can be learnt from Warbies? And who else is managing to buck the downturn in the bread market, and how?

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Crisps, Nuts & Snacks Category Report 2016

29 Apr 2016 Updated: 16 May 2016

It’s not just pack formats that are changing, however; increasingly they’re being filled with baked snacks rather than potato crisps

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Soft Drinks Category Report 2016

22 Apr 2016 Updated: 16 May 2016

Given Europe is already drinking less sugary pop, is it really to blame for our widening waistlines?


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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Vertical integration: pros and cons of your own supply chain Subscription

22 Apr 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Vertical integration offers better supply chain security, so why are more retailers not embracing it?

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Back of the net: Aldi and Lidl go big on fish Subscription

22 Apr 2016 | By Emma Sturgess

After shaking up the fresh meat sector, Aldi and Lidl are turning their attention to fish – with great success

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