graze chocolate cherry tart

Graze: Our Version of a Dark Chocolate Cherry Tart: acid test Subscription

11 Nov 2016 | By Beth Gault

Volume sales of chocolates are down 1.9%, and sugar sweeties have fallen 1.6%

waitrose chilli and mango dressing

Waitrose Alphonso Mango, Chilli & Pineapple Dressing Subscription

11 Nov 2016 | By Beth Gault

Sales of chilli sauces were up 6.7% this year as consumers, inspired by world cuisine, craved a fiery kick

spoon granola

Spoon Granola: Peanut & Apple: acid test Subscription

03 Nov 2016 | By Beth Gault

Spoon Cereals began as a pop-up stand in London in 2013, and later secured investment on Dragons’ Den

uncle bens rice medley

Uncle Ben's Rice Medley: acid test Subscription

03 Nov 2016 | By Beth Gault

Pouched is the only part of the rice & noodles category that has seen significant growth this year

tesco spicy bbq pork ribs

Spicy BBQ Pork Rib Rack: acid test Subscription

27 Oct 2016 | By Beth Gault

Barbecue season may be over but this microwaveable pack is still likely to spark consumer interest

purdey's edge

Purdey's Edge Multivitamin Fruit Drink: acid test Subscription

27 Oct 2016 | By Beth Gault

Purdey’s was the original ‘energy’ drink, popular on film sets to revive flagging thespians

waitrose love life ginger infusion tea

Dandelion, Fennel & Ginger Infusion with Liquorice Root Subscription

13 Oct 2016 | By Beth Gault

Tea sales have fallen 4.7% in value in the past year to £619.8m

cadbury toffee whole nut big taste

Cadbury Dairy Milk Big Taste Toffee Whole Nut: acid test Subscription

13 Oct 2016 | By Beth Gault

Despite Brits being mindful of their sugar consumption, the confectionery market is holding strong

pataks ready meal curry

Patak's Chicken Tikka Masala with Pilau Rice: acid test Subscription

05 Oct 2016 | By Beth Gault

This product is part of a six-strong lineup of meals for one

tesco mango and chilli popcorn

Tesco Finest Mango & Chilli Popcorn: acid test Subscription

22 Sep 2016 | By Beth Gault

British shoppers are in love with popcorn. Value sales were up a whopping 25.4% last year

we love cake macaroons

Bells of Lazonby Raspberry Macaroon Slices: acid test Subscription

16 Sep 2016 | By Beth Gault

The free-from category just keeps growing as more and more people choose to give up gluten and other allergens

scrubbys crisps

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

hipp porridge

Hipp Organic Apple & Peach Porridge: acid test Subscription

18 Aug 2016 | By Beth Gault

Hipp Organic extended its baby breakfast portfolio in June with two new ranges

st helen's goats milk ice cream

St Helen's Farm Goats Milk Ice Cream: Acid Test Subscription

11 Aug 2016 | By Beth Gault

Vanilla may be on the decline as an ice cream flavour but it is still one of the most popular

yeo valley nice cream

Yeo Valley Vanilla Custard N'Ice Cream: Acid Test Subscription

04 Aug 2016 | By Beth Gault

The long-standing US taste for custard-flavoured ice cream is now a growing trend on this side of the Atlantic

hellmanns australian bbq sauce

Hellmann's Australian Sweet Grill BBQ Sauce: acid test Subscription

28 Jul 2016 | By Beth Gault

This sauce is part of a 10-strong range based on world recipes

wellaby's simple bakes

Wellaby's Simple Bakes - Smoky BBQ: acid test Subscription

28 Jul 2016 | By Beth Gault

The free-from category continues to rise into the mainstream, with more and more Brits opting to drop gluten, wheat, dairy

spirit of summer posh dog rolls

Spirit of Summer Posh Dog Roll: Acid Test Subscription

22 Jul 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

An own-label answer to similar snacks from brands including Rustlers and Texas James

jamie oliver incredible curried chickpeas

Jamie Oliver Incredible Curried Chickpeas: acid test Subscription

20 Jul 2016

It makes sense that Jamie Oliver should put his name to a product that taps a number of trends

waitrose seriously nutty popcorn muesli

Seriously Nutty Maple, Pecan & Popcorn Muesli: acid test Subscription

14 Jul 2016 | By Beth Gault

This Waitrose cereal hopes to tap shoppers’ taste for all things popcorn

we love cake macaroons

Bells of Lazonby Raspberry Macaroon Slices: acid test Subscription

16 Sep 2016 | By Beth Gault

The free-from category just keeps growing as more and more people choose to give up gluten and other allergens

hipp porridge

Hipp Organic Apple & Peach Porridge: acid test Subscription

18 Aug 2016 | By Beth Gault

Hipp Organic extended its baby breakfast portfolio in June with two new ranges

hellmanns australian bbq sauce

Hellmann's Australian Sweet Grill BBQ Sauce: acid test Subscription

28 Jul 2016 | By Beth Gault

This sauce is part of a 10-strong range based on world recipes

wellaby's simple bakes

Wellaby's Simple Bakes - Smoky BBQ: acid test Subscription

28 Jul 2016 | By Beth Gault

The free-from category continues to rise into the mainstream, with more and more Brits opting to drop gluten, wheat, dairy

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Leading food & drink brands must drive innovation Subscription

22 Sep 2016

Retailers are increasingly looking for big brands to help expand and add value to categories

Donkey milk

Expanding dairy horizons: from quark spread to donkey milk

16 Sep 2016

Here is our pick of some of the most exotic and exciting dairy products from afar

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Online success begins with Favourites Subscription

14 Sep 2016 | By Gilad Simhony

Brands looking to launch NPD have to prioritise online Favourites lists, says MySupermarket’s Gilad Simhony

Smokey Brae

Speciality & Fine Food Fair 2016: key trends

08 Sep 2016 | By Beth Gault

Fine food producers experiment with smoking, booze and ethics in our round-up of key trends from the show

fire and smoke snack pots

Stoking the NPD fires: there is good work being done

18 Aug 2016

Sir, I read with interest your report regarding research from IRI showing a 13% fall in the number of new launches between

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NPD is crying out for long-term retailer support Subscription

11 Aug 2016

Sir, True NPD needs to be given significant time and financial support to become really established

shreddies protein

The food and drink industry needs innovation more than ever Subscription

04 Aug 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

This competitive industry needs innovation now more than ever

claire nuttal quote web

What to do when you have something genuinely new Subscription

28 Jul 2016 | By Claire Nuttall

Launching something genuinely new into a category is a seriously high stakes proposition

Sprouted Seeds

Fancy Food Show 2016: the 10 biggest trends Subscription

05 Jul 2016 | By Chris Blythe

From ‘jam is back’ to ’new ways with ice cream’ - here’s what you need to know about the top trends exhibited in New York City this year

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