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Premier hit by fall in multibuys as higher costs squeeze margins Subscription

20 Jan 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

A reduction in supermarket multibuys and own-label growth has wiped out branded sales growth, Premier Foods has claimed

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Premier Foods warns profits to be hit by weak trading and rising costs Subscription

18 Jan 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Premier Foods has issued a profits warning this morning, despite a strong December, as sales remained weak in the third quarter and costs spiralled following the slump in sterling.

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Freddo bar set for 20% price increase as cocoa prices rise Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Move is a “last resort” to manage costs, insists Mondelez

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Premier Foods boss back under pressure as sales slump Subscription

14 Oct 2016 | By Edward Devlin

The September sunshine was blamed for plummeting gravy sales at the Bisto and Oxo supplier

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We need a united food and farming system

12 Jan 2017 | By Chris Elliott

We have a wealth of talent that could come up with an outline for a combined ‘national food and health system’

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Treasury has offered soft drinks makers ‘wiggle room’ with levy detail delay Subscription

05 Dec 2016 | By Ian Quinn

The Treasury has paused for breath before it reveals the full extent of the sugar tax


What do you make of Sainsbury’s new ‘food dancing’ ad?

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Go low sugar. Even jam

19 Jan 2017

Sir, So, kids consume half their daily sugar quota at breakfast

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Consumers are not clear on what 'clean eating' is Subscription

29 Sep 2016

Sir, Nielsen data shows almost half of the UK is now actively engaging in what has been termed ‘eating clean’

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Further restrictions on HFSS ads to kids? Subscription

25 Aug 2016

Sir, Disappointingly, there is no detail on how a sugar tax will be levied

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