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The GPI tracks pricing of more than 70,000 grocery products using a 12-month chained index. The index was set at 100 in September 2008. The average does not include Waitrose. The GPI is compiled by Brand View.

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Cost of basket of fruit & veg moves up 3% on last month

17 Feb 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Some individual SKUs are significantly more expensive than a year ago – including those affected by widespread shortages

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Inflation leaps to highest level since June 2014 as food prices rise Subscription

14 Feb 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Inflation has hit its highest rate for two-and-a-half years, driven by the dramatic slowdown in falling food prices since the EU referendum and rising fuel costs at the pumps.


City snapshot: Shoppers expect rapid price rises in 2017 Subscription

14 Feb 2017 | By Edward Devlin

The majority of consumers are feeling the pinch from rising prices over the past year and expect more rapid hikes to come in the next 12 months in the wake of Brexit, according to market research firm GfK.

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Deflation grinds to a halt for the first time since mid 2014 Subscription

10 Feb 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Tesco was the only big four retailer to buck the trend with its prices still down 1% year on year

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City snapshot: Reckitt Benckiser agrees $17.9bn deal for Mead Johnson Subscription

10 Feb 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Durex owner Reckitt Benckiser is to acquire baby formula firm Mead Johnson Nutrition Co in a deal worth $17.9bn 


Glanbia makes two international nutrition acquisitions Subscription

06 Feb 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Irish nutrition group Glanbia has announced two acquisitions this morning totalling €181m as it looks to grow its international footprint.

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City snapshot: Kerry pastry deal boosts Addo Food Group Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Sales and profitability have soared at Addo Food Group after it turned around the performance of the chilled savoury pastry business acquired from Kerry Foods in August 2014.

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Deflation weakens more as prices of fresh food creep up Subscription

12 Jan 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Deflation tumbled to its lowest level since mid-2014 over the Christmas period amid price hikes across fresh food


Meadow Foods sales plunge by 40% in run up to PE backing Subscription

12 Jan 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Dairy processor Meadow Foods saw its sales drop by almost 40% last year as the plunging price of milk hit revenues

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Which of the grocers has "won" Christmas? Subscription

09 Jan 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Ahead of a busy week of grocery trading updates there are good reasons to think the supermarkets had a far better time of things over the festive period.

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Deflation eases back to its lowest in nearly two years Subscription

09 Dec 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket price deflation has eased back to its lowest level in almost two years

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City snapshot: Fyffes snapped up by Sumitomo Corporation in €751m deal Subscription

09 Dec 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Ireland-headquartered banana importer Fyffes has been snapped up by Asian global trading group Sumitomo Corporation for €751m (£635m)

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Inflationary pressures build but deflation still persists Subscription

11 Nov 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

This week the media’s inflationary focus has turned to Birds Eye fish fingers, Walkers Crisps, and smaller Toblerones…

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City snapshot: Inflation rears its head but prices remain soft in most categories Subscription

11 Nov 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Inflationary pressures are building as big suppliers negotiate with supermarkets for price hikes but deflation still persists, the latest Grocer Price Index reveals.

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Fever-Tree upgrades profit expectations Subscription

07 Nov 2016 | By Alec Mattinson

Drinks mixer producer Fever-Tree (FEVR) has upgraded its profits expectations for the year, sending its shares up 10% this morning .. 

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City snapshot: Food prices continue to fall despite Brexit Subscription

02 Nov 2016 | By Edward Devlin

Food prices continued to fall in October as grocers slug it out in fresh produce aisles, but ambient products move closer to inflationary territory, according to latest BRC-Nielsen index …

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'Bleak' crop of Bolivian Brazil nuts set to inflate UK prices Subscription

24 Feb 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Brits are facing a surge in Brazil nut prices after climate change hit harvests in Bolivia

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Bread, beans & beer brands soar in price as Brexit bites Subscription

24 Feb 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Beer, bread and baked beans are the latest victims of Brexit, with shoppers facing price hikes on their favourite brands


Poor production still driving up price of EU wheat Subscription

23 Feb 2017

EU wheat prices continued to rise due to poor production in major growing regions


Spanish weather hikes price of lettuce and tomatoes Subscription

23 Feb 2017

Lettuce prices have risen in the UK due to lower supplies from Spain

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Stores must be convinced of electronic shelf label benefits Subscription

17 Feb 2017 | By Ian Quinn

More than three years ago Tesco spoke about the brave new world of electronic shelf labels

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Will electronic displays halt debacles over shelf pricing? Subscription

17 Feb 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Experts tell The Grocer the issue of promotional errors goes much further than just Tesco


End of sugar quotas set to ease hikes Subscription

16 Feb 2017 | By Avneet K Deol

EU sugar production is forecast to be up 13% year on year at 16.2 million tonnes this season


Brazilian beef prices up due to rising global demand Subscription

16 Feb 2017

A fall in exports from Australia and a competitively low domestic price pushed Brazilian beef exports up 4% year on year

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