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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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UK food prices return to inflation according to official statistics Subscription

21 Mar 2017 Updated: 21 Mar 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The price of UK food and non-alcoholic drinks rose 0.3% in February after 31 consecutive months of decline, according to the Office of National Statistics.

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City snapshot: Unilever CEO calls for shake-up of UK takeover rules Subscription

15 Mar 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Unilever boss Paul Polman has called on the Government to tighten up UK takeover rules after the Anglo-Dutch Marmite producer successfully saw off a £115bn bid approach from Kraft Heinz last month. Plus retail shares suffer and all the rest of the latest news from the City

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How deep were the supermarket price cuts? Subscription

14 Mar 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The latest Grocer Price Index signalled an end to the era of supermarket deflation as prices in February rose again on an annual basis after two and a half years of price cuts. But how deep were the cuts?

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City snapshot: Inflation returns to UK grocery Subscription

10 Mar 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket shelf prices are on the rise for the first time in more than two-and-a-half years, according to the latest Grocer Price Index

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Supermarket prices rising as curtain falls on deflation Subscription

09 Mar 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The industry-wide deflation that has gripped the grocery market since mid-2014 fell back to zero in the month to 1 February

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City snapshot: Premier Foods strikes agreement with Hong Kong hedge fund Subscription

01 Mar 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Activist investor Oasis Management is set to further build its stake in Premier Foods after entering a customary relationship agreement

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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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MPs must eschew multibuys and head down the takeaway Subscription

27 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

A Health Select Committee report calling for a clampdown on supermarket promotions is out of touch

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The time is right for promotions to get hyper-personalised - video Video

24 Mar 2017

Tim Mason, CEO of Eagle Eye, makes the case for hyper-personalised promotions


Post-Brexit surge in wheat hits breakfast bowl prices Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Carina Perkins

After Weetabix warned Brexit could hit breakfast, shoppers are already paying more for some favourite cereal brands

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Spanish orange production back to normal Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Beth Gault

Orange production in Spain has returned to normal levels this year


Cotton prices on the rise as ending stocks dry up Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Beth Gault

Cotton prices have continued to rise as ending stocks are projected to fall for the second consecutive year

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Make offers and promotions hyper-personal Video

23 Mar 2017 | By Tim Mason

In days gone by, getting customers into stores revolved around blunderbuss techniques like cut-price essentials

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Black pepper prices fall as stocks are replenished Subscription

16 Mar 2017 | By Jara Zicha

Food manufacturers are finally having to shell out less for black pepper

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Aluminium prices driven up by Chinese cuts Subscription

16 Mar 2017

Aluminium prices have continued to rise, reaching the highest level since May 2015

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