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Focus on cereal Subscription

26 Jan 2015 | By Bernadette John

There have been more cuts in cereal than in Psycho as brands slash prices and sugar to stem losses. What’s next for the se…

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Sugar suppliers face sweeter future with end of EU quotas

26 Jan 2015 | By Edward Devlin

UK sugar suppliers may be feeling bitter over low prices and the pressure health campaigners are putting on their product…

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Copycats: going to war with the packaging lookalikes Subscription

23 Jan 2015 | By James Halliwell

Brands are furious with the copycats, but it’s perfectly legal and discounter sales suggest it works

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Plastic or glass: who's got the bottle? Subscription

23 Jan 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Glass is on the ropes

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Packaging, waste and the EU - where now for the lifecycle approach? Subscription

23 Jan 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Heckled for its shelving of the Circular Economy package, the European Commission must now return to the drawing board

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Max 99p takes discounting to the max

19 Jan 2015 | By Megan Tatum

It’s a growing market but Max 99p believes wider aisles, customer service and teaming up with Nisa will give it the edge…..

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Judge Bread: is Sylvester Stallone the right choice for Warburtons? Subscription

26 Jan 2015 | By Amy North

We take a look at other unlikely marketing hook-ups and their mixed results


As the government announces plans to push ahead with plain packs for tobacco, is it...

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Top Products Survey 2014

14 Jan 2015

It’s been carnage for the big four as discounters stepped up their assault. So which products and categories have been hit hardest? Who are the heroes? And how?


OC&C Top 150 Supplier Rankings 2014

01 Oct 2014 | By James Halliwell, Alec Mattinson

In the toughest grocery retail conditions for a generation, it’s not scale so much as fleetness of foot that counts, reveals the latest OC&C Top 150…

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