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Unilever board speaks for many with rejection of Kraft Heinz overtures Subscription

17 Feb 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Unilever’s strongly worded rejection of Kraft Heinz’s £115bn approach today did not sound like the words of a board about to roll over and accept a slightly higher offer.

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Kraft Heinz moves on Unilever: a sign of desperate times for big food? Subscription

17 Feb 2017 | By Edward Devlin

What happens now? How likely is Kraft Heinz to up its bid price? And will CEO Paul Polman allow the company to slip from his control? 

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Kraft Heinz makes play for Unilever: analyst reactions Subscription

17 Feb 2017

Leading City analysts react to Kraft Heinz’s bid for Unilever

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The Big 30 wholesalers 2017: Why Tesco & co are gunning for wholesale Subscription

17 Feb 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Tesco-Booker deal could trigger consolidation in the Big 30 on an entirely new level. So what does the future hold?

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What factors will make NPD click with today's shoppers? Video Subscription

17 Feb 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

If you believed the newspapers you would be forgiven for thinking food innovation was limited to either ‘shrinkflation’ or ‘clean eating’

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

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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Food hygiene ‘self-regulation’ shows progress… and desperation Subscription

09 Feb 2017 | By Ian Quinn

If any organisation likes to be seen to be tough, it is the Scottish version of the FSA

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PDF: Power List 2017

16 Feb 2017

100 leaders, thinkers and agitators shaping the grocery industry 

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PDF: Top Campaigns of 2016

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  Everyone loves talking about the Christmas ads, but which one does The Grocer think is the best? Let’s not ignore the rest of the year either



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