Mondelez is launching its Cadbury Dairy Milk Big Taste as a countline this summer
The NPD will be available from 15 August in Original, Sun Sundried Tomato & Basil and Caramelised Onion
Go Barmy for a Sarnie will push variants including Toasted Cheese & Worcester Sauce, and Bacon & Ketchup
SABMiller board backs improved AB InBev offer Subscription
SABMiller announced on Friday afternoon it has unanimously recommended this week’s improved £79bn offer from AB InBev.
Fen Farm currently operates in the domestic sector and distributes its products through Harrods and Fortnum & Mason.
Recipe box business Mindful Chef has soared past its £400,000 crowdfunding target with help from sporting stars Andy Murray, Victoria Pendleton and Will Greenwood to raise more than £1m.
Volunteering projects in nine out of its target 24 UK cities have been completed so far
Consumer research by Harris Interactive found English wine was favoured by 11% of 2,091 consumers polled
The £125m deal can proceed as long as Celesio sells off 12 of its existing LloydsPharmacy businesses
Hugh’s War on Waste returned this week and proved that levels of food waste in the fields are still extremely high
Changing Room is a 30-second ad that follows on from the events in Pitch earlier this year
The Treasury has delayed a consultation over implementation of the controversial sugar levy on soft drinks
Tata has appointed Peter Dries as director of customer and shopper marketing for Tetley
The FSA has promised to remove the barriers to food redistribution caused by “nanny state” date-marking policies
The discounter said it would ban caged hen eggs from 2025, following similar moves by Iceland, Morrisons, Tesco and Aldi…
Lidl trials baby range to rival Aldi's Mamia Subscription
The discounter will test new baby range Lidl’uns in four UK regions from September
M&A deal activity set for post-Brexit autumn spike Subscription
Pent-up M&A demand in the food and drink sector could lead to a spike in deals in the autumn
Ocado offers early bird customers 5.30am deliveries Subscription
The retailer is offering a slot from 5.30am to 6.30am on a trial basis
Brexit has led to a dramatic 11-point drop in July from -1 to -12 in the latest monthly consumer confidence index by market research firm GfK.
Prosecco sales rise despite supply fears Subscription
Value sales of the Italian fizz have risen 29.5%, adding £66.3m to category value over the past year alone
The two Love Life fusilli come in a recyclable box that comprises 15% peas and pulses left over from making the products
The long-term goal of the collaboration is to combine the internet of things with ‘breakthrough’ nutrition science
Media Bites 29 July: Diageo, Carrefour, Amazon Subscription
Diageo’s hangover lifted last year as it cheered a 3.5% rise in full-year operating profits in its self-styled “turnaround” year.
Reckitt profits hit by South Korea problems Subscription
Reckitt Benckiser first-half profits plunged 29% to £528m after it put aside £319m to pay compensation
Cake Angels hopes the home baking kits will increase children’s social skills as they bake together
The new product is expected to be available from March 2017
The healthy giveaway has been welcomed by the British Heart Foundation
Net income at the French food giant more than doubled in the six months to 30 June to €935m
The cash portion of the bid suddenly became more than 10% less valuable after the UK quit the EU
Norman Brodie took charge of the business in early 2016 in a management shake-up following disappointing trading
The NPD will be available in Waitrose from 1 August
The number of new launches into retailers is down 13%
Peanut prices pushed up by delayed harvest Subscription
Peanut prices have risen 31.1% year on year after a delayed Argentinian harvest
Heinz fights back by scaling up promotional assault Subscription
Heinz is ramping up supermarket promotions after reporting sales of its iconic beans and soups are struggling
The pack splits the product into two sets of sausages with a peelable seal
What do you think is the key reason for the fall in NPD in stores?
Will consumers remain invested in wonky veg? Subscription
Supermarkets didn’t set out to create food waste. And consumers haven’t always been as fussy as they have become
The ad purports to offer a glimpse into the training regimen of some of the world’s top athletes
Chiara Appendino, the new mayor of Turin, has pledged that veggie and vegan diets will be a “priority” for her administration
An as-yet unborn taster will enjoy it more than anyone can now
The Grocer’s anti-food waste campaign is bang on trend on Twitter
Hugh's War on Waste uncovers more picky supermarkets Subscription
Would anyone object to seeing any of the supermarket chief executives pelted with wet cauliflower?
You know, and I know, that training courses aren’t where we do most of our learning
Britain is booming! And you don’t just have to take my word for it – the Daily Express said so
A purist measure by a single buyer? Or does baby move mark a new direction for the northern supermarket?
Retailers mustn't put the egg success story at risk Subscription
Eggs have been one of grocery’s biggest success stories of recent years
As the government scrambles to come up with a roadmap for our withdrawal, the outlook is anything but certain
Sri Lankan tea benefits from weak pound Subscription
Almost all the major commodities tracked by Mintec have risen in the wake of the post-referendum slump in sterling
Supermarkets have to grab the vitamin D opportunity Subscription
Almost everyone should be taking a vitamin D supplement between October and March, according to new advice from PHE
Vitamin D advice needs back-up from Eatwell Subscription
For years I have taken 25mcg of vitamin D3 daily in autumn and winter, defying adamant medics