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AB InBev hit by slowdowns in US, Russia and China

31 Oct 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Global brewing group AB InBev posted below expectation growth this morning, with third quarter revenue rising by 2.3% as overall beer volumes fell thanks to a slowdown in US and China.

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Cook expanding following double-digit growth last year Subscription

30 Oct 2014 | By Andrew Don

Frozen ready meals producer and retailer Cook has embarked on an ambitious new expansion phase after posting double-digit sales growth last year.

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Chaucer Foods buys 65% stake in US snack firm Crunchies

29 Oct 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

UK-based food group Chaucer has agreed to buy a controlling stake in US health snack specialist Crunchies Food Company.


C&C Group’s profits hit by slowdown in England and the US

29 Oct 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Drinks manufacturer C&C Group reported a 2.7% fall in first half operating profit as warned of “intensively competitive trading” in England and Wales and a “disappointing” performance in the US.

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City news: sheer scale of Tesco's problems sends shares plummeting Subscription

23 Oct 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Everyone knew Tesco’s day of reckoning would be bad, but the sheer scale of the problems afflicting the UK’s biggest super…

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Why is UK fruit so expensive? asks Joanna Blythman Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Joanna Blythman

Back in Britain after a spell abroad, I can feel my healthy, sun-kissed diet go down the tube…


Labour plans to micro-manage our diets - it won't work Subscription

16 May 2014 | By Kevin Hawkins

The nanny state, like an old comic opera, is about to have a revival…


Pushing brand values during the price war Subscription

09 May 2014 | By Andy Poole

The old adage ‘price is king’ could not ring any truer for grocery brands at the moment…


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