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Pasta World sees profits fall following investment Subscription

27 Feb 2015

One of the UK’s largest producers of dried pasta for food producers saw profits collapse last year…

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City News: BAT share price rises despite volume squeeze Subscription

27 Feb 2015

Tobacco companies face fierce currency headwinds, regulatory crackdowns and a global slump in cigarette volumes…

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Red cabbage sales boosted nearly 50% by healthy shoppers

22 Feb 2015 | By Kevin White

A surge in demand has seen red cabbage sales jump by almost 50%…

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SABMiller saga takes another twist as 3G Capital linked too Subscription

20 Feb 2015

One of the few UK-listed companies issuing numbers this week was European Coke bottler Coca-Cola HBC…

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Pork prices set to say down with higher UK pig supply Subscription

06 Feb 2015 | By Vince Bamford

Pork prices are continuing to fall – and it could be some time before they start to recover…

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Food prices rise slightly amid non-food deflation Subscription

07 Jan 2015 | By Claire Farrell

Fresh foods report inflation for first time in four months

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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…


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