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BAT cigarette volumes decline in 'challenging' market

22 Oct 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

British American Tobacco has reported a small fall in cigarette volumes in the first nine months of the year as its headline revenues were hit by currency movements.

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Symington’s buys ready meal maker Tanfield Foods

21 Oct 2014 | By Helen Gilbert

Chicken Tonight and Ragu supplier Symington’s has bought convenience meals producer Tanfield Foods for an undisclosed sum.

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Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway slashes Tesco stake

17 Oct 2014 | By Andrew Don

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has slashed its interest in Tesco, reducing its stakeholding below 3%.

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Volatile week for Thorntons shares due to first-quarter figures Subscription

16 Oct 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Chocolatier Thorntons saw its share price dip alarmingly on Monday…

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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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