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Britvic first quarter revenues slide on tough UK trading conditions

27 Jan 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Britvic has announced a 1.4% fall in GB revenues amid “challenging trading conditions”, but insists it remains confident of hitting full year profit expectations.

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Business booming for Tyrrells following Investcorp takeover Subscription

26 Jan 2015

Premium snacks ­supplier Tyrrells has enjoyed booming sales in its first year…

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Nestlé under pressure: City News Subscription

26 Jan 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

International fmcg companies are already struggling for growth amid a global emerging markets slowdown…

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B&M Bargains' shares rise on Christmas sales uplift

23 Jan 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

B&M Bargains’ shares were up by over 5% this morning after it reported a like-for-like sales uplift of 4.5% in the 13 weeks to 27 December.

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Sugar suppliers face sweeter future with end of EU quotas

26 Jan 2015 | By Edward Devlin

UK sugar suppliers may be feeling bitter over low prices and the pressure health campaigners are putting on their product…

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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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