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Tesco's Marmite shelf grab

Marmite is now a lightning rod for post-Brexit trade negotiations

28 Oct 2016 | By Adam Leyland

The plot, like one of Unilever’s Knorr stock pots, thickens

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Most exporters feel negatively about Cabinet's Brexit approach Subscription

28 Oct 2016 | By Edward Devlin

58% said the government’s current approach either ‘terrified’ them or left them feeling ‘gloomy’

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The Great British Bake Off bids farewell with tears and cake

27 Oct 2016 | By Megan Tatum

The last showstopper. The last tea towel flap. The last Mary Berry grimace as she bites into raw pastry

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Mults, suppliers and consumers must face up to price rises Subscription

27 Oct 2016 | By Liz Claydon

Two weeks ago we saw one of the first tangible implications of Brexit in a very public pricing spat

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What people eat matters - who they eat with matters too Subscription

27 Oct 2016

At Mars we aspire to identify and maximise our role in helping families cook and enjoy great meals together more often

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How fmcg companies can be seen by shoppers Subscription

27 Oct 2016 | By Jeremy Garlick

Fmcg companies have for a long time put effort into understanding consumer needs and occasions

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Ocado is sure to get more sophisticated than the Peroni button Subscription

27 Oct 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

‘Push the Peroni’ may look like copycat technology, but it is a sign of things to come

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How mobile-first thinking is becoming central to consumer behaviour Subscription

25 Oct 2016 | By Anthony Myers

Tablet use is in decline, but a new report reveals that smartphones are becoming more and more popular for users searching for food and drink

Cannabis drink

Bonkers booze, British cool and cannabis in a can: the top trends from Sial 2016

20 Oct 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

This year’s biennial innovations event in Paris didn’t disappoint on NPD

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Sainsbury's and Netto should have known better Subscription

14 Oct 2016

Perhaps the most surprising issue is that the statements made by both parties seemed to indicate it was not expected

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Farming can thrive after Brexit says NFU Subscription

07 Oct 2016 | By Terry Jones

Farmers and growers believe we need a bold and ambitious vision for the industry after Brexit

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The convenience stores getting chilled right Subscription

29 Sep 2016 | By Ian Garrett

It’s a well-known fact that getting the chilled fixture right has been a perennial challenge for convenience retailers


With the remit of the Groceries Code Adjudicator set to be extended, who needs to be included?

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Direct to consumer brands are changing the landscape Subscription

27 Oct 2016

Put aside price rivalry and Amazon. Another trend is becoming too big to ignore: the rise of direct to consumer brands

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Food startups need more support Subscription

20 Oct 2016

As price wars continue to devalue the industry, innovative startups that could make a difference are being deprioritised

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Customer service will build trust and win Brits' support Subscription

14 Oct 2016

A survey has found that two-fifths of Brits intend to buy from British businesses post Brexit

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OUTDOOR Pub lunch

Insect promotions are Karoline's latest way to create Buzz

26 Apr 2015 | By Titania Touché

I am envisaging a summer of decadent lunches on a sun-drenched Mayfair terrace…

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