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Further restrictions on HFSS ads to kids? Subscription

25 Aug 2016

Sir, Disappointingly, there is no detail on how a sugar tax will be levied


Obesity strategy missed chance to change thinking around food Subscription

25 Aug 2016

Sir, In the failure to address food advertising in the childhood obesity plan, the government has missed an opportunity

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Stoking the NPD fires: there is good work being done

18 Aug 2016

Sir, I read with interest your report regarding research from IRI showing a 13% fall in the number of new launches between


Walmart buy is bold move against Amazon Subscription

18 Aug 2016

Competition is fiercer than ever in the online retailing industry, as Walmart has acquired Amazon’s up-and-coming rival

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Waitrose shows cash is no longer king Subscription

11 Aug 2016

According to the latest reports from Payments UK, use of card outstripped cash for the first time in 2015


Hot Desserts Category Report 2016

18 Aug 2016 Updated: 23 Aug 2016 | By Robyn Vinter

British is best, especially when it comes to hot desserts. Traditional favourites such as jam roly poly, spotted dick and bread & butter pudding…

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Sunday Roast Category Report 2016

18 Aug 2016 Updated: 23 Aug 2016 | By Kate Halliwell

Forget roast tatties and carrots, Brits now prefer their roast dinners with a side of Netflix. They’ve tucked into 23 million more midweek…

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Asian kit goes legit: Rice & Noodles Category Report 2016 Subscription

09 Aug 2016 | By Andrew Lusher

Brits have forked out an extra £9.4m on pouched rice in the past year


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