Special reports editor Rob Brown handles The Grocer's weekly category reports (Focus On features), and special projects such as our annual Top Products Survey.
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It’s claws out in petcare and own label has gained the upper paw. Retailer offerings have outgrown all but one of the top 10 bestsellers, leaping 6.5% in value - or £24.9m.
Mediterranean food supplier Belazu has made its debut in pasta sauces with two new lines…
The final of The Great British Bake Off was rather disappointing…
- Petfood own label surges as shoppers economise
- Leane Bramhall of Burts Chips on otters and Dartmoor
- Breakfast biscuit prices tumble as rivals fight over crumbs
- Focus on Confectionery
- Cadbury fans happy to pay more for 'inventive' NPD
- JW Lees marks Asda listing with a 'Manc dance' in Covent GardenVideo
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There’s nothing this industry likes more at times than a good sneer. And when Ranjit Singh Boparan took control of Goodfella’s Pizza in 2011 as part of his swoop on Northern Foods, certain quarters seemed to sneer in unison…
Monster is having a nightmare. But it’s nothing compared with what the parents of Anais Fournier have been through since the Maryland 14-year-old died last Christmas after drinking two 680ml cans of what the brand refers to as its ‘killer energy brew’ in a day.
There are only two certainties in life, as anyone will tell you: death and taxes. Unless you’re Starbucks, that is. It hasn’t paid a bean in corporation tax for the past three years, according to an investigation into the coffee giant’s UK tax affairs by Reuters…
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