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The Dairymen 2016

The Dairymen 2016: an action plan for British dairy

12 Sep 2016 | By Carina Perkins

It’s no good crying over spilt milk. So instead of reflecting on what a tough year it has been for dairy, we decided to make this year’s Dairymen all about looking to the future.

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Grocery Retail Structure 2016

20 May 2016 | By Ronan Hegarty

With Musgrave and Morrisons pulling out, convenience is in the spotlight, while the big four have all but stopped growing

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Britain's biggest brands: prices drop due to supermarket wars Subscription

20 Mar 2015 | By Rob Brown

The escalating supermarket price war has helped drive down average prices of 41 of Britain’s 100 biggest grocery brands…

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Petcare Category Report 2016

21 Oct 2016 Updated: 01 Nov 2016 | By Ellis Hawthorne

We haven’t dreamt it up, even if the above image has been manipulated somewhat: dog yoga (or ‘doga’) is really a thing.

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Soup Category Report 2016

21 Oct 2016 Updated: 01 Nov 2016 | By Amy North

Canned soup is on a sinking ship. A staggering £28.7m have been wiped off sales while chilled has climbed aboard the lifeboats…

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Winter Remedies Category Report 2016

14 Oct 2016 Updated: 01 Nov 2016 | By Carolyn Robertson

Winter is coming. To fans of Game of Thrones that phrase means the coming of unspeakable hardship and violence. And probably sex.

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Cakes & Biscuits Category Report 2016

14 Oct 2016 Updated: 01 Nov 2016 | By Amy North

America’s pioneering spirit - which opened up the Wild West in the 19th century and put man on the moon in 1969 - is making its mark on the biscuit category.

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Alcohol category report 2016

07 Oct 2016 Updated: 21 Oct 2016 | By Lisa Riley

The nation’s taste in booze is going upmarket. Just look at the boom in ultra premium craft spirits and sparkling wine, the two fastest growing sectors…

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Confectionery Category Report 2016

30 Sep 2016 Updated: 21 Oct 2016 | By Natalie Brown

Confectionery’s best brains are proving their mettle as the market continues to get battered by tectonic societal changes. 

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Sports Nutrition Category Report 2016

23 Sep 2016 | By Rob Brown

Fashion is cyclical. So are concepts of beauty. If one look can be said to have defined the 1990s, it is ‘heroin chic’  

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Spirits Category Report 2016

15 Sep 2016 Updated: 22 Sep 2016 | By James Halliwell

Brits are hitting the hard stuff… hard. Sales of spirits are up a stiff 3.2% after shoppers spent £108m more on liquor than last year, delivering the latest positive numbers in what…


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