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Cheese Category Report 2015

30 Nov 2015

How sustainable is the retailer tactic to slash prices, and what are brands doing to add value back into the cheese category?

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Pastries & Meat Snacks Category Report 2015

20 Nov 2015

What lessons can piemakers take from the booming meat snacks sector, which is enjoying continued value and volume growth?

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World Cuisine Category Report 2015

18 Nov 2015

Just how much of an opportunity is world cuisine? What factors have driven the growth? And can it continue?

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Fish Category Report 2015

18 Nov 2015

What is behind soaring sales? And how do frozen and ambient fish compare?

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Pasta and Pasta Sauces Category Report 2015

06 Nov 2015

Where do the opportunities lie? And, if scratch cooking is here to stay, what does the future look like for pasta sauce brands?

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Toiletries Category Report 2015

30 Oct 2015 | By Natalie Brown

The personal care market has suffered a 0.6% decline to just over £5bn and volumes are down 0.9%


Soup Category Report 2015

27 Oct 2015 | By Kate Halliwell

Why are some rising and some sinking? And is the soup bubble sustainable?

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Petcare Category Report 2015

27 Oct 2015 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Almost 37% of the British population owns a cat, dog or both, which translates into 11 million shoppers

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Winter Remedies Category Report 2015

23 Oct 2015 Updated: 30 Oct 2015 | By Paul Davies

Surely it’s not all down to efforts to encourage cold & flu sufferers to self medicate and keep out of GP surgeries?

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Cakes & Biscuits Category Report 2015

23 Oct 2015 Updated: 30 Oct 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Some sectors, such as savoury biscuits and sweet treats for special occasions, are up by double digits

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Alcohol Category Report 2015

09 Oct 2015

What does the sweet drinks trend mean for the wider market?

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Confectionery category report 2015

08 Oct 2015

How has the sector managed to swerve the sugar bullet? What are the big brands doing to drive growth?

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Anuga preview 2015

29 Sep 2015

This year’s takes place over five days next month, and will attract 6,800 exhibitors from 100 countries, almost 200 of them British

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Sports nutrition category report 2015

29 Sep 2015

Last month the World Triathalon Corporation was sold for $650m - fitness is big business

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The OC&C Top 150 index 2015

22 Sep 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Own-brand suppliers are growing over three times faster than branded suppliers

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Spirits category report 2015

21 Sep 2015

The total spirits market is up 1.5% to £3.4bn, on volumes that have inched up 0.5%, so what’s going on?

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The Dairymen 2015

11 Sep 2015

It’s been a turbulent year for the UK dairy industry. Our Dairymen special looks at the new power players in dairy supplier boardrooms, and charts the opportunities and challenges for the sector in the year ahead.

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Sauces & condiments category report 2015

11 Sep 2015 | By Simon Creasey

Why have some prospered while others have suffered?

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Hot Beverages Category Report 2015

09 Sep 2015

Will the success of everyday brands come at the cost of category value?

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Batteries Category Report 2015

28 Aug 2015

What can other manufacturers learn from those who are posting strong growth?

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The OC&C Top 150 index 2015

22 Sep 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Own-brand suppliers are growing over three times faster than branded suppliers

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Britain's 100 Biggest Alcohol Brands: who's come up trumps?

22 Jul 2015

Who has the strongest hand in today’s booze market? Which brands are the top trumps and which are the jokers?

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OC&C Global 50: the giant slowdown

14 Jul 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

Global growth for fmcg giants has seldom been so anaemic

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Grocery Retail Structure 2015

05 Jun 2015

There’s an inconvenient truth at the heart of convenience retailing

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Fmcg advertisers report 2015

22 Apr 2015

It’s been a year of seismic change for fmcg advertising

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Britain's 100 Biggest Brands: spot on strategy and execution

20 Mar 2015

In chess, the first mover always has an advantage. The same applies in grocery…


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