Focus On reports
Northern Ireland won 160 Great Taste Awards in 2015
If this were a real war, own label would be waving a white flag right now
So what has turned Britain into a nation of wine lovers? What’s driven overall wine prices up 0.5%?
Convenience is getting fresh. It might even be getting healthy.
How are artificial tanning products continuing to gain favour? And what can be done to brighten up suncare’s future?
Greek-style yoghurt continues to deliver divine sales
What have brands and retailers got up their sleeves to help grow sales in summer 2016 come rain or shine?
Health concerns are fuelling the sector’s growth, and drinkers are lapping up the brands’ marketing. So who’s ahead?
What are toy manufacturers and retailers doing to build on this in the coming year? And will superheroes continue to dominate?
How do brands plan to maintain the momentum? And how well-positioned is the dairy drinks category in the war on sugar?
Do shoppers really want ice cream to be made healthier?
Just when it seemed things couldn’t get any worse for juices and smoothies, the category has been dealt a further blow
That in this deflationary era shoppers are somehow being convinced that pizza is worth paying more for is to be celebrated
So how’s it finally put Horsegate to rest and achieved this phenomenal growth?
The fat lady is singing for tobacco
The sun is setting on e-cigs’ first era
It’s been a bittersweet year for Fairtrade
Are there any rays of sunshine in this commoditised sector?
What can be learned from the champions of the household sector?
If the market ever needed a hero, it does now. So where can one be found?
Grocery brands are falling back to earth with a bump
It’s been another big year for the relatively little players in the grocery game
Consolidation. It’s a word everyone in wholesale has been acutely familiar with for years, but 2015 has proved an especially lively 12 month spell with deals of all varieties.
Our Power List for 2016 reflects the looming emergence of a new force in grocery. Or should that be a new Death Star?
Who are these lean, mean selling machines? How are they in such good shape? And who’s looking flabby?
The rate of sales increases across the UK’s fastest growing fmcg suppliers has slowed dramatically
Does the CMA's intervention with Asda mark the end of dodgy supermarket deals?