Focus on Oils 2016

Oils Category Report 2016

20 May 2016

Is extra virgin olive’s dominance of the market, with its 22.6% value share, under threat?

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Meat-free category report 2016

13 May 2016 Updated: 20 May 2016

Sales are booming, up 6.2% to £268.6m on volumes up 7.2%

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Bread & Bakery Category Report 2016

06 May 2016 Updated: 16 May 2016

What can be learnt from Warbies? And who else is managing to buck the downturn in the bread market, and how?

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Crisps, Nuts & Snacks Category Report 2016

29 Apr 2016 Updated: 16 May 2016

It’s not just pack formats that are changing, however; increasingly they’re being filled with baked snacks rather than potato crisps

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Soft Drinks Category Report 2016

22 Apr 2016 Updated: 16 May 2016

Given Europe is already drinking less sugary pop, is it really to blame for our widening waistlines?

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Northern Ireland Category Report 2016

15 Apr 2016 Updated: 18 Apr 2016

Northern Ireland won 160 Great Taste Awards in 2015

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Own-label Report 2016

15 Apr 2016 Updated: 18 Apr 2016

If this were a real war, own label would be waving a white flag right now

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Wine Category Report 2016

15 Apr 2016 Updated: 18 Apr 2016

So what has turned Britain into a nation of wine lovers? What’s driven overall wine prices up 0.5%?

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National Convenience Show 2016

08 Apr 2016 Updated: 18 Apr 2016

Convenience is getting fresh. It might even be getting healthy.

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Suncare Category Report 2016

08 Apr 2016 Updated: 18 Apr 2016

How are artificial tanning products continuing to gain favour? And what can be done to brighten up suncare’s future?

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Yoghurts & Potted Desserts Category Report 2016

01 Apr 2016

Greek-style yoghurt continues to deliver divine sales

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Barbecue Report 2016

31 Mar 2016

What have brands and retailers got up their sleeves to help grow sales in summer 2016 come rain or shine?

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Bottled Water Category Report 2016

22 Mar 2016

Health concerns are fuelling the sector’s growth, and drinkers are lapping up the brands’ marketing. So who’s ahead?

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Toys Category Report 2016

15 Mar 2016

What are toy manufacturers and retailers doing to build on this in the coming year? And will superheroes continue to dominate?

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Dairy drinks category report 2016

15 Mar 2016

How do brands plan to maintain the momentum? And how well-positioned is the dairy drinks category in the war on sugar? 

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Ice cream category report 2016

08 Mar 2016

Do shoppers really want ice cream to be made healthier?

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Juice & smoothies category report 2016

04 Mar 2016

Just when it seemed things couldn’t get any worse for juices and smoothies, the category has been dealt a further blow

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Pizza category report 2016

22 Feb 2016

That in this deflationary era shoppers are somehow being convinced that pizza is worth paying more for is to be celebrated

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Ready meals category report 2016

22 Feb 2016

So how’s it finally put Horsegate to rest and achieved this phenomenal growth?

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Tobacco category report 2016

17 Feb 2016

The fat lady is singing for tobacco

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Britain's Biggest Brands 2016

24 Mar 2016

Grocery brands are falling back to earth with a bump

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Top 50 Independents 2016

04 Mar 2016

It’s been another big year for the relatively little players in the grocery game

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The Big 30 Wholesalers report 2016

12 Feb 2016 Updated: 19 Feb 2016

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.

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The Grocer's Power List 2016

06 Feb 2016 Updated: 19 Feb 2016

Our Power List for 2016 reflects the looming emergence of a new force in grocery. Or should that be a new Death Star?

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Top Products Survey 2015

22 Dec 2015

Who are these lean, mean selling machines? How are they in such good shape? And who’s looking flabby?

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The Fast 50 2015

27 Nov 2015 Updated: 19 Feb 2016

The rate of sales increases across the UK’s fastest growing fmcg suppliers has slowed dramatically


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