Focus On reports
The countdown to the sugar tax is on, and Spreadsheet Phil must be rubbing his hands with glee
Encore! Own label has stolen the limelight, and the audience are loving it. So much so, they’ve splashed out an extra £105.2m on own-brand food in the past year in the mults alone.
As Britain heads towards Brexit, we’re turning our backs on classics such as bordeaux, barolo and rioja. So what’s going on?
First, the good news: the convenience sector isn’t in bad shape right now
Mel and Madge Harvey might not seem likely pinups for an article discussing the beauty & suncare category, but we’d beg to differ
Go big or go home. That’s the message to yoghurt brands as shoppers shun single-serve products in favour of big pots
The Dude would surely abide by the rise of dude food
IFE 2017 is a chance to gauge the export market post Brexit vote, and to check out all the best NPD
Bottled water sales are up 7% in a sector where people are happy to pay a premium
Dairy drinks are muscling in on space previously dominated by pop with nutritionally rich products
Five Nights at Freddy’s is storming the toy world, but it’s not the only one making waves as the mults battle Amazon
As the British weather hampers Brits’ outdoor excursions, more people are enjoying ice cream on their couch
Smoothies are shrugging off their sugar woes with souped-up blends packed with virtuous greens and added vitamins. So is going green the best way to drive juices back into growth?
So who are these kings of convenience and how are they driving growth and improving public perception of ready meals?
Who’s leading the pizza race?
How realistic is Calantzopoulos’ vision of a smoke-free future?
Could growth be extinguished? Or does the market have more pressing things to worry about?
The cooking sauces category appears to be evaporating, with 2016 the sixth consecutive year of falling sales
Thousands more shoppers pouring into the Fairtrade market means 94% of the population are now in on the revolution. So how much has Mars had to do with this?
The average price of household cleaning products, loo roll, facial tissues and detergents has crashed 8% in the past year
You might expect fmcg to be at the forefront of digital advertising, but marketers have been playing it safe, spending big on TV and billboard campaigns. So what’s stalling the digital revolution?
A new number one. New entry criteria. But still the definitive ranking of the Top 50 independent food & drink retailers
I’m not sure who would be most offended, Johnny Rotten or Nigel Farage. But there’s a surprising similarity between the two…
Tesco-Booker deal could trigger consolidation in the Big 30 on an entirely new level. So what does the future hold?
100 leaders, thinkers and agitators shaping the grocery industry
Everyone loves talking about the Christmas ads, but which one does The Grocer think is the best? Let’s not ignore the rest of the year either
Can Waitrose make a success of recipe box deliveries?