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PDF: Soft drinks category report 2017

21 Apr 2017 | By Rob Brown

The countdown to the sugar tax is on, and Spreadsheet Phil must be rubbing his hands with glee

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PDF: Own-label category report 2017

13 Apr 2017 | By Amy North

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.

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PDF: Wine & champagne category report 2017

13 Apr 2017 | By Hannah Stodell

As Britain heads towards Brexit, we’re turning our backs on classics such as bordeaux, barolo and rioja. So what’s going on?

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PDF: National Convenience Show preview 2017

07 Apr 2017 | By Alex Wright

First, the good news: the convenience sector isn’t in bad shape right now

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PDF: Suncare category report 2017

07 Apr 2017 | By Rob Brown, Robyn Vinter

Mel and Madge Harvey might not seem likely pinups for an article discussing the beauty & suncare category, but we’d beg to differ

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PDF: Yoghurts category report 2017

31 Mar 2017 | By Nick Hughes

Go big or go home. That’s the message to yoghurt brands as shoppers shun single-serve products in favour of big pots

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PDF: Barbecue category report 2017

24 Mar 2017 | By Amy North

The Dude would surely abide by the rise of dude food

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PDF: IFE Preview 2017

17 Mar 2017 | By Alex Wright

IFE 2017 is a chance to gauge the export market post Brexit vote, and to check out all the best NPD

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PDF: Bottled water category report 2017

17 Mar 2017 | By Andrew Lusher

Bottled water sales are up 7% in a sector where people are happy to pay a premium

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PDF: Dairy drinks category report 2017

10 Mar 2017 | By Robyn Vinter

Dairy drinks are muscling in on space previously dominated by pop with nutritionally rich products

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PDF: Toys & collectables category report 2017

10 Mar 2017 | By Amy North

Five Nights at Freddy’s is storming the toy world, but it’s not the only one making waves as the mults battle Amazon

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PDF: Ice Cream Category Report 2017

03 Mar 2017 | By Beth Gault

As the British weather hampers Brits’ outdoor excursions, more people are enjoying ice cream on their couch

Juices & Smoothies Category Report 2017

PDF: Juices & Smoothies Category Report 2017

28 Feb 2017

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?

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PDF: Ready Meals Category Report 2017

22 Feb 2017 | By Andrew Lusher

So who are these kings of convenience and how are they driving growth and improving public perception of ready meals?

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PDF: Pizza Category Report 2017

21 Feb 2017

Who’s leading the pizza race? 

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PDF: Tobacco Category Report 2017

10 Feb 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

How realistic is Calantzopoulos’ vision of a smoke-free future?

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PDF: E-cigarette category report 2017

10 Feb 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Could growth be extinguished? Or does the market have more pressing things to worry about?

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PDF: Cooking Sauces Category Report 2017

03 Feb 2017 | By Andrew Lusher

The cooking sauces category appears to be evaporating, with 2016 the sixth consecutive year of falling sales

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PDF: Fairtrade Category Report 2017

03 Feb 2017 | By Amy North

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?


PDF: Household Category Report 2017

31 Jan 2017

The average price of household cleaning products, loo roll, facial tissues and detergents has crashed 8% in the past year

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PDF: Top 100 Advertisers 2017

07 Apr 2017

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?


PDF: The Top 50 independents 2017

06 Apr 2017

A new number one. New entry criteria. But still the definitive ranking of the Top 50 independent food & drink retailers


PDF: Britain's Biggest Brands 2017

24 Mar 2017

I’m not sure who would be most offended, Johnny Rotten or Nigel Farage. But there’s a surprising similarity between the two…

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PDF: The Big 30 wholesalers 2017

01 Mar 2017

Tesco-Booker deal could trigger consolidation in the Big 30 on an entirely new level. So what does the future hold?

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PDF: Power List 2017

16 Feb 2017

100 leaders, thinkers and agitators shaping the grocery industry 

Top campaigns

PDF: Top Campaigns of 2016

21 Dec 2016

  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


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