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Italian pear harvest slump drives up prices

Severe weather has affected the harvest in northern Italy

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Batchelors instant meals shrink but prices remain unchanged

Packs of Batchelors Super Noodles have shrunk by 10% from 100g to 90g

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Asda follows Sainsbury’s in raising its own label prices

Shoppers have complained about the price rises on Twitter

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Jack Daniel's links with Tesco for live music promotion push

Promotional neck tags have rolled out across 500,000 bottles of the whiskey

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Whole Foods cuts prices by up to half on fresh food lines

Amazon-owned retailer has cut prices at all 467 US and seven UK branches

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US sweet potato imports to the UK suffer amid shortages

Two hurricanes hit North Carolina – which produces 60% of the US’s sweet potatoes – in the second half of 2018

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Government urged to backpedal on HFSS promo ban proposals

Industry is calling on the government to cut the range of products covered by the proposed ban

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Sheepmeat sector braces for no-deal Brexit damage

A no-deal Brexit would mean UK farmers would face high tariffs to export to the EU

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Coke and Pepsi prices soar as inflation hits soft drinks

Supermarket prices for Coca-Cola, Diet Coke and Coca-Cola Zero Sugar have risen by as much as 9% since the start of 2019

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Sainsbury's bumps up prices for 150 beers and ciders

The super has upped the cost of a swathe of larger-format bottled SKUs from some of Britain’s biggest beer and cider brands

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Asda raises price of fruit ciders as new duty levels kick in

The retailer has raised prices across SKUs from brands such as Kopparberg, Magners, Old Mout and Rekorderlig

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Supers offer more fruit & veg deals - but savings shrink

There were 309 featured space promotions on fruit and 225 on vegetables in the major supermarkets last month

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Bread, butter and banana prices on the rise in 2019

Brits may have enjoyed a cheaper Christmas dinner in 2018, but prices for some supermarket staples are on the rise

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Salmon prices ease following record highs

Analysts have warned prices could nudge up again over Christmas

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Mars leads pre-Christmas confectionery promotions charge

There were 240 featured space promotions on Mars products in the four weeks ending 18 November 2018

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Back Brexit deal to prevent food chaos, urge retail leaders

In a bid to persuade politicians to back Theresa May’s deal, the BRC has warned of price increases of more than 40% for some everyday staples

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Morrisons hikes milk prices in wake of farmgate increase

It comes amid concerns that extreme weather would tighten supplies and lead to prices rises

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Budget wine prices to soar following change to duty collection rules

British wines are made with imported grape must that is fermented in the UK, and are commonly sold for under £5

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Supermarket veg prices still rising in wake of heatwave

Onions, carrots, asparagus and broccoli are getting pricier following the cold spring and long hot, dry spell over the summer months

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Halloween promotions increase in number, but savings are less

Cadbury, Nestlé and Mars have all increased the number of featured space promotions in stores compared with last year

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'Terrible' lambing season to hit price and supplies into 2019

Average deadweight lamb prices hit a peak of 619.5p/kg on 19 May, up 29% on the same time last year