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Sainsbury's ditches Classic Coke from meal deals Subscription

19 Apr 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

The move has prompted criticism from shoppers who have argued Sainsbury’s should have simply put the price up

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Sainsbury's reduces prices on 930 everyday products Subscription

21 Mar 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

CEO says move demonstrates store’s investment in its customers…

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Further cuts to milk prices 'unlikely' in the short term Subscription

14 Mar 2018 | By Kevin White

Increased stability in global dairy commodity markets point to an end to the recent spate of farmgate milk price cuts

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Bagged fuel suppliers hit by £3.4m bid-rigging fine

05 Mar 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

CPL and Fuel Express admitted to the CMA to taking part in a market-sharing cartel

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NFU calls on Arla to protect farmers from price volatility

01 Mar 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The NFU has called on Arla to shield farmers from volatility in the milk market

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Post-fipronil boost to egg supplies eases EU prices

15 Feb 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Egg yolk powder and processing egg prices are now falling sharply in the EU

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Meat alternative prices rising since Veganuary Subscription

15 Feb 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Prices for vegetarian foods have been rising since the end of January and are now up 2% year on year

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Asda CEO promises more 'everyday low prices' in new strategy Subscription

15 Feb 2018 | By Ian Quinn, Ronan Hegarty

Roger Burnley told suppliers the retailer was still “too expensive”, despite its recent Rollbacks

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Struggling soy crop set to hike price of animal feed Subscription

05 Feb 2018 | By Carina Perkins

A drought in Argentina could push up the price of soy-based animal feed this year, experts warn

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Coca-Cola cutting back on promotions for its flagship soda Subscription

05 Feb 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Latest data suggests CCEP has scaled back promotional activity on its flagship carbonates brand

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KP Snacks see price hikes across its best-known brands Subscription

30 Jan 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Shelf prices of Hula Hoops, Butterkist and McCoy’s have risen for smaller formats in Tesco and Sainsbury’s

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Fish suppers set to be pricier in 2018 as quotas bite Subscription

29 Jan 2018 | By Kevin White

A fall in supply means it is “almost inevitable” the traditional British fish supper will become more expensive

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McVitie’s Digestives to ‘shrinkflate’ as Pladis slims packs Subscription

19 Jan 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Pladis blamed the change on ‘rising cost of ingredients and changes in the exchange rates’

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Wheat cost hikes force up Kingsmill prices at the mults Subscription

12 Jan 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Supermarkets are hiking prices on Kingsmill after Allied warned it could no longer absorb the rising cost of wheat

Morrisons Oranges

Morrisons doles out oranges to revive flagging festive tradition Subscription

15 Dec 2017 | By Rachel Graham

They will be handed out in stores from tomorrow, with story cards detailing the history of the tradition…

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Asda beefs up size of own label gravy packs Subscription

08 Dec 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Both the beef and chicken variants of the ambient Extra Special range have grown from 340g to 350g

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British shoppers to pay more for their turkeys this Christmas Subscription

07 Dec 2017 | By Rachel Graham

Wholesale prices are currently up 16% year on year [Mintec]

Lindor

Lindt leads charge of pre-Christmas chocolate deals Subscription

01 Dec 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Bargain hunters will find better savings on Cadbury, Nestlé and Mars products than on Lindt

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Supermarket sushi hits £100m as Brits opt for healthy lunches Subscription

30 Nov 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Brits have splurged an extra £16m on supermarket sushi, pushing sales through the £100m mark for the first time

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Christmas own label biscuits fall victim to butter crisis Subscription

30 Nov 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

All five of the biggest supermarkets have increased shelf prices on festive lines compared to last year

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Super-strength cider tax hike is punitive, claim cidermakers Subscription

24 Nov 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Philip Hammond said the tax crackdown would target “excessive alcohol consumption by the most vulnerable people”

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Yellowfin tuna pricier as catch reduction imposed Subscription

23 Nov 2017 | By Rachel Graham

Low supplies of yellowfin tuna have driven up prices in the Seychelles

Iceland milk

Supermarkets ramp up fresh milk prices Subscription

22 Nov 2017 | By Kevin White

A four-pinter in Sainsbury’s now costs £1.10…

Nutella

Nutella fans face price hikes as well as furore over recipe Subscription

10 Nov 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Morrisons became the latest supermarket to hike prices on Nutella this month

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Restricting alcohol multibuys in England and Wales ruled out Subscription

08 Nov 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Legislation in Scotland led to little or no impact on shoppers’ alcohol consumption…

Warren Ackerman

The 'art of pricing' is crucial

16 Apr 2018 | By Warren Ackerman

Staples companies often view pricing as a last resort, only after all internal self help measures have been exhausted

Lamb

High demand over Easter pushes up lamb prices Subscription

13 Apr 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Prices remain higher year on year driven by lower imports from New Zealand…

Cocoa Butter

Action on cocoa output pushes up cocoa butter prices Subscription

12 Apr 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The Ivory Coast Coffee and Cocoa Council last month suspended programmes for the 2017/18 season

Palm Oil

Palm oil prices fall as production rebounds Subscription

12 Apr 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Palm oil was this week trading near 2,4000 Malaysian ringgit (£463) a tonne

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US soybean futures hit by tariffs tit-for-tat Subscription

06 Apr 2018 | By Carina Perkins

America’s second -biggest crop got dragged into the looming trade war with China

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Beast from the East drives up electricity demand Subscription

29 Mar 2018

Electricity prices shot up as the demand for heating increased

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Butter prices forced up by EU demand Subscription

29 Mar 2018

UK milk prices fell month on month but butter prices rose due to increased demand from the EU

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Falling supplies push up dried grapes prices Subscription

09 Mar 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Prices for dried grapes including raisins and sultanas continue to increase

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Cold snap sees electricity demand soar Subscription

09 Mar 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The recent cold snap in Europe drove higher demand for electricity in the EU and UK

Bananas

Turmoil in Latin America pushes up banana prices Subscription

01 Mar 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Political unrest, poor weather and interrupted transport facilities have all contributed to rising banana prices in the UK…

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Cereal prices continuing an upward trend across mults Subscription

01 Mar 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Tesco has given its cereal aisles a shake-up as average prices for the breakfast staple continue to rise

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