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Tight lamb supplies boost prices - but deals are up too

Lamb supplies are continuing to feel the impact of 2018’s Beast from the East

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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

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More wine promotions at Tesco but shoppers save a bit less

The supermarket giant hiked its total featured space promotions by 8.4% last month

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Eco-friendly pollock easier on fish shoppers' wallets

Alaskan pollock is one of the most sustainable seafood options, according to the latest Good Fish Guide

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Lower-sugar energy drink promotions bring average prices down

Supermarket prices for energy drinks spiked when the government first introduced the sugar levy in April 2018

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Disaronno unveils on-pack promo with Bella Italia

The promotion will offer £10,000 worth of vouchers to use in Bella Italia restaurants

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Ice cream deals deepen in face of scorching summer

The category’s value has soared £55m as a result of the heatwave

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Rocketing feed costs leave free range egg producers 'on brink'

Many free range producers are said to be ‘on the brink of collapse’

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Feed shortages push prices up as heatwave hits home

Christmas turkey could be up to 5% more expensive in supermarkets, warned the BTF

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Asda cuts prices of its most popular free from lines

Sixteen own-label products are now up to a claimed 40% cheaper than equivalents sold by others in the big four

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Brits pay more for fruit & veg as extreme weather impact hits

The combined impact of the cold spring and heatwave has driven up food price inflation