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Asda booze

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

07 Feb 2019 | By Daniel Woolfson

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

fruit and veg

Supers offer more fruit & veg deals - but savings shrink Subscription

01 Feb 2019 | By Carina Perkins

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


Global banana glut sees wholesale prices fall Subscription

25 Jan 2019 | By Rachel Graham

Average prices of imports to the UK are down 11p/kg on the equivalent week to 21 January during the past two years

bread bakery

Shrinkflation is a long-term trend, not a Brexit side-effect Subscription

22 Jan 2019 | By Daniel Selwood

According to the ONS, there was no significant uplift in cases directly after the EU referendum

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Will HFSS promotion bans lead to soaring business costs? Subscription

18 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

Government proposals could see sweeping bans across HFSS promotions. But will it happen, and can businesses cope?

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Promotions consultation reflects government chaos, not commitment Subscription

14 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

The way the consultation has been handled doesn’t say much for government’s commitment to public health as a priority

Palm Oil

Boost to palm oil prices as Indonesian export levies eased Subscription

10 Jan 2019 | By Rachel Graham

Prices have been pushed up further by Malaysia announcing a review of duties and taxes on the commodity


US-China trade talks boost soybean prices Subscription

10 Jan 2019 | By Carina Perkins

Prices for US soybeans came under pressure last year after China imposed 25% tariffs on US soybean exports

Sainsburys dairy

Mults hike prices across own-label milk, cream and butter Subscription

10 Jan 2019 | By Carina Perkins

Waitrose has become the latest supermarket to increase its price for a four-pint own-label bottle of milk

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Bread, butter and banana prices on the rise in 2019 Subscription

04 Jan 2019 | By Carina Perkins

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

orange juice

OJ concentrate prices boosted by winter demand Subscription

17 Dec 2018

The possibility of cold snaps in the US and Mexico is adding upward pressure to prices


Salmon prices ease following record highs Subscription

17 Dec 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Analysts have warned prices could nudge up again over Christmas

Winter hazelnuts

Turkish lira rebound hikes prices of nuts and dried fruit ahead of Christmas Subscription

06 Dec 2018

The lira was one of the worst performing currencies in 2017/18 but has recuperated 33% of its value


Mars leads pre-Christmas confectionery promotions charge Subscription

04 Dec 2018 | By Carina Perkins

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 Subscription

26 Nov 2018 | By Ian Quinn

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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