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Alpro Go On yoghurt: Plain - acid test Subscription

11 May 2017 | By Beth Gault

As the demand for dairy alternatives has grown, so has Alpro, with the free-from brand last year achieving an extra £26.7m

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Asda Apple, Asparagus and Lime Smoothie: acid test Subscription

27 Apr 2017 | By Beth Gault

Smoothie value sales are up a whopping 18.5%, adding £24.4m to the category over the past year

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Young's Crispy Prawns - Asian Style Soy & Ginger: acid test Subscription

06 Apr 2017 | By Beth Gault

Frozen fish outperformed the rest of the frozen category last year

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Hula Hoops Golden Hoops - Sour Cream & Chive: acid test Subscription

30 Mar 2017

While fried potato crisps are not in quite as poor a state as is sometimes held, alternative savoury snacks continue to prove popular

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Waitrose 1 Honey, Cashew & Toasted Coconut Muesli: acid test Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

It’s a tough time for cereal. The category has seen £51.8m wiped off sales

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Golden Oreo: acid test Subscription

16 Mar 2017 | By Beth Gault

Despite a decline in everyday biscuit consumption, American giant Oreo gained £11.8m in UK sales last year

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Batchelors Smokey Spanish Bean Casserole: acid test Subscription

10 Mar 2017 | By Beth Gault

Brands across numerous categories continue to innovate to satisfy consumer demand for protein-rich options

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Napolina Stir Through Pasta Sauce - Marinara: acid test Subscription

02 Mar 2017 | By Beth Gault

With more Brits opting for freshness and avoiding options high in sugar and salt, ambient cooking sauces have lost 4.8%

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Milk Chocolate Cookie Dough Bites: acid test Subscription

23 Feb 2017 | By Beth Gault

The biscuit category has seen £25.5m wiped off its value sales over the past year

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Co-op Goats Cheese & Beetroot Chutney Pizza: acid test Subscription

16 Feb 2017 | By Beth Gault

Supermarkets have sold an extra £19.2m worth of pizza in the past year

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Soffle's Rosemary & Thyme Pitta Chips: acid test Subscription

09 Feb 2017

Soffle’s Pitta Chips secured its first listing in the mults last summer

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Wahaca Soft Taco Kit - Mojo Tomato & Garlic: acid test Subscription

02 Feb 2017 | By Lisa Riley

Street food is hitting the spot with British consumers in line with increasing hunger for spicy flavours

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Sainsbury's Beetroot & Goats Cheese Bakes: acid test Subscription

02 Feb 2017 | By Beth Gault

Beetroot looks likely to be a top flavour of 2017

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Free'ist Sugar Free Caramel Crunch Popcorn: acid test Subscription

26 Jan 2017 | By Beth Gault

Launched in 2013, the Free’ist brand set out to make products suitable for diabetics

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Organic Edamame & Mung Bean Fettuccine: acid test Subscription

19 Jan 2017 | By Beth Gault

Vegetable-based carb replacements are popping up everywhere

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Tesco Frozen Smoothie - Apple, Pear & Kiwi: acid test Subscription

12 Jan 2017 | By Beth Gault

The range includes Strawberry, Mango & Banana, and Strawberry, Raspberry & Blackcurrant variants

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Mornflake Go! High Protein Porridge - Chocolate: acid test Subscription

06 Jan 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Breakfast is once again appealing to Brits, but the cereal category is missing out

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Shreddies Max Protein: Cranberry & Oat Granola: acid test Subscription

08 Dec 2016 | By Beth Gault

Nestlé is hoping to compete with rivals Weetabix and Fuel10k

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Co-op Loved By Us Crunchy Mexican Nut Mix: acid test Subscription

24 Nov 2016 | By Beth Gault

With their high protein content and healthier credentials than some other snacking options, nuts are flying off the shelves

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Soreen Squidgy Cake Minis Toffee: Acid Test Subscription

17 Nov 2016 | By Beth Gault

Brands are looking to create single-portion packs to reduce calorie and sugar content

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Claudi & Fin Greek Style Frozen Yoghurt Lollies: acid test Subscription

13 Jul 2017 | By Beth Gault

Claudi & Fin set out to make lollies with fewer calories than an apple

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Rich Ale & Thyme cook-in sauce: acid test Subscription

22 Jun 2017 | By Beth Gault

Cooking sauces plummeted last year. Value sales fell 4.8% (£30.3m) to £600m, on volumes down 4.7%

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Nature Valley Sweet & Salty Nut Cereal Bar: acid test Subscription

15 Jun 2017 | By Beth Gault

Category leader Nature Valley saw value sales increase by 4.2% in 2016 to £39m

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CoYo Coconut Milk Yoghurt Alternative: Acid Test Subscription

25 May 2017 | By Beth Gault

Dairy alternative yoghurts are flying out of chillers

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Lucozade discovers the perils of reformulation Subscription

18 Apr 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Rather than marvelling at how the drink could contain less sugar and still taste so good, shoppers have taken to Twitter to express their distaste 

Sainsbury's April Fools' Day joke 2017: Poodles veg

April Fool! Sainsbury’s is top joker as it all goes wrong in Turkey Subscription

03 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

From Poodles to PuppyProtein, we round up the best food & drink April Fool’s gags

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Claridge’s ultra-premium take on 'cold' tea offers food for thought Subscription

30 Mar 2017 | By Amy North

Claridge’s is serving a new range of ultra-premium ambient teas in its Fera restaurant

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Why an innovation drought is about to hit fmcg - video Video

21 Mar 2017

David Sables of Sentinel Management Consultants explains why NPD is becoming ever harder for brands

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The best of NPD from Natural Products Expo West

20 Mar 2017 | By Claire Nuttall

Claire Nuttall reviews the best innnovation from this year’s expo, including plant milks - and skinless popcorn

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An innovation drought is about to hit fmcg Video

20 Mar 2017 | By David Sables

Brand manufacturers are finding it harder to square retailer and consumer needs

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Very much open for business: IFE Preview 2017 Video Subscription

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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What factors will make NPD click with today's shoppers? Video Subscription

17 Feb 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

If you believed the newspapers you would be forgiven for thinking food innovation was limited to either ‘shrinkflation’ or ‘clean eating’

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Free-range milk: sounds great... but what exactly is it? Subscription

13 Jan 2017 | By Kevin White

Two new rival “free-range milk” brands are imminent…

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