As the cost of living rises and daily news reports continue to flood us with glum tales of inflation in the price of food, fuel and interest rates, good news is certainly at a premium. A new report, though, shows reason for optimism. The Grocer/OC&C Index, an annual look in detail at the fortunes of the UK’s top 150 food and drink manufacturers, brings with it a definite modicum of hope. Includes annualised turnover, turnover growth, operating prift, profit growth, operating margin, return on capital for the top 150.