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The Grocer Features List 2019

Welcome to The Grocer’s 2019 Features List. To download the list, with information on upcoming features and our advertising rates, click here. To see the synoposes for upcoming features, click here.

Plant based pet care

Focus On Petcare: 19 October

Meet the plant-based pet. Yes, our furry friends are the latest to embrace the vegan craze.

Natural food

Focus On Protein: 19 October

Demand for protein is taking a turn for the more natural, and grocery is moving quickly to provide. 

Alcoholic drinks

Focus On Alcoholic Drinks: 5 October

Alcohol in a tin is one of the bastions of British culture. So much so that Diane Abbott received a boost to her popularity after drinking a tinned mojito on a train


Focus On Cakes and Biscuits: 12 October

Brits are going cake bar crazy. The grab-and-go format has enjoyed double-digit sales growth over the past year, leaving other formats trailing behind. 


Focus On Meat: 5 October

Brits bought an extra 11.9 million kg of fresh meat this year, helped along by average price decreases


Focus On Confectionery: 28 September

Dark chocolate is on the rise and Brits are turning to sugary confectionery to sweeten the pain of Brexit

sports nutrition

Focus On Sports Nutrition: 21 September

Traditional, scientific-looking sports nutrition brands are losing out to more modern offerings. So can they get back their mojo?

natural winter remedy

Focus On Winter Remedies: 14 September

Tablets are old news. Or at least they are in the world of winter remedies

Coffee pod

Focus On: Hot Beverages & Cold Brew

Are consumers ditching the pod for ground and instant coffee? And does cold brew have a hot future ahead?


Focus On Sauces and Condiments: 7 September

Today’s consumers have a whole host of wacky sauce innovations to choose from. How is this NPD impacting the market?


Dairymen 2019: 14 September

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Focus On Batteries: 24 August

As consumers get ever more frustrated by running out of juice, brands are fighting it out to deliver their longest-lasting products yet

Roast dinner for one

Focus On Roast Dinners: 17 August

The number of roasts eaten alone is rising, both during the week and at the weekend


Focus On Rice and Noodles: 10 August

Not long ago, rice was doing self-promotion better than your average reality TV star. This year, things have taken a very different turn


Focus On Breakfast: 3 August

Welcome to the brunch movement. Not long ago, brunch was associated with the kind of glamorous New Yorkers seen in Sex and The City.

Halloween chic

Focus On Halloween: 27 July

Forget cheap candy and home-made costumes. Halloween is becoming an increasingly sophisticated event

chicken dinner

Focus On Poultry and Eggs: 20 July

Brits are tucking into chicken like never before. But could the chicken dinner soon become an unaffordable luxury?

Home baking

Focus On Home Baking: 20 July

Britain’s home bakers may need to sharpen up their boasting skills this year. For a slew of premium home baking products are making their way onto supermarket shelves

Free from milks

Focus On Free From: 6 July

From nut milks that pack a flavour punch to gluten-free sourdough bread, the new generation of free-from products are as much about what they do contain as what they don’t

Sustainable male grooming

Focus on Male Grooming: 6 July

From bamboo razors to reusable packaging schemes, male grooming is getting sustainable