Pork Farms pork pie

Addo Food Group’s PE owners ready £200m-plus sale

Addo could command a price tag of £200m-plus after strong growth under LDC’s ownership

Chris Holmes smash app

Healthy eating tech startup Smash secures £1m funding

The app will offer 13 to 24-year-olds discounts on healthier food options at food-to-go retailers

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Media Bites 24 September: Uncle Ben’s, Tesco, Asda, Ocado

Uncle Ben’s is to change its name following criticism that its branding involved racial stereotyping

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City snapshot: Pets At Home upgrades profit expectations

Consumers flocked to its shops and veterinary operations over the summer

Cussons Carex

PZ Cussons profits dive but Carex is star performer in the UK

Carex drove growth in the first quarter and has increased UK market share to about 40%

Old El Paso

General Mills profits soar as consumers continue to eat more meals at home

US food group General Mills has continued to benefit from increased in-home consumption despite consumers returning to restaurants as coronavirus lockdown restrictions eased.

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Tesco price-cutting drive shifts it into annual deflation

Tesco’s drive to cut prices in the post-lockdown market has seen it move back into annual price deflation for the first time in almost a year

The Grocer Price Index - Categories
The Grocer Price Index - Retailers

The GPI tracks pricing of more than 70,000 grocery products using a 12-month chained index. The index was set at 100 in September 2008. The average does not include Waitrose. The GPI is compiled by Brand View.

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