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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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Four-month price inflation trend edges back in October Subscription

10 Nov 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket inflation has eased for the first time in five months

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City snapshot: £1bn Bakkavor IPO back on after rapid U-turn Subscription

10 Nov 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

 A week to the day after pulling its London IPO because of “volatile” market conditions, Bakkavor has dramatically announced its listing is back on at 180p per share valuing it at just over £1bn. Plus, supermarket inflation stalls, HelloFresh UK doubles sales but losses grow, baby food brand Piccolo secures six-figure cash injection and all the rest of the latest news from the City

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City snapshot: Finsbury Food confirms closure of lossmaking Grain D'Or bakery Subscription

06 Oct 2017 | By Edward Devlin

 Finsbury Food Group has this morning confirmed that it will close its London-based bakery business Grain D’Or, with 250 staff facing redundancy.

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Price inflation at mults hits highest level for five years Subscription

05 Oct 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The Grocer Price Index jumped from 2.4% to 2.9% in the month to 1 October

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The looming labour crisis: OC&C top 150 index 2017 Subscription

22 Sep 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Growth of the Top 150 UK food producers, already at a 15-year low, has been in short supply

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City snapshot: Supermarket price inflation remains at 2.4% Subscription

08 Sep 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket price inflation remained at its four-year high of 2.4% last month, with Tesco recording the largest increase in year-on-year prices. Plus Greene King’s share price plunges on warning over trading conditions, Diageo kicks off £1.5bn share buyback and all the latest news from the City.

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Meat, fish & poultry keeps inflation at four-year high Subscription

07 Sep 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Rapidly rising protein prices are keeping supermarket inflation at four-year highs, according to the latest Grocer Price Index

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C&C Group takes stake in pub group Admiral Taverns Subscription

04 Sep 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Magners and Tennent’s brewer C&C Group has bought a 47% stake in UK pub group Admiral Taverns as part of its acquisition by US investment fund Proprium Capital Partners.

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Are those green shoots at Asda or is it all inflation? Subscription

25 Aug 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

There are encouraging signs of improvement for Asda under CEO Sean Clarke, but the patient is still in recovery

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UK inflation remains stable at 2.6% Subscription

15 Aug 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The UK’s Consumer Prices Index remained unchanged in July at 2.6%, defying expectations that inflation would rise again last month.

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City snapshot: Grocery inflation surges to 2.4% in July Subscription

11 Aug 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Grocery price inflation jumped from 1.6% to 2.4% in the month to 1 August with Tesco’s prices climbing by the largest proportion. Plus, the FTSE plunges but Coca-Cola HBC surges, a round-up of finance stories in The Grocer this week and all the rest of the latest news from the City

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Supermarket prices rise at fastest rate for four years Subscription

11 Aug 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket prices are growing at their fastest level for almost four years as the pressure on shoppers’ wallets mounts.

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City snapshot: UK consumer spending slumps to four-year low Subscription

07 Aug 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

UK consumer spending has fallen for the third consecutive month, according to Visa, marking the longest streak of spending decline for over four years. Plus, Worldpay UK boss moves to bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair, Carr’s Group makes acqusition and all the latest from the City

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Supermarket inflation hits highest level in four years Subscription

07 Jul 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket price inflation has rebounded to its highest level since the end of 2013, new Grocer Price Index figures show

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City snapshot: OC&C/Grocer Global 50 special Subscription

07 Jul 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The Grocer today publishes The OC&C/Grocer Global 50 report – the definitive report on the fortunes of world’s largest fmcg companies. Plus all the rest of the latest news from the City this morning.

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OC&C Global 50: Commodities provide bottom line solace Subscription

07 Jul 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The headline growth picture for the Global 50 is unremittingly grim, but there was some solace for the world’s biggest fmcg suppliers when it came to the bottom line.

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Festive choc boxes see price increases and shrinkflation

23 Nov 2017 | By Carina Perkins

The annual national obsession with the price of festive chocolates kicked off this week

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Colder weather sees electricity prices rise Subscription

23 Nov 2017 | By Rachel Graham

European electricity prices are climbing seasonally, with France more dependent on electrical heating

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Find alternatives to plastic, now

23 Nov 2017 | By Tony Hitchin

Action needs to be taken to ensure that the amount of plastic used, where not essential, is dramatically cut

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Autumn Budget 2017: the food & drink industry reacts Subscription

22 Nov 2017 | By The Grocer News Team

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced his Autumn Budget, unveiling an increase to the national living wage, an April switch to CPI for business rates - and a surprise freeze in beer duty. Here’s how key industry bodies and companies have reacted.

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What impact will Scottish MUP have on the drinks trade? Subscription

22 Nov 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

How will minimum pricing hierarchies be affected in Scotland – and the rest of the UK? And who will benefit?

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Asda cuts average savings as it ramps up promo levels Subscription

17 Nov 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Asda is getting festive as it ramps up deals on confectionery, biscuits and snacks ahead of Christmas

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Rising import and labour costs drive up price of fruit Subscription

03 Nov 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Pineapple was one of the big risers in this week’s Grocer 33, and exclusive research by The Grocer shows it’s not alone

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Apple shortage continues to hit juice and concentrate prices Subscription

02 Nov 2017 | By Rachel Graham

Apple juice prices remain on the rise as shortages in Poland continue

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