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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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Morrisons meat counter

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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Tesco fish counter

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

OC&C Global 50

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.

wheat

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.

£2 coin money cash

Where now for the pound – and food price inflation? Subscription

09 Jun 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

So far, so Brexit. The day after a political earthquake, the value of the pound has dropped sharply while the globally focussed FTSE 100 is on the rise

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Markets rocked by election uncertainty Subscription

09 Jun 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The pound has dropped in value by almost 2% overnight against the dollar as markets come to terms with the shock UK general election result that has produced a hung parliament.

Tesco has added two days shelf life to fresh produce including citrus

Asda keeps a lid on prices as inflation eases again Subscription

09 Jun 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Prices are rising compared with last year, but still remain 2.2% down on a two-year basis

Ocado delivery van

City snapshot: Ocado finally signs first international deal Subscription

05 Jun 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Ocado has signed its first long-awaited international partnership to provide its technology to an unnamed European retailer. Plus Iceland’s annual sales rise 4.4% and EBITDA jumps 6.3%, FRC drops probe into PwC over Tesco profits overstatement and all the rest of the latest news from the City

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City snapshot: Inflation eases back as supermarkets continue price battle Subscription

12 May 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Inflation eased in April as the big four supermarkets continued to battle the discounters and keep prices low, the lastest Grocer Price Index data suggests. Plus, an exclusive interview with Aldi CEO Matthew Barnes; the latest annual BDO food and drink report; and Eagle Eye wins a three-year contract with John Lewis.

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Inflation drops as big four strive to contain cost hikes Subscription

11 May 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The big four are still trying to limit the extent to which they are passing on higher costs to consumers, data indicates

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Rising food prices could boost the discounters Subscription

11 Apr 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Aldi and Lidl have been tipped to benefit from escalating grocery inflation after inflation remained at 2.3% last month despite rising prices for food, alcohol and tobacco.

Shopper looks at labelling on tin on shelf

City snapshot: Supermarket prices rise 1.4% in March Subscription

07 Apr 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket inflation jumped 0.9 percentage points to 1.4% in March - the highest level of grocery inflation since Christmas 2013.

Waitrose supermarket aisle

Inflation reaches its highest level since Christmas 2013 Subscription

06 Apr 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The Grocer Price Index shows annual inflation for the month to 1 April standing at 1.4%

The White House

Settled grocery leaders could teach politicians a lesson

18 Aug 2017 | By Adam Leyland

“I got us into this mess, I’ll get us out of it.” Imagine that applied to grocery… 

Nestle Whip range

Price to blame for a walnut-less Whip? Subscription

18 Aug 2017 | By Beth Gault

Nestlé provoked outrage this week when it launched three new variants of its much-loved Walnut Whip

gas hob cooker

UK gas prices on the rise Subscription

18 Aug 2017 | By Kevin White

UK gas prices have risen by more than 10% since July and by almost 25% compared to last August

Cashew

Struggling Vietnamese cashew crop keeps prices high Subscription

17 Aug 2017 | By Kevin White

A poor start to the season means prices have remained significantly higher year on year…

durum wheat pasta lunch

Production concerns push up durum wheat price Subscription

03 Aug 2017 | By Beth Gault

Durum wheat prices have increased over the past month due to concerns over production in Europe’s largest producer, Italy

Buy 1 get 1 free promotion

Supermarkets edging back towards multibuy promotions Subscription

03 Aug 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Britain’s biggest supermarkets appear to be switching back to multibuys

potatoes

Potato prices fall as new season crop approaches Subscription

03 Aug 2017 | By Beth Gault

Potato prices in the UK have declined since May and are now down by 20.3% compared with last year

cod fish

Cod recovery boosts UK self-sufficiency Subscription

03 Aug 2017 | By Verity Michie

A resurgence in North Sea cod stocks should help the UK reduce its reliance on Norwegian imports

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