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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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Croissants

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

Tesco fish counter

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.

Bacon and sausages feature, chilled uncooked meat aisle

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

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.

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.

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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.

vinegar

Cost hikes looming for balsamic vinegar Subscription

13 Oct 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Makers of balsamic vinegar are facing potentially massive cost rises following weak grape harvests in Mediterranean Europe 

Still Wine Market: winners and losers

Supermarkets slash booze deals as overall promos fall Subscription

13 Oct 2017 | By Carina Perkins

A cutback on booze deals drove a significant drop in promotional activity across the mults last month

Cocoa butter

Drop in grindings pushes up cocoa butter prices Subscription

06 Oct 2017

Cocoa butter prices are up slightly on last month due to a drop in grindings

polystyrene cups

Polystyrene driven up by rising input costs Subscription

06 Oct 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Polystyrene prices have risen due to tightening supplies of feedstock styrene after factory outages hit production

jaffa cakes

Shrinkflation betrays consumer love for brands

05 Oct 2017

Sir, McVitie’s Jaffa Cakes is the latest in a growing list of brands succumbing to what’s now known as shrinkflation…

Michael Gove Tory conference 2017

10 takeaways for food and farming from the Conservative and Labour party conferences Subscription

04 Oct 2017 | By Julia Glotz

 As the Tory conference draws to a close, here is the Grocer’s take on events in Brighton and Manchester

cadbury oreo egg n spoon

Cadbury leads pre-holiday hike in promotional activity Subscription

22 Sep 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

The chocolate giant was grocery’s most promoted brand as it boosted its offers by 11.82%

oranges

Spanish oranges set to stay dear as production falls Subscription

15 Sep 2017

Prices for Spanish oranges remain slightly higher than last year

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