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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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Waitrose follows Morrisons and Sainsbury's with milk price hike Subscription

07 Jan 2019 | By Kevin White

The retailer said it had increased its retail price for milk to reflect a farmgate price hike 

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Cheaper Christmas as festive food costs 0.4% less than 2017 Subscription

04 Jan 2019 | By Alec Mattinson

The cost of Christmas fare fell in 2018 after a currency-fuelled spike in supermarket inflation sent food prices soaring back in 2017. 

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City snapshot: Cheaper Christmas as festive food costs 0.4% less than 2017 Subscription

04 Jan 2019 | By Alec Mattinson

The cost of Christmas fare fell in 2018 after a currency-fuelled spike in supermarket inflation sent food prices soaring back in 2017. Plus, BRC Nielsen Shop Price Index finds decelerating food inflation, new CFO at McColl’s and all the rest of the latest news from the City.

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Supermarket prices in deflation as festive period looms Subscription

07 Dec 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket prices remained in annual deflation for a second consecutive month in November

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Deflation hits supermarket prices for first time in two years Subscription

09 Nov 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

The Grocer Price Index has found that supermarket prices are back in deflation for the first time in almost two years.

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City Snapshot: Supermarket price inflation slides to 0.1% Subscription

12 Oct 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Price rises triggered by the post-Brexit fall in the pound have almost completely subsided as supermarket price inflation reached its lowest level for 20 months, Produce Investment’s falls to a £9.5m loss and the rest of the news from the City

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Supermarket price inflation at lowest level for 20 months Subscription

12 Oct 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

The Grocer Price Index edged back up to 0.1% in September but is still at its lowest level for months

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Supermarket price inflation drops to lowest level for 18 months Subscription

10 Aug 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket price inflation has hit its lowest level for 18 months as the post-Brexit jump in grocery prices continues to stabilise.

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Tesco prices rise faster than rivals for more than a year Subscription

07 Jul 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

The latest Grocer Price Index shows Tesco has overseen price rises at a faster rate than its rivals every month for an entire year

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City snapshot: OC&C Global 50 grow 5.7% after M&A spike Subscription

06 Jul 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

The globe’s largest consumer goods groups have delivered their highest growth for six years but only after using M&A to boost flatlining sales.

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City snapshot: Supermarket inflation eases to 1.1% in May Subscription

08 Jun 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

The Grocer Price Index measure of supermarket inflation fell from 1.2% to 1.1% as Tesco recorded its lowest level of inflation for almost a year. Plus Distil shares rise after year of double-digit growth and all the rest of the latest news from the City.

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Tesco inflation falls but it's still running ahead of rivals Subscription

08 Jun 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Tesco has recorded its lowest level of inflation for almost a year as the UK’s biggest supermarket looks to step back into line with the other major players.

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City snapshot: Hotel Chocolat buys back £6.4m of customer ‘chocolate bonds’ Subscription

04 Jun 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Hotel Chocolat repays £6.4m of ‘chocolate bonds’ to fund growth. Plus, annual sales up 56% at UK wine supplier Gusbourne and Bayer sets date for $63bn Monsanto deal completion.

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City snapshot: Grocery inflation rises as soft drinks prices spike Subscription

04 May 2018 | By Alec Mattinson, Andrew Don

 Supermarket price inflation rose again last month as the advent of the ‘sugar tax’ caused a spike in the price of soft drinks. Plus, packaging group Smurfit Kappa Group posts underlying first quarter growth of 7%, Kellogg’s organic net sales rise 0.6% in Q1 and all the rest of the latest news from the City.

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Soft drinks levy reverses trend of declining inflation Subscription

03 May 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

A spike in soft drinks prices since the Soft Drinks Industry Levy came into force on 5 April has pushed up the GPI

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City snapshot: Supermarket price inflation plunges to 0.8% Subscription

06 Apr 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket inflation has fallen to its lowest level for over a year, according to the latest figures from The Grocer Price Index, while Sainsbury’s has become the first supermarket to show monthly deflation since February 2017. Plus, consumer stocks surge on market recovery all the rest of the latest news from the City

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Tesco's Centenary price cuts capture shoppers' imagination Subscription

18 Jan 2019 | By Carina Perkins

The price cuts are deeper than Tesco’s standard promotional cycle

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Will HFSS promotion bans lead to soaring business costs? Subscription

18 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

Government proposals could see sweeping bans across HFSS promotions. But will it happen, and can businesses cope?

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Promotions consultation reflects government chaos, not commitment Subscription

14 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

The way the consultation has been handled doesn’t say much for government’s commitment to public health as a priority

Commodities

Why food and drink faces a volatile, more expensive 2019 Subscription

11 Jan 2019 | By Carina Perkins

With Brexit, the US-China trade war and El Niño in the mix, grocery should brace for a tough year

Palm Oil

Boost to palm oil prices as Indonesian export levies eased Subscription

10 Jan 2019 | By Rachel Graham

Prices have been pushed up further by Malaysia announcing a review of duties and taxes on the commodity

soy

US-China trade talks boost soybean prices Subscription

10 Jan 2019 | By Carina Perkins

Prices for US soybeans came under pressure last year after China imposed 25% tariffs on US soybean exports

Sainsburys dairy

Mults hike prices across own-label milk, cream and butter Subscription

10 Jan 2019 | By Carina Perkins

Waitrose has become the latest supermarket to increase its price for a four-pint own-label bottle of milk

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OJ concentrate prices boosted by winter demand Subscription

17 Dec 2018

The possibility of cold snaps in the US and Mexico is adding upward pressure to prices

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