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OC&C Top 150 2018: On the edge Subscription

No sooner has the industry’s growth engine finally spluttered into life, than suppliers find themselves hurtling towards a potential no-deal Brexit

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Booths sales decline during year 'fraught with disruption' Subscription

12 Oct 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

The Northern supermarket chain reported a further slide in sales but stressed improved performance in the latter half of 2017

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Media Bites 10 October: Greggs, Patisserie Valerie, Unilever Subscription

10 Oct 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Bakery chain Greggs is looking to ‘ramp up’ allergy labelling after its rival Pret a Manger faced national scrutiny last week following the deaths of two customers

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DCS Europe grows sales despite "difficult year" for manufacturing arm Subscription

10 Oct 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Overall sales grew 1.6% to £214m in the “momentous year”, the company said

Greggs

City snapshot: Greggs sales up 7.3% in third quarter Subscription

09 Oct 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Food to go bakery chain Greggs has reported a 7.3% sales jump in its third quarter, driven by like-for-like growth and new store openings. Plus, UK retail sales fall 0.2% in September and all the rest of the latest news from the City.

Aston Manor

Private label wins drive Aston Manor growth before Agrial takeover Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Sales jumped 12.4% at Frosty Jacks and Kingstone Press maker Aston Manor in 2017

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Burton’s Biscuits slumps into red after Cadbury licence sale Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

The Jammie Dodgers maker suffered a £15m pre-tax profit loss as the result of ‘lower co-manufactured volumes’ by 27%

Concha y Toro Casillero del Diablo

Concha y Toro sales return to growth as premium focus pays off Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

Revenues at the Chilean wine giant grew £5.9m to £134m for the year ending 31 December 2017

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Black Sheep Brewery reports profit after five 'tough' years Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

The Yorkshire-based brewer posted pre-tax profits of £22,841 for the year ending 31 March 2018, its latest results reveal

Sugar Free Red Bull

Red Bull grows UK sales as regulatory energy drinks threat looms Subscription

05 Oct 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Red Bull has posted doubled-digit annual sales and volume growth in the UK and Ireland as the UK government mulls legislation to curb energy drink sales to children.

kettle chips

Kettle Foods falls to pre-tax loss amid 'intense' competition Subscription

05 Oct 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Kettle Foods has fallen to a pre-tax loss in the UK after it lost a big chunk of market share and was dragged into an intense promotional war for shelf space.

Fentimans

Fentimans reports another year of bumper sales growth Subscription

05 Oct 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Premium soft drinks and mixer producer Fentimans has reported another year of booming sales, though its profits were hit by investment in brand growth.

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Meantime posts drop in profitability after Asahi acquisition Subscription

04 Oct 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Meantime pro-rata sales have fallen 9.4% from £21.2m

costcutter

Costcutter sales slump on P&H effect and MFG contract loss Subscription

03 Oct 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty

The P&H collapse resulted in Costcutter incurring exceptional charges of £42m

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Booker acquisition helps drive Tesco to first half sales and profits jump Subscription

03 Oct 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Tesco has posted a double-digit rise in group sales and operating profits as the integration of Booker and a strong second quarter boosted performance

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Pepsico tops earning estimates in Nooyi's final quarter as CEO Subscription

02 Oct 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Pepsico beat earning expectations as its beverage sales returned to growth, in Indra Nooyi’s final quarter in charge.

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Media Bites 2 October: Aldi, Unilever, Tesco Subscription

02 Oct 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Aldi has pledged to keep the “contract” with its customers by cutting prices below Tesco’s budget brand Jack’s, as sales hit an all-time high of £10bn in the UK and Ireland

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Hovis to cut 100 jobs after posting £11m losses Subscription

02 Oct 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

The baker has sold its Manchester and Selby mills, and will close its Southampton mill at the end of the year

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City snapshot: Aldi UK and Ireland sales top £10bn as it pledges 130 new store openings Subscription

01 Oct 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

The UK and Irish arm of German discounter Aldi grew annual sales by 16.4% last year to £10.2bn and has pledged to open a further 130 stores over the next two years

karro

Karro plans "significant M&A" after CapVest takeover Subscription

29 Sep 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

“Significant M&A” is planned at Karro Foods after the pork processor was bought by CapVest last year. 

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Müller losses deepen on back of Dairy Crest dairies takeover Subscription

28 Sep 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Müller’s UK and Ireland business fell further into the red as costs from its Dairy Crest dairies acquisition in 2015 continued to eat into profits. 

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