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    The Grocer Guide To Protein & Functional Foods

    2022-06-27T12:41:00Z This content is provided by The Grocer

    With consumers focused on promoting mental and physical wellbeing in the wake of the pandemic, category growth for protein & functional foods looks assured, despite the cost of living crisis.

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    The Grocer Guide To Beer & Cider

    2022-06-24T10:19:00Z Sponsored by The Grocer

    Flavour innovation and premiumisation are two of the major trends set to continue spurring the beer & cider market forwards. However, the low- & no-alcohol sector, while small, is also making its impact felt as an increasing number of suppliers join the bandwagon.

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    The Grocer Guide To Tobacco, Vaping & Accessories

    2022-06-01T13:25:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    Category suppliers are increasingly focused on developing alternatives to traditional tobacco that closely replicate the latter’s experience. But the sheer diversity in the market requires a more consultative approach from retailers, they say.

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    The Grocer Guide To Free From & Plant Based

    2022-05-04T09:54:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    With competition in the free-from & plant-based category heating up, some suppliers are welcoming the growth trajectory, as it brings more awareness, while others are concerned about too much product proliferation.

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    The Grocer Guide to Breakfast

    2022-03-22T10:51:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    Health and convenience are proving key drivers for shoppers when it comes to breakfast and brunch in a newly reopened UK market. However, hybrid working and trends established during lockdown will see consumers continue to embrace at-home family and weekend socialising occasions, giving suppliers plenty of opportunity across the board.

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    The Grocer Guide To Packaging

    2022-03-15T16:00:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    Growing environmental awareness, government legislation on plastics and increasing e-commerce are all driving change in packaging sustainability, as brands compete to win the hearts and minds of tech-savvy consumers.

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    The Grocer Guide To Petcare

    2022-03-15T14:34:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    Growing pet ownership in the last two years has boosted sales in the petcare category, but inflation-driven cost of living challenges over the year ahead mean owners may need to balance their budgets carefully, despite a desire to prioritise their pets’ health and welfare.

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    The Grocer Guide To Cheese

    2022-03-04T10:13:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    As the UK market returns to relative normality, cheese suppliers are stepping up efforts to meet varying consumer demands on myriad occasions, from snacking to meat alternatives to indulgence. Yet there are some challenges on the horizon.

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    The Grocer Guide To Confectionery

    2022-02-18T16:45:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    While the on-the-go impulse market is returning, as Covid-19 restrictions ease, hybrid working and the ‘big night in’ moments are continuing to spur sharing bag sales. But now the category is facing into the looming challenge of HFSS regulation.

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    The Grocer Guide To Hot Drinks & Cold Brew

    2022-02-14T10:21:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    Hot drinks suppliers continue to garner popularity for their brands, as they broaden their selections to cater for different consumer mood states and occasions. Meanwhile, the cold brews sector is gaining increasing traction in the UK.

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    The Grocer Guide To Soft Drinks

    2021-11-18T12:35:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    Impulse on-the-go purchases in soft drinks are recovering as Covid-19 restrictions ease. Yet consumers’ renewed focus on health, as well as HFSS legislation on the horizon, means soft drinks with functional benefits or energising properties are driving the category.

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    The Grocer Guide To Bread & Baked Goods

    2021-11-18T12:35:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    Despite the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, bread & bakery suppliers consider the at-home occasions adopted by consumers will continue to retain importance, with the market being driven by premium products and innovation.

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    The Grocer Guide To Frozen

    2021-11-08T12:54:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    With at-home consumers increasingly appreciating the versatility and convenience of frozen food, the category has come into its own of late. Yet there is still much work to do at retail level to maximise the opportunity, say suppliers.

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    The Grocer Guide To Tobacco, Vaping & Accessories

    2021-10-27T13:37:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    Covid 19 has seen a rise in younger adults taking up smoking of combustible cigarettes, with stress and boredom cited as key factors. But as the UK emerges from lockdown, a renewed focus on health suggests vaping and alternatives will flourish again.

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    The Grocer Guide To Snacking

    2021-10-06T12:09:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    A post-lockdown consumer focus on health & wellbeing coupled with upcoming high-fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) legislation mean snack suppliers are upping their game to create products that offer functionality and permissible indulgence, as competition in the market heats up.

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    The Grocer Guide To Alcohol

    2021-09-28T11:45:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    As UK consumers gradually move into the post-Covid ‘new normal’, some key trends adopted during the past 20 months will linger, including at-home cocktail-making as people gather with friends and family once more. However, an eye on improved health and wellbeing means they will be seeking out lower-calorie options and will also be hunting for exciting and flavourful innovation.

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    The Grocer Guide To Store Cupboard & World Foods

    2021-09-06T14:12:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    As consumers bore the brunt of Covid-19 lockdowns, their thwarted desire to travel and explore translated into purchasing a broad palette of world foods and ingredients to create more exotic and restaurant-style meals at home.This download reveals the cuisines consumers favoured during this difficult period and how ...

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    The Grocer Guide To Christmas

    2021-08-24T10:20:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    Christmas 2021 looks to be a very different proposition to last year, with indulgence and celebration on the cards, as family and friend reunite once more. Find out how suppliers are ramping up their activity to comply with those ambitions.

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    The Grocer Guide to Protein & Functional Foods

    2021-07-27T08:39:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    Despite taking a hit from the lack of on-the-go shoppers and the closure of gyms and leisure centres under Covid-19 lockdowns, suppliers in the protein & functional foods sector are optimistic of a bounce-back as consumers focus on enhancing their health and exercise, following the pandemic threat, and seek out foods that will serve their wellbeing in a positive way.

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    The Grocer Guide to Household, Hygiene & Personal Care

    2021-07-13T14:09:00Z Advertising supplement brought to you by The Grocer

    Eliminating bacteria on hands and body, as well as in the home, has become paramount for many UK consumers following the threat posed by Covid-19 over the past year.