Dutch grocery giant Ahold has reported a 2.5% increase in third quarter sales to €6.9bn. Profits during the period rose 5.3% to €300m. It also performed particularly well in the US, where sales rose 8.5% to $5.8bn.
Almost half of those shoppers who plan to buy British during their food shop fail to come good on their intentions, a new poll has found.
Rising costs hit margins at Cranswick in the past six months, the pork supplier confirmed yesterday. The Tesco and Sainsbury’s supplier said pre-tax profits for the six months to 30 September were down from £23.8m last year to £18.5m.
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