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Early Easter drives 30% hike in hot cross bun sales

Supermarket sales of hot cross bun were up by almost a third year on year in March, driven by this year’s early Easter.

Brits have already spent £5m on mince pies and Christmas puds

Christmas came early for some bakery businesses, with supermarkets already selling more than £5m worth of Christmas puds and mince pies in recent weeks.

Late sales boom brings strongest Christmas for grocers in four years

Supermarkets have had their best Christmas trading in four years thanks to a late surge in sales.

Discounter sales growth slows as Tesco gains market share

Combined sales growth at Lidl and Aldi is at its lowest level in five years – while Tesco is continuing to increase its share of the grocery market.

Summer sun warms grocery trade

Recent warmer weather has spurred the grocery trade with the market growing at 0.3% for the 12 weeks to 14 August 2016, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel.

Grocery in decline but discounters take record share

Discount retailers have hit record market share while consumers await the possible impact of Brexit on grocery prices, according to Kantar Worldpanel.

Discounters to benefit most from Brexit, says Kantar

Analysts from Kantar Retail have said traditional British supermarkets will face higher costs after Brexit, while discounters, such as Aldi and Lidl, will reap the benefits. 

Warburtons most-bought FMCG brand

Bread giant Warburtons has topped a list of the UK’s most-bought fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands. There are four bakery brands in the top 10.

Big four supermarkets see sales slide

The grocery market continues to struggle, with the big four supermarkets all suffering a drop in sales for the 12 weeks to 24 April, and Asda faring the worst according to Kantar Worldpanel. 

Food sales return to growth despite supermarket price war

The grocery sector reported a 0.5% rise in sales in the four weeks to 28 February, after months of little or no growth, according to Kantar Worldpanel.

Deflation saves households £58 a year on grocery bills

Supermarket price wars have left the average household better off by £58 a year, according to Kantar Worldpanel figures for the 12 weeks ending October 11, 2015.

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Morning goods were one area identified for growth
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Sweet bakery: steps to growth identified

Swedish bakery supplier Lantmännen Unibake UK claims the sweet bakery category can grow by £59m in the next five years. 

Bread prices and discounters impact inflation

Grocery inflation is at -1.7%, reflecting the impact of Aldi and Lidl, as well as deflation in major categories like bread.

Warburtons
Warburtons heads the top British FMCG brands
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Warburtons heads baked goods in top 10 FMCG list

Four of the top 10 FMCG brands are baked products, with Bolton-based bread giant Warburtons leading the way. 

Supermarkets
Supermarket sales growth slows in 12 weeks to April
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Grocery price deflation hits supermarket sales

Supermarket sales have slowed to a revenue growth of 0.2% compared to last year, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel. 

Shortbread gains renewed popularity

Shortbread is seeing 6.1% year-on-year growth as it becomes a year-round sweet biscuit option.

Christmas cake
Christmas desserts enjoy growth
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Christmas desserts see festive success

All the major four traditional Christmas desserts enjoyed significant growth in both volume and value sales over the 2014/2015 festive period. 

Sainbury’s tops table in tight big-four race

Christmas sales have closed the gap between the big four retailers, with a difference in sales growth of just 0.9% between them all.

Three of Cheshunt Eight leave Tesco

Three of the suspended Tesco executives have reportedly left the company.

First decline on record for grocery market
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Discounters continue to dominate, as overall grocery declines

Aldi and Lidl have continued to storm the grocery market, despite an overall decline in the sector since Kantar Worldpanel records began in 1994.

Positive results for Bakkavör
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Bakkavör bakery investment continues amidst revenue hike

Bakkavör has outperformed the food market, boasting a 4% growth in like-for-like revenues for the 39 weeks ended 27 September 2014.

McVitie's Digestives
McVitie's Digestives still performing well
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Biscuit market enjoys value increase

The biscuit market has seen 1.8% value growth in the last year, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel. 

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Waitrose: operating profits slump but market share grows
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Waitrose operating profit slumps but market share grows

High-end supermarket Waitrose has posted a 9.4% drop in operating profit in its half-year results to 26 July as the fierce competition battles on. 

Online confectionery sales soar

Consumers spend more than £100m on online confectionery, according to a report.

Grocery price inflation falls
Grocery price inflation falls as market growth tails off
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Grocery price inflation and market growth drop

Competitive pricing of staple items such as milk and bread has driven inflation to the lowest level since October 2006.

Aldi and Lidl hold strong as competition heats up

Once again, Aldi and Lidl have continued to dominate market share, while market growth hit its lowest level in 11 years.

Grocery market growth falls to 2.4%

Aldi and Lidl dominated sales growth once again, as overall grocery market growth hit its slowest rate since 2005, new figures show.

Discounters and Waitrose prosper in supermarket war

The latest market share figures for supermarkets show an increasingly polarised sector – with discounters and Waitrose both posting growth.

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