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Articles from Grocer (September 11, 2010)

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'Emotional' appeal from McCain Foods. Brief article 134
'Wall's will be bigger in pastries than bangers'. Beckett, Alex 326
A pint of milk for 12.5P? It's the kind. Glotz, Julia Brief article 276
Ad of the week: men find Heineken fridge twist a real scream. Brief article 155
All change please: it has only been in power for four months, but Cameron's coalition government has given the dairy industry plenty to think about. While some fear budget cuts will bring long-term harm, others are pleased with the curbing of FSA powers and pledges on TB. Nick Hughes reports. Hughes, Nick 1328
Alpro teams up with Jamie in TV tie-up. Brief article 136
Arla comes out of the shadows: Arla Foods UK has been overshadowed by its brands but is now ready to step into the limelight. CEO Peter Lauritzen talks to Richard Ford about his plans to build a [pounds sterling]150m dairy plant, boost turnover by 25% and raise Arla's profile. Ford, Richard Financial report 1096
Arla reveals eco-friendly 'next-gen' dairy location. Ford, Richard Brief article 307
As discounter threat subsides milk sales are still growing: in four years, discounters have more than doubled their share of milk sales. How? And do the mults care? Leyland, Adam; Zuke, Elinor 832
Asda deals up by 20% as it puts alcohol in the spotlight: it may have stopped selling booze below cost, but this hasn't stopped Asda running a fifth of its August promotions in the BWS aisle, reports Elinor Zuke. Zuke, Elinor 594
Asda: making the cut: it may have sparked off a milk price war, but Asda is keen to show that it views product quality and innovation almost as highly as everyday low prices, reports Richard Ford. Ford, Richard 962
AWG closes Eurospar store and changes focus to convenience. Cripps, Peter Brief article 265
Baby boomer to aid expansion for Plum. Perrett, Michelle Brief article 217
Birds Eye adds herbs to Field Fresh frozen range. Glotz, Julia Brief article 316
Birds Eye's bear builds shopper trust in frozen. Stodell, Hannah Brief article 315
Booker helps indies target 'young ones'. Brief article 116
Brambles. Product/service evaluation 284
Brands flex their marketing muscle: own-label imitations of big-name brands are being axed as they can't match their traction or NPD, reports Chloe Ryan. Ryan, Chloe 1180
BrandView. Statistical table 1400
Buyers fall crazy in love with 'inspired' products. Beckett, Alex 320
Cadbury releases indulgent Bliss as one for the ladies. Brief article 180
Camera scam self-scanner in slammer. Brief article 182
Can a cola ever be premium or did Pepsi get a raw deal? Pepsi raw is no more. Is this just another premium concept falling foul of the recession or is poor execution also to blame? Rob Brown reports. Brown, Rob 1067
Can indies still earn their crust? Cheesemongers can compete with the supermarkets--with innovative service and careful attention to their product, says Anna-Marie Julyan. Julyan, Anna-Marie Industry overview 922
Cheap as chips: in just two years, the proportion of dairy goods sold on deal has rocketed from 20% to 30%. For how long can the industry support a market that sells branded Cheddar for less than own label? Nick Hughes reports. Hughes, Nick 2260
China. Brief article 126
CJ Lang ups offering as hard-up caterers seek more frozen food. Brief article 224
Co-op seeks seasonal trademark. Brief article 119
Coming on strong: could a shift towards stronger, more mature, variants be enough to keep value rising in the over-promoted Cheddar category - or will producers and retailers need to look at more subtle methods? Chloe Ryan and Julia Glotz report. Ryan, Chloe; Glotz, Julia 1824
Commodities. Statistical table 254
Consumers will pay to go local. Lyn, Wade Letter to the editor 164
Costcutter in the frame to buy up Murco estate. Phillips, Beth Brief article 340
Critical Eye. Hamson, Liz 368
Dairy's not super for local residents. Murray, Jim Letter to the editor 195
Every cloud has a silver lining in Walkers promo. Julyan, Anna-Marie 415
Everyday speciality from Pilgrims Choice. Brief article 141
Falling prices fuel passion for Continental cheese: sales of Continental cheeses are booming as promotional activity and falling prices encourage shoppers to be daring, writes Richard Clarke. Clarke, Richard 1512
Farming partnership group to restructure after loss of funding. Glotz, Julia Brief article 251
Full basket gives Tesco the edge. Zuke, Elinor Brief article 217
Grocer survey: shoppers unsure on dairy pricing. Perrett, Michelle Survey 441
Have Britain's territorials lost their way? Confusing shelf presentation, reduced consumer spending and the strength of Cheddar are making life difficult for the category, says Chloe Ryan. Ryan, Chloe 1124
Hot topic. Brief article 196
How much for a cuppa? Coffee and tea are becoming more sophisticated as suppliers drive premiumisation, but commodity pressures threaten to make brands even more expensive, says Nick Hughes. Hughes, Nick 5400
In-house innovation paying off: Two years ago, Milk Link bucked the trend in outsourcing NPD and brought most of it back in-house by building a [pounds sterling]1m innovation centre. Has the experiment been a successful one? Richard Ford reports. Ford, Richard 569
Innocent is Europe's top smoothie player. Stodell, Hannah Financial report 437
Join The Grocer for a top level food debate. 127
Jones makes history as Warburtons' first female bakery boss. Stodell, Hannah Brief article 243
Leader. Brief article 314
Lovetub launch gives sofa surfers a hot alternative to ice cream. Brief article 227
M&S takes wine crown for third year in a row. Julyan, Anna-Marie Brief article 326
Makeover for Ocado with web relaunch. Brief article 231
Mars axes indulgent Galaxy probiotic as sales fail to stack up. Riley, Lisa Brief article 259
Marston's proves its Pedigree in the home. Brief article 143
McCullough named First Drinks marketing head. Beckett, Alex Brief article 314
Mexican brands link up with Tesco online. Brief article 148
Milk questions need answers. Kendall, Peter 165
Milk targets younger audience with sporty generic campaign. Brief article 227
Morrisons in new online and c-store experiment. Hegarty, Ronan 597
Mrs Crimble's makes its US market debut. Brief article 141
Muller returns to big pots with 450g yoghurts. Brief article 187
My alternative cv. Interview 431
Nestle adds caramel to its Kit Kat Senses. Brief article 141
NFRN's ex-boss 'inflammatory'. Varambhid, Subhosh Letter to the editor 166
Nisa-Today's 'on track' to exceed [pounds sterling]1.5bn. Brief article 227
Olympics get set to source Britain's best food. 164
Operating profits are up at Dole Fresh UK. Financial report 158
Paying more for a better bit of butter: butters and spreads suppliers are determined to drive value back into a category damaged by excessive promotional activity, says Catherine Dawes. Dawes, Catherine Industry overview 1891
Pear grower cracks year-round supply. Brief article 144
Promotional marketing could be the new porn, research finds. Brief article 216
Regional food groups in fight to survive cuts. Brief article 135
Retailers face battle for warehouse space as construction halts. Perrett, Michelle Brief article 255
Retailers furious as MEPs adopt 'flawed' report. Brief article 234
Second chance for Mattessons meats. Brief article 127
Smuggling still a major concern. Ogden, Christopher Letter to the editor 179
Super-size my farm: plans for an 8,100-cow super-dairy in Nocton, Lincolnshire, have been condemned by locals and animal rights campaigners. But, as Chris Walkland discovers, American farmers have shown that high herd numbers do not have to be at the expense of high animal welfare standards. 1623
Tales of Titania. Brief article 317
Tesco's fresh foods departures continue. Brief article 185
That's just not cool, man: while Ben & Jerry's hippie chic is inspiring own-label NPD, rivals say its promotions strategy is bad news for small players. This is no summer of love, writes Alex Beckett. Beckett, Alex 509
The buzz is back: alarming media coverage has spurred efforts to keep up Britain's bee population. So what will the results be? Rob Brown & Cedric Porter weigh up the efforts to return the hum to our hedgerows. Brown, Rob; Porter, Cedric 2042
The genie in the bottle: it would take a miracle to dethrone the kings of the bottled water business. But the US company behind Bobble has a magic trick up its sleeve, writes Rob Brown. Brown, Rob 527
The great milk shake-up: can innovative products and a large-scale generic advertising push be enough to turn around the fortunes of milk, asks David Graham. Graham, David 1924
The human angle. Interview 496
The master builder: after the buyout of C&C Croup's spirit business, first drinks boss Chris Mason is sharpening his axe for some giant slaying. Alex Beckett reports. Beckett, Alex Industry overview 1648
Thorntons on cusp of major export deal. Brief article 221
Tummy loving dairy: dairy products continue to be at the forefront of the functional foods market - but can they hold on to their position, asks David Graham. Graham, David 1142
UK fresh food prices. Statistical table 691
Use social media to boost local credentials: online networking is a great--and underused--way to customise your offer to local communities. MacMillan, Iain 314
Views from the top: six leading names in British dairy give their views on some of the key issues facing the industry, including the growing global market, health claims, mega-herds and retail pricing. Discussion 1877
We need a more coherent food strategy: the industry must work with government to develop robust new strategies for the future. Bunker, Nick 559
What do the futures hold? Dairy UK policy director Peter Dawson looks at the implications of the futures contract for skimmed milk powder launched by NYSE Liffe. 493
What price the age of austerity? The food industry may be stable but the overall market will stay jittery. Black, Clive 408
When it comes to CVs, why stick with just one? Make yours work harder for you. Steward, Glenn Interview 474
Wholesaler plans further cost cutting. Brief article 114
Winner. Interview 447
You just won't believe your mince pies, Santa. Zuke, Elinor Brief article 316

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