Food Price Inflation

The need for GM crops will be hotly contested as MPs investigate food security

Food security to be investigated by MPs

By Rick Pendrous

The need for genetic modification (GM) is set to be hotly contested, as the House of Commons (HoC) Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee begins a new inquiry into food security.

Sainsbury reported total sales up by 3.9% – partly reflecting the contribution of new store space.

Food price inflation to stabilise, Sainsbury sales up

By Mike Stones

Food price inflation is expected to stabilise over the next few months – despite recent reports of big food price increases from Waitrose – according to market research organisation BRC-Nielsen.

Retail buyers are trying to keep a lid on inflation

EFFP: Retail food price inflation set to peak at 6-7%

By Elaine Watson

Downward pressure on the economy is likely to keep a lid on UK retail food price inflation, which will peak in the first few months of this year at around 6-7%, and then decline slowly, according to European Food and Farming Partnerships (EFFP).

Retail food price inflation to hover around 2% for next two years

Retail food price inflation to hover around 2% for next two years

By Elaine Watson

Food manufacturers will be under pressure to absorb higher raw material and energy costs this year to ensure their products remain affordable as household budgets are squeezed, English Food and Farming Partnerships (EFFP) has warned.

Retail food inflation to remain

Retail food inflation to remain "subdued" for 18 months

By Elaine Watson

After a small rebound earlier this year, retail food inflation will "fall back again and remain subdued for the next 18 months - unless some major unforeseen shock to global supply occurs", English Food and Farming Partnerships (EFFP) has predicted.

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