STOCKING local products is one of the easiest ways for a c-store to give itself a point of difference. Whether it’s a shop in a..
A West Lothian business is taking the ‘source local’ message to its logical conclusion. Hopetoun Farm Shop has installed a solar..
SCOTTISH businesses can find out more about how to cut waste and make themselves more energy-efficient by accessing the range of support..
MUCH has been made of the environmental and ethical benefits of energy efficiency. However, ‘going green’ can be as much about..
IT’S too soon to gauge the impact of the Scottish Government’s carrier bag charge, introduced in October, but it is hoped that by..
A profitable 2015
BY the time your customers pack up the last of the tinsel and make their way back to the office-hours life, just after the New Year,..
AS 2014 has drawn to an end some fascinating and encouraging findings from specialist convenience channel market analyst HIM Research &..
WHAT do the expert crystal ball gazers and consumer insight gurus expect to be the big trends in 2015 and will they have an impact on..
Crisps and snacks
SCOTLAND is home to just under 9% of the population of Great Britain, but it accounts for 10% of take-home sales of snacks such as..
WHILE bags of crisps, nuts and similar products may still account for the largest share of the snacks market, Kerry Foods reckons..
IT has been another busy year for some of the UK’s biggest names in snacks – and it’s not over yet. Through 2014, the brand team at..
FREE-FROM snack producer Ten Acre has launched a new range of popcorn. Gluten, dairy and MSG-free, as well as suitable for vegans, Ten..
WHITWORTHS has redesigned its snacking range in a bid to appeal to health-conscious consumers. The new design of its snack packs of dried..