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Delivering the next big thing

Pioneering chilled wholesaler sees future in food to go AT 60 years old Fife Creamery has witnessed some significant changes in the convenience and grocery …

Different kind of Monster

Range extension for kids cereal CHILDREN’S cereal brand Honey Monster has launched an oat variant with the same recently-reduced sugar content as core …

Forget about the weather

Scottish climate is no barrier to BBQ sales Scottish barbecue season may sound like the start of a joke but despite sometimes dreich weather, the reality is a …

“Take notice” of demand for healthier soft drinks

VIMTO has urged retailers to act on what it sees as growing demand for healthier soft drinks this summer. Ed Jones, senior customer marketing manager for Vimto …

Add some fizz for the party

Soft drink demand soars in the summer Summer accounted for more than a quarter of annual soft drinks sales in 2016, says Amy Burgess, trade communications …

Scotland by the bottle

LOCH Lomond Group, the company behind Glen’s vodka, has  set out to invigorate its whisky and vodka brands through a period of multimillion pound …

A new leaf

The market for tea has been changing for some time now, and with sectors like green and fruit claiming more converts, along with coffee, black tea is no longer …

Experimental dram is a hit

THE firm behind Glenfiddich has tasted early success for its recently launched The Experimental Series of whiskies, securing listings throughout the UK, it …

Back on the box

Despite total biscuit sales being flat, Border Biscuits has reported an 11.4% year-on-year increase in retail value. And it puts that down partly to more …

A darker kind of ketchup

Consumers looking for something a little darker from their ketchup can now turn to the Hawkshead Relish Company thanks to the firm’s latest launch. Available …

A rare bit of Welsh support for the season

WELSH produce firm Snowdonia Cheese Company is gearing up for barbecue season with a retailer support campaign comprising point of sale and recipe cards. The …

Yorkshire recruits famous faces

A host of celebrities have been hired to star in Yorkshire Tea’s latest TV adverts, as part of a new £7m campaign. Michael Parkinson and the Kaiser Chiefs …

Study up on latest flavours

RTDs are becoming increasingly popular with young adults and are now worth £225m in the off-trade, says Global Brands. The company owns a full portfolio of …

Taking a healthy bite

Scottish cake producer Lomond reckons there’s big consumer demand for healthier options, even in the snack category. A spokesman for the firm said there is a …

From farm to fork prevails

Organic is in the ascendancy LOCAL brands chime with customers for a number of reasons and the idyllic vision of wholesome produce is certainly one of these. …

Speciality in boom

WHILE the UK is drinking less black standard tea, speciality tea is booming and is particularly popular among millennials, according to the English Tea Shop. …