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Healthier options

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 …

“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 …

Protein 22 wins big

SCOTTISH dairy firm Graham’s has gained global acclaim after picking up a Gulfood Innovation Award for new product development at the Dubai World Trade …

Sugar cut as drinks go low

New juice-based lines aim at the health-conscious SOFT drinks and even fruit juices have come under pressure from activists expressing concern on sugar …

Cooking up new uses

PORRIDGE sales in the UK continue to grow, as the oat cereal’s many health benefits make it the year-round breakfast of choice for health-conscious …

Going right at the lights

BREAKFAST cereal Weetabix has put its nutritional details on its pack fronts using the new “traffic light” system. Quoting Shopper’s Voice research, …

Investing for a new mix

COCA-COLA European Partners is spending £30m in five years to reformulate existing drinks and introduce new products to meet demand for lower and no-sugar …

C-stores see waters rise

AS consumers become increasingly concerned about making  healthy choices they need to be educated on the benefits of hydrating with plain bottled water, …

Muscling in on health demand

THE biggest Scottish dairy firm Graham’s the Family Dairy says it’s always looking for opportunities to innovate and, with demand for healthier choices in …

Hydration with fruit mixed in

JUICE brand Sunmagic has launched a new range of sparkling juice drinks for children. The Hydra Fizz range contains 50% fruit juice and is made using spring …

Bread giant on the pulse

BAKERY firm Warburtons has added a new protein range to its portfolio. Baked using pulses and grains, the new range includes high-protein bread, rolls, wraps …

Pots of demand

Scottish dairy brand Rowan Glen has launched two new ranges of high-protein yogurts that feature zero added sugar. Commercial manager Donny Gillies said: …

Sealing the deal

A trend towards clean eating has made consumers more conscious of food additives argues Nakd Wholefoods brand owner Natural Balance Foods. Marketing director …

Spar trials H&B

HEALTH foods, vitamins and protein powders could be heading into the convenience channel if a new trial by Spar leads to a wider roll-out. The symbol store …

The breakfast connection

RETAILERS Dennis and Linda Williams have officially launched their healthy loyalty scheme that gives children who buy fruit in their store extra bonus pieces …

Time to put health on promotion

Since 2004 the Scottish Grocers Federation Healthy Living Programme has been working with local retailers to boost sales of fruit and vegetables and other …