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Classic bar gets indulgent twist

MARS Chocolate UK has announced a new variation to the original Mars bar. Combining chocolate nougat with dark caramel, Mars Choc Brownie aims to put a new …

Sainsbury’s considering P&H deal?

Sainsbury’s is rumoured to be exploring a takeover bid for delivered wholesaler Palmer & Harvey, in a move to meet the combined power of …

Independent stores back on the rise

GREAT Britain’s independent retailers opened more shops than they closed in 2016, according to research from the Local Data Company and the British …

GroceryAid launches #notbuyingit campaign

INDUSTRY charity GroceryAid has launched a new campaign to raise awareness of issues affecting thousands of people in the trade, such as debt, loneliness, …

Stuck with illegal stock

Data suggests retailers left with tobacco stock they can’t sell THOUSANDS of retailers may have been left with tobacco stock it is now illegal for them to …

Seeking support from the crowd

For many enterprising businesses, such as BrewDog and Diet Chef, the emergence of crowdfunding has proved the perfect antidote to bank lending and venture …

Three more for cheddars

JACOB’S has extended its Mini Cheddars range with the addition of three new flavours; Red Leicester, Stilton and Applewood. The three new flavours are …

Some strawberry sparkle

GALLO Family Vineyards has expanded its Spritz range of sparkling wines with the launch of Gallo Family Vineyards Spritz Wild Strawberry. Tasting notes for the …

A Mexican flavour for summer

TEQUILA beer Amigos is now available in a seasonal pack which celebrates all things Mexico. The limited-edition pack has been introduced to support the …

RTD lactose-free coffee rolling out

HIGH street coffee brand Starbucks has reformulated its ready-to-drink Chilled Classic Skinny Latte, making the flavour suitable for consumers with a lactose …

Cornering the yogurt market

Müller NPD continues at pace MÜLLER yogurt has whipped up something Greek for the latest in a line of new releases from the brand. Müllerlight Kremas is the …

Traditional success

SMOOTH Butterscotch is the latest line to be added to the Millar’s range of bagged confectionery. The addition of the new butterscotch sweets takes the full …

Merchandising yogurt with Danone

“96% of UK consumers buy chilled yogurts and potted desserts, so retailers should ensure the fixture is easy to find, using best-selling brands as a signpost …

Ewe only live once

Sheep races and show jumping rabbits at heart of campaign Maynards Bassetts is offering consumers a fair selection of mad days out as part of its Marvellously …

Hitting the sweet spot

IT has been an incredible year for Mandi Duncan. Employed as the Saturday girl at Barassie Day-Today for 17 years, Mandi got the chance to purchase the store …

Iced tea as it should be

A British soft drinks producer has made it its mission to show  people what real iced tea should taste like this summer. “Most iced tea on our shop …