Scottish Grocer & Convenience Retailer

Biscuits and cakes

Ring the bells for biscuits

BISCUITS can bring festive cheer this Christmas according to Border Biscuits, with the firm suggesting premium treats are well placed to help retailers cash in …

Bringing free from into focus

With gluten-free variants now available for everything from breakfast cereal to beer it’s time retailers switch on to the free-from opportunity with cakes.

Chocolate bites with coconut

COCONUT snack brand Ape Snacks has expanded its Crunchy Coconut Bites range with the launch of a new flavour ideal for chocolate lovers.

Cookies galore

MARS Chocolate Drinks and Treats has launched a new range of chocolate cookies, with some of the firm’s biggest brands finding their way onto

Good for all occasions

Biscuits soar in convenience

Looking good with Premier Foods

“We advise our customers to follow some simple steps to help drive cake sales through best practice merchandising: – Signpost NPD through best sellers, …

Pushing forward

R&D centre renamed after a biscuit

Taking a big bite

Shortbread maker market share up THE team behind shortbread brand Paterson Arran has been celebrating a successful 2016 which saw the brand increase its market …

Oatcake firm opens free-from factory

EDINBURGH oatcake and biscuit manufacturer Nairn’s Oatcakes has spent £6.5m on a new gluten-free manufacturing site  in Newtongrange, Midlothian. …

Innovation with taste of tradition

PROVENANCE is an important factor in the Scottish biscuit market and there is always demand for new products, according to Walkers Shortbread. Managing …

Seasons of change

RETAILERS should change their bakery fixtures to suit the seasons – that is the advice from Aryzta Food Solutions. Retail commercial manager Vincent Brook …

From the restaurant to the c-store

WHOLESALER Lomond has launched one of its foodservice successes into retail. The hand-finished cakes and tray bakes produced under the Cake banner include loaf …

Brits eat the most treats

BISCUITS are a UK national treasure, according to Pladis. And it says with more than 99% of households buying biscuits ever year, Britons have the highest per …

Making the moment worthwhile on the go

THE increased media attention over sugar content, obesity and the nation’s health has led to a growth in consumer demand for a biscuit that offers indulgence …

Bakery partners

CSM Bakery Solutions has introduced a new range of Cadbury donuts and muffins. The range comprises a caramel muffin, a chocolate donut and a caramel donut. …

Familiarity sells

SHOPPERS are more likely to buy products from brands they recognise and new products from well-known brands are popular. That is the view of Premier Foods as …