Scottish Grocer & Convenience Retailer

Crisps & snacks

Health focus for next year

The firm behind major convenience brands including McVitie’s and Jacobs reckons that while snacking will continue to be an ingrained part of daily eating …

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 …

Jerky to fuel Atlantic row

Wild West Jerky has joined forces with two Stirling-based firefighters in support of the pair’s bid to row across the Atlantic. Allan Huntly and Kris Elliot …

Make sense of snacking

Firms offer advice on broad category WHEN it comes to lunch, today’s consumer is faced with more choices than ever before, but so many SKUs and brands …

German crisps offer variety

Creating a point of difference with imported snacks CRISP and snack importers Envis Foods is urging retailers to create a point of difference for their store …

Meating demand

MEAT snack brand Moy Park has secured listings in Nisa and McColl’s stores across Scotland for its Good to Go branded ready-to-eat snacking range. Moy Park …

Popping off

POPCORN is now the fastest growing sub-category within crisps, nuts and snacks, growing 34% year on year, according to IRI. Butterkist is looking to make sure …

Biscuits set to pass go

BISCUITS and cakes manufacturers have been increasing activity on snack-sized packs and snack multipacks and on biscuit and cakes ‘to go’ packs as they …

Busy lives to boost snacks

SNACKING is growing, because consumers’ increasingly hectic and busy lives are increasing demand for snacks and especially for products that can be eaten on …

Hoops in the sun on TV

AS part of the launch of its new Golden Hoops, Hula Hoops is back on TV this month. Part of a £1.5m media campaign, the ad features two Golden Hoops on sun …

Pop go the flavours

BUTTERKIST launches two new flavours in its popcorn range this month. Butterkist Choc Mallow Popcorn is available in a 170g bag and Butterkist Coconut and …

Flavour of the future

Golden Wonder invests heavily in a fully flavoured push as Walkers admires brand giant’s sauce DESPITE increasingly intense competition from a widening …

Parental choice

PARENTS are increasingly choosing more wholesome, nutritional food and drinks for their children’s lunchboxes, says Ishen Paran, sales director of Bear …

Seize the chance with dedication

DEDICATED lunchbox bays filled with best-selling brands and handy packs can help grow sales. That’s the advice from Mondelez International. It says that over …

Others knock on crisps’ front door

As the traditional snacks market diversifies the Scottish convenience scene looks ready to get a new leader SNACKING products on sale in c-stores and other …

Flavours set to pop up

POPCORN has proved one of the fastest growing segments of the snacks market in recent years. And it’s moving into a wider range of pack sizes and formats; …