Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Glacéau vitaminwater, from CCE, which saw sales grow by 34% to £16.5m last year, has been reformulated with stevia, shaving off 30 calories per bottle. All eight of the waters also have a revised blend of vitamins and minerals.

Growing water second to cola – Sales for sector soar

TAPS across the nation are in danger of rusting over as sales of bottled water continue to show recession-defying growth. Kantar Worldpanel figures, quoted...
Tea is still Scotland’s favourite hot drink. Black tea down while green and decaff grow

Cuppa-crazy Scots still a nation of tea folk

Tea is still Scotland’s favourite hot drink, Black tea down while green and decaff grow DESPITE the allure of coffee and the health benefits of...
Paterson’s is sponsoring STV’s Loose Women. Advert indents feature a busy mum relaxing with tea and shortbread.

Lunchtime – the biscuit big break?

RETAILERS should consider encouraging shoppers to choose a cake-style treat as part of their lunch, according to Laura Smith, brand communications manager at Cuisine...
Men spend as much cash and more time on grooming than women and many now own hair dryers and hair straighteners according to surveys carried out for online grooming products and services sites.

Men fall in love with the mirror – Male grooming

MOISTURISER. Hair gel. Hair straighteners. All part of a woman’s regular grooming kit, right? Wrong. According to a new survey from socked.co.uk, 36% of chaps...
Cold pressed rapeseed oil is a home-grown alternative to olive oil. Producers argue that with half the saturated fatty acids of olive oil, there are environmental and health reasons for customers to switch.

Will home oil cash in on olive industry woes?

Not for the first time in recent years there are fears of an olive oil shortage. Should food-led stores be stocking up on extra-virgin...
Pepsico recently introduced Trop50, developed from its Tropicana brand. Vimto Soft Drinks says its Weight Watchers 500ml bottle is ideal for consumers looking for a healthy drink to go.

Drinking in the benefits – Low sugar and diet drinks

IN tough economic times, consumers may become less concerned about healthy products, but lines whose sales remain resilient, those which consumers still choose to...

Squeezed sector shows its bottle

While many soft drinks categories have done well in the recession – as consumers looked for affordable treats and entertaining moved to the home...

Stars, planets… it’s not rocket science

OVER the years some of Britain’s favourite chocolate confectionery products have been named after stars, planets and constellations. But that doesn’t make the selling...
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Cold comforts Scots love – chilled foods

COMFORT food and familiar dishes are what keep Scottish consumers coming back to the chiller cabinet. According to leading market research firm Kantar Worldpanel, Scots...

Gourmet brands lead the market

THERE’S profit in those pampered pets: the value of petfood sales is increasing, while volumes have fallen, because animal lovers pay more for premium...

A chance to clean up?

Want to cash in on the annual washing, brushing and polishing season? Well, if you’re retailing in spick and span Scotland maybe you should...

Achieving a hat trick – CJ Lang

Three in a row for CJ Lang, and United Wholesale Grocers does a double as 2013’s Achievers event sees Scotland’s wholesale industry recognise its...
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