Tuesday, January 26, 2021

One stop advice shop

ZERO Waste Scotland is working with the Scottish Government to help the Energy Saving Trust provide advice to Scottish organisations on reducing energy, water...
GERMAN confectionery company Coppenrath & Wiese is set to develop the branded frozen desserts category during 2013 with a £3.5m brand marketing campaign and a range of new products

£3.5m push for frozen brand

GERMAN confectionery company Coppenrath & Wiese is set to develop the branded frozen desserts category during 2013 with a £3.5m brand marketing campaign and...
Novelty products and familiar brands – some shrunk to miniature size – are key to R&R’s strategy

Disney joins novelty push

ICE cream specialist R&R is freezing Disney’s best known characters with a licensed range of Mickey and Minnie Mouse ice cream lollies. This cartoon range...
MARS and Snickers ice creams will be available for summer in a new mini format. With 74 calories (Mars) and 85 calories (Snickers), the company hopes that shoppers will keep the smaller sized bars in the freezer for an instant and relatively low-calorie ice cream hit.

Mars goes mini-sized

MARS and Snickers ice creams will be available for summer in a new mini format. With 74 calories (Mars) and 85 calories (Snickers), the...
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...

Daily bread – informing kids of the benefits of a nutritious breakfast

KINGSMILL’S Breakfast Squad initiative is designed to help children understand the benefits of a nutritious breakfast. More than 680 schools across Britain will receive...

4 more to go

CEREALS firm Mornflake has developed Oats2Go Pots - instant (add water, leave for a minute, stir and serve) porridge for home or work. The...

Snacking rules the big night in

Posh snackers ‘buy British’, Top 26 lines take half of all sales THE recession-driven trend towards entertaining and socialising at home is still great...

Share deal

CADBURY is attributing the growth in sales of sharing bags to the trend for spending more family time at home. Worth £367m, the sector...

Hot stuff

SPICY flavours are proving popular in the hot snacks market which, thanks to the return of the lunchbox meal and the rise in numbers...

Value offer that’s out of this world

Downloads drive demand, New format for Space Raiders KP Snacks, the second-biggest bagged snack manufacturer in the UK, has packaged its beef-flavoured Space Raiders in...

Double act provides a popular sweet treat

MONDELEZ International plans to build on what it says is the success of its Philadelphia-Dairy Milk double act snack pack, launched last year. An...

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...

Pet lovers ham it up

DOG owners are big old softies according to Richard Shonn, managing director at discount pet supplier 151 Products. He reports a healthy market for...

Eco friendly cat litter hits the shelves

` A leading wood pellet firm with a major Scottish plant has brought out a cat litter product that’s designed not just to keep pet...