Scottish Grocer & Convenience Retailer

Ice cream

Parlour gain for Mackie

FOLLOWING a busy 12 months in which it launched its first ice cream parlour, Mackie’s of Scotland has reported a turnover of £12.2m and a gross profit of …

Dairy-free desserts

BEN & Jerry’s has launched a non-dairy desserts range

Ice cream to scream about

Unilever offers some category advice through Partners for Growth scheme

Teasers in a tub

FANS of Maltesers are in for a treat this February with the launch of a new Maltesers Ice Cream Tub

Sweet life for local treats

Provenance aids performance, says Mackie’s, as the Scottish producer sets out ‘back-to-basics’ stall

Mars backs frozen treats

Branded desserts that hit the spot

Indulgence the name of the game

INDULGENCE is at the heart of the latest launch from Magnum as the Unilever-owned ice-cream brand extends its tub range with the roll out of a Chocolate & …

A billion reasons it’s the nation’s favourite

PUTTING a value of close to £1bn on the UK ice cream market, Mars says tubs account for £429m of that and handheld ice creams are the biggest segment, with a …

Scots taste going posh

Scottish consumers are buying more upmarket ice cream than ever before, says Mackie’s of Scotland. And it says this means budget and often non-dairy tubs are …

Cultured but not refined

NO-added-sugar ice cream brand Minioti says a formula adjustment has made two of its premium varieties even more creamy. Made with Jersey milk and sweetened …

Time to go a bit lighter and fruitier

Desserts as a category is in growth for the first time in a few years with branded spend increasing by 6% in the last year, says Coppenrath and Wiese. National …

Simply natural annual growth

DEMAND for premium ice cream is growing in Scotland and Simply Ice Cream is growing with it, according to managing director Sally Newall. Reporting that the …

Pizza picks up a prize

THE limited-edition Chicago Town Chocolate Dessert Pizza from Dr Oetker won the frozen dessert category in the Product of the Year Awards for 2017. Senior …

£7m for ice cream snacks

UNILEVER is to spend £7m on a marketing campaign for its new 80p snacking ice cream range. And for in-store promotion, the range, which includes Wall’s …

Scots buying up premium

SALES of premium ice cream are growing across the UK and Scotland is outperforming the rest of the country, says Mackie’s of Scotland. With consumers buying …

Frozen treats are on trend

INTERNATIONAL trends are influencing UK shopping habits according to Premier Foods and it has launched a range of Ambrosia frozen custards to meet one of the …