- Advertisement -
Saturday, March 28, 2020
- Advertisement -
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...
KEPAK Convenience Foods has teamed up with video game Tomb Raider to offer one lucky consumer the ultimate survival experience.

On the road to snack survival

KEPAK Convenience Foods has teamed up with video game Tomb Raider to offer one lucky consumer the ultimate survival experience. To tie in with...
RUSTLERS Noodles Pot Snacks are the latest addition to the Kepak Convenience Foods portfolio.

Rustling up some hot noodles

RUSTLERS Noodles Pot Snacks are the latest addition to the Kepak Convenience Foods portfolio. Kepak reckons, drawing on Kantar data to 20 January 2013,...

Facing up to the whiteout

Retailers step up to the plate in snow crisis LOCAL STORES in many parts of Scotland were among businesses hardest hit when the first...

Appliance of science

HOW do you fit a round peg into a rectangular hole? Well if you’re talking chocolate first you spend millions developing a state-of-the-art research...

Batleys adds new meats range

The Bestway Group has launched a range of meats for the convenience market promising 25 per cent profit on return. Exclusively packed for Batleys and...
Members of Lanark Business Group launch Totally Locally Lanark.

Lanark totals up the local touch

Businesses say spend a fiver and build your town’s economy CONSUMERS in a Scottish market town are being urged to think local, buy local and...

Value lines on the up

LANDMARK Wholesale’s own-brand sales at the end of February were up 9% for the period from May 2012 compared to the previous year. No3...

Sales up – but economy weak

Retail monitor shows third month of Scots growth SCOTTISH retail sales rose by 0.7% in February compared with the same month last year. Total food...

Brits lead on five a day

UK consumers are almost three times more likely than other Europeans to eat five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. The Nielsen Global...

Jet off for an Easter break

JET aims to help forecourts this month with a two-for-one promotion featuring vouchers for UK attractions. The promotion, which runs until April 30, includes...

Sales set to shift

SCOTLAND’S tobacco display ban era begins this month when the supermarkets are required to hide tobacco products from 29 April. Other tobacco outlets will...